Atlas Obscura Lists

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Handy Guides to the World's Most Curious Places

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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Fantastic Feasts and Where to Eat Them
Meat piled high and served on a trami.
Addressing the haggis.
The Annual Crayfish Party at the American Swedish Historical Museum in Philadelphia.

Fantastic Feasts and Where to Eat Them

Wine-filled rams’ horns, 36-course meals, and other ways cultures epically indulge.


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The Most Wondrous State Parks to Visit During the Government Shutdown
View from one of Green Lake's limestone reefs
'Akaka Falls
The pyramid.
The quote.
McWay Falls is an 80-foot drop into the Pacific Ocean
The Methodist steeple is now protected at the park (you can still see it).

The Most Wondrous State Parks to Visit During the Government Shutdown

Check out these state-run alternatives to the United States' national parks.


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15 of the World's Most Unusual Food Competitions
She has proper form, but will her haggis survive the fall?
Running past vineyards.
An entry for "Lick the Plate Clean" venison.

15 of the World's Most Unusual Food Competitions

Haggis hurling, drinking games on horseback, and other ways to play with your food in 2019.


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Feast at These 14 Food Festivals in 2019
Members of the Giant Omelette Brotherhood stir more than 15,000 eggs on March 28, 2016, on the main square of Bessieres, France.

Feast at These 14 Food Festivals in 2019

Why not pencil in a wine fight or an all-things-Spam celebration this year?


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The 10 Best Places of 2018
Diesel train coming down the train tracks through a narrow street in Hanoi.
A little gem awaits.
Helensburgh Glowworm Tunnel.
Dr. Rufus B. Weaver and the nervous system of Harriet Cole.
Abandoned salt mine.
The lonely lighthouse stands in isolation atop the rock pillar.

The 10 Best Places of 2018

The most extraordinary locations we discovered this year.


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