For the second year, Time magazine named what it believes to be the world’s greatest places, including museums, parks, restaurants and hotels. Editors and correspondents collaborated with industry experts for the project. Each chosen location was ranked on quality, innovation, influence and a number of other factors.
In the end, Time chose 100 specific locations that it deemed as the world’s best. And yes, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the new land at Disneyland and Walt Disney World resort, made the list.
“Nearly seven years after the Walt Disney Co.’s acquisition of Lucasfilm comes Disneyland’s largest-ever single land expansion—and a shift of the California theme park’s nostalgic identity toward more futuristic experiences,” Time magazine wrote about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
The land was chosen for its different features, like Orga’s Cantina, the ability to customize droids and the two “groundbreaking attractions” — Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run and the Rise of Resistance ride, which is set to open later this year.
Though combined together in the Time magazine list, both Disneyland’s and Walt Disney World’s Galaxy’s Edge locations are slightly different. In fact, the entrances are much different in Disney World, which offers two compared to three in Disneyland. Restaurants offer different menu items, too, according to the Orlando Sentinel. And both locations offer different shades of paint and design, offering a different vibe and feel to the locations.