Cultural tourism is the latest fad among tourists these days. Tourists get a chance to experience the cultural lifestyle and practices of the country through cultural tourism. Moreover, people get an in-depth understanding of the way people lead their lives. Following are some of the activities that a tourist should indulge in to get a cultural view of the country.
1. Local Tourist Sites
This is without doubt an integral part of cultural tourism. Make it a point to visit all the local landscapes during your visit. Ensure that you visit sites that are related to ritual practices. This will provide you with a greater insight of the local rituals as well as customs. For example, you can visit the ancient temples of India. Mt. Agung is another famous tourist spot in Bali that gives the tourists a chance of exploring the local culture. A local tourist guide will help you in providing more information relating to religious sites in that particular country.
2. Artisan Quarters
Do not miss the opportunity of exploring the artisan quarters to make the most of the visit. Such artisan towns are usually located in the old towns or ancient part of the country. Carry your camera along with you to capture the images. The local tourism office will provide you with more details pertaining to such ancient sites. For example: The soap-producing ateliers in Palestine are one of the most popular ancient trades which have been practiced since the past 1000 years.
3. Taste the local cuisine
Each and every country has one or the other food specialties. Your trip is incomplete until and unless you try the local delicacies. For instance, while on a trip to India you should surely try the local Chicken Tikka Masala. Similarly, the Turkish ice-cream is one of the famous delicacies of Turkey. In addition, you should also participate in the local events such as musical concerts.
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