Average cost per person per night: $480.27
Drum roll, please, for the No. 1 most expensive metropolis in the world to visit: New York City.
The Big Apple "wins" by a mile: The average cost to spend a day and night here is nearly $100 more than No. 2 on the list.
Be prepared for sticker shock when you discover the average hotel night costs a whopping $359. Dinner for two means dropping another $55 per couple. Even a nice pint of beer will burn a hole in your wallet, costing over $7.50 on average.
And that's not even taking into account getting there; three of the airports used to access New York — JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty — crack the list of the top 10 most expensive airports to fly into.
The Worldwide Cost of Living Survey also featured New York City at No. 7 on its list.
Worth it to explore Central Park, visit some of the finest museums on the planet, see the world's best theater shows and eat cuisine pushing the boundaries of what's possible? You decide.