Atlas Obscura Lists

Atlas Obscura Lists

Handy Guides to the World's Most Curious Places

8 Places to Experience Video Game History IRL
Ralph Baer Memorial.
American Classic Arcade Museum
The Lemmings statue in Dundee.
A historic console at the Spelmuseum.
EVE Online Monument

8 Places to Experience Video Game History IRL

From monuments and museums to a literal landfill.


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9 Historical Secrets of Edinburgh
Merchiston Tower
Site of the Porteous Riots
Morocco's Land Effigy
Netherbow Gatehouse.
The gravestone.

9 Historical Secrets of Edinburgh

Exploring the Scottish capital's hidden side with one of our top contributors.


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10 Places to Remember the Impact of the Civil Rights Movement
Emancipation Oak
Placard detailing the bombing of the Looby House, erected by the State of Tennessee.
The Union Literary Institute today.

10 Places to Remember the Impact of the Civil Rights Movement

Despite threats of violence, Black Americans have never detoured from the road to equality.


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8 Restaurants Hiding in Refurbished Planes and Trains
The KC97 Statofreigher from the street
Presidential Car.

8 Restaurants Hiding in Refurbished Planes and Trains

Satisfy your cravings for food and travel.


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9 Forgotten Black Enclaves That Offered Hope and Community
Smith School.
A monument commemorates the Freedmen's Colony of Roanoke Island.
The Africville Museum is housed in this recreation of the community's historic church.
Chicken Bone Beach.
Idlewild circa 1955.
Allensworth

9 Forgotten Black Enclaves That Offered Hope and Community

When the country offered them little, Black Americans tried to find other paths to a better life.


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Fabulous Fruit Trees and Where To Find Them
Jaboticaba growing on a branch.
Paradise apple trees in Nelleman's Have.
The giardino Pantesco at Donnafugata vineyards.
Duck pond

Fabulous Fruit Trees and Where To Find Them

These charming groves offer a taste of edible history.


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