When you think of Austria, you probably think of Vienna, or maybe Salzburg. But if you’re a real cultural lover, you should definitely explore Linz. It is known for its quaint Old Town located on the Danube River and an amazing art scene. This lovely Upper Austrian city is a fabulous destination for cultural lovers — especially if you’re keen on exploring innovations in the world of culture. Keep on reading to find out why is Linz such a great cultural place.
During the pandemic that we are still facing, we were all a little envy of animals for their freedom to walk around freely, while we were stuck at home, unable to travel and explore cities. As Cultural Places is a platform for a cultural traveler, who wasn’t really able to travel lately, we were looking for different ways to create great culture-related content. So, we partnered with Roberto Di Costanzo — an amazing Rome-based artist, who will help you discover Rome through his illustrations.
Belgrade is a real urban jungle and a city where a lot of things happen. You could spend many days in Belgrade before you get bored, believe us. But if you plan to visit Belgrade for a day, whether it’s for business or it’s just a stop on your road trip across the Balkans, we have a few ideas on how to spend your precious time there. So, if you’re wondering how to explore Belgrade in 24 hours and feel the gist of it, keep reading and plan your short trip well.
We’re slowly getting out of the corona-crisis, things are finally getting a bit more normal, and naturally, we can’t wait to start traveling like we used to. But more time will pass before we get to that stage again. Still, there are ways to enjoy fun cultural places, maybe they just haven’t crossed your mind. We’re here to help you and to give you some ideas on how to explore cultural places in your own country and start traveling again.
Blue Mosque is one of the most iconic landmarks of Istanbul and one of its most beautiful historic sights. With its six magnificent minarets, it dominates the city skyline and the majority of tourists’ photos, and it’s a functioning religious building as well. But why was it designed like this and who did it? Let’s find out…
Whether you’re lucky enough to be in the Austrian capital right now and are looking for a Vienna walking tour, or you’re at home, seeking digital ways to explore Vienna — we got you covered. There are so many Vienna tours all around the interwebs that you probably have no idea where to start. So, our Vienna-based content team took a serious number of walks around the city streets, gathered the most interesting information about the history of the beloved capital, and brought them to you in the form of awesome digital tours of Vienna that you can use at home or on the spot. Oh, be sure to stay tuned until the very end — we have some insider tips to share.
With more than 5 million visitors each year, the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre Pendente) is one of the best- known landmarks in Italy. It served as a backdrop on so many tourist pictures. If you’re wondering what makes it so special keep reading — you’re minutes away from learning about this unusual tower.
If you’re looking for some great Medieval places around Spain, or even around the world — you landed on the right page. Perched upon a hilltop in Granada, Spain, the Alhambra (lit. “The Red One“, “The Red Fortress”) is known to be one of the most unique palaces in the world. With more than 12 centuries of history, this palace is an example of a perfect mixture of different architectural styles. Interested to learn what makes Granada’s Alhambra palace so special? Keep reading, here come the 10 things you need to know about the Alhambra.
Europe is full of wonderful destinations everywhere you turn. You’ve probably visited a few of its larger touristy destinations or they’re on your bucket list for quite some time, but let’s face it — some of those places are often overrated and overcrowded, so their true spirit and beauty get a bit lost. We’re always excited to discover new destinations, that are maybe lesser-known places around the Old continent that might blow you away. So, here you’ll read a little bit about such destinations — 7 hidden places in Europe that will take your breath away.
If you’ve ever been to Barcelona you know that it’s one of a kind city, with its special spirit unique architectural landmarks, and it’s mostly because of one man — Antoni Gaudí. Gaudí designed many buildings around the city of Barcelona, and you’d be able to recognize them without anyone showing you which ones those are. Here we bring you the list of Gaudí’s most interesting buildings in Barcelona, so keep reading.