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Savannah Named at the #7 Friendliest City in the World!

According to Conde Nast Traveler, Savannah is the 7th friendliest city in the world. The poll covered more than four years and readers of the site were asked to rate the friendliness of different cities in the Reader’s Choice Awards. A huge part of this survey was how welcome people felt in the cities.

The survey asked questions, such as, was it easy to navigate the city? Did a local resident show you where to go? About 128,000 people took the survey in 2015, alone. It now shows how cities in the United States compare to other cities around the world. Here’s a look at the friendliest cities and what the readers of Conde Nast Traveler thought about Savannah, Georgia.

Top Three Friendliest Cities

Charleston, South Carolina took the top spot as people surveyed stated that people actually speak to each other and the city is lovely. Many stated it was easy to get around on foot and the city has plenty of southern charm.

Sydney, Australia was next on the list with those surveyed mentioning how beautiful the city is and how it continues to impress. Readers surveyed stated that Aussies are quite friendly and it’s not hard to get help from a local if you’re lost in Sydney.

Dublin, Ireland came in third as a very friendly city. The people are the reason for the ranking with a local feel found throughout the area. Many stated how much fun the people in Dublin are and some surveyed actually said they may be the nicest people in the entire world.

Rounding out the Top Ten

The rest of the top ten friendliest cities according to the readers of Conde Nast Traveler are:

  • 4. Queenstown, New Zealand
  • 5. Park City, Utah
  • 6. Galway, Ireland
  • 7. Savannah, Georgia
  • 8. Krakow, Poland
  • 9. Bruges, Belgium
  • 10. Nashville, Tennessee

Savannah, Georgia was one of just four US cities making the top ten and ranked third out of the cities found in the United States.

What did they Say about Savannah?

Readers surveyed had great things to say about Savannah. Words, such as fun, talkative and bubbly were used to describe locals throughout the city. Many stated it’s a very walkable city and many mentioned the laid-back atmosphere found throughout the city.

Maybe it’s the southern charm or the number of very interesting attractions. Maybe it’s the people and the friendly atmosphere found throughout Savannah. Whatever it is, Conde Nast Traveler readers made it perfectly clear, they find the city to be quite friendly.

While 7th in the world is a big deal, what’s a bigger deal is getting ranked 3rd out of the cities in the United States. Southern charm is certainly alive considering two of the top three US cities making the list are found in the south.

Whether you’re visiting Savannah or considering relocating to the area, you’ll enjoy the friendly, laid-back atmosphere. The peaceful setting makes it a popular city full of southern charm.