Cities all around the world are known for their vibrant art scenes. Whether it’s art galleries, public sculptures, or emerging street art districts, these places are the ideal places for lovers of art. Below are known as some of the best cities for art worldwide. 

Paris, France
Over a thousand art galleries can be found in Paris, making it one of the most art-loving cities in the world. Some of the most prominent institutions in the area include The Louvre, which houses Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and Galerie Daniel Templon. Also, lesser-known galleries such as Modus Art Gallery and La Maison Rouge are making a name for themselves in the city.

New York City, New York
New York City’s Manhattan is known for its art galleries, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Guggenheim Museum. Besides these, other areas, such as Queens and Brooklyn, are also known for their vibrant art scenes. If you’re in New York City, visit Bushwick’s vibrant arts district or the Socrates Sculpture Garden in Queens.

Tokyo, Japan
Although there are different art districts in different cities, Tokyo has plenty of galleries that are spread across the entire metropolis. One of the best places to start is in the area known as Tokyo’s Roppongi. It’s also home to the National Art Center and the Mori Art Museum. Another great place to start is in Taito, where you can find SCAI The Bathhouse. This contemporary gallery is located in a former bathhouse.

London, United Kingdom
Whether you prefer modern, classic, or both, London has plenty of art galleries to choose from. The National Gallery can show iconic works such as John Constable’s The Hay Wain and Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers, while the Tate Modern can display works by artists such as Andy Warhol, David Hockney, and Picasso. Suppose you’re looking for a more cutting-edge gallery, head over to the Saatchi Gallery. If you’re in the area, stop by the Shoreditch street art district.

Berlin, Germany
One of the most diverse art scenes in the world, Berlin is home to several long-standing institutions, such as the Gemldegalerie and the Alte Nationalgalerie. These two institutions display classic works from the 13th to 19th centuries, while the Neue Nationalgalerie showcases modern art from the 20th century.

If you’re in Friedrichshain, take a walk through the East Side Gallery, which features over a hundred international works of art. You can also check out Jonathan Borofsky’s Molecule Man sculpture along the river.