Kris McCracken's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
🎁
Use code WONDER20 for 20% off all online experiences! Shop Now »
Leaderboard Highlights
Kris McCracken's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Hobart, Australia
1st
Places edited in Seoul, South Korea
1st
Places visited in Taroona, Australia
3rd
Places edited in Hamburg, Germany
4th
Places edited in Kyoto, Japan
Loading map...
Prague, Czechia

Defenestration of Prague Window

The palace window through which Protestant nobles flung two Catholic regents, thus sparking the Thirty Years' War.
Krakow, Poland

Kościuszko Mound

This man-made mound monument was built out of soil from all across the Polish empire.
Krakow, Poland

Liban Quarry

The unsettling remnants of a torn down movie set lies nearby the ruined location of the actual Płaszów Labor Camp.
Krakow, Poland

Wawel Dragon's Den

This Polish cave has housed a dragon, a brothel, and an enduring legend.
Krakow, Poland

Rynek Underground

Beneath Kraków Old Town's main square lies a hologram-filled medieval market vampire graveyard wonderland.
Hamburg, Germany

Wälderhaus

This wooden hotel is a temple to German sustainability and forest conservation.
Hamburg, Germany

St. Pauli Elbtunnel

Hamburgers are intensely proud of their tunnel beneath the river.
Hamburg, Germany

Blankenese Shipwrecks

Remnants of an exploded schooner and wrecked submarines form a breakwater.
Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

Model Trains and Much More in Hamburg.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Rundetårn

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

Throne of Denmark

Opulence and fantasy collide in this royal chair which is supposedly made with unicorn horns.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Elephant Gate

Pre-Nazi swastikas adorn the sculpted pachyderms flanking this brewhouse portal.
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Little Mermaid

The de facto symbol of Copenhagen is this bronze fairytale which cannot seem to keep its head for very long.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Budapest, Hungary

Columbo Statue

Uh, pardon me, ma'am, but I couldn't help noticing that there's a Columbo statue in the middle of Budapest.
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Castle Hill Funicular

Built in 1870 at the bridge that connected Buda and Pest, this spectacular incline railway was almost lost forever during World War II.
Budapest, Hungary

Panoptikum Budapest

A series of caves under Castle Hill that once held the prisoner Vlad Tepes, better known as Count Dracula.
Budapest, Hungary

Shoes on the Danube Promenade

A trail of iron footwear stands as a monument to the thousands executed along this riverbank during WWII.
South Mount Cameron, Australia

Little Blue Lake

A beautiful, but toxic, lake formed by mining.
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Big Banana

One of the first big sculptures anywhere in Australia.
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Big Bunch of Bananas

Roadside display for a popular fruit and vegetable stand.
Frankfurt, Germany

Eiserner Steg (Iron Bridge)

Fantastic views and thousands of love locks.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Metronome

Steadily reminding Czechia of its past.
Prague, Czechia

Museum of Torture Instruments

Take a break from the beauty of Prague to explore a more gruesome side of history.