James Pomfret's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Orlando's Column in Dubrovnik

An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Maskeron

Gargoyle head that brings good luck.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bascarsija

Oriental bazaar in the heart of Sarajevo.
Wiltshire, England

Silbury Hill

Europe's largest prehistoric mound – burial site of a legendary king?
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Ulugh Beg Observatory

Light still pours into the ruins of this ancient Islamic observatory.
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
Bern, Switzerland

The Child Eater of Bern

A nearly 500 year old sculpture depicts a man eating a sack of babies, and no one is sure why.
Ypres, Belgium

Menin Gate Memorial

A moving memorial to the fallen and missing from WWI trenches.
Pushkin, Russia

Chinese Village at Tsarskoe Selo

A model village fit for an emperor.
Hereford, England

Hereford Cathedral Chained Library

Rare collection of medieval books under lock and key.
Tallinn, Estonia

Old Thomas

The Guardian of Tallinn.
Gibraltar

Gibraltar Airport

Single runway interrupted by a busy road that cuts across its middle.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Tuol Sleng

Khmer Rouge's high security prison.
Laxey, Isle of Man

The Laxey Wheel

World's largest working waterwheel has been around for over 150 years.
Palmyra, Syria

Palmyra

Mysterious lost empire of the Silk Road.
Hereford, England

Hereford Mappa Mundi

The largest known medieval map of the world.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Surrey, England

Leith Hill Tower

Gothic tower where Lord Alfred Tennyson wrote the poem "The Sleeping Beauty."
Essaouira, Morocco

Tide Pools of Essaouira

Vast stretch of tide-pools with a unique Moroccan charm.
Denizli, Turkey

Pamukkale Water Terraces

Roman ruins top white travertine terraces formed by ancient hot springs.
Chongqing, China

Fengdu Ghost City

The ancient settlement attracts tourists from all over looking to learn about the Chinese vision of the afterlife.
Vienna, Austria

Habsburg Imperial Crypt

The final resting place for the remains of 143 Habsburg royalty.