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Atlas Obscura
The definitive guide to the world's hidden wonders.
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Atlas Obscura 6m
This iconic bell tower is unlike any in the world.
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Atlas Obscura 1h
These exquisitely manicured landscapes and the surviving fountains, pergolas, and pavilions have been restored to their former glory.
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Atlas Obscura 3h
A sweet little island with a nice hat, ruled by sheep.
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Atlas Obscura 4h
They actually got a lot of things right, but clearly, this isn’t what 1999 was like.
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Atlas Obscura 5h
A sweet reminder of countless women’s craftsmanship.
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Atlas Obscura 7h
Fractured pottery has a long, globe-spanning history.
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Atlas Obscura 8h
Discover the world's deepest indoor swimming pool, a three-floor musical instrument museum with instruments from all over the world, and much more on the hidden side of Brussels
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Atlas Obscura 9h
Tolstoy had been born at the large aristocratic estate, the name of which translates to “bright glade,” but it had come to feel like a trap over the years.
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Atlas Obscura 11h
The Holy Trinity Church in the center of Coventry, England dates back to at least the 13th century. It has great architectural merit in its own right, but the real star of the show is the “Coventry Doom.”
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Atlas Obscura 12h
Statue of a bear, or heartbroken prince turned to stone by a witch?
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Atlas Obscura 13h
Before Floridians made key lime pie their internationally-known dessert sweetheart, they baked pies using the juice of another tangy, local citrus.
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Atlas Obscura 14h
This surprisingly sweet, syrupy wine was born of desperation.
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Atlas Obscura 16h
If you had $6,000 to spend, you could have bought yourself a nifty thing at the “Out of the Ordinary” auction at Sworders in the United Kingdom.
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Atlas Obscura 17h
“Bunnyhenge” consists of 14 large white bunnies arranged in a circle, with two even larger 8-foot-tall bunnies found nearby.
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Atlas Obscura 18h
On April 22, 2011, two longtime friends impersonated construction workers and installed an unsanctioned work of art beneath a bridge near the entrance to Moonlight Beach, the local surf spot.
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Atlas Obscura 19h
Consisting of a ranch-style home completely clad in mirrors, Mirage Gstaad is camouflaged amidst the mountains and evergreen trees. From afar, it is completely in-sync with the landscape and seemingly disappears. (via )
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Atlas Obscura 21h
This is probably the only ski jump tower in the world with an open-air swimming pool for summer.
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Atlas Obscura 22h
These cards aren't your ordinary playing cards. They had a purpose beyond games: to teach people how to carve, hack, and disarticulate any (formerly) living thing they planned to serve.
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Atlas Obscura 23h
From tales of murder to bathrooms to the site of high school keggers, the ruins that are now known as The Witch’s Castle have lived a number of lives, and none of them were very pleasant.
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Atlas Obscura 24h
A sinkhole turned swimming hole, full of dazzling turquoise water.
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