Posts Tagged‘Museums’

Visiting Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg (complete guide)

Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg

Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg is one of the best museums I’ve ever visited. Situated in a beautiful Winter Palace and being a home to one of the biggest art collections in the world, it’s definitely a treat for any art enthusiast. Being the second largest museum in the world, it could definitely feel a bit overwhelming planning a visit to it. That’s why I’ve created this blog post with some info and tips on how to best visit Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg. Visiting Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg First things first, let’s start with the history of this…

Best museums in Tournai

Museum of fine art is Tournai front

For a rather small town, Tournai has some quite interesting museums. With its rich history it’s not surprising it has a lot to offer in a field of culture, as well. During my weekend in Tournai, I’ve visited some of them. And have chosen these 5 as the best museums in Tournai. Since they are quite small it’s not hard to visit them all during your stay. Best museums in Tournai #1 – Natural History Museum Address: Cour d’Honneur de l’Hôtel de ville, Rue Saint-Martin 52 I’m not a huge fun of a natural history, but this was without a doubt…

Museum Quarter in Amsterdam

Amsterdam museum quarter

As you can probably guess, Museum Quarter is my favourite part of Amsterdam. It’s the area of the Museumplein (Museum Square) and surrounding streets. Some of the best Dutch museums are located there. But it’s also a great place to purchase some of the modern Dutch design and art. Museum Quarter in Amsterdam Museumplein Museumplein is the biggest square in Amsterdam and one of the largest green areas in the city. It’s very popular among the Amsterdammers during the summer days when you’ll see many of them enjoying in sunbathing or having a picnics there. A very popular sight on…

The best museums in Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum south side and view on I amsterdam sign

According to Wikipedia, there are more then 90 museums in Amsterdam. It’s a home to the second (Van Gogh Museum) and the third (Rijksmuseum) best museums in the world, recently declared in a study made by the University of Rotterdam. There is definitely something for everyone, from the collections of some of the best Dutch artists in the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank’s House to the smaller places like a Houseboat Museum. However, if you’re still not sure where to go, here are some of the best museums in Amsterdam. The best museums in Amsterdam Amsterdam Classics #1 – Rijksmuseum Address: Museumstraat…

The best museums in Paris

Louvre museum view through the pyramid

Being a home to some of the most famous museums in the world, Paris definitely deserved a reputation of the City of Art. So many of those famous artists lived there. So many art styles were founded there, as well. However, with almost 130 museums, it can definitely be a bit overwhelming for a first time visitors. That’s why I’ve compiled here a guide with all tips and tricks that will help you navigate your way through some of the best museums in Paris. The best museums in Paris Paris classics #1 – Musée du Louvre Address: Rue de Rivoli Louvre is probably…

What to see in Vatican City?

St Peters in sundown

Vatican City is a home to some of the most amazing art pieces in the world! And there are so many of them it’s impossible to see everything in a day. That’s why a good planning is crucial! I’ve created here a short guide that should help you in planning your visit to Vatican! How to get there? During my recent trip to Rome, we decided to spent one whole day in the Vatican City. It’s located right in the heart of the Rome, so you can easily access it on foot or by using RED metro line and exit…