There are two primary ways to see sculptures made by renowned artists: within the walls of a museum and in a sculpture park. Though these sites are often separate from one another, some institutions feature both, making it easy to have two different experiences in a single outing. Wondering where you can find some of these dual destinations?
You may have wondered what it would be like to step inside a painting, but what about sleeping in one?
A visit to the city of Nara in Japan’s Nara Prefecture will have you seeing more wild deer than you ever imagined. The friendly free-roaming creatures are all over Nara Park! There are nearly 1,400 of them—making it a popular destination for travelers who want to feel like they’re in a fairy tale.
Impressionist painter Claude Monet left behind an impressive body of work.
The experience is a big part of fine dining.
Nestled along the slopes of the eastern Himalayas sits the landlocked country of Bhutan, full of rich, unique cultural heritage. Having never been colonized, its independence has ensured that Bhutanese traditions have endured over time, even as the country has moved out of isolation. Much of Bhutan’s cultural traditions are informed by Buddhism. As the country’s most dominant religion, it pervades most aspects of life, including festivals known as Tsechu.
Manhole covers go largely unnoticed by the ordinary passersby—but not in Japan!
High up in China’s Wuling Mountains sits two Buddhist temples.
The densely populated city of San Francisco may be small in size, but it more than makes up for it with an incredible array of art and culture. As a hub for the arts in Northern California, San Francisco has a long history of being on the cutting-edge of culture and providing a welcome home for minorities to explore their creative freedom.
The city of Austin, Texas, has a slogan that’s hard to forget.
Nestled in the Sahara, the medieval village of Chinguetti in Mauritania is an incredible jewel of Berber culture.