Atlas Obscura Lists

Atlas Obscura Lists

Handy Guides to the World's Most Curious Places

13 Delightful Christmas Foods and Traditions Around the World
Even some cartoonish dessert lampreys have scary teeth.
A bowl of cinnamon-topped Risengrød.

13 Delightful Christmas Foods and Traditions Around the World

Celebrate the holidays with elf-appeasing pudding and desserts shaped like sea monsters.


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London's Top 8 Wonders in 2018
Gods Own Junkyard
The central interior of Leadenhall Market
St. Dunstan-in-the-East ruins
East Highgate
The Hardy Tree

London's Top 8 Wonders in 2018

The strange and unusual places Atlas Obscura readers wanted to visit most in “The Old Smoke” in 2018.


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Berlin's 4 Top Wonders in 2018

Berlin's 4 Top Wonders in 2018

The strange and unusual places Atlas Obscura readers wanted to visit most in Germany's capital in 2018.


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San Francisco's Top 8 Wonders of 2018
The Wave Organ, San Francisco Bay
Alcatraz from the Bay 2012
Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze.

San Francisco's Top 8 Wonders of 2018

The strange and unusual places Atlas Obscura readers wanted to visit most in the “City by the Bay” in 2018.


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New York's Top 18 Wonders of 2018
The door to Otto Penzler’s office in the Mysterious Bookshop, marked by police tape.
The carousel - minus the usual middle pole
The Trophy Room at the top of the Explorers Club headquarters

New York's Top 18 Wonders of 2018

The strange and unusual places Atlas Obscura readers wanted to visit most in the Big Apple in 2018.


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8 Subtle Landmarks to Spite
A hawk perched atop the Pink House.
 Al Ba’sa, or The Grudge, Beirut's thinnest building.
The house used to be an alleyway.
It's half the size of that car!
The O'Reilly Spite House, aka Cambridge Spite House.

8 Subtle Landmarks to Spite

These houses pay tribute to pure human pettiness.


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