There are A LOT of art galleries in Paris, and it is impossible to see them all on your first, second, or even third visit to the city.
So, I’ve put together a list of the top six galleries that you must visit based on the uniqueness of their collections, the space that the art is housed, and their location in the city. (They also all have fantastic museum shops, if you are interested in art books or unique souvenirs!)
In the heart of Beijing — through The Gate of Heavenly Peace guarded by a very large image of Mao Zedong — lies the largest and best-preserved collection of ancient buildings in China that were off-limits to the public for more than 500 years — the Forbidden City.
For hundreds of years, the ancient Khmer rulers put all of their time, and a lot of resources, into filling the jungle with impressive temples that were the seat of power.
When the kingdom at Angkor finally fell near the end of the 16th century, the temples were deserted, and since then have become completely engulfed by the lush, green jungle.
When you read the words “Old English”, I am sure that the first thing that pops into your head are passages from Shakespeare's plays and words like "thou" and "ye".
I am afraid, however, that you would be incorrect. The English that Shakespeare used is actually called Early Modern English.
So, what is Old English?
After taking 130 spiraling steps 20 meters below the streets of Paris, I found myself on the verge of my very first panic attack. I had never felt the fear of claustrophobia before, but I was pretty sure that it was the reason why I couldn’t catch my breath.
Blinking, I tried to get my eyes to adjust to the dim light, which revealed nothing but a narrow dirt pathway leading into ominous darkness.
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