When you're choosing where to travel next there are many things to take into account. The weather, the language, and more. Traveling is amazing for many things, and there is one thing in which traveling is amazing for: Inspiration.
Searching for inspiration is not always an easy task. In fact, it can be quite hard sometimes. Travelling can be right what you need, a change of perspective, a different view of the world. Looking at the world through a different culture's eyes can be quite enlightening, and you can get an inspiration shock at any moment.
If you’re looking for a destination to get completely inspired by the beautiful arts and culture, we’ve got you covered. Here we’ll be listing some of the best cities in the world for arts and culture. Of course, there are some cities that are so famous for these aspects that we won’t list them here, such as Paris and Rome.
The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of art-full cities may be Europe, and while that may be true for the most part, we bring you one of the most beautiful cities in the world, directly from Asia.
Kyoto is known as the City of Ten Thousand Shrines, and that is no exaggeration. The beautifully preserved streets and constructions take you to a different time. Over 1,600 beautiful temples around the city, beautiful zen gardens, amazing nature elements. This is one of the most spiritual, safe and beautiful city you can travel to.
Again in Asia, Shanghai has more 7 national museums. That's more than any other city in the world, not to mention the many landmarks around the entire city. Chinese culture is pretty rich, and one of the best places to check it out is in the Shanghai Museum, full of ancient ceramics, calligraphy, and bronzes.
Shanghai is the best city to travel if you really want to understand Chinese art and culture while learning about the country's story and lifestyle.
New York, United States
This is the city that never sleeps, a city full of light day and night. The cultural capital of the United States, excellent for every kind of art, be it musical, theater, movies, and even food. You'll see amazing museums and art expressions every corner you look at. You know what they say about NY, if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. So go get inspired by the energy if this city.
Mexico City, Mexico
The Mexican culture is very rich and full of life and color, and it is amazingly expressed in Mexico City. The country’s capital is also one of the most popular culture cities in Latin America. Try to go there right on Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) to see one of the most amazing, beautiful and inspiring culture celebrations in the world.
Today's western music would not be the same if it wasn't for this city. If Paris is the city of Art, and New York is the city of lights, then Austria's capital has to be the city of music. Mozart, Beethoven, and Strauss all came from this beautiful city. Check out the amazing concert halls and museums everywhere in this city, enjoy its exquisite architectonic pieces, world famous by their Art Nouveau constructions. Enjoy listening to the most beautiful notes in Vienna.