Tours by Category: Art

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A curated directory of religious tours and spiritual journeys tagged with "art."

Tour Description Countries Duration Dates Min Price
Istanbul Small-Group Tour Including Dolmabahce Palace and Luxury Transport
Company: Viator
Destinations: Istanbul
Categories: art · history · Judaism · luxury · mosques · palaces

Discover Istanbul’s artistic and historical gems on a half-day city tour with luxury transport by Mercedes minivan included! With a local guide, tour the opulent Dolmabahçe Palace and enjoy visits to Istanbul Modern Art Museum, Rüstem Pasha Mosque and the famous Spice Bazaar. Learn about the city’s history from Byzantine times to the modern day, and explore Balat, the Jewish quarter. Numbers are limited to 14 on this small-group tour, ensuring a personalized experience. Details and booking→

Turkey 4 hours various dates $45.00
Private Cultural Tour: Day Trip to Mahabalipuram and Dakshinachitra from Chennai
Company: Viator
Categories: art · temples

On this private tour from Chennai, journey back in time to discover traditional South Indian culture through its artistic, architectural and religious heritage. With your private guide, explore a traditional Dravidian (South Indian) village and visit its museum and art workshops to get a unique insight into local customs. Then, after lunch at a local restaurant, discover excellent examples of Dravidian architecture in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Mahabalipuram, featuring countless impressive rock-cut sculptures and temples. Private air-conditioned transportation and hotel pickup and drop-off are included. Details and booking→

8 hours various dates $51.99
Scholar-led Small-Group Kyoto Walking Tour: Japanese Gardens and Landscape
Company: Viator
Destinations: Kyoto
Categories: art · Buddhism · temples · walking tours

Garden and landscape design is an art form that has shaped Japanese aesthetics for centuries. On this 3-hour scholar-led walking tour of Kyoto, you’ll see a wide variety of Japanese garden styles, from the intricate miniature landscapes of emperors to the stylized gravel and rock designs of Zen Buddhist temples. Visit Mirror Pond at Kinkaku-ji (the Golden Pavilion), Karesansui Garden at Ryoan-ji and the landscapes of Ninna-ji as you discuss each design. Numbers are limited to 6 people, ensuring an intimate experience with a small group. Details and booking→

Japan 3 hours various dates $96.31
Scholar-Led Shanghai Walking Tour: Buddhism in China
Company: Viator
Destinations: Shanghai
Categories: art · Buddhism · history · temples · walking tours

Explore the history, art and symbolism of Buddhism as you visit two of Shanghai’s major Buddhist temples with an East Asian art scholar as your professional guide. Delve into one of China’s main religions and gain an in-depth understanding of Buddhism in China over the last 2,000 years. Details and booking→

China 3 hours various dates $93.50
Coyoacán and San Angel Tour including the Frida Kahlo Museum
Company: Viator
Destinations: Mexico City
Categories: art · bus/coach tours · churches

Explore the Mexico City of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera on a tour of the Coyoacán and San Angel neighborhoods. Hear about Frida Kahlo’s life and art at La Casa Azul (the Blue House) and view pre-Columbian art collected by her husband, the mural artist Diego Rivera. Follow cobblestone streets to tucked-away plazas, visit ancient churches and stop to shop at craft fairs and street bazaars. Details and booking→

Mexico 4 hours various dates $46.99