MUST-VISIT TRAVEL DES­TI­NA­TIONS FOR LOVERS OF ART

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Go on a cruise, hop on a train or board a flight, but art lovers, make sure you travel to these var­i­ous spots to ex­pe­ri­ence art in the most pic­turesque lo­cales. Here’s a list pre­pared by ex­perts. Lon­don, Eng­land: The Vic­to­ria and Al­bert Mu­seum in Lon­don show­cases ap­plied arts, in­clud­ing fur­ni­ture, jew­ellery, fashion, glass­work, ce­ram­ics and sculp­ture. The Tate Bri­tain is an­other mustvisit spot. The build­ing con­tains the largest col­lec­tion of Bri­tish art, with pieces dat­ing from the 1500s to mod­ern times.

Florence, Italy: The Gal­le­ria dell’Ac­cademia houses the renowned David by Michelan­gelo, be­sides a col­lec­tion of Re­nais­sance paint­ings. The Uf­fizi, lo­cated near the sparkling Arno river, is again a must-visit place to be­hold Ital­ian Re­nais­sance art. Close to Uf­fizi gallery is the Log­gia dei Lanzi, an open-air mu­seum that show­cases antique sculp­tures.

Sin­ga­pore: The best Asian con­tem­po­rary art can be en­joyed at the Sin­ga­pore Art Mu­seum. Pay a visit to the Na­tional Gallery to in­dulge in an ex­ten­sive col­lec­tion of Sin­ga­porean and South­east Asian art that dates from the 19th cen­tury, all the way down to mod­ern times. Paris, France: His­tory and art are present at ev­ery cor­ner of Paris. Visit the Musée Car­navalet, which is a trib­ute to the his­tory of Paris; the Musée Pi­casso, to browse through the works of Pablo Pi­casso and the Mai­son Européenne de la Pho­togra­phie that ex­hibits mod­ern pho­to­graphic art. Also visit the Lou­vre mu­seum, the cen­tral land­mark of the city.

PHOTO: SHUT­TER­STOCK

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