jennysgreatapt's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
✨ Online experience gift cards are here! Buy Now »
Leaderboard Highlights
jennysgreatapt's activity rankings
3rd
Places visited in New York City
3rd
Places visited in Manhattan, New York
4th
Places visited in New York State
5th
Places visited in Brooklyn, New York
Loading map...
Queens, New York

Hanmaum Zen Center of New York

A temple belonging to the largest Buddhist order in South Korea nestled in the middle of New York City.
Brooklyn, New York

Abu's Homestyle Bakery

This family-owned bakery is one of the last places in Brooklyn to sell the Nation of Islam–inspired bean pie.
Brooklyn, New York

Charles Feltman's Tomb

The inventor of the Coney Island hot dog rests in a grand mausoleum in Brooklyn.
New York, New York

Russian and Turkish Baths Cafe

Have a steam and some blini at this cafe in a century-old bathhouse.
New York, New York

Grand Central Oyster Bar

This subterranean oyster house has been the pearl of Grand Central Station since 1913.
New York, New York

Greenacre Park

Read a book next to a Midtown waterfall.
New York, New York

Shorakkopoch Rock

A large boulder marks the place where the island of Manhattan was purportedly sold to the Dutch.
Yarmouth, Maine

Eartha

The world's largest rotating world.
Hancock, Maine

Pet Sematary Filming Sites

The house and graveyard used in the horror movie "Pet Sematary."
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

International Intellectual and Puzzle Museum

An institution dedicated to curiosity, logic, riddles, and Mongolia's long history of puzzles.
Bronx, New York

Rat Island

Legendary private island in the Bronx...devoid of rats.
Brooklyn, New York

Manhattan Avenue Street End Park

Once a dumping spot, now a park with a kayak launch.
Brooklyn, New York

Greenpoint Shul

The only remaining Jewish congregation in Greenpoint.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn's Converted Pencil Factory

Built in the 1920s, this former pencil factory is now home to the Atlas Obscura offices.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Taxidermy

At this hidden studio, the dying art of taxidermy is alive and well.
Brooklyn, New York

Transmitter Park

Once a ferry dock, radio transmitter, and now a new Greenpoint park.
Brooklyn, New York

Astral Apartments

Queen Anne style apartment house built in 1886.
La Paz, Bolivia

Bolivia's Witch Market

Popular tourist destination where witches in dark hats sell dried llama fetuses for good luck.
Brooklyn, New York

Mechanics and Traders Bank

Ornate "Renaissance Revival" style building.
Brooklyn, New York

Avenue H Station House

This unusual subway stop was originally a real estate office.
Brooklyn, New York

La Salle Hall

Now the site of a high school, this was almost the location of the largest cathedral in the US.
Brooklyn, New York

The Evergreens Cemetery

Final resting place for the Triangle Shirtwaist fire’s unidentified victims.
Brooklyn, New York

Breuckelen Distilling Co.

A big shiny gin and whiskey distillery in Sunset Park.
Brooklyn, New York

Commercial Street Cat Village

Feral cats keeping the rodent population at bay all across Greenpoint waterfront.