hayleyhughes86's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Loading map...
Riga, Latvia

House of the Blackheads

The reconstruction of this prominent building fulfilled a long-written command.
The Hague, Netherlands

World Peace Flame Pathway

Lumps of significant stone from around the world surround a flaming monument for peace.
Delft, Netherlands

Museum Prinsenhof Delft

Now a museum this building was once a 14th century monastery and the place where the founder of the Dutch nation lived and was assassinated.
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

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

Rundetårn

The old observatory in Copenhagen has a spiral corridor used as a racetrack.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Freetown Christiania

Danish tourist destination well known for open stalls where vendors sell marijuana on the street.
Rome, Italy

The Protestant Cemetery

The final resting place of the poets Shelley and Keats.
Rome, Italy

Pyramid of Cestius

The only "Egyptian" pyramid in Europe and the legendary tomb of Remus.
Rome, Italy

Torre Argentina (Roman Cat Sanctuary)

Hundreds of lucky felines haunt the ruins where Caesar was murdered.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Paul McCarthy's Santa Claus

Rotterdammers' dirty minds gave this santa a dirty nickname and cursed it to a life of wandering.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Cube House

These slanted cubic abodes are a creative if odd solution to a zoning pickle.
The Hague, Netherlands

Panorama Mesdag

The largest 19th century panorama in the world still in-situ.
The Hague, Netherlands

Madurodam

A miniature city, once ruled by the Queen of the Netherlands.
The Hague, Netherlands

Museum de Gevangenpoort (The Prison Gate Museum)

A seven-century-old jail tells a not-so-pleasant history of crime and punishment.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Theater Tuschinski

A beautifully eclectic mix of architectural styles.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Giant Of Rotterdam

A statue of the second-tallest Dutchman in history.