Kris McCracken's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Treviso, Italy

Fontana delle Tette

Centuries ago, red and white wine poured from the statue's breasts whenever a new Venetian ruler was elected.
Trieste, Italy

Arco di Riccardo

This Roman monument is surrounded by more recent construction, offering a stark contrast between ancient architecture and the modern urban landscape.
Trieste, Italy

Faro della Vittoria (Victory Lighthouse)

One of the tallest lighthouses in the world also serves as a monument to the fallen of World War I.
Plitvička Jezera, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes

A chain of 16 wondrous lakes formed as a result of the gradual dissolution of soluble layers of bedrock.
Zadar, Croatia

Sea Organ

A musical instrument played by the sea.
Zadar, Croatia

Pillar of Shame

Now harmless, this looming post struck fear into the heart of medieval troublemakers.
Venice, Italy

Isola di San Michele

Venice's island of the dead.
Venice, Italy

Torcello Bell Tower

Stare out over the lagoon and beyond from this 10th-century campanile on the island where the city of Venice began.
Lido, Italy

Lazzaretto Vecchio

The oldest of Venice's plague quarantine stations, designed to keep the medieval city safe from disease.
Venice, Italy

Lazzaretto Nuovo

The plague quarantine island home to the alleged "Vampire of Venice."
Cairns, Australia

'Citizens Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef'

This public art is inspired by a local Aboriginal creation story.
Hamburg, Germany

Beatles-Platz (Beatles Square)

This red light district plaza memorializes the Fab Four and their historic connection to the area.
Sydney, Australia

Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair

A 19th-century perch for spotting sailing ships now boasts one of the most iconic views in the Southern Hemisphere.
Hội An, Vietnam

Japanese Covered Bridge

One of Vietnam's most iconic landmarks was built by Japanese traders and is now in danger of sinking.
Hội An, Vietnam

Reaching Out Teahouse

Located off a bustling strip, a silent teahouse employs workers with hearing- or speech-related disabilities.
Hội An, Vietnam

Nam Trân

This antique shop offers affordable 15th-century Vietnamese ceramics salvaged from a local shipwreck.
Prague, Czechia

House of the Black Madonna

A significant example of Czech cubist architecture—a style you won't find anywhere else in the world.
London, England

Tower Hill Execution Site

A memorial for public executions that dates back to the 14th century.
Kyoto, Japan

Kamo River Turtle Stepping Stones

These turtle-shaped concrete stepping stones provide a unique river crossing in central Kyoto.
Singapore

'Planet'

A giant baby floats in the middle of Singapore’s nature park.
London, England

Wellington Arch

Once designed as the entrance to Buckingham Palace, this structure was later relocated and stands as a victory arch.
Melbourne, Australia

Pastor Sir Douglas & Lady Gladys Nicholls Memorial

This 2008 memorial commemorates two leading Aboriginal Australian rights activists.
London, England

Stationers' Hall

This building contains a door only used by members of the royal family.
Kyoto, Japan

Original Nintendo Building

The first location of the eventual video game giant.