Montreal was just voted one of the friendliest cities in the world

Aug 16 2019, 1:48 pm

Even though you’re going to have to deal with a fair share of potholes, construction, and freezing cold winters, Montreal has been voted as one of the friendliest cities in the world.

This is according travel website Big 7, which surveyed its social media audience of 1.5 million people on the places they think are the friendliest in the world.

A total of 50 cities were included in the ranking and Montreal placed 34th on a global scale and 2nd in Canada.

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“Officially the second friendliest city in Canada, Montreal is a charming place. Visitors will be welcomed in both English and French, and locals are always on hand to recommend a hidden gem to eat or drink.”

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Vancouver was the only other Canadian city to make the list and it topped the rest of the world, nabbing the number one spot.

“Vancouver takes the top spot thanks to its extraordinarily friendly residents,” said Big 7.

Top 20 friendliest cities in the world, according to Big 7 Travel:

    1. Vancouver, Canada
    2. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    3. Bruges, Belgium
    4. Taipei, Taiwan
    5. Hamburg, Germany
    6. Dublin, Ireland
    7. Christchurch, New Zealand
    8. Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    9. Sao Paulo, Brazil
    10. Glasgow, Scotland
    11. Chang Mai, Thailand
    12. Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic
    13. Abu Dhabi, UAE
    14. Cape Town, South Africa
    15. Athens, Greece
    16. Adelaide, Australia
    17. Cork, Ireland
    18. Muscat, Oman
    19. Houston, Texas, USA
    20. Siem Reap, Cambodia
    21. Nairobi, Kenya
    22. Copenhagen, Denmark
    23. Mexico City, Mexico
    24. Singapore, Singapore
    25. Stockholm, Sweden
    26. Lilongwe, Malawi
    27. Bogota, Colombia
    28. Tokyo, Japan
    29. Lisbon, Portugal
    30. Amsterdam, Netherlands
    31. Budapest, Hungary
    32. Manchester, England
    33. Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    34. Montreal, Canada
    35. Jaipur, India
    36. Moscow, Russia
    37. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
    38. Guangzhou, China
    39. Geneva, Switzerland
    40. London, England
    41. Sydney, Australia
    42. Madrid, Spain
    43. Honolulu, Hawaii
    44. Colombo, Sri Lanka
    45. Kiev, Ukraine
    46. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    47. New York City, New York, USA
    48. Berlin, Germany
    49. Casablanca, Morocco
    50. Rome, Italy

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