Atlas Obscura is organizing trips! Join us on an adventure »
Today Only: 50% off Atlas Obscura books and calendars at Barnes & Noble »
  • member
    since
  • places
    I've been
  • places
    I want to go
  • places
    added
  • places
    edited
Leaderboard Highlights
caict's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Twickenham, England
Loading map...
How would you have positioned this statue?
Twickenham, England

The Naked Ladies

No one knows who created the statues or if they are arranged properly, let alone the artwork's real name.
51.4468, -0.3242
Strawberry Hill
Twickenham, England

Strawberry Hill

In Twickenham sits a small whitewashed castle that inspired Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.
51.4388, -0.3343
Geneva, Switzerland

Treille Promenade

Arguably the longest wooden bench in the world snakes around Geneva's Treille Promenade.
46.2010, 6.1451
Pont du Gard
Vers-Pont-du-Gard, France

Pont du Gard

This ancient Roman bridge and aqueduct still stands as a wonder of classical construction.
43.9473, 4.5355
Rennes-le-Château, France

Rennes-Le-Château

French commune at the heart of conspiracies.
42.9270, 2.2642
Porto, Portugal

Igreja de São Francisco Catacombs

Ancient catacombs form the foundation for this Rococo orgy of a church.
41.1408, -8.6153
The front entrance.
Porto, Portugal

McDonald's Imperial

This restored Portuguese cafe may well be the most beautiful place in the world to grab a Big Mac.
41.1466, -8.6108
Porto, Portugal

Livraria Lello

One of the most beautiful bookstores in the world hides an Art Nouveau interior behind a Neo-Gothic facade.
41.1473, -8.6148
São Bento Railway Station
Porto, Portugal

Sao Bento Station

Elaborate tile work in this railway station tells the story of Portugal.
41.1456, -8.6105
The two mice eating cheese. Or are they fighting for it?
London, England

Philpot Lane Mice Sculpture

A mysterious pair of mice eating a piece of cheese is London's smallest public sculpture.
51.5108, -0.0842
Plaza de la Luna marker.
Madrid, Spain

La Plaza de la Luna

In Kcymaerxthaereal times, celestial wonders marked a portal to a powerful route of travel at this site in Madrid, Spain.
40.4213, -3.7054
Palacio de Cristal
Madrid, Spain

Palacio de Cristal

Madrid's romantically ornate crystal palace has been offering shelter to plants and art for over a century.
40.4136, -3.6821
Madrid, Spain

Fountain of the Fallen Angel

Commonly acknowledged as the only public monument to the Devil himself.
40.4111, -3.6825
Ronda, Spain
Ronda, Spain

Ronda, Spain

Three bridges, two historical sections of city, and one giant canyon make up this fantastic Spanish settlement.
36.7404, -5.1644
Village as seen from the road
Sigüés, Spain

Abandoned Village of Esco

A Franco-era dam flooded (almost) everyone out of this centuries-old Aragonese town.
42.6187, -1.0583
Malham Cove
North Yorkshire, England

Malham Cove

Harry Potter once visited this massive limestone cliff, which was carved by an ancient glacial river.
54.0725, -2.1579
The Hug.
Ashbourne, England

Royal Shrovetide Football Match

This wild game of "football" between two sections of an English town has been staged every year for countless centuries.
53.0166, -1.7322
Church of St. Luke, Liverpool
Liverpool, England

Church of St. Luke, Liverpool

Gutted during the Liverpool Blitz, this architectural husk has been left destroyed in honor of the dead.
53.4017, -2.9750
The Calder Stones. (Geograph)
Liverpool, England

The Calderstones

Six neolithic sandstone boulders remaining from a dolmen.
53.3818, -2.8938
Strawberry Field
Liverpool, England

Strawberry Field

The quiet field that inspired one of the most famous songs of all time.
53.3803, -2.8839
Robin Hood's Stone
Liverpool, England

The Archer Stone

Prehistoric sandstone menhir with Early Bronze Age cup and ring markings, also known as Robin Hood's Stone.
53.3711, -2.9037
Superlambanana
Liverpool, England

Superlambanana

Created as a punny statement about genetic engineering this monstrous hybrid statue has become a beloved icon.
53.4096, -2.9898
Isle of Anglesey, Wales

Parys Mountain

The remains of centuries of copper mining appear like an alien landscape.
53.3871, -4.3459
Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain
Conwy, Wales

Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain

A former fisherman's hut deemed too small for habitation is now a delightful tourist draw.
53.2824, -3.8286