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Some Of The Best Cities To Visit In The World – To Any Taste

These cities offer a high standard of living and are among the best cities to visit in the world. The major parameters used in deciding them are the per capita income of the population, crime rates, and safety parameters. Interestingly, London, Paris or New York is not in the list but there are surprising entrants, from Luxembourg, one of the smallest countries in the world to Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Do check them out!

Montreal, Canada

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The city is among five other Canadian best cities to visit. It has slowly established itself as a center of technology, finance, and commerce. It has a high standard of the quality of life among the locals.

Brussels, Belgium

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Brussels is ideal for solo travel. The capital of Belgium is a major hub of international politics and is home to several international organizations. It is incredibly safe, as well and filled with museums, eateries, and parks for soaking into the history and recreational activities.

Perth, Australia

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The ‘city of light’ has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world and offers its citizens a high standard of living. It is the capital of Western Australia and is home to some beautiful beaches which makes it one of the best cities to visit in the world.

Stockholm, Sweden

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It is considered to be one of the best places to live in because of the effort put into creating the perfect harmony between a job and life. It is also an efficient manager of safety and environmental issues and its per capita income is among the top 10 in Europe, which makes it a popular city to live in.

Luxembourg

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The small sovereign state in Europe is among the wealthiest countries with the highest per capita income in the world. The violence and crime rate is very low. The secretive financial laws of the country make it a safe haven for some of the wealthiest people in the globe to keep their money in.

Hamburg, Germany

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It is a major port city and the second largest city in Germany. It is a transport hub and one of the most affluent cities to live in Europe. It is an important financial center and is home to the world’s second oldest bank, the Berenberg Bank.

Ottawa, Canada

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Ottawa is the capital of Canada and has developed into an important center for political and technological prospects of the country. It is the most educated city in Canada and has the highest standard of living in the nation.

Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne is the capital of the Australian state of Victoria and its inhabitants are known as Melburnians. It rates highly when it comes to advancements in the field of education, health care, sports, and tourism. It is a leading financial player in the Asia-Pacific region and is among the top 30 cities in the world in the Global Financial Centers list.

Toronto, Canada

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Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and one of the most populous cities in North America. It is an international center of business, finance, arts and culture and is recognized as one of the best cities that has a multicultural and cosmopolitan environment.

Bern, Switzerland

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Bern is the facto capital of Switzerland and its old town city center has been declared as a UNESCO world heritage site. Statistically, it is considered as the second safest city to live in, it features highly in the agricultural and traditional industry and has a very low unemployment rate of 3.3 percent.

Berlin, Germany

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The capital of Germany has one of the most populous metropolitan areas with over six million people hailing from over 175 countries. The temperate climate, along with the thick greenery covering more than 30 percent of the city area makes it for an ideal place to stay. It is also an important center of the transportation network, culture, politics, and science. And it houses some of the most advanced industrial sectors in the field of automobiles, research, and electronics in the world, it truly is one of the best cities to visit in the world.

Wellington, New Zealand

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Wellington is a port city and handles some of the most important inter-nation trades in the Pacific region. It also the country’s political capital and makes for an ideal choice to live in because of its friendly climate, the ease of setting up a business and employment opportunities.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Amsterdam is the commercial capital of the Netherlands and is considered as an alpha world city – a city considered to be an important node in the global economy. Many of the world’s largest companies such as Philips and ING are based here. It is also considered as the cultural capital of the Netherlands and is home to some famous museums which include the Anne Frank House and the Van Gogh museum. The city’s affluent lifestyle gracefully co-exists with the medieval era and is a popular tourist destination and one of the best places to see in the world.

Sydney, Australia

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The economy of Sydney is very strong and is more advanced than most others in the field of finance and tourism. It is home to a number of foreign banks and multinational corporations and is the leading financial hub in the Asia-Pacific region. Its landmark, the Sydney Harbor Bridge, along with the opera is extremely popular and is frequented by tourists from all over the world. It is also home to a multicultural society – more than one-third of its citizens speak a language other than English at home.

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Copenhagen was earlier a fishing village as early as the 10th century and is now considered as one of the happiest places to live in the world. Since the beginning of the 21st century, it has seen rapid developments in the urban and cultural aspects of life and is now one of the major financial centers of Northern Europe. The city is characterized by a number of parks, bridges and promenades and museums which are all a major tourist attraction.

Geneva, Switzerland

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Geneva is a global city and one of the most important financial centers in the world and is host to numerous international organizations, including the United Nations. It has one of the most compact metropolitan areas among any city in the world and offers a high standard of living to its citizens.

Frankfurt, Germany

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Frankfurt is a major hub for commerce, culture, and tourism in Europe and hosts some of the largest trade fairs in the world, including the Frankfurt Motor Show and the Frankfurt Book Fair. It is home to many educational centers, botanical gardens, and museums, making it a culture-rich place of stay.

Dusseldorf, Germany

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Like Frankfort, Dusseldorf is also renowned for its trade fairs and is also an international business and financial center, with the city also being the host to several Fortune 500 companies. It is also rich in culture and is known for its academy of fine arts and its influence on electronic music.

Vancouver, Canada

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Vancouver is one of the largest cities in Canada and is home to one of the most linguistically diverse communities of the world, with more than 52 percent of its residents having some other language as English as their first language. It is consistently named as one of the most livable cities in the world in terms of the quality of life offered.

Munich, Germany

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The metropolitan region of Munich is home to 5.8 million people. The city enjoyed a strong economic growth since the 1980s and is a major hub in the field of innovation, technology, finance, business, and education. Its residents enjoy a very high standard of living and it is considered as an alpha world city since 2015.

Auckland, New Zealand

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The city is based around 2 large harbors making for an idyllic setting. It has a well-balanced economy, a high level of safety for its citizens and has been classified as a global city. The picturesque beauty gracefully co-exists with the concrete jungle which makes for a very affluent setting.

Zurich, Switzerland

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Zurich houses one of the largest financial centers in the world despite its relatively low population. It is home to some of the banking giants and is also a leading center for research and development. The low tax rates and the cryptic financial laws make it a win-win situation for both organizations and clients to set it up as the financial capital of Europe. The city also has a fair share of museums, theaters, and art galleries and regularly features as one of the most livable cities in the world.

Vienna, Austria

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Vienna is home to over one-third of Austria’s population and tops the list as one of the best cities to visit in the world. Its city center is a UNESCO world heritage site and is home to the largest congregation of music, arts, and theater. It is rich in architecture and is home to some of the finest medieval era architectures in the numerous castles, gardens, and monuments which adorn the city. It ranks highly in innovation and is the major hub of congresses and conventions.

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