Winnipeg Tourism

Fondly referred to as “The Peg”, Winnipeg is Manitoba’s largest city- and its capital. Known for its brick warehouses, grain elevators and rich architecture, Winnipeg is one of the most historically important places in the country. Known for its hard-working populace, the people of Winnipeg have left their mark not only in Canadian history, but also the global one.

Don’t be intimated by its size; take a moment and experience the culture and heritage of “The Peg”.

Essential travel information and Winnipeg tips for your visit

  • Even though the crime rate in Winnipeg is considered to be high in Canada, on a global scale Winnipeg is considered to be a relatively safe place, be cautions and aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep an eye on your belongings and don’t carry anything flashy and carry just enough cash for the day.
  • “Smash and grab” is a common petty theft. It basically translates to don’t leave anything in the car; don’t leave any opportunity for anyone to break in for loose change or something more valuable.
  • Know the pollution level of Winnipeg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 30.79 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 46.58 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.31 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50.68 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 32.04 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 31.85 (Low)
  • How safe is Winnipeg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Winnipeg.

    • Burglary and Theft 51.35 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 49.42 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 57.44 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.94 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 46.92 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 63.08 (High)
    • Attacks 48.26 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 64.89 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 32.01 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50.19 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.54 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.28 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Winnipeg is 146.73 (High)

    • Safety Index 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 24.67 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 40.13 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.38 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 61.34 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 68.08 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.83 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 108.41 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Winnipeg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.01 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.48 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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