time greatest places

Toronto loses out to Winnipeg on latest ranking of world's greatest places

According to TIME Magazine, there are at least 100 extraordinary destinations to explore in the world and Toronto is not one of them. 

Canada was not without representation on the list however, as both Winnipeg and Jasper, Alberta were deemed some of Earth's best locations to visit.

Jasper was given the distinction of being Canada's cabin capital, while Winnipeg was praised for having the largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art in the world.

Athens, Beijing, Berlin, Las Vegas, Madrid, New York City, Paris, and Tokyo were just some of the other cities to make the list, alongside plenty of lesser known locations as well including Coimbra, Portugal and Chimanimani National Park, Mozambique.

Unfortunately, Toronto's spread of condos and a sign that can change colours wasn't enough to be considered one of the world's top 100 destinations.

That being said, Toronto has routinely appeared on lists of the best cities in the world, so perhaps TIME's piece was created by writers from Philadelphia who still aren't over the 2019 NBA playoffs.

Lead photo by

Suhail Akhtar

Latest Videos

Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

Toronto divided on what street separates the east and west side of the city

There's a massive freedom rally and protest against Iran near Toronto this weekend

People in Toronto are worried about their commute as crowding returns to the TTC

Ontario wants to delay shut down of nuclear power plant in Pickering

Protest in Oakville over teacher with prosthetic breasts had school worried about safety

The Toronto sign just got a major facelift

What you need to know about the next Toronto municipal election 2022

There's a major problem with the Toronto municipal election