The Most Technologically Advanced Cities in the World in 2022

What it takes to become one of the most technologically advanced cities globally is different from what it was even a year ago. Now, only the most forward-thinking, innovative, and advanced cities with great technological development get to be on the list of the most technologically advanced cities in the world in 2022. Keep scrolling for more.

The Rankings

According to the 14th annual Innovation Cities™ Index city rankings, which ranks 500 cities by using an Original quantitative method based on 162 indicators per city, these are the top 10 most technologically advanced cities in the world:

1                     Tokyo- Japan           

2                     Boston- United States

3                     New York- United States      

4                     Sydney-Australia     

5                     Singapore-Singapore            

6                     Dallas-Fort Worth- United States

7                     Seoul- South Korea

8                     Houston-United States        

9                     Chicago-United States          

10                 Paris-France

Top Smart Cities in 2022

According to Juniper Research that evaluated  aspects like transportation and infrastructure, city management, energy and lighting, and technology and urban connectivity, the top smart cities in 2022 are:

1.       Shanghai

2.       Seoul

3.       Barcelona

4.       Beijing

5.       New York

Most Technologically Advanced Cities with Tech Attractions


East London's tech city has Silicon Roundabout, which is one of the world's largest technology clusters and is home to offices of top tech brands like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft, among many others. Piccadilly Circus, ArcelorMittal Orbit, and Pyramid Tower at Tate Modern are also worthy tech attractions of the city.

New York

The home to Silicon Valley, New York City has a huge chunk of cutting-edge technology. The key attractions of this city are Times Square, the 9/11 Memorial Museum, One World Trade Center, the Vessel, and the Edge.

San Francisco

One of the most advanced cities in the US, this city has benefitted a lot from the tech boom. It played a key role in leading the US out of the recession-era. It's a center for countless new high-tech businesses jobs and has a lot of office space. Tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Apple have offices in this city.


This is the most connected city in the world. Most people know that South Korea offers the fastest internet speeds in the world and free public Wi-Fi is also available in almost every part of the country. So, it's no wonder technology is advanced in Seoul, which is also a base for many prominent companies like Kia, LG, Hyundai, and Samsung. Even many US tech companies like Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google maintain offices in the city. The Samsung Innovation Museum, Samsung d'Light, and the Robot Museum (opening soon) are worth mentioning too.


Tokyo is a world leader in innovation and has held this spot for decades. It is home to the headquarters of many top brands representing consumer and professional-grade electronics like Canon, Hitachi, Sony, Nikon, Toshiba, and Panasonic. The brilliant lights of the city are enough to dazzle anyone. Tokyo Skytree, Miraikan, and Unicorn Gundam statue are the city's unmissable attractions.







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