You probably already noticed – this year, everyone and especially Vienna celebrates the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven. The composer has lived in Vienna almost its whole life, and that’s why there are a lot of events around his anniversary.
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.
Are you planning to do a museum-hopping in Vienna and are looking for a less-conventional museum to make your day even more fun? We have the right museum for your bucket list! It’s the Madame Tussauds museum – the most famous waxworks museum with more than 80 wax figures of some of the most popular 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.
When it comes to this year’s vacations, the crisis brought to us by the coronavirus put us all into the same position: we’re most likely to stay at home. But this doesn’t necessarily mean that we can’t have a good time and enjoy our vacation, or to be more precise: staycation. There are ways to enjoy your free time without traveling and if you’re interested in being a tourist in your hometown, keep reading because we prepared some staycation tips for you.
European culture has quite a few myths and legends tied to it. There’s almost no place in Europe that doesn’t have an interesting story to tell and don’t we all love reading about them? Here we bring you a few of the most interesting European myths and legends, so keep reading and enjoy.
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.
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, the Old Continent, has so many amazing culturally rich countries with tons of interesting cultural places around them. It is always difficult to say which countries are the best or the most beautiful ones, so we’ve been curious to know if there’s an official, real list of top cultures in Europe. Based on a range of factors, including creative exports and the impact of UNESCO sites on its economy, the Good Country Index listed 125 countries by their influence on the culture around the globe. Here we listed and reviewed the 10 most culturally rich countries in Europe, so keep reading and enjoy.