Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Free: All time The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is housed in one of Edinburgh’s most remarkable building. This neo-gothic palace went through a dramatic three-year refurbishment and was completed in 2011. The Gallery now offers 17 new displays that explore different aspects of the history of Scotland. Through the gallery’s...
Melville Koppies Nature Reserve

Melville Koppies Nature Reserve

Free: All time Melville Koppies Nature Reserve is the last remaining Johannesburg’s natural ridges, conserved as it was before the discovery of gold in 1886. It’s located 5km away from central Johannesburg, near the suburb of Melville. The Melville Koppies’ geology dates back to 3 billion years. It covers about...
Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz

Free: All time After the WWII and during the Cold War era, the area of Potsdamer Platz was a desolate land since it was situated right in the no-man’s land by the Berlin Wall. It wasn’t until 1995 that it has become the site of major redevelopment projects. Today, you...
Lello Bookshop

Lello Bookshop

Free: All time It was named by the Lonely Planet as the “Third Best Bookshop in the World” and the most beautiful bookshop by some! This Art Nouveau store has a little  more  than 100 years old and it stands out for the wooden ceiling, beautiful bookshelves and the amazing...
Fushimi Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari Shrine

Free: All time Fushimi Inari Shrine is dedicated to Inari, the god of rice and sake. Leading up the mountain are thousands of red torii (gates) which were donated by worshippers. There are also numerous stone statues of foxes as they are considered the messenger of Inari. A stroll around...
Buenos Aires Free City Tour

Buenos Aires Free City Tour

Free: Mondays – Friday 11am Like most free walking tours in Europe, Buenos Aires’s free tour is run by young locals. These outgoing porteños (Buenos Aires-ians) are energetic and eager to show you iconic spots in the city and tell you about their secrets and history. The tour takes about two...
Terminal 21

Terminal 21

Free: All time Terminal 21 is a shopping mall. But not just any shopping malls. It brings the dream of traveling the world to the heart of Bangkok: every level is a different country. Hungry? Grab a bite at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. Feel like bargaining? Pay a visit...
Mirogoj Cemetery

Mirogoj Cemetery

Free: All time Mirogoj is considered one of the most beautiful cemeteries in Europe. More than a burial ground for the dead, Mirogoj is also a beautiful park and an open art gallery. Situated on the slopes of the Medvednica mountain, its architectural is beautifully composed with stone arcades, pavilions,...
Grand Prix Museum

Grand Prix Museum

Free: All time The Grand Prix Museum in Macau contains exhibits that are related to Grand Prix worldwide including photos, videos, illustrated articles, cups, records of champions and some commemorative items. It was built in 1933 in memory of the 40th anniversary of Grand Prix Racing in Macau and is...
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Steinway & Sons Piano Factory Tour

Steinway & Sons Piano Factory Tour

Free: Every Tuesdays 9:30am – 12pm Rated by Forbes as one of the top 3 factory tours in the country, Steinway & Sons piano factory tour allows visitor to witness the entire process of creating a piano. The 2.5 hour tour covers the making from starting with the raw food, to the various veneers, to...
The Elevator Historical Society Museum

The Elevator Historical Society Museum

Free: All time (by appointment only) Tucked away in the industrial neighbourhood of Queens, the Elevator Historical Society Museum focuses on, well, elevators and their history. The man behind the dedication is Patrick Carrajat – one of the most respected industry professional / historian / collector. His elevator-related paraphernalia has been amassed over decades. These...
Secret "Museum" in an Abandoned Elevator Shaft

Secret “Museum” in an Abandoned Elevator Shaft

Free: All time Simply named as “Museum”, the location of of this museum is just as inconspicuous as its name. Housed inside the ground floor of an abandoned elevator shaft in a quiet alleyway, the Museum is basically a one-room exhibition space. Behind the rusted metal door, visitors will find a brightly-lit room packed with...
Spathario Museum of Shadow Theatre

Spathario Museum of Shadow Theatre

Free: All time Opened in 1995, Spathario is the first museum of shadow theatre in the world. The main intention of the Museum is not to show a “lifeless exhibition of shadows” or to screen Karagiozis figures from view and put them in big suitcases. On the contrary, the intention is to keep them alive...
National Garden

National Garden

Free: All time This beautiful park that is now the National Garden was once the garden of the Royal Palace created in 1839. It is now open to public and serves as a green retreat in the city. Located right behind the parliament building, the National Garden covers some 15.5 hectares of space. It encloses...
Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum

Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum

Free: Every Sunday The Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum is a unique museum devoted to the art of jewelry and the decorative arts. The museum edifice was the original workshop of Ilias Lalaounis – a renowned Greek jewellery designer. The museum comprises of 24 collections of a total of over 4,000 jewels and small ornaments dedicated...
Technopolis (Gazi)

Technopolis (Gazi)

Free: All time Technopolis (Gazi) in an industrial museum and a major cultural venue in Athens. It covers an area of arond 30 acres. The premise used to be an old Gas factory in the neighbourhood of Gazi. Visitors will be able to experience the charm of a bygone era with the old chimneys, cauldrons,...
Municipal Gallery of Athens

Municipal Gallery of Athens

Free: All time The Municipal Gallery of Athens houses a rich collection of nearly 3,000 works from leading 19th and 20th century Greek artists. The building itself adds to the gallery’s draw, as it was designed in the early 19th century by prominent architect Hans Christian Hansen. Address: Myllerou 32 & Leonidou (Avdi Square), Metaxourgeio,...
Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments

Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments

Free: All time Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments or known locally as “MELMOKE” comprises a collection of about 1200 Greek popular musical instruments dating from the 18th century to the present day. The permanent exhibition is spread over three floors. The display is arranged according to instrumental types, accompanied with both Greek and English...
Postal and Philatelic Museum

Postal and Philatelic Museum

Free: All time Stamp enthusiasts should pay a visit to the Postal and Philatelic Museum in Athens. It boasts a collection that goes back to 1861 covering the history of Greek stamps and post office. Among the exhibits is a rare first stamp of the Olympic (dated at 1896 for the first modern Olympics held...
Athens Free Walking Tour

Athens Free Walking Tour

Free: All time Explore the city that has over 3,000 years of history and discover all the facts, myths and secrets that you won’t find in your guidebook with Athens Free Walking Tour. The English-speaking local experts will share their knowledge and passion of the city with you. The dates and times vary so reach...
Benaki Museum

Benaki Museum

Free: Every Thursday and International Museum Day (May 18th) The main Benaki Museum is housed in the Benakis family mansion and has a collection of Greek works of art from the prehistorical to the modern times as well as an extensive collection of Asian Art. Although the museum initially also housed a collection of Islamic...