lets go2's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Leaderboard Highlights
lets go2's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Portsmouth, Virginia
1st
Places visited in Pacific Grove, California
1st
Places visited in Natural Bridge, Virginia
3rd
Places visited in Stuttgart, Germany
3rd
Places visited in Strasbourg, France
3rd
Places visited in Newton, Massachusetts
5th
Places visited in Roanoke, Virginia
Loading map...
Berlin, Germany

Steinstücken Exclave

A helicopter memorial commemorating what was once the only way to access this West Berlin exclave.
Dresden, Germany

Waldschlösschen Bridge

The bridge that cost Germany a World Heritage Site.
Berlin, Germany

‘Trains to Life – Trains to Death’

A haunting contrast of trains that both saved and took the lives of Jewish children in Nazi Germany.
Erfurt, Germany

Kika Figures of Erfurt

Beloved children's TV characters freckle the German city's streets.
Berlin, Germany

Soviet Memorial (Sowjetisches Ehrenmal)

For patriotic Russians, this memorial honoring the Soviet soldiers who died liberating Berlin in 1945 is the most sacred location outside of Russia.
Munich, Germany

Smokey Joe's

This airport currywurst stand is made out of retro airplane parts.
Berlin, Germany

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

An imperial church bombed to ruins during WWII now stands as a jagged memorial.
Zweibrücken, Germany

Zweibrücken R2-D2

A university observatory dome painted like the beloved "Star Wars" robot.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Partnachklamm (Partnach Gorge)

Walk inside a half mile long crevice right outside the town of Garmisch Partenkirchen.
Alexandria, Virginia

George Washington’s Whiskey

Taste the white whiskey that the United States' first president once distilled and enjoyed.
Centreville, Virginia

Spindle Sears House

This restored house built from a Sears kit in the 1930s is a physical remnant of FDR's New Deal following the Great Depression.
Swift Run, Virginia

Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Markers

On the side of a Virginia highway, a collection of monuments commemorates an 18th-century trek through the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Austinville, Virginia

Shot Tower Historic State Park

This tower was once used to create ammunition for early settlers.
Chesapeake, Virginia

Great Bridge Lock

This environmental engineering marvel keeps salt water from the Elizabeth River.
Brandy Station, Virginia

Fleetwood Church

This abandoned church languishing for decades is now one man's passion project and subject of paranormal investigators.
Bedford, Virginia

National D-Day Memorial

This monument is dedicated to those lost on June 6, 1944, in the town with that day’s highest per-capita casualty rate.
Richmond, Virginia

Richmond Airport Civil War Fortifications

The airport was once a Civil War battleground, and the earthwork defenses can still be seen today.
Ashburn, Virginia

Belmont Enslaved Cemetery

The largest cemetery for enslaved people in Loudoun County was almost lost to history, if not for the research of a minister.
Falls Church, Virginia

The Fountain of Faith

These figures float and flutter in this fountain crafted by famed Swedish sculptor Carl Milles.
Lorton, Virginia

Lucy Burns Museum

Located at the former Lorton Prison the Lucy Burns Museum tells the story of the 91 year history of the prison including the dark chapter of its involvement in the women's suffrage movement.
Petersburg, Virginia

The Crater

An innovative attempt to break a siege in the American Civil War still scars the earth today.
Lynchburg, Virginia

The Pest House Medical Museum

A "hospital" where people went to be quarantined, die, and be buried in the yard.
Arlington, Virginia

Deep Throat Parking Garage

Parking garage where Bob Woodward met Watergate source "Deep Throat."
Richmond, Virginia

Egyptian Building

A convincing little bit of ancient Egypt smack dab in Richmond, Virginia.