Certain places in the world are renowned for their art and culture. These places have expansive histories and are well-known for their architecture, museums and historical significance. When visiting these cities, you can enlighten your mind and wonder at any number of different ancient buildings or magnificent masterpieces. For those who thrive on culture and arts, we have listed 4 of the best cities in the world for intellectual stimulus – enjoy!
The city of love – glorious Paris. This is the city that most people think of when looking at arts and culture. Practically everywhere in Paris you go, you can find museums, culture and iconic structures. Let’s name a few – The Eiffel Tower, the Arc Du Triumph, The Louvre, The Musee d’Orsay, the Petit Palace – the list goes on and on!
Florence possibly has more to offer than Paris, but some people do not know this! The architecture here is astounding – you can enjoy structures such as the Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery and the impressive Duomo. Furthermore, who could forget the legendary Statue of David by Michelangelo, or the fountain of Neptune? The centre of Florence is a cultural delight for sure!
A truly ancient and legendary city, Eternal Rome. In the centre of Rome, within 20 minutes of each other we have the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, St. Peter’s Square and the Spanish Steps. Furthermore, who could forget the majestic Vatican Museums that hols such treasures as the Sistine Chapel and other works from iconic artists such as Raphael and Da Vinci.
Did you know that this city was once the capital of Imperial Japan for over a thousand years? Known as the city of a thousand shrines, Kyoto is an absolute wonder. The ancient Japanese architecture and artwork here is outstanding – places such as Nijo Castle have come to define the city.
These cities are just the tip of the iceberg – there are literally hundreds more that are waiting to be explored. Notable mentions that didn’t quite make the list but are just as worthy include New York, London, Vienna, Venice, Istanbul and Jerusalem. Why not book a flight today and start exploring these wondrous places?