Atlas Obscura Lists

Atlas Obscura Lists

Handy Guides to the World's Most Curious Places

9 Cool Shops in Los Angeles
APEX Electronics
Portal of books.
Echo Park Time Travel Mart.

9 Cool Shops in Los Angeles

Wonderfully unique stores in L.A.


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17 Cool Shops in New York
Inside the shop.
Slicing up the durian.

17 Cool Shops in New York

You know you need these unique New York stores.


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A Linguistics Lover's Tour of the World
Original letter of Abraham, the son of Maimonides found in the Cairo genizah.
A sculpture of the Tower of Babel, by Alan Baughman, from the Introductory Room of the Museum of the Alphabet
Boontling word of the week in the tap room of the Anderson Valley Brewing Company.
"Vuel Villa" by Xul Solar
Gullah Heritage Trail

A Linguistics Lover's Tour of the World

12 places to marvel at the history of human language.


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15 Unlikely Places to Re-Up Your Luck
Bolivia's Witch Market
The Statue of St. Anthony's Pig
The Guardhouse Monkey
Lincoln Tomb
Il Porcellino

15 Unlikely Places to Re-Up Your Luck

Luck be a… llama fetus?


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What Ho, Apothecary! 18 Intriguing Pharmacy Museums
Apothecary jars in main room
18th century Viennese Apoteka
The museum is stuffed with old bottles.
Remedies at The Chemist's Collection.
In the pharmacy cellar.

What Ho, Apothecary! 18 Intriguing Pharmacy Museums

Take a calmative and visit one of these preserved drug preparers.


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Hidden Congress: An Alternative Tour of the U.S. Capitol
Cutaway watercolors of the present day dome
The tunnels all look slightly differiently
An Architect of the Capitol employee laughs next to the flag elevator.
Senate-side tower
The Main Reading Room Catalog

Hidden Congress: An Alternative Tour of the U.S. Capitol

12 far less obvious destinations in and around D.C.'s Capitol Hill.


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