Shoes world: Bata Shoes Museum in Toronto, Canada, January 16

16 Jan 2014

The Bata Shoes Museum, founded by Mrs Sonja Bata in 1995, is the largest collection of footwear in the world. A 3,623 sq/m building in Toronto houses the comprehensive collection, which includes over 12,500 exhibits. The Canadian museum offers shoe fanatics the opportunity to view over 4,500 years of footwear history. All photos by Xinhua