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New Digital City Walk for the Vienna Secession

We proudly present the Vienna Secession’s new guide, which is available on Cultural Places for free: a city walk about the history of the Secession and how it came into being. It brings you to seven stations, from Wollzeile to Karlsplatz to Secession – important locations in the secessionist movement’s history that started around 1900.

Vienna Secession building at night

Special Programs at Austrian Museums from October 3 – 10

The famous “Long Night of Museums” will be a bit different this year. To avoid the crowds, it was expanded to a whole week when uncountable museums are offering special programs, discounts, extras for children, etc. The new name is “Museumszeit” (Time for Museums) and it takes place from October 3 – 10.

Exhibition Opening – Free Entry at the Vienna Secession on September 17

Exhibition Opening – Free Entry at the Vienna Secession on September 17

You just have to be flexible these days. Due to rising numbers of Corona infections in Vienna, the Secession had to cancel their usual opening party of their new art exhibitions on short notice. But they have come up with an alternative idea: the exhibitions of Emily Wardill and Edi Hila will be opened under strict regulations. Visitors have to wear a face mask,...

Cultural Places at Ars Electronica

Cultural Places’ CEO Patrick Tomelitsch at Ars Electronica

The Ars Electronica festival will be a bit different this year – of course due to COVID-19. Some events take part at the JKU campus in Linz, but the majority will be shown on the web. As participants mostly cannot travel to Austria, there will be contributions streamed from all over the world, from Antarctica to Israel to Hong Kong, and many more!

Get to Know Hong Kong Islands' many Faces

New Digital Audio Guide Available – Get to Know Hong Kong Islands’ many Faces

Have you ever been to Hong Kong? It’s definitely worth it! This special administrative region of China is so versatile and diverse; it’s hard to get an overview and plan your trip. We started by focusing on the best Hong Kong island has to offer – and that’s quite a lot! Whether it’s about food, culture, religion, old traditions, new architecture, or anything else...

Visit the Famous Blue Mosque in Istanbul

Visit the Famous Blue Mosque in Istanbul

The famous Hagia Sophia in Istanbul is not a museum anymore but will be used as a mosque. Another mosque worth visiting is the Blue Mosque, one of the main sights in Istanbul.