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Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

Yes. There are sidewalks, but not always in great shape. Even the embassy lacks an elevator. - Dec 27, 2017
Yes. The cobblestone streets and relatively poor building infrastructure would make it difficult for those with wheelchairs, for example. - Oct 30, 2016
Yes. It would be impossible to live here if you were disabled. - May 18, 2014
The roads are all cobblestone, so it would be difficult to have a wheelchair. There are no handicapped-accessible buildings as far as I can tell. - Feb 2, 2011
Impossible. Forget it. Cobblestone streets, lots of rickety staircases, no elevator in the Embassy, no sidewalks in many neighborhoods, and where there are sidewalks they often have random gaping holes with rebar sticking out. - Sep 8, 2012
A lot. - May 23, 2012
YES! Most roads are extremely poor. There are no sidewalks. Taxis can be hailed from the roadside, but getting to the road with a mobility disability would likely be very difficult. - Sep 19, 2009
Many: Streets and most of the sidewalks (if the exist at all) are cobblestone. Only one or two buildings in town have elevators. - Feb 6, 2008