It is well known that Athens is a city full of antiquities and archaeological sites. Over the years, excavation programs have brought thousands of findings to light. Today, many of them are hosted in museums. If you’d like to learn about the incredible history of Greece and of the city of Athens, we’ve got you covered. Here we list 5 must-see museums in Athens that will surely satisfy your craving for knowledge while at the same time offering up amazing views, gardens, and architecture.
So, you’re visiting Vienna and wondering what you can do that’s fun. There is really a lot, but this time we recommend visiting Madame Tussauds museum in Vienna – the most famous waxworks museum with more than 80 wax figures of some of the most famous celebrities from around the world. It is located in the Viennese amusement park called Prater (very convenient), so you can go to some of the many exciting rides after you finish exploring this cool museum.
Serbia itself is a real European hidden gem, but if you’re planning a trip around this West Balkans’ country you must be wondering which places to explore besides Belgrade, Novi Sad and maybe Subotica. Anyhow, we’d love to share our thoughts on some less popular destinations that we’ve enjoyed visiting, so check out our favorite hidden gems in Serbia.
You’re probably thinking about classical music, horse carriages and pastries, but did you know that Vienna was also crucial in the development of modern art and Art Noveau in particular? In 1897, a group of artists founded the Vienna Secession, so they could have a place to work and exhibit at, exactly how they wanted.
The most famous of these artists is, of course, Gustav Klimt, and his famous Beethoven Frieze is the main reason to not only admire the Secession building from the outside but to also have a look inside.
But let’s start at the beginning…
Rovinj (Rovigno in Italian) is one of the most beautiful cities in Croatia and Istria’s star coastal attraction. If you like Italy, well this is real Italy inside Croatia and you would love it. With its charming piazzas, Venetian-style houses and super delicious Mediterranean food, Rovinj is a must on every Italian&Croatian lover bucket list! Let’s see why you must visit Rovinj in September…
Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb and Hrvatski Telekom (Croatian Telecom) – HT have been organizing the HT Award for Croatian Contemporary Art for the eleventh year in a row, which is the largest and, at the same time, oneof the most important awards for contemporary visual creativity in Croatia.
Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb is a home to more than 5,000 contemporary works and is the biggest and most modern museum in Croatia. Art works of many modern painters, architects, and sculptors can be found there, and besides its rich fundus, the museum also houses a library, a multimedia hall, a bookstore, cafe and a restaurant.
There is a building in Zagreb, gorgeous and mysterious, extravagant and beautiful. You can discover hidden treasures there, treasures which would unravel the beauty of human progress. This magnificent historicist palace wrapped in velvet of Germaine renaissance was designed by German architect Herman Bolle and built in 1888. It is today part of one of the most beautiful squares of Zagreb, completing it and at the same time enriching the landscape of the whole city. It is also a home to the Museum of Arts and Crafts.
Ludwig Museum Budapest is a home to Hungary’s most important collection of international contemporary art and in the same time is a major hub for contemporary art in Central and Eastern Europe. It was founded by the German couple Peter and Irene Ludwig who donated many invaluable art works, with intention to bring East and West closer through art.
If you are in Šibenik, do not miss to know its history! Šibenik is a historic city in Croatia and one of the best cultural places, located in central Dalmatia where the river Krka flows into the Adriatic Sea and is, in fact, one of the oldest Adriatic towns. Šibenik City Museum is a vital point on the map for you to get an insight into this magnificent city’s history.