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Warnings & Dangers
OVERALL RISK : LOW
Osaka is an overall safe city with a rating of 57.3, it is ranked 75th out of 162 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous cities.
PICKPOCKETS RISK : MEDIUM
Pickpocketing and bag snatching are the main crimes in Seoul, especially in tourist areas in the capital and big transportation hubs.
MUGGING RISK : LOW
There is no kidnapping risk. Mugging is rare but still, happens.
SCAMS RISK : MEDIUM
The most common scams are ripping off in the cafes, bars, and taxi. Drink / Food spiking is known.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK : MEDIUM
Risky behavior on the road is common, thus the Republic of Korea has one of the highest rates of traffic deaths for a developed country. Be careful while driving and check carefully before stepping onto the road.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK : HIGH
South Korea has experienced earthquakes, but a majority causes little damage. Typhoons may occur in August and September. Flooding and mudslides frequently interrupt transportation. South Korea located in the oceanic region, thus there is a risk of tsunamis. Information on natural disasters can be obtained from the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System. If a natural disaster occurs, follow the advice of local authorities.
TERRORISM RISK : LOW
Terrorism is considered as a worldwide threat. Korean government undertakes various measures for preventing terrorism activity.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK : LOW
South Korea is very safe for women travelers. The assaults are rare and almost doesn’t exist.