Atlas Obscura Lists

Atlas Obscura Lists

Handy Guides to the World's Most Curious Places

17 of the World's Most Beautifully Broken Places
The landscape is pure geological eye candy.
The Quiraing.
Ash Cave.
The canyon, in all its striking beauty.
The Old Man of Storr.

17 of the World's Most Beautifully Broken Places

Wind, rain, and retreating glaciers left this gorgeous destruction behind.


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10 Unique Sweets to Gift This Valentine's Day

10 Unique Sweets to Gift This Valentine's Day

Suggestively shaped truffles, pink champagne cookies, and other romantic indulgences.


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The Most Wondrous Warm Drinks to Get Through Winter
Drink it while it's hot!
This chocolate tea was made from cocoa that was wild-crafted and traditionally prepared by small-scale farmers in Portland Parish, Northeast Jamaica.
Tibetan tea is made with tea, yak butter, and salt.

The Most Wondrous Warm Drinks to Get Through Winter

Hot bacon-and-brandy cocktails, cheese coffee, and other ways to counter the cold.


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11 Surprisingly Romantic Places in New York City
The ceiling was modeled after the one in the music room of Munich's Villa Stuck.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Valentino Park
Museum of Sex
Church of the Transfiguration

11 Surprisingly Romantic Places in New York City

We heart New York on Valentine's Day.


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10 Unique Beaches From Around the World
Driftwood Beach at dusk.
Red Seabeach
Padar Island and its crystal-clear turquoise water.
Black Sand Beach
Navagio Beach
Lengkuas Island

10 Unique Beaches From Around the World

From bright red grass to stranded shipwrecks, these beaches are anything but ordinary.


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6 Unique Places to Visit in Uzbekistan
Shah-i-Zinda Necropolis.
A rusted fleet sits crumbling in the sunbaked desert
Ulugh Beg Observatory.
The mosque, with the minaret in the background.
Itchen Kala.

6 Unique Places to Visit in Uzbekistan

From palatial tombs to desert ghost towns, these are the places Atlas Obscura users most want to visit.


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