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Questions tagged [identify-this]

Finding the name of some place, food, monument, or other travel-related thing.

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Where is this in Margaree Valley, Cape Breton Highlands, NS?

I saw this picture on Reddit. Can someone please pinpoint its location on Google Maps? I'd like to drive to it when I visit. Thanks!
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What is this lever in Argentinian toilets?

I've seen it in some places in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It's not used for flushing the toilet, there's a separate button for that.
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What are these boxed doors outside store fronts in New York?

In New York around lower Manhattan I saw some storefronts with these boxed doors outside. What are they called and what is their function?
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Where is this beach in Prince Edward Island?

The photographer lists the location as Covehead, but the place name on the right (under the map) states 'Bay Fortune'. Can anyone pls locate it on Google Maps? I'm curious if this beach looks better ...
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Where's this verdant ridge?

Reverse image searching turned up nothing, as the log-in box possibly belied the original picture. Any geographers here? What type of ridge is this?
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Where was this wallpaper taken? (Windows 8 Developer/Consumer/Release Preview lock screen) [duplicate]

This is a lock screen wallpaper from Windows 8 Developer/Consumer/Release Preview, where was this taken?
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What does this traffic sign mean?

I saw several of them around Paramaribo, Suriname. Left side looks kind of like "vehicles not allowed" and the right side like "parking prohibited" signs, but there was plenty of cars riding and ...
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Turkey's secret underground city

On Feb 14, 2017 the BBC released a video on their website entitled Turkey's secret underground city but they don't actually mention the name of the city. They video concludes by saying "authorities ...
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Where's this park in Yokohama, in Ep. 31 of “Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City”?

I first stumbled on this screenshot on Reddit, from Episode 31 of "Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City". But I can't spot it in this map created by a fan.
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Where's this waterfront in Yokohama, featured in Episode 31 of “Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City”?

These screenshots are from Episode 31 of "Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City", which I first saw on Reddit. I can't spot the scene beneath in this map created by a fan.
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What is this violet colored spread in the sky?

Today on my way from Madison, WI, USA to Minneapolis, MN, USA on highway I94 I saw sky light up with violet color. Timestamp on my picture is at 6:48 PM. It's very strange. I do not think it was ...
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Where was this picture taken (screensaver on LG Oled TV)?

Can someone please tell me where this picture was taken?
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Where is this beach on Maui's north shore, in front of West Maui Mountains?

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Hawaii (2017 edn). p. 19
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What are these mysterious craters?

Flying over southern Oregon or northern California, I saw these strange shapes. They look like burial mounds but are much much bigger... Can anyone tell me what they are?
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Where is this ridge in Charlevoix, Québec?

I first saw the picture beneath on Reddit.
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What and where is this old-looking stone building?

can anyone tell me where this is located or what exactly it may be called?
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This is a picture on my LG TV screensaver. I would like to know where this is?

The screensaver on my TV shows this place; I would love to find where it is located!
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What are these huge ‘fields’ of light just north of Amsterdam?

I flew over the Netherlands last week, and while we were going over an area just off the coast northwest of Amsterdam, I noticed something that looked like enormous, square lights shining quite ...
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Where is this city? [duplicate]

I saw this in the lock screen of Windows, wondering where this is. Any clues?
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What is this black spot in Syria?

While browsing Google Earth in Syria, I noticed this black spot. I could not find any information about it. What is this spot? goo.gl/maps/TGvdFsuZ6ux
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In what city is this bus (tram?) located?

Curious to know where this picture is taken.
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Where's this dale in Sunrise Hill, Alberta?

Is dale/valley the correct term? I chanced on this picture here. The putative photographer captioned Scenic hiking views from Sunrise Hill and in Kananaskis Country Alberta Canada but Googling ...
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Where was this photograph taken?

What is the location of this mountain? View from more above: The source youtube video (Since it is a live stream, the short video clip won't necessarily be shown again) I also asked the question on ...
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What traffic interchange does this picture show?

I found this attractive picture from http://www.cowen.com/reports/exploring-the-future-of-transportation/ and wondered what interchange it's based on. It's perfectly symmetrical so the creator ...
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Where was this stock photo (mountains, town) taken?

Free stock image (https://www.pexels.com/photo/mist-misty-fog-foggy-7919/), haven't been able to find a description. Does anyone recognize the location?
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What is this white contraption attached to the wall? [closed]

My dad's staying at a hotel in the US, and forwarded me the picture beneath. What is it?
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Which city is shown in the film “A trip to Wiesbaden”?

This is an image from the film "A trip to Wiesbaden" (USSR, 1989). In the film, this skyline is supposed to be the skyline of Wiesbaden (a city in Germany). Well, this is definitley not Wiesbaden (I'...
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Where is this solitary building with a town and mountains in the background behind a valley?

This is an image from the LG TV screen saver. Does anyone have any idea where this place is?
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Which city can be seen on this Windows 10 lock screen photo featuring a stadium next to a river?

This picture is currently my lock screen on my Windows 10 laptop, but nowhere can I find any captions which tell me which city this actually is. I also tried reverse Googling. No results. I asked my ...
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Can anyone identify this church?

This is a picture of a church in northern Germany. It was taken in northern Germany enroute from Kaiserslautern to Denmark. Can anyone tell me where it is and what denomination it is? I was told by ...
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Where was this photo taken?

Still from a youtube video. The church just above the trees on the right could be Eastern European. The peaks have snow, so possibly Alps or Carpathians?!
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Where is the photo for the outlook sign in page taken? [duplicate]

I would like to know where the photo of the Outlook.com sign in page was taken. Any ideas?
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Which city in Burgundy is it on this Samsung ad?

I saw this ad recently on the back of a Korean newspaper What is the city featured on this ad? I would love to visit there during a stay in France. The main cities in Burgundy are : Dijon Auxerre ...
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What's the history of this train system in Queens, New York? [closed]

Is the train in Queens NY considered part of the New York subway? Is it completely above ground level? It looks like it is running along roof tops. What is the history of its construction? Do they ...
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In which city are these buildings?

Which city are the buildings on this picture in?
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What is this mountain next to the Semmering railway called?

There is a mountain next to the Semmering railway in Austria (red rectangle in the image below): Image source What is the name of this mountain? Update 1: I suspect it's called the Pollereswand or ...
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Where in Cyprus is this church located?

Found this screenshot of a church in EU Cyprus, but can't seem to find out where it is.
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What is this distinct ceramics style and where it is made?

(Maybe not exactly a travel question, but I hope it is on-topic here.) Several years ago, while travelling across Montenegro, in one souvenir shop in Kotor and in one shop in Ulcinj I found very ...
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Which wall is this? [duplicate]

I saw this lockscreen wallpaper in my windows 10 laptop. Only thing i could understand was that this is in Rome, Italy. No name was given with the info. A google search on walls in Rome didn't ...
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Where were these castle pictures from WW II taken?

I have four pictures taken during WWII but one of them isn't so great, although it does seem to show a tall tower within the building somewhere (added this pic--view from hill in back of castle). My ...
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Where was this photo taken (screensaver on LG Oled TV)?

Can someone please tell me where this picture of a church on an Alpine lake was taken?
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Where on earth is this? (Apricot, cherry and azalea blossoms in South-West China)

BBC News put out this video: Blossom in south-west China captured by drone Apricot, cherry and azalea blossom create a stunning landscape in south-west China. South-west China is a big area ...
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Canadian places identification

I've recently came across a post claiming that the following images are taken in Canada. A quick Google search told me that the first image is Spirit Island and the last is Moraine Lake. Third image ...
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Painting location identification

I received two framed pieces of art and wonder if they are real places and where. They could very well be fictional and may or may not be copies of famous works. They are just furniture store art, ...
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Hawaiian Airlines Boarding/Deboarding Music

What is the cultural music played on Hawaiian Airlines flights during boarding/deboarding? This is the music played on the monitors of the seats (the music videos) and over the public speaker of the ...
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Where on Earth is this Win10 lock screen image from, with a stone town in a rock crevice? [duplicate]

I'm wondering where the place in the above photo is. I'd love to learn more about it! On my copy of Windows 10 Home there are links that share more info about photos, but on this PC with Windows 10 ...
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What are these long objects in Jakarta?

While browsing Google Maps, I found this Jakarta neighboorhood (coordinates: -6.100917, 106.920639) with strange long shapes between the houses: At first I thought it was floating logs/lumber among ...
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What is the location of photo used for Windows 10 lock screen? [duplicate]

Where is this image from? Any help would be great!
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How do I know if I have got a congestion charge? [duplicate]

I drove to Westminster Bridge Road last Wednesday around 6.45 pm. Now different people have different statements to offer. How do I know if I need to pay any fees? Help.
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What is the name of this school? [closed]

What is the name of this school in Bangkok, Thailand? This picture was taken in 1972.