DE's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Leaderboard Highlights
DE's activity rankings
2nd
Loading map...
Staten Island, New York

Historic Richmond Town

A town trapped in time - 1958 to be exact.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh.
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
Natural Bridge, Virginia

The Natural Bridge

A sacred site for Native Americans surveyed by George Washington and owned by both King George III and Thomas Jefferson.
Columbus, Ohio

The Topiary Park

Georges Seurat’s pointillist masterpiece has been recreated in Ohio in topiary form.
Rosendale, New York

Widow Jane Mine

This old cement mine has been used as everything from a mushroom farm to a recording studio.
Saugerties, New York

Opus 40

One man's swirling six-acre monument of stone.
New Paltz, New York

Mohonk Testimonial Gateway

This stone gatehouse was once the entrance to a historic mountain resort, and it had a cameo in a cheesy cult horror movie.
Masada, Israel

Masada

This daunting 1st century fortress was purportedly the site of one of the most dramatic revolts of the Jewish-Roman wars.
Ramat Negev Regional Council, Israel

Makhtesh Ramon

A massive, heart-shaped, wind-carved crater in the middle of the Israeli desert.
Ghent, Belgium

Gravensteen

This fairytale castle was built as a show of power but was nearly torn down thanks to its history of torture.
Providence, Rhode Island

Gun Totem

This 3,500 pound obelisk was constructed with more than 1,000 reclaimed guns.
Jerusalem, Israel

Montefiore Windmill

After over 100 years out of service this landmark windmill once again turns as a symbol of Jerusalem's self-sufficiency.
Jerusalem, Israel

The Mifletzet

This nightmarish children's plaything was left grotesque to help kids conquer their fear.
Orrtanna, Pennsylvania

Mr. Ed's Elephant Museum

An almost life-sized elephant named Ms. Ellie greets visitors at this jumbo-themed museum.
Forks, Washington

Second Beach

A surreal landscape where fanged rocks rise from the ground and the ocean feels like a great mystery.
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under a Seattle bridge overpass.
Trenton, New Jersey

Lower Trenton Bridge

This Delaware River bridge is emblazoned with a catty slogan from a more prosperous time.
New Windsor, New York

Storm King Art Center

100 massive sculptures in the Hudson River Valley.
Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Grounds for Sculpture

A unique sculpture park that specializes in the huge and bizarre.
New Hope, Pennsylvania

Boomer

This strange, big-tailed beast became a Pennsylvania town's unofficial mascot.
Boston, Massachusetts

Forest Hills Cemetery

A beautiful Victorian-era cemetery, complete with a miniature village.
Ingram, Texas

Stonehenge II

A recreated Stonehenge stands in a country field, complete with Easter Island moai heads standing as sentries.