Safest Places in Asia

Safest Places in Asia

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Asia is known to be the number one continent where people from around the world want to spend their long summer vacations because of its vast tourist spots and historical monuments. Some people retire and settle down in Asia since some countries here have the best tropical climate in the world. If you are planning to travel to Asia, here is the top 10 safest places in Asia where you can safely spend your vacation or retire and settle down.


Dubai is one of the most beautiful cities in Asia. This country is considered to be one of the safest places in Asia because of the well disciplined people living there. Because the government is very strict when it comes to criminals, their methods of punishing outlaws are the main reason why people living in Dubai are afraid to commit a crime. You can even leave you things such as cellular phones and other gadgets anywhere and expect it to be there when you go back for it.


This place is one of the most progressive countries in Asia. Singapore is an open city where many people of different races spend their vacation because of its beautiful tourist’s spots and amusement parks. Singapore has a low crime rate since they are one of the few countries that take crime very seriously. The government is very strict and they often have a death penalty if you are convicted for a crime and found guilty. Singapore has security cameras all over that can surely capture any crime that will take place.


Vietnam has one of the lowest crimes in Asia. Although the place looks overcrowded and messy, what’s good about this country is that no matter how over crowded the place looks, the people are very respectful and they will never take advantage of foreigners. Vietnam has many wonderful landmarks, especially the ruins of the Vietnam War era. Vietnam is also known to be one of the cheapest countries to spend your vacation, which most foreigners love.


This country is the most politically free country in the world. The local residents did not abuse this kind of freedom as it has one of the lowest crime rates in the world. 88 out of 100 local residents, based on survey, claimed that they feel very safe walking alone. This country‘s high crime rate is theft, especially if you are living in condo units that are overcrowded with people. But if you are visiting this country and you decide to stroll around, expect that you won’t get mugged.


This country has a very low crime rate and there have been no reports of any assault, murder or theft for a very long time. Japan is a good place to spend your vacation in because these places have so many historical monuments dating back to the Samurai era and World War 2. Japan however is not that easy to visit, unless you have a Visa. If you are planning to spend your vacation in this place, make sure to check if you can enter their country.


This country has many great tourist spots, and they are one of the safest places to visit in Asia. Taiwan has a very cool climate that can make you relax. It has many religious historical places and amusement parks that many tourists can visit and show their kids around. Taiwan also has a very low crime rate, which makes this country more attractive for tourists.

South Korea

This country has many beautiful landmarks that tourist would love.  It has a very low crime rate despite the frequent media news that it is in war with North Korea. Its crime rate is the lowest in Asia since their military and government officials are very strict when it comes to robbery, theft and homicide. Rape cases are also very rare and 92% of the local residents based on research find it very safe to walk home alone.


If you are an outdoors type of person, then Mongolia is the safest place to travel in Asia. This county has the fewest crime rates when it comes to theft and robbery. Adventurous type of people will surely enjoy Mongolia because of its beautiful flaming cliffs and sky resorts. The country is also filled with beautiful monuments which are very appealing to the eyes.


The crime rate in Kazakhstan is very low even though it is located in central Asia. Kazakhstan has many different tourist spots such as the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasavi. There are many historical land marks that can be found here.  It also has one of the largest and the most beautiful entertainment centers in the world.

Bohol, Philippines

The Philippines is a country that has many islands. Of all the islands that this country has, the safest place for tourists is Bohol. Bohol is a small Island located in the Visayas region of the Philippines and it is much known for its unique tourist spots. The most popular tourist spot here is the Chocolate Hills, where there are more than a dozen of these hills located in one place. What’s so unique about these hills is that during the rainy season, all the hills turn into green and during the summer season, it turns into brown just like how a Hersey’s kisses looks like.

Mike L. is author and editor at Sowest. Mike has produced and marketed innovative content for many blogs. Stay in touch with Mike on Sowest .

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