Are you a traveller smitten by wanderlust too? Well, travelling to the most expensive cities in the world was once used to be an expensive luxury and a recreation only a few could afford but the times of globalisation have transformed the entire picture. Now everyone seems to be on the go and travelling for leisure, work, higher education and what not. The best cities in the world serve as perfect muses for all the travellers who want to explore new places and culture through the first-hand experience and not just reading about them somewhere. In modern times, the most contemporary cities of the world have come a long way and the cost of living has henceforth surged making these cities overly expensive.
So, we bring you a list of the 10 most lavish and expensive cities in the world to live in. Let us see which one you choose ultimately!
Singapore is a famous tourist destination and is known to all travellers. The island city-state in Asia is the most expensive city of the world to live in as per the costs of living calibrated in the year 2019. According to the CNN travel survey, Singapore has a tie with Paris when it comes to the most expensive city in the world in terms of cost of dwelling. So, if you are planning to move to Singapore, you might want to reconsider!
The home to the insanely famous Eiffel Tower is jointly the most expensive city in the world to live in along with Singapore. Parsi is the fashion capital of the world and is the heart and soul of every Europe trip. Staying in Paris or living in Paris certainly costs a fortune but on the contrary, it may just seem worth it given the unique charm the city has. Anything for that view from the Eiffel Tower, isn't it?
3. Hong Kong
Hong Kong too is as expensive as Paris and Singapore if not more. The skyline in Hong Kong is studded with sprawling skyscrapers and the city is known for its state of the art infrastructure. A major part of the city serves as a vital financial hub to the world and given all this, the cost of living in Hong Kong is sky high.
The northern city of Switzerland is the global pilgrimage of finance and banking. The beautiful city is home to a plethora of banks and financial services which makes it one of the most sought after cities in the world due to which the costs of dwelling here are not only high but mammoth. The city besides a financial infrastructure also has some breathtaking views and spectacular places to see.
Here comes another Swiss city! Just like Zurich, Geneva too is one of the most expensive cities in the world for almost the same reasons. Geneva is surrounded by the mesmerising Alps and serves as the headquarter of many International Organisations of vital importance to global affairs.
Japan is admired throughout the world for the massive technological strides it has taken to match the superpowers of the world. Osaka is a large port city which is the premier commercial hotspot of for the Japanese island of Honshu. The city is very popular for its modern state of the art infrastructure, vibrant nightlife and mouth-watering street food culture.
The capital city of South Korea too makes it to the list! Pop culture, tall skyscrapers penetrating the sky and high tech subways make the city utterly graceful while the touch of Buddhism adds the silver lining to the sky. There are myriad of sites to visit in Seoul and it also makes a much sought after tourist destination.
Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmark is also one of the cities which is perhaps way too heavy on the pockets of the dwellers. There are countless reasons to visit Copenhagen for it offers a rich historical heritage to explore. The capital city of Denmark is a delight to live in but at the same time exorbitantly expensive too!
9. New York
It is the city of skyscrapers and affluent millennials making it a destination of the humungous business houses. New York has always known modernisation ahead of its time and this makes it the most popular and the most favourite city of the United States.
The Israeli city of Tel Aviv is also one of the most high-priced cities in the world. Tel Aviv is a perfect representation of the Israeli culture but that comes at a cost!
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