Art tourism as a term can be defined as a conscious partaking in any art-related activity, including visiting museums, attending concerts, art exhibits, cultural festivals, and an ample variety of other activities.

Among the famous places of the cities in each country, the presence of the historical landmarks that have withstood the test of time and possess long stories of their own easily makes urban tourism of the cities become art tourism since the cultural expressions can effortlessly be found all over it.

As one can infer fairly easy due to the classier nature of it, partaking in art tourism costs more than conventional urban tourism or most other types of tourism for that matter. The popularity of art tourism has been steadily rising worldwide, so much it has become a key factor in which developing regions count on for their economic growth.

Taking people away from their everyday context and immersing them in the environment where they can find all the chosen activities has a positive effect on fulfilling their own cultural needs and help them to develop their own cultural identity.

Indeed, the traversing of the unique individual sceneries, countryside, beaches, temples, plazas - along with the cultural traditions that surround them – can be deemed as cultural and therefore make them the notable locations to have in mind when developing a cultural destination.