celticjoker's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Stelvio, Italy

Stelvio Pass

One of the highest mountain passes in Europe has been ranked among the best driving roads in the world.
Galway City, Ireland

Fishery Watchtower Museum

Originally built to monitor fishing, this Victorian tower now educates visitors about the local salmon industry.
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

'Half Rabbit'

This giant sculpture made of trash is a critique of society's wastefulness.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Samson and Goliath

These engineering masterpieces are a dominant feature of the Belfast skyline.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

'The Big Fish'

A giant sculpture of the legendary "Salmon of Knowledge" celebrates the return of fish to Belfast's River Lagan.
Kamnik, Slovenia

Samostan Mekinje Monastery

This 14th-century monastery survived Turkish raids, Nazi occupation, and even a stint as a spot to store towels.
Ravenna, Italy

Mausoleum of Galla Placidia

An incredible mosaic-lined monument said to have held the remains of an ancient Roman empress.
Ravenna, Italy

Baptistery of Neon

Psychoanalyst Carl Jung reported a paranormal experience after visiting this mosaic-lined Roman baptistry.
Ravenna, Italy

Arian Baptistry

A medieval, mosaic-lined baptistry built by a heretical Christian sect.
Valencia, Spain

Central Market of Valencia

This amazing example of Valencian Art Nouveau looks more like a cathedral than a public market.
Dunloe Upper, Ireland

Gap of Dunloe

Traveling this mountain pass reveals quaint stone buildings, stunning Irish scenery, and a bridge said to grant wishes.
Colmar, France

Museum of Natural History and Ethnography

A charming little museum founded by the designer of the Statue of Liberty.
Salzburg, Austria

St. Sebastian’s Cemetery

Terrifically morbid cemetary and site of famous Paracelsus' grave.
Salzburg, Austria

Zwerglgarten (Dwarf Garden)

Ugly 18th-century dwarf statues living in a perfectly landscaped Austrian garden.
Predjama, Slovenia

Predjama Castle

Castle and secret tunnel withstood a siege until its owner was killed by the Holy Roman Empire, while sitting on the toilet.
Salzburg, Austria

St. Peter's Stiftskeller

Quite possibly the world's oldest restaurant.
Salzburg, Austria

'Gurken'

Amidst medieval and baroque buildings, five human-sized gherkins stand tall.
Salzburg, Austria

Hommage to Mozart

This strange statue features a bust of the famous composer plopped atop a woman's body.
Slovenia

Kamnik

This small Slovenian town has become a magnet for microbreweries.
Bled, Slovenia

Bled Island and Castle

This one-time health resort was used by aristocrats around the world.
Barolo, Italy

Barolo Wine Museum

A stunning medieval castle houses this eclectic, interactive tribute to all things wine.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

National Textile Museum

An exploration of Malaysian heritage through the lens of traditional textiles.
Connemara, Ireland

Kylemore Abbey

A stunning Victorian abbey and walled garden on a lakefront.
London, England

Urine Deflectors of Fleet Street

One of the few remaining examples of 19th-century London’s attempt to clean up its reputation.