Top 20 Most Luxurious Cities in the World 2020

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Did you see the report of most luxurious cities in the world in 2020? Luxury lifestyle is always in search for the top expensive luxury city in the world. Today, I will show you the full details of the expensive cities in the world.

This thing happened for the first time in the 30 years of history. Paris, Hong Kong, Singapore got first place together as the top most expensive & luxurious cities in the world. Mostly, luxurious people like to live in these cities.

This list of most luxury cities in the world 2020 will make you surprise to see the price of their high-end living costs. This list included living cost, food cost, clothing cost, transport cost, monthly cost, family cost, etc.

The Economist Intelligence unit researches every year to find out the top most luxury cities in the world. This list is the mostly updated list that can be frequently updated day after day.

Let’s see the top list of most luxurious cities to live in the world in 2020.
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Dubai, the most luxurious city in the world

01. Dubai, UAE

Living Cost: $4,000 – $8,000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $900 – $1,600 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $130 – $200 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $600 – $1,000 (Per Month, 01 Person)

Believe it or not, Dubai is the most luxurious city in the world till 2020. Luxury cannot be described without talking about Dubai, the Lavish City of United Arab Emirates.  This city is crazily expensive. Here you will see golden table, the most expensive tires which come from $6,00,000 and millions of wonderful sports car in the road, Dubai has the worlds tallest tower The Burj Khalifa. Construction theories has been invented newly to build this tower. Biggest indoor ski park, highest water slide, most expensive cocktail, the biggest indoor aquarium, biggest sushi, highest roof terrace bar, biggest pizza  and many more wonderful and famous things are existing in Dubai.

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World’s Most Luxurious City: Dubai

Burj Al Arab hotel has shown the world that how luxurious a hotel can be. Here one night will cost you about $24000. With many other services of Burj Al Arab you will find  64GB apple I pad, made of 24 carat gold which you can use if you are a guest of them. You can have The 24 carat gold facial spa in Jumeirah Zabeel Saray’s Spa in dubai. Dubai never fails to astonish the world with its colors and lights. You may see: Most Luxurious Cars.

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Expensive & luxurious city: Los Angeles

02. Los Angeles, USA

Living Cost: $3,500 – $7,000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $800 – $1,200 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $100 – $160 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $400 – $800 (Per Month, 01 Person)

Los Angeles is the 2nd most luxurious city in the world including heavy expensive lifestyle. It is the center of television and film industry of the country California, USA. Its  imaginable that how gorgeous this city is. As it is the center of media world. Only for entering into this luxurious city you will need $517 USD. Los Angeles is famous for the Helicopter Tour. You can enjoy a helicopter ride from different agencies such as JJ Helicopters, Inc. The length of ride and amount of money depends on which spot you are choosing to visit. Housing will cost you about $576,100 (buying) in LA metro area. You may be interested in: World’s most expensive motorbikes

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luxurious city: Paris

03. Paris, France

Living Cost: $3,000 – $6,000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $600 – $1,200 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $70 – $150 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $300 – $700 (Per Month, 01 Person)

Paris is one of the top luxurious cities in the world as well as expensive. Some areas of Paris are most expensive than the rest of its’ areas. The area of Eiffel, Louvre or Disenyland is the most expensive part of Paris. Here, a single room can cost you about €2500 per month, food will come in €15 for 1 person per day. In case you want to visit the city you have to pay €615 minimum to apply for a visa according to the french government. If you want to live a good life here you have to earn yearly €100k at least.

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The interior designs of different buildings in Paris can make you spellbound. Le Jules Verne which is on the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower is one of the most costly restaurants. Your 1 meal here will cost you about minimum $300 per head. Restaurant Guy Savoy, Monnaie De Paris is the most expensive restaurants in Paris.Their menu starts with the food of $525. The travelers need a large amount of money to spend 7 days in Paris.

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Luxurious city: Hong Kong

04. Hong Kong, China

Living Cost: $4,500 – $6,000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $800 – $1,400 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $50 – $100 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $200 – $500 (Per Month, 01 Person)

Do you know how expensive the life of Hong Kong is? Here you have to pay HK$92 ($12 USD) for regular lunch item, HK$21 (2.7 USD) for 2lb of apple, housing will cost about HK$43,837 ($5500 USD) monthly, clothes like jeans will cost you about HK$631 (80 USD). The buildings in Hong Kong are very different. They creates a different view. Hong Kong has worlds best mall and restaurant. The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong is the worlds highest 5 star hotel but this is not all.  It has thousands of expensive hotels with 5 star ratings. Such as the Peninsula Hong Kong, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, The Upper House, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, etc.

Hong Kong is a costly city where you have to spend a huge amounts of money to live in. You can ask why life in Hong Kong is so costly? the answer is people here earns a lot. Yearly a government job holder in Hong Kong earns $1,42,000 ($18,150 USD) maximum. Hong Kong imports a lots of things such as machineries, manufactured products, food chemicals, etc. Hong Kong mostly deals with Japan, China and Singapore in this matter. There are some expensive tourists spot in Hong Kong such as Lantau Islands. If you want here a private night tour or a private food tour you will have to count $3100 to $3300, it’s very costly.

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luxurious city: Singapore

05. Singapore

Living Cost: $1,500 – $4,000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $600 – $1,100 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $60 – $110 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $300 – $800 (Per Month, 01 Person)

Who doesn’t know that Singapore is one of the beautiful and luxurious cities in the world? You have to pay at least SG$700 ($510 USD) to spend 4 days here. Regular meals will cost you about SG$30 ($21 USD) per day for one person. If you want to lead a simple life in Singapore you have to earn $3k to $4k monthly. Singapore is like a heaven for a person who likes shopping. Paragon Shopping Mall (290 orcghard road, orchard, Singapore) is one of the  most expensive shopping malls worldwide.

Leading brands like Gucci, Miu Miu, Prada, Loewe has their largest showroom here. Some of them have opened their first showroom here. Ngee Ann City is another super mall here, where you will find anything that you want. Ion Orcgard mall itself says about the luxury of Singapore city. This mall shines at night. A survey says that Singapore is 42% more expensive than Hong Kong or New York city. According to a recent survey of Worldwide  Holiday Cost Barometer, Singapore is the most expensive holiday destination in the world.

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Luxury city: Sydney

06. Sydney, Australia

Living Cost: $2,500 – $4,000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $700 – $800 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $70 – $130 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $400 – $700 (Per Month, 01 Person)

Sydney  is known as the heaven of the earth. It is rich for its colonial history and modern styles, national parks, beaches etc. It’s the largest city of Australia. If you want to visit this luxurious and gorgeous city, you should visit Luna Park of Speedy Rides and Coasters, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo with its spectacular views etc.

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Luxury City: New York

07. New York, USA

Living Cost: $1,500 – $4,000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $400 – $900 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $50 – $100 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $300 – $600 (Per Month, 01 Person)

New York the city of USA is called the capital of media, cultural and financial world. This city is very advanced in  research, media, finance, cultural development, education, technology, sports, business, fashion, tourism, etc. This city has focused on the green office, waters purity, harmless gasses vehicles and many more. There are some prestigious universities such as the Columbia university,  Barnard college etc. Mall of America, King of Prussia mall, Aventura mall etc are some of the biggest malls in the world and they also describes the luxury of the city .

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luxurious city: Tokoyo

08. Tokyo, Japan

Living Cost: $2,000 – $5,000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $700 – $1,200 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $50 – $110 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $300 – $600 (Per Month, 01 Person)

The city of lights in Japan. It is an expensive city and that’s known to all. Tokoyo is very famous for growing fruits in different shapes such as the square watermelon. And of course these exceptional fruits are costly. For example square watermelon will cost you about YEN ¥800 (7.8 USD). Fugu comes for ¥500 ($4.63 USD), Matsutake Mushrooms for YEN ¥2000 per kg, Wagyu beef comes for ¥2800, ruby roman grapes for ¥4000 per bunch, densuke watermelon for ¥6100, yubari king melons will cost you ¥26000. These price tags are enough for us to understand how expensive the city is.

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Luxury City: Geneva

09. Geneva, Switzerland

Living Cost: $3,000 – $6,000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $700 – $1,200 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $120 – $180 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $400 – $900 (Per Month, 01 Person)

Geneva, the city of Switzerland is also a city which is expensive for food like Tokoyo. Housing in Geneva is also a expensive thing. A survey says that Geneva is 11% more expensive than London.

Finally, if you want to lead a luxurious life, you have to pay that much. Though life is a bit costly in a luxurious city, it is very improved and enjoyable.

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Luxury City: Zurich

10. Zurich, Switzerland

Living Cost: $3,000 – $5,700 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $1,000 – $1,500 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $100 – $125 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $750 – $1000 (Per Month, 01 Person)

Zurich, the hub of Switzerland has come up on the frontline among the most expensive luxurious cities in the world. On the basis of size, Zurich is comparatively smaller than other expensive cities. Being the holder of Switzerland, you may think that it is the capital of Switzerland which is wrong. Due to having four national languages, it is quite interesting when you hear people pronouncing “Zurich” in four different ways.

The city is filled with the bliss of nature that the number of fountains crosses 1k. These fountains are different in shape. Some are plain and some evokes a sense of ancient history. Having the reputation of possessing the largest church clock face, Zurich represents an aesthetic environment with the touch of nature.

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Luxury City: OSAKA

11. Osaka, Japan

Living Cost: $3,981.31 – ¥429,121.95 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $1,098.42 – ¥118,392.52 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $120 – $180 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $800 – $1,090 (Per Month, 01 Person)

Like Tokiyo, Osaka is also a famous city in Japan and it costs a lot to live in a city like Osaka. It is a city filled with qualitative spectacular places. Among them the Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum, the Osaka Museum of Housing and Living, Sumiyoshi Shrine are the most required places to visit. Basically, these places are determined to represent the art and tradition of Japanese and ancient people.

And if you are a tourist and don’t know where to shop in Osaka, then go straight to Shinsaibashi shopping mall and buy your souvenirs along with other necessary and useful things. You can explore the whole city comfortably with money in pocket. Also, if you are a food lover, do not miss the street food of Osaka. It is worth a try.

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Luxury City: Seoul

12. Seoul, South Korea

Living Cost: $2,500 -3,750 $ (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $800 -1,020 $ (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $100 -130 $ (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $700 -1,000 $ (Per Month, 01 Person)

South Korea and its technology made the city Seoul an expensive one to live in. Though the population density of Seoul is scary, there is no shortage of accommodation there. The city is quickening its pace as fast as the speed of the internet here. Vast source of economy is implied in this megacity.

You can witness snowfall if you are at the right time and can enjoy it for 28 days at a stretch. However, the city is bearing the history and monument of the ancient history of South Korea. And people from different corners of the world come to explore the immense beauty of Seoul no matter how much it costs.

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Luxury City: Copenhagen

13. Copenhagen, Denmark

Living Cost: $2,500 – $3,700 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $900 – $1,050 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $100 -160 $ (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $1,000 – $1,100 (Per Month, 01 Person)

With glamorous sights and scenes Copenhagen, Denmark is the world’s most visited and luxurious city of Denmark. This place draws hundreds and thousands of visitors across the world every year. Of course this city has some unique and distinct stops. The happy and naive locals, strong economy and with everything else this city is considered as the world’s happiest city.

It is needless to say about its characterized and distinct canals that are the most attractive spots. Including the churches, zoo and its delicious food this city would never fail to amaze you. Even the cemeteries are worth visiting. This city is full of tradition, culture and nature and worth paying a visit. 

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Luxury City: Tel Aviv

14. Tel Aviv, Israel

Living Cost: $3,000 – $4,000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $1,000 – $1,100 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $120 – $160 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $800 -1,050 $ (Per Month, 01 Person)

Tel Aviv, the capital city of Israel is considered as one of the world’s most expensive and luxurious cities. This city is famous for its horse senses! With cultural astuteness and gumption this city has achieved its fame by being called ‘The Mediterranean Capital of Cool’. This name is given by the New York Times. This city lives 24/7. It never sleeps. Its culture, cuisine, tradition, nightlife, museums, food, beaches and everything is absolutely amazing!

You will be stunting seeing how energetic and diligent the city is! This city literally represents the whole of Israel. With every spectacular and vibrant gesture this city doesn’t disappoint its visitors. Among the Bauhaus architectures you will lose in the beauty of the city like a dream!

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Luxury City: Toronto

15. Toronto, Canada

Living Cost: $3,450 – $4,700 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $940 – $1,290 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $80 – $100 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $2.75 Per Day – $85 Per Month, 01 Person

Among the luxurious cities, the city Toronto has achieved a special place because of many buildings and visiting places. And among them the CN tower has a grand reputation for being one of the Seven wonders of the world. Moreover, the city spreads its multiculturalism nature from the road to the door of the houses. The fun fact is that the whole city is surrounded with a massive history of the country Canada and The Royal Ontario Museum distributes a lot to that.   

However, if you are a shopping freak person then brace yourself because the city can provide you with the best products with unique designs. The shops and the buildings are the authentic essence of an aesthetic environment.

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Luxury City: Vienna

16. Vienna, Austria

Living Cost: $3,000 – $3,500 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $900 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $80 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $150 (Per Month, 01 Person)

Being among the list of most luxurious cities in the world, Vienna is mostly known for its qualitative wine. You can have the taste of the best wine by only taking a walk through the wine trail of Vienna. The city is luxurious because it represents the best way to grasp its beauty by exploring the museums, shops, zoo and what not. The world known “Sigmund Freud Museum” is still the best place to visit.

Sigmund Freud is widely known for his great works and thought in Psychology and Vienna is the place where he got the chance to enhance his thought. Vienna is also known for the best living city for its amazing weather, environment and other necessary facts.

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Luxury City: Miami

17. Miami, Florida, USA

Living Cost: $3,000 – $4,000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $1,000 – $1,100 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $100 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $100 (Per Month, 01 Person)

If you ask me about Florida, well, the beach Miami comes first from my mouth. You are at Miami and forget to explore Miami beach, then it would be your lifetime loss. Miami is all about nature and nature introduces you to the color green and its exotic animals. And that’s why Jungle Island upholds the great charm of Miami.

The city offers you some extraordinary places including a bayside marketplace. The area around the beach and the marketplace of the area become colorful and full of hustling and bustling at night time. The city is awesome for a great recreation because it never leaves you to feel the solitude within you, no matter how depressed you are.

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Luxury City: Bangkok

18. Bangkok, Thailand

Living Cost: $2,000 – $2,500 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $700 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $50 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $80 (Per Month, 01 Person)

The sleepless and tireless city Bangkok is one of the most luxurious cities in the world for several reasons. The city has a charming site that it never gets the time to lean against and sleep for a second. The place is always busy in welcoming the tourists from day to night. However, the city attracts the visitors for some specific mind blowing places.

Among them the Grand Palace is worth visiting. The palace is really bigger than you are thinking and the government happens to carry out most of the country works there. Again, the Chatuchak market in Bangkok is really special for anyone to visit there and buy special gifts for their kith and kin with the most reasonable price. Moreover, the river flowing through the city Bangkok, made the city more famous. The beauty of the river is really appreciable.

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Luxury City: Taipei

19. Taipei, Taiwan

Living Cost: $2,500 – $2,900 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $750 – $850 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $100 – 150 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $80 (Per Month, 01 Person)

With great diversity and amazement there are hell of things to do in Taipei and that’s why the city is popular among the others in Asia. You can have all kinds of luxury at a cheaper rate than other luxurious cities of the world. However, the city comes up with the best transport system and eye-catchy buildings. From the sky view to the close view, Taipei is a ceaseless beauty. With the highest tower Taipei 101, the city offers other magnificent beauty to the visitors as well.

And for bonus points you can engage yourself in hiking in the Elephant Mountain in the late afternoon or at the dawn period. I’m pretty much sure that you’ll find the best peace in your life when you see the sun rising up through the mountain. Besides, the shopping malls sprinkle different fascination to the visitors and it is quite satisfying.

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Luxury City: London

20. London, England

Living Cost: $3,500 – $4,000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $1,000 – $1,150 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $90 – 110 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $200 (Per Month, 01 Person)

The city London in England, mostly famous for the historic charms and analysis of the historic places, has the reputation of being the luxurious city of the world. Well, the important factor of London is that the city is immensely famous for practicing study on different subjects and among them English Literature comes first. However the city is known for the gentle atmosphere from the dress-up to the behavior of the people.

Moreover, the city welcomes all types of people with different thoughts and different cultures. It never forgets or hesitates to embrace all kinds of cultural activities of different people of different nationalities. The city looks beautiful with its enormous number of monuments, sculptures, buildings and spectacular places.

# Here is the top 10 most luxurious cities in the world 2020

RankCity NameLiving Cost
01Dubai, UAE$8k USD Per Month
02Los Angeles, USA$7k USD Per Month
03Paris, France$6k USD Per Month
04Hong Kong, China$6k USD Per Month
05Singapore$4k USD Per Month
06Sydney, Australia$4k USD Per Month
07New York, USA$4k USD Per Month
08Tokyo, Japan$5k USD Per Month
09Geneva, Switzerland$6k USD Per Month
10Zurich, Switzerland$5.7k USD Per Month

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