Rough Guides Votes Ireland 2nd Frendliest City in the World

Dublin voted 2nd, just behind Glasgow.

Dublin voted 2nd, just behind Glasgow.

Dublin has been voted the world’s second friendliest city by readers of Rough Guides, the popular travel guidebook series.

This month, Rough Guides asked its fans and readers to vote for the friendliest city they had visited. The guidebook has now unveiled the results, with Dublin coming in at number two, after Glasgow.

To view the top 15 friendliest cities in the world, according to Rough Guides, click here.

Describing Dublin, Rough Guides says: “Spend a weekend enjoying the Georgian townhouses, squares and historic churches among some of the friendliest people in the world”

Welcoming the news, Niall Gibbons, Tourism Ireland CEO, said: “Again and again, our research shows us that the friendliness of our people is one of our unique selling points. It is the warm welcome and the ‘craic’ here that resonates with our overseas visitors and makes Dublin and Ireland such a great choice for a short break or holiday.”

This latest accolade follows Dublin being voted the world’s fifth friendliest city earlier this year by readers of Condé Nast Traveler, the US travel magazine.

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