Atlas Obscura: The Compendium of the World's Wonders, Curiosities and Esoterica

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Tue, Sep 28th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

If you took WikiPedia and had it cover just the singular, eccentric, bizarre, fantastical, and strange out-of-the-way places that get left out of traditional travel guidebooks and are ignored by the average tourist, it would be called Atlas Obscura. If you're looking for information on miniature cities, glass flowers, books bound in human skin, gigantic flaming holes in the ground, phallological museums, bone churches, balancing pagodas, or homes built entirely out of paper, the Atlas Obscura is where you'll find them.

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