Warnings & Dangers
OVERALL RISK : LOW
Berlin is a very safe city. With a rating of 86% Germany, is ranked 14th out of 162 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous countries.
PICKPOCKETS RISK : MEDIUM
There is some pickpocket-related risk in Berlin. A few simple precautions will minimize your chances of being pickpocketed.
MUGGING RISK : MEDIUM
Berlin is an averagely safe city regarding the chances of being mugged. Be aware of dangerous zones by asking local advice.
SCAMS RISK : MEDIUM
As in any touristic place, there may be people trying to scam you in Berlin. Be aware of “gold ring” tricks, fake petitions, groups of teenagers acting strangely or trying to distract you; and people offering help with your luggage.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK : LOW
Transports and taxis are generally very safe in Berlin.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK : LOW
There are no natural hazards in Berlin.
TERRORISM RISK : HIGH
Berlin has recently been targeted by a terrorist attack during Christmas 2016. Be very careful when attending events with a lot of people, or in crowded streets.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK : LOW
Berlin is generally very safe for women travelers.