Atlas Obscura Lists

Atlas Obscura Lists

Handy Guides to the World's Most Curious Places

10 Farms That Are Works of Art
The farm.
Lakkatura Tea Garden
Salinas de Fuencaliente

10 Farms That Are Works of Art

These picturesque landscapes also provide sustenance.


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25 Coffee Shops to Visit Before You Die
The inner-workings of an espresso machine on display at MUMAC.

25 Coffee Shops to Visit Before You Die

A global tour of the world's most interesting cafés.


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Bog Butter, Ancient Beef, and Other Remarkably Old Foods on Display in Museums
The "pet ham" is 119 years old.
The mummified beef shoulder, likely of Prince Amenemhat.
Mmmm

Bog Butter, Ancient Beef, and Other Remarkably Old Foods on Display in Museums

Some of these foods are centuries past their expiration dates.


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14 Plaques That Will Make You Smile
Emperor Norton plaque.
The plaque in foreview, with JFK's green doorstep across the street.
The plaque
Golfer's Land
The Bronze Relief illustrating the famous wager.

14 Plaques That Will Make You Smile

Sometimes a history lesson can come with a few laughs.


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The Ultimate Guide to Stunning, Surprising, or Hidden Filming Locations
Alnwick Castle
Bathed in sunlight.
The central interior of Leadenhall Market
Mos Espa set.
Avenue of the Giants
Skellig Michael.

The Ultimate Guide to Stunning, Surprising, or Hidden Filming Locations

From classic horror to Harry Potter to beloved sitcoms, here are the real places behind your favorite movies and shows.


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9 Places to Experience the Turmoil of the French Revolution
Pont de la Concorde
Heart of Louis XVII
The ruins are said by many to be the most beautiful in France
The bust bears a striking resemblance to Madame Danton, perhaps because it was molded off her actual face.
Chapel at the Cimetière de Picpus
Provencal scene

9 Places to Experience the Turmoil of the French Revolution

Bloody, liberating, historic.


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