8 of the Rudest Places on Earth - Atlas Obscura Lists

8 of the Rudest Places on Earth

Beware these yikes-worthy street names, sculptures, and more.

Rudeness comes in many flavors. Sometimes it’s crass, scatological humor. Other times, it’s the product of a petty, persistent grudge. In still other cases, it can be utterly accidental—but no less provocative for it.

The world is full of this kind of unpleasantness, from the entertainment world to our day-to-day interaction, and sometimes it get permanently inscribed, in the form of, say, flamboyantly fecal sculptures, or skinny structures designed to stymie a pretty view, or no-harm-intended statues that ended up bugging a lot of people. Here are a few of our favorite uncouth places.