Atlas Obscura is organizing trips! Join us on an adventure »
Today Only: 50% off Atlas Obscura books and calendars at Barnes & Noble »
Leaderboard Highlights
Kirstan13's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Hallstatt, Austria
4th
Places visited in Wasilla, Alaska
Loading map...
Diving suit by the Carmagnolle brothers from 1882
Paris, France

Musée National de la Marine

Museum on French naval history, with magnificent figureheads, a historic diving suit, and a boat used by Napoleon.
48.8623, 2.2876
London, England

The Cross Bones Graveyard

Medieval prostitute cemetery.
51.5037, -0.0936
Cantwell, Alaska

Igloo City

Four-story concrete hotel never opened to customers.
63.2453, -149.2499
Togo the Wonder Dog. (Creative Commons)
Wasilla, Alaska

Togo the Wonder Dog

Siberian husky that delivered a life-saving antitoxin.
61.5548, -149.4968
Santa Claus House in North Pole, Alaska. (Creative Commons)
North Pole, Alaska

Santa Claus House

Trading post in North Pole where children send letters.
64.7552, -147.3445
The concert hall
Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna caves

A miniature train-ride through Slovenia's largest cave system.
45.7823, 14.2045
Smithland, Kentucky

Mantle Rock

An enormous natural sandstone bridge in Kentucky.
37.3558, -88.4272
Morehead, Kentucky

DeHart's Bible and Tire

Bizarre and inspired combination store selling only two items: tires and bibles.
38.2424, -83.3459
A Moonbow in action.
Williamsburg, Kentucky

The Cumberland Falls

Moonbows over Kentucky.
36.8368, -84.2490
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave

World's longest known cave.
37.2136, -86.1548
Burlington, Kentucky

Rabbit Hash

Rabbit Hash is a heaping slice of Americana from another era, with a very peculiar origin behind its unusual name.
38.9420, -84.8463
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
47.5574, 10.7495
Hallstatt, Austria

Salzwelten: The Hallstatt Salt Mine

The world's oldest known salt mine.
47.5573, 13.6470
Hallstatt Charnel House
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt Charnel House

An Austrian house of bones filled with hundreds of intricately painted skulls.
47.5637, 13.6487