Top 10 Places to Travel for Cultural Exploration

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The opportunity to immerse oneself in a foreign culture, to explore and experience the unique traditions, customs, and values of a different community, never gets old.

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For thousands of years, humans have been traveling in search of these kinds of experiences. The desire to explore new cultures and indulge in authentic experiences has made cultural tourism a top priority for many travelers.

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If you’re on the hunt for memorable cultural experiences for your next vacation, keep these picks from TripAdvisor in mind.

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While Colombo serves as the main entry point to Sri Lanka for most travelers, it would be a mistake to overlook this vibrant and multifaceted city.

Colombo, Sri Lanka


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The Alcazar palace complex is an impressive medley of architectural styles, while the Cathedral is a striking masterpiece, serving as the final resting place of Christopher Columbus.

Seville, Spain


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The Berlin Wall, a poignant reminder of the postwar era’s hyper-charged atmosphere, now stands adorned with graffiti art that symbolizes social progress.

Berlin, Germany


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If you’re looking for a spa vacation, head to Budapest, where 118 springs and boreholes bring forth an impressive 15 million gallons of water on a daily basis.

Budapest, Hungary


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While U.S. citizens may encounter some hurdles in visiting Cuba, travelers worldwide recognize the island’s outstanding potential for cultural exchange. It also serves as a prime location for exploring the Valley of the Sugar Mills.



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