Faith Roswell's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
It’s finally here! Download our iOS app and discover the world’s hidden wonders on the go!
It’s finally here! Download our iOS app and discover the world’s hidden wonders on the go! LAUNCH PARTNER
Loading map...
Mecca, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
Sequoia National Park, California

General Sherman

Quite simply the largest tree in the world (by volume).
Three Rivers, California

Moro Rock

Four hundred granite steps were built into this massive rock by the National Park Service.
Constanța, Romania

Constanța Casino

Once an opulent Art Nouveau hotspot, the Constanța Casino is one of Romania's most beautiful abandoned buildings.
Bran, Romania

Bran Castle

The possible imprisonment of Vlad the Impaler here earned the medieval castle its nickname, "Dracula's Castle."
London, England

Kensal Green Cemetery and Catacombs

Winding paths and ramshackle mausoleums in the oldest "park cemetery" in London.
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
London, England

Darwin Centre Spirit Collection

Repository for more than 22 million pickled specimens.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Eighty million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
London, England

Paddington Bear Statue

After nearly 60 years, there's still a bear at Paddington Station looking for help.
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
Slough, England

Station Jim

This preserved puppy was an adorable beacon of charity.
Oxford, England

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Used as an example in one of the first dictionary entries for "museum" in 1706.
Great Missenden, England

The Roald Dahl Museum

This magical museum celebrates the life and work of a seminal children's book writer (and occasional spy).
Clophill, England

St Mary The Virgin

A reportedly haunted 14th century church is curiously facing the “wrong direction.”
Willen, England

Milton Keynes Peace Pagoda

The first peace pagoda to be constructed in the Western world sits next to a small English lake.