trwier's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Unusual adventures and hidden discoveries. Explore our 2018 trips now »
Leaderboard Highlights
trwier's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Leipzig, Germany
Loading map...
Georgia

Sarpi Border Checkpoint

A gleaming white and undulating tower marks the border between Georgia and Turkey.
41.5204, 41.5478
Batumi, Georgia

Alphabetic Tower

Tower with a double-helix spiral, adorned with letters of the Georgian alphabet.
41.6560, 41.6396
Ali and Nino
Batumi, Georgia

Ali and Nino

A literally moving statue of stacked metal giants just continually trying (and failing) to find love.
41.6559, 41.6436
Queen Tamar Airport
Mestia, Georgia

Queen Tamar Airport

Despite being tiny and rural this Georgian airport looks like a sci-fi boondoggle.
43.0531, 42.7489
Towers of Svaneti
Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Georgia

Towers of Svaneti

Fortified homes of highland warriors that are still in use today.
42.9178, 43.0157
(Flickr/almasudi)
Goght, Armenia

Geghard Monastery

Armenian monastery carved out of cliffs and named after the spear that stabbed Jesus.
40.1403, 44.8051
Room in the Museum, possibly a reconstruction of his Tblisi flat.
Yerevan, Armenia

Sergei Parajanov Museum

Despite producing just a handful of movies, a brave and lyrical filmmaker has an entire museum dedicated to him.
40.1291, 44.4734
Vardzia Cave Monastery
Georgia

Vardzia Cave Monastery

Underground monastery and fortress.
41.3812, 43.2842
Garni, Armenia

Garni Gorge

A geological oddity topped with a temple.
40.1123, 44.7303
Udabno, Georgia

Davit Gareja Cave Monastery

Rock-hewn monastery complex with hundreds of cave structures tucked away into the mountainside.
41.4474, 45.3764
The Joseph Stalin Museum in Gori- in the foreground, the house where Stalin was born
Gori, Georgia

Stalin Museum

A museum glorifying the life of Stalin, located in the city of his birth.
41.9869, 44.1135
Georgia

Uplistsikhe Cave Town

Ancient rock-hewn town that witnessed key events of Georgian history.
41.9674, 44.2073
Tbilisi, Georgia

Bank of Georgia Building

Unusual building appears to be haphazardly built from randomly piled bricks.
41.7358, 44.7709
Tbilisi, Georgia

Leaning Tower of Tbilisi

Disheveled clock tower of Tbilisi's puppet theatre.
41.6958, 44.8066
Tempelhof postcard, ca early 1960's
Berlin, Germany

Tempelhof Airport

Berlin's old airport.
52.4838, 13.3877
Berlin, Germany

Berlin Radio Tower

A restaurant and observation deck built in a unique broadcasting antennae.
52.5050, 13.2782
Lohmen, Germany

The Bastei

Ruins of a German Castle on top of a towering stone pillar.
50.9634, 14.0703
Krämerbrücke
Erfurt, Germany

Krämerbrücke

This historic stone bridge has an entire neighborhood clinging to its sides.
50.9787, 11.0312
Details from the garden façade
Potsdam, Germany

Sanssouci Palace

The "Prussian Versailles" that is as glorious today as when it was built.
52.4047, 13.0353
Dresden Frauenkirche
Dresden, Germany

Dresden Frauenkirche

This Dresden church was purposely rebuilt Protestant after being demolished in World War II.
51.0515, 13.7405
The world's most expensive playset.
Dresden, Germany

Green Vault

The largest treasure hoard in Europe is contained in a castle that was bombed out during World War II.
51.0519, 13.7360
Monument to the Battle of the Nations
Leipzig, Germany

Völkerschlachtdenkmal (Monument to the Battle of the Nations)

This incredible stone temple is a monument to death, victory, and fantasy architecture.
51.3124, 12.4132
Museum in der "Runden Ecke"
Leipzig, Germany

Museum in der "Runden Ecke"

This small exhibition displays equipment and artifacts once belonging to the feared Stasi secret police.
51.3417, 12.3699
Chicago, Illinois

Flat Iron Building

.
41.9104, -87.6770