Monocle’s Top 25 Liveable Cities 2009
Monocle has named it’s Top 25 Liveable Cities of 2009. Listen to their countdown of the top metropolises, the survey is available in Issue 25 of Monocle (July/Aug 2009).
Monocle Magazine have announced their annual index of most liveable cities. Zurich comes in top place mainly for its vast investment in transport; Copenhagen is second for its mix of metropolitan life, great healthcare, low crime rates and a relaxed vibe; at 3, Monocle describes Tokyo as the world’s most livable megapolis and praises the city’s commitment to plant 1 million trees; 4th is Munich which blends history and innovation with ease and is generally a good place to do business; and Helsinki comes 5th partly because it has no Starbucks. Here’s the full list: