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Holiday Gift Guide: Atlas Obscura Books and Calendars
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Vancouver, British Columbia

Science World Station

The ruins of Vancouver's abandoned heritage railway.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Old Burying Ground

This historic cemetery stopped accepting bodies before many Canadian cities were founded.
Moonbeam, Ontario

Moonbeam UFO Monument

A flying saucer has landed for good in the middle of a tiny Canadian town.
Coombs, British Columbia

Old Country Market

This quirky countryside store is known for the goats that hang out and eat the grass on its roof.
Eastend, Saskatchewan

T.rex Discovery Centre

Built after the 1991 discovery of one of the world's most complete T.rex skeletons in the nearby hills.
Québec City, Québec

Wolfe's Cove Tunnel

Train tunnel running underneath Quebec City.
Wellington County, Prince Edward Island

Edouard Arsenault Bottle Houses

Three buildings constructed of over 25,000 multicolored glass bottles.
O'Leary, Prince Edward Island

Canadian Potato Museum

The Canadian Potato Museum may sound like the least exciting museum in the world, but it has hidden charms aplenty.
Montreal, Québec

Oratoire St. Joseph

City law dictates that this mountaintop cathedral containing the heart of a saint is to remain the tallest building in town.
Torrington, Alberta

Gopher Hole Museum

Museum of stuffed gophers set up in various scenes.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

McNab's Island

This Canadian island is a veritable garden of decay with countless abandoned structures dotting the landscape.
Drumheller, Alberta

The Hoodoos of Drumheller Valley

Hoodoos, naturally eroded land formations, stand 20 feet tall in the Canadian badlands.
Speers, Saskatchewan

Twisted Trees

The Twisted Trees of Alticane are an unnerving grove of Quaking Aspen, apparently mutated from a single source, giving them a twisted and unnatural appearance.
Montreal, Québec

Marché Jean-Talon

Montreal's giant farmer's market is a foodie's best friend, especially in the winter months.
Amherstburg, Ontario

Boblo Island Abandoned Amusement Park

An abandoned Victorian-era amusement park is rusting away amidst luxury houses.
Whistler, British Columbia

Whistler Train Wreck

The remains of a Canadian train crash are now mouldering beneath layers of rust and graffiti.
Montreal, Québec

Habitat 67

This 1967 experiment in modular architecture was designed to be a new model for urban living.
Toronto, Ontario

The Monkey's Paw

A book collector's dream, The Monkey's Paw in Toronto has the world's first "Biblio-Mat", a random book vending machine.
Toronto, Ontario

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

One of Canada's most incredible rare book collections holds hundreds of thousands of gorgeous tomes that the general public can touch.