Singapore is amongst the most expensive cities in the world. The cost of living in the sovereign-city state is higher than that in New York, Frankfurt and London. Here the cost of even common everyday items is significantly higher than that in the leading cities in Europe, North America and Asia.
Hence, it is obvious that here you will find some of the world’s most expensive items. Given below is a list of Singapore’s top expensive things.
Paterson Hill – Most Expensive Residential Street In Singapore
Paterson Hill, a street in Singapore, is the world’s fifth most expensive street. The average price of each square meter of a residential property on this street, adjacent Orchard Road, the main shopping district of Singapore, is $53,800. Hence, it is obvious that the properties in Paterson Hill are owned by the wealthiest citizens of Singapore.
Some of the popular residents of Singapore’s most expensive street are Rachel Kum, former Miss Singapore and co-founder of Rachel K Cosmetics, and Edurado Saverin, co-founder of Facebook.
Mansion At 33 Nassim Street – Most Expensive Real Estate In Singapore
Notwithstanding downturns in the global real estate markets worldwide, property prices are skyrocketing in Singapore every year. Hence, it is obvious that Singapore is home to some of the most expensive properties in the world. The most expensive real estate in the city is a $242 million dollars 85,000 square feet property at the heart of the city’s central shopping district, which is also considered the most expensive residential property in the world.
The huge residential property at 33 Nassim Street comprises of a palatial mansion surrounded by a lush garden, a private swimming pool and a tennis court.
L’Incomparable – Most Expensive Necklace In Singapore
You can buy the world’s most expensive necklace in Singapore. The exquisite piece of jewelry is a diamond studded rose gold necklace, called L’Incomparable. It is priced at $55 million. The necklace, weighing 637 carats, features a 407-carat egg-shaped yellow diamond pendant and 230 carats of ninety white diamonds.
It is a creation of the multinational luxury jewelry company Mouawad. It was displayed by Mouawad at JewelFest 2013.
Waku Ghin – Most Expensive Restaurant In Singapore
With the average cost of a meal being around $500 per person, Waku Ghin is touted to be the most expensive restaurant in Singapore. Waku Ghin is ranked as the second best restaurant in Asia and one of the best in the world. Hence, the whopping price of food served in the restaurant is proof of its outstanding quality.
Waku Ghin offers the scrumptious culinary creations of the Japanese-born Australian celebrity chef Tetsuya Wakuda. The fine dining restaurant specializes in European and Japanese cuisine. 25 diners are admitted to the restaurant at a time. It is one of the finest places for enjoying a ten-course degustation menu.
Chairman Suite At Marina Bay Sands Hotel – Most Expensive Hotel Room In Singapore
The price of staying in the Chairman Suite of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore is $17,000 per night, which makes it one of the world’s most expensive hotel rooms. The most luxurious suite of one of the most luxurious hotels in Singapore occupies the 53rd and 54th floors of the hotel, covering a total area of 629-square meter.
While booking the accommodation, guests can choose their preferred color scheme. The three bedroom balconies of the Chairman Suite offer stunning panoramic views of Singapore’s skyline.
Singapore Central Business District Office Rent – Most Expensive Office Rentals In Singapore
Office rentals in Marina Bay and Raffles Place that form the Central Business District of Singapore are amongst the top ten most expensive office rentals in the world. The rent of a premium office space in this area is about $103 per square feet per year.
The escalating cost of commercial properties, skyrocketing demand for office space and shortage of office space are responsible for the exorbitant rents of offices in Singapore’s main office district.
Orchard Street – Most Expensive Shopping Street In Singapore
The 2.2 km long Orchard Street in Singapore is amongst the world’s most expensive shopping or retail streets. You can find almost everything in this main shopping street of Singapore. From expensive brands to antique pieces, the shops at Orchard Street are popular destinations for luxury shopping in Singapore.
Dotted with high-end malls and luxury brand stores, this is the best place for buying Prada, Louis Vuitton, Dolce and Gabbana, Cartier, Gucci and Giorgio Armani.
Jewel of Pangaea – Most Expensive Cocktail In Singapore
Ever thought of spending $32,000 dollars on cocktail? Well this is the price of Singapore’s most expensive cocktail. The cocktail is available in Singapore’s luxury nightclub Pangaea. Created by the city’s highly acclaimed mixologist Ethan Leslie Leong, this cocktail is an unusual blend of cognac, champagne, sugar cube, gold flakes and diamond. This unique cocktail is a signature drink of Pangaeu, created in associated with the luxury jewelry brand Mouawad that supplied the jewels for the drink.
The ingredients in the luxurious cocktail are a 1985 vintage Krug champagne, gold-flecked Hennessy cognac and smoked raw sugar cube and a 1-carat Mouawad Triple X diamond as garnish. The cocktail called the Jewel of Pangaea is served in a crystal and silver champagne flute.
Pangaea – Most Expensive Nightclub In Singapore
It is obvious that the club that serves the most expensive cocktail in the world should be the most expensive nightclub in Singapore. Pangaea, the nightclub where you can order a $32,000 Jewel of Pangea cocktail, is the most popular clubbing destination for the uber rich.
The rich man’s nightclub is also one of the world’s highest earning clubs. Occupying an area of 4000 square feet, the night club is open for partying three nights a week. The cost of reserving a table in the nightclub is anything between $2000 and $15,000.
Koenigsegg Agera S – Most Expensive Car In Singapore
The automobile market is most expensive in Singapore. The average price of any luxury car is higher in Singapore than in any other country. The most expensive car currently running on the streets of Singapore is a Koenigsegg Agera S hypercar that was sold to Angela Tan, wife of investor Denis Chua, for a staggering $5.3 million.
Launched in the global market in 2012, this handcrafted luxury supercar, from the Swedish automobile maker Koenigsegg Automotive, is also the fastest car in the cit- state.