Choosing the world's most beautiful cities is a subjective enterprise. To identify urban areas where the architecture and the locale are both stunning, Forbes magazine turned to world-renowned architects. Here are their top choices:


  • Paris
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Florence, Italy
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • San Francisco
  • Chicago
  • New York City
  • London
  • Cambridge, England
  • Tokyo

Source: Forbes, Tim Kiladze