From Chisinau city in Europe to Luanda city in Southern Africa and beyond, these cities have been ranked as one of top ugliest cities in the world. Ranking is based on multiple factors involved, such as healthcare, education, infrastructure, crime rate, quality of life and environment.
10. LOS ANGELES, USA
Los Angeles comes on tenth number in list of worst cities in the world. It’s congested and huge buildings and narrow highways makes it unappealing. Its worst problem is overcrowded traffic. Los Angeles is heaven for criminals on the earth; prostitution, drugs, smuggling and gang violence are the more obvious crimes. Regardless of Hollywood glamour and its seductive beaches, it is not enlisted in the beautiful cities in the world.
9. SAO PAULO, BRAZIL
It is perhaps an interesting fact that Brazil comes in the list of having most beautiful city (Rio) and the ugliest city (Sao Paulo) in the world. There is no association in the planning of urban area of the city. It is known as ugly concrete forest of Brazil. Though it is famous for its shopping centers and cuisines but it is included in international rankings of ugliest cities in the world.
8. DETROIT, USA
Detroit, the most miserable city of U.S.A. also comes in this list of ugliest cities of the world. It is on first place among American cities with highest rate of crimes and comes on second number for unemployment. In fact, there is no problem in the aesthetic beauty of the city but problem is with the quality of life here. Protection of life and security is in question.
7. HOUSTON, USA
It is a wonderful truth that America, being known as a most developed nation in the world, has unorganized cities. Among these, Houston is one of them. This is very populated city, perhaps comes on forth number with great number of poor people living on the streets. According to the report of survey, every one in five of the Houston’s citizens is homeless.
6. CHISINAU, MOLDOVA
Moldova’s capital is a horror. It is an industrial city but almost of all its structure is constructed on old soviet style. There are many ugly buildings in gray and black colors which makes the city’s view hideous. There are numerous high-rise buildings on both side of roads which give very unpleasant look to the city.
5. LUANDA, ANGOLA
Luanda, Angola, is experiencing current economic growth but still enlisted as the ugliest city in the world, because of its unorganized living structure. It has overcrowding and narrow buildings. Regardless of these facts, it is most expensive city in the world.
4. CARACAS, VENEZUELA
Caracas, the “city of death or murder” is the capital of Venezuela. It is the worst place for living because of its highest rate of crimes. City provides no social and economic security to the citizens. Apart from these facts, style of construction is unorganized and the city is encircled by shanty towns. Even then, city is famous among the tourists.
3. AMMAN, JORDAN
Amman, city of Jordan is also included in the worst cities’ list. Despite of its historic Architecture values, city is famous for its disintegrated buildings, impure environment and dirty streets.
2. MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
Mexico is considered as the most dangerous place in the world. It is a heaven on the earth for criminals. Environmentally it is not preferred place for living. Despite from all these facts, it is a very famous capital.
1. GUATEMALA CITY
Guatemala city is enlisted on first number in the world as ugliest city of the world. Though it is the capital of the country but no one can find even a single organized building in the city, instead slummy hovels in a decaying status are prominent in the city. It is much better to call it the “city of slums”.