Graz (Slovene Gradec – a little castle on the top of the hill) is the second-largest city in Austria and a must-visit location for all you culture lovers. This lovely Styrian city surely has many exciting cultural attractions and institutions, so let’s check out what are the best places to experience culture in Graz.
Athens, a lovely capital of Greece, is an amazing summer destination that has it all: great architecture, rich cultural heritage, and lovely places for relaxation by the sea. If you need further explanation, we list our 7 reasons why you must visit Athens at least once in a lifetime, so keep reading and enjoy. By the end of the article, you’ll be dying to explore Athens — from home or on-spot.
Vienna is widely known as the city of music. But did you know that Beethoven would be celebrating his 250th birthday this year, that the Vienna Boy Choir have been performing only at the Viennese court until 1918, and why Vivaldi wasn’t lucky in Vienna?
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.
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.
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…