Top tourism cities affected by terrorism

As well-known with marvelous natural and historical sites and is the attractive destinations for all travelers around the world. However, these cities are also strongly affected by chaos and terrorism

Bangkok- Thailand

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand which is known as the City of Angels and Venice of the East. This city is one of Asia's most cosmopolitan cities with magnificent temples and palaces, authentic canals, busy markets and a vibrant nightlife.

However, Bangkok always faces the threat of terrorism with a number of explosive device incidents in Bangkok and other cities, including Phuket and Koh Samui.  On 17 August 2015, an explosion near the Erawan Shrine in central Bangkok killed at least 20 people and injured many more.  A further explosion occurred on 18 August when a device detonated in the water by the Saphan Taksin pier, close to the main tourist ferry terminal in Bangkok which also influences mentality of tourist when they come here.

Cairo- Egypt

Photo: Al Azhar Park 

Cairo is the capital of Egypt which is one of the largest cities in both Africa and the Middle East. It is famous for its own history, preserved in the fabulous medieval Islamic city and Coptic sites in Old Cairo. But this beautiful city is threatened by terrorism by suicide bombers which are a huge reason that reduce amount of travelers of this city.

Istanbul- Turkey

Istanbul is only city in the world that can lay claim to straddling two continents, Istanbul—once known as Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine and then the Ottoman Empire—has for centuries been a bustling metropolis with one foot in Europe and the other in Asia. This city is also the Turkey's most populous city as well as its cultural and financial hub which offers a wealth of historic and religious places

Like Paris, Istanbul is also affected by international and domestic terrorist groups have conducted attacks in Turkey on 10 October 2015, there were two explosions outside the main railway station in the capital Ankara which killed 86 people. With this event, number of visitors of Turkey decrease significantly during this year.

Paris- France

Photo: Eiffel tower

Paris located in the north of France on the river Seine which has the reputation of being the most beautiful and romantic of all cities and the most beautiful cities on earth, brimming with historic associations and remaining vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design. Beyond the city’s visual appeal, the cultural riches of the French capital are unsurpassed

However, recently this beloved city is hardly affected by territory with two big events: Charlie Hebdo Shooting: 12 Killed at Muhammad Cartoons Magazine in Paris and two more of the suicide bombers on Friday the 13th that killed 129 people and wounded hundreds more

Source: Safe Travel

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