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There’s a crystal-themed park in Austria and we’ve been missing out.
A hulking giant with large crystal eyes guards the glittering assemblage it hides beneath its verdant walls. It spews out a waterfall into a large lake that greets its visitors who dare (and why should they not?) venture inside its famed premises. ...
 
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It's the fourth attempt to restore the Grand Dame of Manila.
The Manila Metropolitan Theater (a.k.a. the Met), despite its age, continues to stand tall amid traffic jams, pollution, and noise in Plaza Lawton. But of course, we all know what's behind the pink-colored façade—a decrepit building. Finally, after stalled operations for its ...
 
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Some of the world’s best art and artifacts can be found at galleries in New York. Indulge in art and fashion at one of the city's many museums.
The only place one can be simultaneously lost and then found is within a museum’s hallowed walls. Among priceless pieces of art and artifacts from the dawn of civilization is one's personal sense of wonder, which in these modern times is often ...
 
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Finally, we know what the Venus de Milo would smell like (jasmine, amber, and sacred wood).
For the first time in its 200-plus years, the Louvre has released a beauty collaboration—and it does not disappoint.The museum teamed up with Officine Universelle Buly (also known as Buly 1803), a cult European brand lead by Ramdane Touhami and his wife Victoire de ...
 
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The beloved Egyptian site is renewed after a grueling, decade-long conservation process.
At long last, one of the world's most beloved archeological sites is once again open to visitors.Back in 2009, King Tutankhamun's burial chamber was in a sad state. An influx of tourists over the course of decades had inundated the tomb with ...
 
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From a mansion inspired by the Petit Trianon to Napoleon III's private apartments.
While every tourist who arrives in Paris knows to visit Versailles, there are plenty more historically important (and lavishly decorated) residences scattered around the City of Light that are open to visitors. Visit one of these 10 beautiful maisons, from an apartment in ...
 
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We love International Museum Day!
International Museum Day, an annual celebration of the significance of museums in enriching cultures, is like Christmas in the middle of the year for history buffs and art enthusiasts. Admission fees to most museums are waived, plus there are guided tours and ...
 
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Get a peek into how Henry Clay Frick lived a century ago.
Gilded Age industrialist Henry Clay Frick commissioned the architectural firm Carrère and Hastings to build his New York City mansion in 1913. Frick died in 1919 and willed the home and its contents as a public museum, but his widow Adelaide continued ...
 
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Sites you need to see at least once in your life, as well as not-so-well-known places you might be missing out on!
If you’ve ever had foreign friends over in Manila and they ask to be treated to a bit of history in the city, there’s no doubt that only one place comes to mind: Intramuros. On a good day, the sun would not ...
 
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The long-delayed museum opening is set for November 11.
Announced in 2007, the Louvre Abu Dhabi's original opening date has been delayed since 2012. But now it's official—the branch of the famous Paris museum will open November 11. Here's a sneak peek at the destination.Jean Nouvel, a Pritzker Prize-winning architect, designed ...
 
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Find artistic inspiration within these museums born from great private collections.
The MoMA. Check. Pompidou. Check. Tate and Tate Modern. Check. Check.You’ve paid your respects to the masterpieces in the world’s most famous museums. Now it's time to plan a visit to smaller museums born from great private collections. The intimate scale and ...
 
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There's lots to look forward to!
2016 was pretty big for the local creative scene. We saw the rise of new theaters such as the breathtaking BGC Arts Center and the restoration of an old one, the Manila Metropolitan Theater (a.k.a. Grand Dame of Manila). But it seems ...
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