As you well know, at Vuela Viajes we like to echo the travel-related rankings that many magazines and companies produce, since they are very useful when choosing a destination and planning vacations. Today, for example, we want to show you a list that will come in handy to everyone who is interested in art and culture.
What we are going to do next is tell you about the 15 most beautiful museums in the world according to Condé Nast Traveler magazine, which has taken into account the opinion of its readers. What we like the most about the ranking is that the number one position is for a Spanish building. Can you imagine what museum it can be? Find out if you were right below!
Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain
The first place on the list is for the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, designed by Frank Gehry. The museum, in a futuristic style, is located on the Nervión River.
State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia
In second place we find the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg. It is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world.
Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet
Closing the top 3 we find the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. It is a 17th century structure that was the residence of the Dalai Lama .
Vatican Museums, Italy
In fourth position we find the Vatican Museums, in Italy, which offers numerous works by artists such as Raphael and Michelangelo.
Soumaya Museum in Mexico City, Mexico
In Mexico City we find the Soumaya Museum, which was designed by Fernando Romero, with the collaboration of Frank Gehry.
Musée d’Orsay in Paris, France
We continue our tour of the most beautiful museums in the world in Paris, where we find the Musée d’Orsay, which is located in an old railway station , on the banks of the Seine.
Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, Austria
From Paris we moved to Vienna, where we found the Kunsthistorisches Museum, one of the most famous monuments in the Austrian capital. It is a building with an impressive interior.
The Dali Museum in Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
In eighth position we find The Dali Museum in Saint Petersburg, Florida, a museum run by two personal friends of Salvador Dalí and his wife Gala.
Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Canada
In Toronto, Canada, we find the Royal Ontario Museum, which is especially surprising for the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal, a structural addition made in 2007.
Erawan Museum in Samut Prakan, Thailand
Closing the top 10 we find the Erawan Museum in Samut Prakan, Thailand, which is actually a five-story sculpture in the shape of a three-headed elephant.
Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar
In Doha, Qatar, we find the Museum of Islamic Art, which opened its doors in 2008. It is inspired by the Ibn Tulun Mosque in Cairo.
Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy
How could it be otherwise, the Uffici Gallery in Florence is also present on the list, which draws attention both for its exterior and interior .
Niterói Contemporary Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
At number 13 we find the Niterói Museum of Contemporary Art, which was designed by the famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer . The building is located on the edge of Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro.
Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, United States
Also on the American continent is the Whitney Museum of American Art. It opened to the public in New York in 2015.
Tigre Art Museum of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Finally, we have to talk about the Tigre Art Museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which originally served as a social club . It was in 1998 when the building became a museum.