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318 travel features tagged “Arts & Architecture”

Sydney’s shore as you've never seen

Running until 10 November, a record 107 sculptures dot Australia’s epic Bondi to Bronte coastal walk. Our photographer went before the crowds arrived.
01 November 2013


Who was the real Cleopatra?

A new exhibition brings 180 pieces from around the world together in Rome in an effort to contextualise the reign of history's most famous queen.
Read more… 28 October 2013


Hong Kong’s tale of forbidden love

The Hong Kong Ballet is performing a Chinese-themed production for the first time ever, bringing to life one of the country's classic novels.
Read more… 25 October 2013


World's largest graffiti exhibit

One hundred street artists are taking over a nine-storey social housing tower in Paris for 30 days before the building’s demolition in November.
Read more… 10 October 2013

In Oman, innovation meets tradition

From glittering mosques and towering mountains to frankincense and beekeeping, the Arab nation is embracing tourism while staying true to its 6,000-year-old history.
09 October 2013

The Quora Column

Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.
04 October 2013

Mini guide to architecture in Madrid

From the heart of the old city to the showpiece architecture, Madrid can rival Paris, Rome and Barcelona for the breadth of its monuments.
Read more… 27 September 2013


London’s stairway to heaven

Head to the Tate Modern in Southwark and you could find yourself lost in a gravity-defying maze of 15 interlocking wooden stairways.
Read more… 24 September 2013

Worldwide Weird

Art made from what?

South Dakota’s Corn Palace is covered in more than 275,000 cobs of corn, many of which are arranged into murals that change every year.
Read more… 06 September 2013

Weaving a new future in Laos

In and around Luang Prabang, increased tourism is posing a real risk to the traditional textiles that have been sought after since the Tang dynasty.
Read more… 29 August 2013

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