Most Luxurious Cities in the World (2020 Expensive)


Did you see the report of most luxurious cities in the world in 2020? Luxury lifestyle is always in search for top luxury city in the world. However 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.

The Economist Intelligence unit researches every year to find out the top most expensive luxury cities in the world. Let’s see this year’s top list

1. Paris

Living Cost: $3000 – $5000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $600 – $1200 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $70 – $150 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $300 – $700 (Per Month, 01 Person)

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.

2. Hong Kong

Living Cost: $4500 – $6000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $800 – $1400 (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.

expensive & luxurious cities in the world

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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.

3. Singapore

Living Cost: $1500 – $4000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $600 – $1100 (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 a beautiful and costly city? 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.

expensive & luxurious cities in the world

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.

4. Los Angeles

Living Cost: $3000 – $6000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $800 – $1200 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $100 – $160 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $400 – $800 (Per Month, 01 Person)

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Los Angeles 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.  

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5. Dubai

Living Cost: $3000 – $7000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $900 – $1600 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $130 – $200 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $600 – $900 (Per Month, 01 Person)

Luxury cannot be described without talking about Dubai, the Luxurious 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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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.

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6. Sydney

Living Cost: $2500 – $4000 (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)

expensive & luxurious cities in the world

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.

7. New York

Living Cost: $1500 – $4000 (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)

expensive & luxurious cities in the world

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 .

8. Tokoyo

Living Cost: $2000 – $5000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $700 – $1200 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $50 – $110 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $300 – $600 (Per Month, 01 Person)

expensive & luxurious cities in the world

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.

9. Geneva

Living Cost: $3000 – $6000 (Per Month, Family)
Food Cost: $700 – $1200 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Clothing Cost: $120 – $180 (Per Month, 01 Person)
Transport & Vehicles: $400 – $900 (Per Month, 01 Person)

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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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