dapolzin's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Aswan, Egypt

Monastery of St. Simeon

This 7th-century monastery was sacked by Saladin.
El-Montaza, Egypt

Baron Empain Palace

Located near Cairo's El Korba district, the abandoned mansion continues to inspire mystery and rumor throughout the city.
Al Lahoun, Egypt

The Pyramid of Senusret II

It might not be the prettiest pyramid in Egypt, but it may be the muddiest.
Cairo, Egypt

Monastery of Saint Simon

The massive cave church of Cairo's Zabbaleen community is one of the largest Christian churches in the Middle East.
Athens, Wisconsin

45 X 90 Geographical Marker

The center of the only hemisphere that awards visitors with a commemorative coin.
Katoomba, Australia

Three Sisters

This trio of Australian rock spires may have inspired aboriginal legend or just modern tourism.
Sydney, Australia

'Forgotten Songs' Sound Sculpture

A collaboration of art and ornithology mourns the calls of Sydney's lost birds.
Melbourne, Australia

Flinders Street Station Ballroom

An abandoned jewel of a ballroom on the top floor of Australia’s busiest rail station echoes with the sounds of a bygone era.
Sydney, Australia

Wendy's Secret Garden

Built over an abandoned train yard, this hidden gem is full of winding paths and offers gorgeous views of Sydney Harbour.
Katoomba, Australia

The Giant Stairway

A massive stairway that almost wasn't leads to one of Australia's most scenic vistas.
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Genghis Khan Statue Complex

Enormous statue of the Emperor of the Mongols.
Kharkhorin, Mongolia

Erdene Zuu

The oldest Buddhist monastery in Mongolia has survived centuries of invasions, political shifts, and religious purges.
Malampa Province, Vanuatu

Ambrym Island

Plains of ash and pair of semi-active volcanoes contribute to the otherworldly beauty of this little-known Vanuatu island.
Vanuatu

Mount Yasur

This South Pacific volcano has been blowing its stack for over 800 years and is said to be home to a cult leader waiting to be reborn.
Vanuatu

Underwater Post Office

The fully functional, submerged Vanuatu Post Office is definitely one of a kind.
Penama Province, Vanuatu

Pentecost Island Land Dive

The world’s most primitive form of bungee jumping.
Canberra, Australia

Phar Lap's Heart

The gigantic preserved heart of a champion racehorse.
Melbourne, Australia

'The Public Purse'

This giant, granite purse is one of Melbourne's most unique and distinctive pieces of public art.
Melbourne, Australia

'Mr. Lizard and Gumnut Baby' Statue

Children's author May Gibbs's beloved stories about the tiny, human-like "Gumnut Babies" are immortalized in bronze.
Melbourne, Australia

Larry La Trobe Statue

Melbourne's favorite bronze dog.
Melbourne, Australia

Phar Lap

Taxidermy of the racing horse with a huge heart, who inspired hope in the Depression.
Melbourne, Australia

AC/DC Lane

A colorful street named for the legendary Australian rock band.
Melbourne, Australia

Ned Kelly's Armour

The bullet-banged DIY suit of armour belonging to Australia’s most famous outlaw.
Melbourne, Australia

The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek

A friendly monster lurks outside the State Library Victoria.