Bangkok and Chiang Mai awarded "The Best City in the World"

July 12, 2013
Bangkok and Chiang Mai awarded

Travel + Leisure Magazine, a US and worldwide popular travel magazine announced Bangkok leads on the contest for the best city in "The world's Best Award 2013", 4 years continuously and Chiang Mai lists the 10th of the award. The magazine posts the result on their website on 5 July 2013, which was calculated from survey from tourists and the magazine's readers throughout the world. Bangkok was announced for the best tourist city and wins "The world's Best Award 2013" with the overall score of 90.40.

The scores are based on 6 aspects; Tourist place: good scenery, attractive and pleasant, Traditions and cultures, Food, Shopping places, Friendly people, and Worth spending money on shopping.

Here are the top 10 best cities in the world in 2013:

1. Bangkok, Thailand: overall score of 90.40
2. Istanbul, Turkey: overall score of 89.96
3. Florence, Italy: overall score of 89.84
4. Cape Town, South Africa: overall score of 89.57
5. Tokyo, Japan: overall score of 89.31
6. Rome, Italy: overall score of 89.09
7. Carlton, South Carolina, U.S.A.: overall score of 88.65
8. Barcelona, Spain: overall score of 88.45
9. Paris, France: overall score of 88.35
10. Chiangmai, Thailand: overall score of 88.15

Credit: Bangkok, Travel & Leisure Magazine

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