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

Yes. There are no accommodations made for those with physical difficulties in the city. - Jul 2020

Absolutely. There are no reliable sidewalks. Many streets and sidewalks are little more than gravel and rubble. - Jul 2019

Yes. - Jan 2019

It is not a good city for people with disabilities. There are no sidewalks in the city, no ramps; you can never walk anywhere without risking your life with local traffic; very sad. - Sep 2016

Hmmm...probably. Most places have elevators, but they are tiny. There are no sidewalks, and smaller restaurants/stores will not have a wheelchair ramp. - Mar 2015

In many places there aren't any sidewalks. In places that do have sidewalks, they're somewhat in disrepair. - Jan 2015

Very much so. Accessibility is not a priority. - Nov 2014

Tons. Even an able-bodied person has trouble walking here in the city. There are basically no sidewalks. And the places that have sidewalks are covered with unmentionables. - Jul 2014

There is no accommodation made for people with physical disabilities. Walking on the street is hard enough for people who are perfectly able. - Mar 2012

This city is not handicapped-accessible. Many buildings do have elevators, but you have to climb stairs to get into the buildings. - Feb 2012

There are no accommodations made (outside of the consulate) for people with disabilities, even in the newest and most modern buildings. - Jan 2011

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