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Is China safe for foreign tourists?

( Updated: 2016-08-04 08:04

Colinspeakman (UK)

Safety has so many meanings. Guns are rare, so violent crime against tourists is rare. I compare some examples in other countries. In major Chinese cities there is a lot of security. It is easy to feel safe in Beijing. Overall, across a mix of criteria China is pretty good.

Is China safe for foreign tourists?

A foreign tourist takes a picture of the West Lake in Hangzhou city, east Chinas Zhejiang province on May 14, 2013. [IC/Photo]

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