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.
Do you feel the lack of art exhibitions and museums that you can visit? It’s been too long since we were able to see some cool exhibitions. Some of the museums and galleries are finally open for visitors, but still, it’s not the best idea to go out to the public too much and to be around too many people. The good thing is that we don’t actually have to leave home to enjoy great museums and exhibitions — we can do it from the safety of our homes! But the best thing is that on the Cultural Places platform we are hosting digital exhibitions and museum tours that you can watch on your favorite device.
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.
It’s not easy, you’re stuck at home, and as days go by you have fewer interesting things to do. You can’t go anywhere, and maybe you already read all of those books which have been waiting for you for a long time. Well, we are all in this together, we’re all stuck at home, trying to find something cool to fill our days with… As we are curious by nature, and we’re in love with all-things-cultural at the same time, we came up with a new idea on how you can fill your days with more art and culture. We bring digital tours of your favorite cultural places and digital exhibitions to your home, through our new #WeAreAllCulture project.
Not so long ago we published a list of 10 most unique buildings in Europe. There are so many unusual and extraordinary architectural wonders across the old continent, and it’s impossible to list all of them in one post. We’ve prepared a second part of that blog post for you, so keep reading and enjoy.
Mont Saint Michel is a Medieval village on a tidal island that sits about one kilometer off the French coast in Normandy. With only less than 50 residents and over 3 million tourists each year, this is one of the most visited places in France. This wonderful complex inspired the castle from Disney’s Tangled movie and it really looks like it came straight out of a fairy-tale. You may have heard or read a thing or two about this Gothic Benedictine abbey, but we’re sure there are some things that you didn’t know. So, if you’re interested in learning new things, keep reading, we listed 8 facts about the medieval village Mont Saint Michel for you.
Due to the health crisis we’re experiencing at the moment, the whole world is suffering in a certain way. The culture around the world is also feeling the consequences of this isolation we’re all in. Even though we were expecting it to hit us eventually, we had no idea how hard it would hit. We are all physically isolated, and prevented from doing any outdoor activities, which includes enjoying art and culture in real life.
We started this story about the most interesting ancient cultures that ever existed a while ago. In that blog post we told you a little bit about ancient Rome, ancient Greece, and exotic and interesting Mayas and Incas. You’ve read a little bit about their history, fun facts, and about the impact they had on the life that came after them. You’ve waited long enough for the part two, so here it comes…
Europe is an old continent, and it’s full of different architectural monuments, of many styles. Some of the most interesting buildings are surely its medieval castles. Some of them are mystical, some are scary, but one thing is sure — they are all beautiful. Making a list of the best ones is not easy, but somehow we managed to compile a list of our favorites — the 5 most interesting Medieval castles in Europe.
Is there a person who didn’t hear about the Eiffel Tower? Well, probably not, it’s one of the most famous landmarks in the world. You’ve seen it a million times on tv, on the internet, many of you even saw it in person. But how many facts do you know about it? We’re always up for learning new things, and we hope that you are as well. Here’s the list of 15 things that you need to know about the Eiffel Tower, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world.