These Are The Most Walkable Cities In The World, Reveals Study; No 1 Is…

Insider Monkey, renowned for its insights in investing, has compiled a definitive list of cities perfect for pedestrians.

by Nikitha Sebastian
These Are The Most Walkable Cities In The World, Reveals Study; No 1 Is…

There’s nothing quite like strolling through a city, immersing yourself in its culture, and uncovering its hidden treasures on foot. Ever wondered which cities are the most walkable? For those who believe in exploring a destination step by step, a new study has pinpointed the most walkable cities across the globe in 2024.

Florence Is The Most Walkable City In The World

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Insider Monkey, renowned for its insights in investing, has compiled a definitive list of cities perfect for pedestrians eager to turn every corner into an adventure. To curate this list, Insider Monkey delved into comprehensive data from sources such as Tourlane and WalkScore to gauge walkability scores. They meticulously calculated distances between key tourist sites and considered crucial factors like air quality and safety, drawing from IQAir and Numbeo indexes respectively.

Topping this prestigious list is Florence, Italy, celebrated for its Renaissance heritage and architectural splendour. With all major attractions nestled within a mere half-mile radius, Florence beckons visitors to explore its historic centre on foot, where narrow lanes lead to iconic landmarks like the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio. It’s a city where every step tells a story of art, history, and unparallelled beauty.

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A Memorable Walking Experience

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Following closely is Riga, Latvia’s enchanting capital, boasting a medieval charm that captivates pedestrians with landmarks such as the Riga Cathedral and the bustling Riga Central Market, all within a compact 1.5-mile radius. Europe dominates the rankings with 17 cities, showcasing its commitment to pedestrian-friendly urban planning. Each city on the list offers a blend of history, culture, and ease of exploration on foot.

Here are the 30 most walkable cities in the world:

1.Florence, Italy
2.Riga, Latvia
3.Hamburg, Germany
4.Porto, Portugal
5.Madrid, Spain
6.Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.
7.Tallinn, Estonia
8.Stockholm, Sweden
9.Sydney, Australia
10.Boston, Massachusetts
11.Amsterdam, Netherlands
12.Liverpool, England, U.K.
13.Bordeaux, France
14.Copenhagen, Denmark
15.Istanbul, Turkey
16.Melbourne, Australia
17.Prague, Czech Republic
18.Budapest, Hungary
19.Vancouver, Canada
20.Bristol, England, U.K.
21.Reykjavik, Iceland
22.Munich, Germany
23.Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
24.Lisbon, Portugal
25.New York City, New York, USA
26.Shanghai, China
27.Vienna, Austria
28.Toronto, Canada
29.Montreal, Canada
30.Dubai, UAE

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Whether you’re drawn to the bustling streets of New York City, the exotic allure of Dubai, or the artistic vibes of Melbourne, each city on this list promises a memorable walking experience. These cities stand out not only for their accessibility but also for the stories they unfold at every turn, making them the ultimate havens for urban explorers on foot.

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