The world is full of exciting places to visit. No matter what floats your boat, there is someplace amazing in some corner of the world where you will find peace. While almost every place in the world may be worth a visit for a bit, not all places are livable. There are some cities, however, which instantly make you envy those living there. The thought of your own hometown makes you cringe when you visit these wonderful cities. You cannot help but imagine how great it would be to live in one of these marvelous cities. Every year, several surveys are conducted to figure out which are the most livable cities in the world. (ALSO SEE 5 cities where you get paid to live!) Monocle magazine recently released the results of its survey for 2017 and most names on the list are hardly surprising. They analysed over 60 metrics, including price of basic things and number of schools and colleges in each region. Here are the top 10 most livable cities in the world 2017!
Tokyo has featured on top of this list for the third year in a row. With a vibrant food scene, clean neighborhoods and great speed of technological growth all around, Tokyo deserves to be leading this list. It has a wide range of attractions that cater to a variety of interests – be it historic temples or neon-lit high-rise buildings. Its architectural brilliance is renowned all across the globe and its breathtaking cityscapes are a sight to behold! DO SEE 10 most colorful cities in the world that make for an Instagram-worthy click!
Vienna in Austria
Vienna has emerged as one fo the finest cities in the world to live in over the past few years. The Austrian capital is known for being home to some of the finest artists and intellectuals in the world (read Freud, Beethoven, Mozart). Its magnificent palaces, friendly people, and pleasant pace of life what makes Vienna an extremely desirable city for people across the globe.
Germany’s capital city Berlin is known as much for its historic heritage as it is for its modern architectural extravaganza. Its intriguing culture draws in many a tourist and its global significance means it is the hub of dynamic businessmen and entrepreneurs. CHECK OUT Top 10 cities to visit in 2017 according to Lonely Planet
Melbourne in Australia
One of the best coastal cities in the world, Melbourne is Australia’s famous capital city that allures you with its swanky bars and restaurants and trendy architecture. From beautiful galleries and museums to rejuvenating gardens and parks, Melbourne has everything to make you want to stay here forever.
Copenhagen in Denmark
Located on the coastal islands of Zealand and Amager, Denmark’s capital Copenhagen is one of the most colorful cities on the planet. Its astonishing views warm the cockles of your heart as you soak in the aura of its 18th century buildings and Renaissance-era castles. It is one city where you will instantly feel very happy. CHECK OUT Best cities in the world for street photography
Sydney in Australia
The sight of the famous Sydney Opera House facing the city’s harbor has defined its skyline to tourists for years now. It is a city where there is always something exciting going on just round the corner. from stunning buildings providing mesmerizing views of the city to lively beaches that make for exciting getaways, Sydney has enough to keep you engaged and entertained all day and night long.
Zurich in Switzerland
Blessed with perhaps one of the best panoramic views, Zurich in Switzerland is known mainly as a global finance and banking center. However, move past the commerce and what you see is the serene Limmat river flanked by dreamy lanes and wonderful promenades that take you back to the pre-medeival era. Zurich has the power to transport you to a time when life was much simpler and the world was way more beautiful! ALSO SEE 12 most romantic cities in the world
Hamburg in Germany is one of the world’s busiest port cities and perhaps also one of the prettiest. Home to several historic churches that take you back in time, Hamburg is a great place for those who like to live life at a not-so-crazy pace. The city has enough bars and cafes dotting its canals for those who like to spend their evening chilling with friends. It also has a lively music scene and a number of vibrant neighborhoods for pleasant walks.
Madrid in Spain
And then there is the Spanish capital city of Madrid! There is no place on the globe that can match Madrid’s vibrant lifestyle and zeal. Its beautiful boulevards, rich art and culture, and intriguing history make Madrid a delight for its locals. With its lively music scene and host of lively pubs and bars, there can hardly be a dull moment for those living here. DO SEE Here are the 10 cleanest cities of India for 2017!
The rest of the top 25 list are Stockholm, Kyoto, Helsinki, Fukuoka, Hong Kong, Lisbon, Barcelona, Vancouver, Dusseldorf, Amsterdam, Singapore, Auckland, Brisbane, Portland, and Oslo.
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