Lottie Gross's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp Ruien

An open-air sewer system that was covered piece-by-piece over 300 years.
Mumbai, India

Tower of Silence in Mumbai

A Zoroastrian funerary tower where excarnation rituals are carried out is threatened by the area's dwindling vulture population.
Amer, India

Amber Fort

This opulent 16th-century Maharaja’s palace is a unique mix of Hindu and Muslim designs.
Mumbai, India

Antilia

World's most expensive home.
Fatehpur Sikri, India

Fatehpur Sikri

An imperial fortress city that incorporated cultural elements from the entire Mughal empire, only to be abandoned the year it was finished.
Vijayapura, India

Gol Gumbaz

This 17th-century mausoleum is topped with an acoustic marvel.
Jodhpur, India

Mehrangarh Fort

This stunning 15th-century royal hill fort preserves the age of chivalry in Rajasthan.
Mysore, India

Mysore Palace

Modest by day, illuminated majestically at sunset.
Chittorgarh, India

Hill Forts of Rajasthan

A complex of six forts embedded in the Rajasthan hills.
Jaipur, India

Palace of Winds

The 953 windows undoubtedly make this the world's most beautiful screened porch.
London, England

Houseboats of Regents Canal

A community of artists and entrepreneurs seeks a simpler life on London's waterways.
London, England

V&A Museum of Childhood

A museum wholly devoted to juvenescence.
Oxford, England

J.R.R. Tolkien's Grave

The names Lúthien and Beren can be found inscribed on the shared grave of the famous writer and his beloved wife and muse.
Oxford, England

Pitt Rivers Museum

Ancient Egyptian wigs, South American feather headresses, a bounty of anthropological artifacts in Oxford.
Oxford, England

The Eagle and Child

J.R.R Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and other "Inklings" met at the Oxford pub to discuss the now legendary fantasy stories they were writing.
Oxford, England

Oxford Museum of Natural History

Home to the most complete dodo remains known - one head, and one foot.
Oxford, England

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Used as an example in one of the first dictionary entries for "museum" in 1706.
Oxford, England

Oxford Museum of the History of Science

An extraordinary collection of scientific instruments - and Einstein's chalkboard - inside the world's oldest purpose built museum building.
Oxford, England

The Headington Shark

A 26 foot shark sculpture for nuclear disarmament, clever antennae disguise, and municipal battle royale.
Oxford, England

Oxford Botanic Garden

The fantastic charm of England's oldest botanical garden has made it a place of writerly inspiration for centuries.