Art Travel Guides

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<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/morocco/rabat-meknes-fez-marrakech/">Morocco:<br>Fez, Marrakech, Meknes, Rabat</p>

A comprehensive travel guidebook to the best of Morocco's inspiring art and architecture. Explore fantastically-decorated city gates, grand mosques, and jewel box madrasas in Fez, Marrakech, Meknes and Rabat.

Morocco Travel Guide

<a href="http://www.approachguides.com/india/sri-lanka-cultural-triangle-anuradhapura-polonnuruwa-sigirya-dambulla/">Sri Lanka's Cultural Triangle</a>

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Explore the Buddhist art and architecture of this linchpin civilization.

Sri Lanka Travel Guide
<a href="http://www.approachguides.com/china/caves-mogao-longmen-yungang-baodingshan/">Buddhist Caves of China</a>

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Carved into the hillsides in the 4th-13th centuries in continuation of a rock-cut tradition initiated in India, China's ancient caves — Mogao, Yungang, Longmen and Baodingshan —  are treasures of Buddhist art and architecture.

Buddhist Caves of China

<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/cambodia/temples-of-angkor/">Cambodia Guide: Angkor</a></p>
Angkor, the ancient capital of the Khmer civilization in central Cambodia, is one of the most magnificent ancient sites in Southeast Asia. Use the guidebook to explore the art and architecture of its world class temples.
Angkor Travel Guide
<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/thailand/bangkok-ayutthaya-sukhothai/">Thailand Guide: Sukhothai, Ayutthaya, Bangkok</a></p>

Explore Thailand's vast legacy of art and architecture in its three historical capital cities: Sukhothai, Ayutthaya, and Bangkok.

Thailand Travel Guide

<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/myanmar-burma/bagan/">Myanmar (Burma) Guide: Bagan</a></p>

Dive deep into the inspiring art and architecture of this ancient Theravada Buddhist capital.

Myanmar (Burma) Travel Guide
<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/italy/venice-st-marks-basilica/">Venice Guide: St. Mark's Basilica</a></p>

Originally built as a defense of and justification for the Venice's greatness, St. Mark’s Basilica now stands as a symbol of it.

Venice Travel Guide
<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/italy/sicily-mosaics/">Sicily Guide: Mosaics</a></p>

The Norman churches of Palermo, Sicily, hold some of the most impressive Byzantine mosaics in the world.

Sicily Travel Guide
<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/india/khajuraho/">Guide to Khajuraho</a></p>

Khajuraho is one of the premier sites to witness the North Indian architectural style in its greatest expression. This comprehensive guide profiles all temples and the erotic sculptures for which the complex is known.

Khajuraho Travel Guide
<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/india/delhi-agra-taj-mahal/">Delhi & Agra Guide</a></p>
Discover the incredible Islamic architecture of Delhi and Agra with our guidebook for curious travelers. This guidebook explores key sites in Delhi and Agra, including the famed Taj Mahal.

Delhi & Agra Travel Guide

<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/india/ajanta-ellora-elephanta/">Ajanta, Ellora & Elephanta Guide</a></p>

Discover the amazing, ancient cave sites of Ajanta, Ellora and Elephanta with this detailed look at their art and architecture.

Ajanta, Ellora, Elephanta
<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/israel/jerusalem-holy-sepulchre-dome-of-rock/">Israel Guide: Jerusalem</a></p>

Jerusalem is the crossroads of the world’s three great Abrahamic faiths, giving travelers access to three ancient and sacred sites: Western Wall, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and Dome of the Rock.

Jerusalem Travel Guide

<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/egypt/st-catherines-monastery-icons/">Guide to St Catherine's Monastery</a></p>

St. Catherine's Monastery on Mount Sinai in Egypt is the home of the greatest collection of Christian icons, including many dating from the 6th century – the oldest icons in the world.

Guide to Catherine's Monastery

<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/guatemala-honduras/tikal-copan/">Tikal & Copan Guide</a></p>

The ruins of Guatemala and Honduras reveal the apex of the Maya civilization.

Tikal & Copan Travel Guide
<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/mexico/maya-ruins/">Mexico Guide: Mayan Ruins</a></p>

Explore the Maya ruins of Mexico and uncover the most impressive art and architecture in the New World.

Mexico Travel Guide
<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/turkey/hagia-sophia-mosques-of-istanbul/">Turkey Guide: Hagia Sophia & the Mosques of Istanbul</a></p>

The iconoic Hagia Sophia, which stands regally atop the first hill of Constantinople, redefined religious architecture and served as a source of inspiration for countless religious structures, both Christian and Islamic.

Istanbul Travel Guide

<p><a href="http://www.approachguides.com/italy/florence-last-supper-frescoes/">Florence Guide: Last Supper Frescoes</a></p>

Explore the rich artistic heritage of fresco painting in Florence -- and the influence of Leonardo da Vinci -- in this guide and walking tour of Last Supper Frescoes.

Florence Travel Guide

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