The Scottish capital is recognized as the best tourist city in the world in 2022. The majority of respondents polled by Time Out journalists called Edinburgh not only the most picturesque, but also the most progressive and very walkable city. Interestingly, with a huge number of advantages, the capital of Scotland has one significant drawback. 90% of survey participants consider Edinburgh too expensive.
The second place in the ranking of the best tourist cities of Time Out magazine is occupied by one of the largest cities in the United States. According to respondents, it is in Chicago that the classic request for bread and circuses can be satisfied. There are establishments for every taste and budget: respectable restaurants and simple family eateries, museums with outstanding collections and some of the best nightclubs in the world.
Surely many have not even heard of this city. But those who once happened to visit Medellin are delighted with its colorful and authentic atmosphere. It is the second largest city in Colombia. It is called the industrial center of the country as it contributes 11% of the Colombian GDP. In addition, such beautiful names as «the city of eternal spring» and «the capital of orchids» have been assigned to Medellin, because it is here that the world-famous flower festival «Feria de Las Flores» is held annually.
It is interesting that in the top 10 best cities in the world there were 2 «Scots» at once. Glasgow is on the fourth line of the list. Nearly 80% of respondents polled by Time Out magazine called it the friendliest city on the planet. In addition to hospitality, Glasgow is also distinguished by a high level of culture. The National Theater of Scotland is located here, as well as the Scottish Opera, Scottish Ballet and many different museums.
The capital of the Netherlands, whose hallmark is a complex network of canals and colorful houses, closes the top five in the ranking. According to the survey participants, this is the most convenient city for cyclists. It is preferred by those travelers who like to combine an active holiday with a cultural program. Amsterdam has a rich artistic heritage: the museums of Amsterdam exhibit paintings by Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Vermeer and other famous masters of painting.
90% of respondents consider the capital of the Czech Republic very attractive, and picturesque architecture is not the only advantage of Prague. The city has a highly developed public transport network, which is very convenient for tourists who want to visit different parts of the city and visit as many local attractions as possible.
This city is famous for its luxurious palaces and mosques, ancient gardens and olive groves, noisy bazaars and endless crowds of tourists. This is a bright and festive city, for which thousands of tourists adore it. In addition, 70% of respondents consider Marrakesh the best place in the world for dating and holiday romance.
The main city of Germany is ranked eighth in the top 10 according to Time Out magazine. Travelers love Berlin because it's easy to get around and there's always something to do. The German capital is praised for its wide variety of entertainment. At the same time, Berlin has fairly affordable prices compared to other European cities.
One of the largest Canadian cities allows tourists to enjoy their vacation to the fullest. It always greets travelers with first-class cuisine and offers a lot of interesting places for walking. Montreal is famous for its stunning architecture and picturesque surroundings. Furthermore, it is often called the cultural capital of Canada, because there are many different specialized museums here.
The top ten tourist cities in the world are closed by the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen. Most respondents named Copenhagen the greenest city in the world. Like Amsterdam, Copenhagen has an excellent infrastructure for cyclists. The city is also actively developing its waterways: tourists can take pleasure using hydrofoils, floating saunas, hot tubs and even kayak bars.