perugbestsurgeon1992's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Loading map...
Halle, Belgium

The Blue Forest

Each spring, a dreamlike carpet of bluebells overtakes the forest floor of this Belgian woods.
Lisbon, Portugal

Livraria Simão

One of the smallest bookstores on the planet.
Mafra, Portugal

Mafra Palace Library

At night, bats patrol this magnificent 18th-century space in search of book-eating pests.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mafalda Monument

These small sculptures pay homage to the lovable star of an iconic Argentine comic strip.
San Andres de Giles, Argentina

Abandoned Cemetery of San Andres de Giles

Crumbling crypts and overgrown graves rise just out of arm's reach in this forgotten Buenos Aires graveyard.
Cafayate, Argentina

Strange House

Visit this odd display of indigenous style in Argentine wine country.
Villa Martelli, Argentina

Coloso

This giant power line tower is a robot that can express its moods with neon lights.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Floralis Generica

105-foot wide giant metallic flower blooms anew every day in the heart of Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Zanjón de Granados

Museum housed in underground tunnels that date back to Buenos Aires's earliest settlements.
Averøy, Norway

Atlantic Road

A serpentine highway twists and turns over the treacherous Norwegian Sea.
Stockholm, Sweden

Ribbinska Huset

It is said that each of the white stones in the red facade of this medieval house represents the head of a murdered Swedish noble.
Stockholm, Sweden

Victoriahuset (Victoria House)

A rare surviving Victorian greenhouse designed specifically to house giant water lilies.
Stockholm, Sweden

Colour by Numbers

This Stockholm light tower can be controlled by anyone with a smartphone.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Metro Art Gallery

Stockholm's decidedly unique public transit system has doubled as the world's longest art gallery for decades.
Stockholm, Sweden

Storkyrkobadet

A hidden bathhouse in one of Stockholm's oldest and busiest neighborhoods is open to anyone who can find it.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Cathedral Treasury (Riznica Katedrale)

A wunderkammer of gold and silver reliquaries and ancient saintly bones.
Trakošćan, Croatia

Trakošćan Castle

This Croatian fairytale castle is slowly falling apart thanks to years of neglect.
Stockholm, Sweden

Scharmer's Small Solar Telescope

A scale model of the world's second largest lensed telescope.
Stockholm, Sweden

Lego Swedish 1-M Solar Telescope

A 1:42 scale model of the world's second largest lensed telescope.
Pattaya, Thailand

Sanctuary of Truth

A modern temple with an ancient philosophy.
Mae Klong, Thailand

Maeklong Railway Market

Six times a day a train runs right through the middle of this Thai street market, sending vendors scrambling.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Nabokov's Butterflies

Specimens collected by the author of Lolita and self-taught lepidopterist exhibited in his childhood home.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Rasputin Museum at Yusupov Palace

Palace where the nearly un-killable Rasputin was murdered.
Istanbul, Turkey

The Museum of Innocence

This museum was invented in a novel before being made real by the author.