Atlas Obscura Lists

Atlas Obscura Lists

Handy Guides to the World's Most Curious Places

A Collection of 13 Eclectic Collections
"Simple" six-piece burr puzzles.
Decorative brushes at the Kumano Brush Festival.
Head on view of the Buddha Dordenma statue
Cactus Thiemann.
OMAR Mine Museum.

A Collection of 13 Eclectic Collections

A baker's dozen of our favorite hoards, from puzzles to gospel records to dog books.


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10 Literary Cafés, Pubs, and Restaurants to Feed Your Muse
The murals feature scenes from Central Park, which is nearby.
The Horse You Came In On Saloon.
The pub is best known as being a meeting spot of the Inklings.
Following in the footsteps of Hemingway and Fitzgerald.

10 Literary Cafés, Pubs, and Restaurants to Feed Your Muse

Writers need to eat (and drink) too.


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The Definitive Guide to the World’s Hidden Blunders
Half beaver, half tiger.
Fly Geyser
Caryatids at St Pancras Church.
Staufen geothermal cracks 2016 (some repairs made between 2013-2016)
Inscription above the entrance to the courthouse.
The flag of the kingdom in front of a local museum.

The Definitive Guide to the World’s Hidden Blunders

These 19 extraordinary errors will make you feel better about your next slip-up.


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13 Unique Places to Indulge Your Inner Horse Lover
Sable island pony, Nova Scotia.
Marwari horse.
The horses.
The takhi is the world's last truly wild horse.
Stallion
A pony along the trail on Mount Rogers.

13 Unique Places to Indulge Your Inner Horse Lover

A global tour of some extraordinary equines.


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16 Tales of the South Pacific
Nan Modal
The dome is visible from the air—a perfect circle concealing something darker.
Satellite photo
Ball's Pyramid

16 Tales of the South Pacific

Every speck of land has its own story, and sometimes they're epic.


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20 Out-of-This-World Stargazing Spots
ALMA.
The observatory.
Ulugh Beg Observatory.
Čolina Kapa Astronomical Observatory.
La Silla during the 2019 eclipse.

20 Out-of-This-World Stargazing Spots

These observatories boast truly stellar views.


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