About 'Minor Sights'

'Minor Sights' covers places that are not or barely mentioned in guidebooks. 

That doesn't mean they're not worth visiting. Many of these places are every bit as fascinating as the more famous sights.  Minor Sights, being usually overlooked by mass tourism, also offer an opportunity to see places without the crowds. We find it much easier to enjoy a place when we don't have to share it with 50.000 other people. 

In our view, 'Minor Sight' is a recommendation, a badge of honour. 

Much of travel these days is about lists of 'must-sees' and 'top 10s'. Many travellers are content to visit these places, and there is plenty of information out there to help them research. 

However, during our travels we often realized how little information there is available about some of the Minor Sights that may attract a more intrepid traveller.  This site aims to capture some information about these Minor Sights.

So you won't find any information here about the Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum, or the Taj Mahal. But we may post about more, for want of a better phrase, 'off the beaten track' locations in Paris, Rome, or Agra. 

This is also not a travel blog in the sense that nobody will be making daily updates about trips, share with you the minutiae of their latest lunch, or how much they paid for the chicken bus to Woop Woop. Instead, we'll be adding haphazardly and without any pretense of being exhaustive or complete. 


Minor Sights is an open platform. We welcome guest contributions

Everything on this site is the result of first-hand experience. We don't believe in cobbling together articles based on internet research and ripping pictures from Wikipedia- one of our contributors visited the Sight, loved it, and then wrote about it. 

We would love to hear your comments and thoughts. Drop us a message through the comments box if you found this site interesting, useful or just plain rubbish. And if you have your own Minor Sight to write about, please read this.

Happy travels,


Minor Sights

P.S. For more on our travel philosophy, read our editorials

Minor Sights has been featured in/on:
  ArtTrav: Northern Lazio- Italy without Tourists
  As We Saw It: Etruscan Places- Tuscania
  As We Saw It: Off the Tourist Track in Paris
  Anti Travel Guides: The Nomad Files
  Lazio Explorer: Green-fingered Aristicrats

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