Europe today attracts tourists not only the heritage and traditions of the past. The latest cultural achievements are very special interest. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the fact that modern Europe has to offer lovers of art and architecture.
To take a closer look skyscraper «Shard» (translated as «Splinter») — a masterpiece of building design in the form of sparkling glass pyramid that moved over central London at 309 meters — you have to go on the Thames near Tower Bridge and the Ferris wheel «London Eye». From the observation deck on top of the building offers breathtaking views of the Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral and the south bank of the Thames. From the bustling streets of London go to Portugal. Here is the famous Lisbon Oceanarium. The brightness of the architectural solution of this museum is not inferior to the richness of its exposition (30 aquarium is home to over 15,000 animals of various kinds!). The aquarium recreates aquatic and riparian habitat of the four regions of the planet.
Museum of Contemporary Art MUDAM in Luxembourg — not just an architectural object. Here is the cream of modern European art, and visitors can get acquainted with its best examples. In the daytime, paintings and other exhibits are illuminated by light penetrating the large rooms through the walls of glass and limestone. The museum, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection on the Grand Canal in Venice, now exhibited works of Rothko, Calder, de Kooning, Warhol and other artists from the collection of Hannelore and Rudolf Schulhoff.
The innovative architecture of the New National Gallery in Berlin is in perfect harmony with a bold expression of contemporary art presented here. In the basement there is a permanent exhibition of classic modernism, and the hall floor is filled with daylight passing through the glass walls and bouncing from dark shiny floor. Grating ceiling of dark metal beams decorated with LCDs, which are projected incredible abstract paintings. Palace of Arts — one of the most modern cultural institutions in Hungary. Here are the different types of art: music, dance, literature, visual arts and cinema. The architecture of the building has no analogues in Hungary XX century., Or in other countries of Central Europe, and the technical equipment makes it a unique. Admiration here is everything from the appearance of the building to the exhibits and interiors.