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

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Help identifying this landmark and road in "Los Angeles 1940s, Residential Area in color"

The NASS video Los Angeles 1940s, Residential Area in color [60fps, Remastered] w/added sound is a processed version of this archived footage. Starting at about 02:18 a movie camera points backwards ...
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What is the meaning of these blue crosses (x-like) in eastern Brandenburg?

I've been traveling by bike in eastern Brandenburg, Germany and have encountered at least 4 of those. My guess that it was somehow connected to camping or maybe boats? Couldn't find anything online, ...
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Can you identify this city or country? [closed]

Can you identify this city or country?
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What is the Turkish village shown in this video?

People Living in the Village - Village Documentary I can guess that this is a village in Turkey. But, I want to know the exact location. Can anyone tell me where this place is?
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Identify the city from a Microsoft Teams meeting's background

I was quite amazed of the image that appears in the back of my speaker on Microsoft Teams. Any chance to identify this city (actually skyline) or maybe even shooting location? I know that the quality ...
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Where in Central Park was the photo "Child with a Toy Hand Grenade" taken?

Child with Toy Hand Grenade in Central Park, N.Y.C. 1962, is a rather famous photo by Diane Arbus: I came across this photo while reading about the background to the song "Teach Your Children,&...
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What is this contraption?

Below is a screenshot captured from a Google Street View scene. The scene shows a travellers' camp in Norfolk county in the The United Kingdom. It contains a mixture of the old and the new: a bowtop ...
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Photograph allegedly from Barcelona in 1987

This image has been bothering me for years. It has been in Wikimedia Commons since 2014 named "Barcelona Ramblas.jpg" and described as taken in 1987, but I'm sure it's not the Rambles and I ...
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Where is the cityscape in this recent photo, probably in Malaysia?

My friend has recently visited Malaysia and sent me this photo. They do not know where exactly it is, but has given the following details: photo was recently taken (within past year) it is near a ...
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Where (in Germany) is the landscape behind this newsreader, with a gazebo on a small, lush steep hill surrounded by higher, broader forested hills?

When the German tagesschau evening news on the public broadcaster Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (ARD) announce the upcoming weather ...
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Where this row of frozen trees is placed?

I'd fancy to visit the place portrayed in the photo above. What is the name of the city in the background?? The original of the above image (at least in my PC) is placed at /mnt/windows/Windows/Web/...
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Where are these cliffs?

Does anyone knows where are these cliffs from the photo below? All the information I have is that the photo is from YouTube Video Tom Misch - The Journey and that at the bottom of the video is written ...
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Where was this music video with a dramatically lit bridge filmed?

I have been trying to figure out for quite a while where a certain music video was taken from. It is not a typical video as it is showing a time lapse from a metro. Here are a few screenshots I ...
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Where did the Hungarian PM travel to & take this picture?

The Hungarian PM decided to upload this image to his Facebook: From other news, I know he is in italy. I am interested in the specific location. Could you help?
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What is the name of this small town in Italy somewhere outside of Rome?

Twenty-odd years ago, my wife and son and I were lost in the Italian countryside somewhere between Rome and Venice (not a bad thing except we were low on gas) and we stumbled on a beautiful tiny town ...
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What is the name of this kind of accommodation?

(Not sure if this should be on the English SE) The specific accommodation model I'm thinking of looks very much like student housing: The tenant rents a room Room comes with basic furniture (e.g. bed,...
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Where was this picture taken? Somewhere in the western USA? Zion or Capitol Reef national park?

Need help identifying a location. I think it's most likely somewhere in the western USA. Maybe Zion or Capitol Reef national park based on the orange rock and river?
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Where are this river and bridge separating two towns, surrounded by mountains? [closed]

I think this was taken in Norway.
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Where's this vine yard, near water and mountains, in Okanagan Valley?

We travelled to Okanagan Valley in 2000, but not sure if this was photographed there.
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A photo on an old software package box

I stumbled on this photo, it's on the box of an old issue of a software map of Italy. I suppose the location portrayed is in Italy, anyone? "location portrayed" means that I'm interested in ...
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Can anyone identity this beach/overlook? (Pacific Coast Highway)

We watched the sunset here on August 5th 2009 and am struggling to find the location. I know it's between Hurricane Point and San Luis Obispo off the Pacific Coast Highway in California. Besides that ...
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Identify 1985 London photos [closed]

Going through old vacation photos, and have some from London in 1985 that I can't identify. I see what appears to be an underground tube station on the right, and a number 30 bus heading to Putney.
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Which city is pictured in this scene from Line of Duty S6E1?

This screenshot is taken from the S6E1 of the BBC series Line of Duty. It’s taken from the 4:25 mark (approximately). Apologies for the poor resolution. I’m guessing Midlands / North of England. The ...
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Identify City Skyline

This is a photo of a skyline from 1997. We drove from Dallas to Niagara Falls and went through Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York. Google can't recognize it. Any help?
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How to travel to this tower with a gorgeous view toward Mount Fuji?

I would like to visit this place. What is the name of this tower? The location of the town/city of this tower? And what is the relative direction of this tower to Fuji mountain? What is the ...
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What are these white circles in Nevada?

I found them in Nevada, USA. At 37.488, -116.228 coords and I can't find any information about this. The bright white lines are roads and I have seen a similar ones but it had a triangle around it. ...
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Where is this Location in UK (somewhere in East Anglia perhaps?) [closed]

This painting was created by my late mother-in-law (Jeanne Girling), probably around 1980-1990's. She often painted in and around her home town of Colchester but often travelled within East Anglia and ...
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Where was this picture of a seaside road taken?

Can someone help identify which location this might in the UK? I've seen this in a movie. I know for sure that the movie is shot in the UK as the story is based in the UK.
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Where was this picture taken in 1932?

This picture was taken about 1932 in central Europe - probably in Czechoslovakia, maybe in Budweis.
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Identify location of old paintings - WWII soldier

Does anyone know where the location on this old paintings may be? My great uncle was a doctor in WWII and was given a book half full of paintings by a soldier that he cared for. Unfortunately that’s ...
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What city is this on the Apple TV screensaver?

My dad and I saw this video on the Apple TV screensaver Can anyone figure out what city this is? Here is the first still: Things I've noticed: Right side driving, bulb-shaped marina at the beginning, ...
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Where is this place? Windows 10 Wallpaper

Looks like this is a middle east city. I am curious to know where. Windows does not give any info.
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Where is this huge indoor waterfall?

Link to video Given the trains and the shopping mall, I am suspecting an airport ... possibly Singapore, it has been a few years since I lived there, and things change quickly
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What is the name of the island?

What is the island at 2:31 into this YouTube video. I believe I've seen pictures of it before. It looks like a circle with a diameter of about 40 km. I'm curious to learn about the nature of the ...
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Where's this lighthouse in the USA?

My grandma painted this at least twenty years ago around, but she can't remember where. She remembers this is a famous beach. I accidentally threw it out when we were renovating her house, and this is ...
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Where is this chained man statue, photographed a century ago?

According to metadata, this image is claimed to be taken between 1880 and 1926 and the location is stated just as "Europe". If the photographer is correctly identified, most of his ...
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Identify location (and painter) of old painting [closed]

I have received this painting from my grandma recently. However, she is unable to identify the location of this painting. Additionally, I am unsure about the name of the painter (lower right corner). ...
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Can you identify this restaurant at this address in 2011?

In August 2011, my sister and I went to a restaurant in the Champs-Élysées. I'm trying to identify which one. I have some shaky video and this photo. On the back of the menu, it looks like it is a ...
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Where is the shown sleeping area at Schiphol airport?

I'm soon flying to Schiphol arriving in the late evening, and wish to sleep airside before continuing my journey by train in the early morning. Came across the below image which is reportedly in the D ...
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Where in the US is this statue located? [closed]

I only know this place is in the US. Please help me. I tried googling but found nothing.
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Recognize a place in Istanbul from an old (1890-1900) postcard

This postcard shows allegedly some place in Istanbul (Constantinople) in 1890-1900. Could you help me to find its location on a map?
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Any information on this secret / hidden cave in A Coruña, Spain?

There's what 'may be' ( don't know ! ) an intentionally secret / hidden cave in A Coruña' city in Spain. Is there any information about it anywhere ? It's on public land, right next to, and below, ...
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Identify a city by the mountains and water body (probably Rio de Janeiro)

Does this image (a Windows 10 wallpaper probably): truly depict Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and surroundings of Sugarloaf Mountain? Google Image Search has identified this picture as: Monumento Natural ...
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Where's this town that a cruise ship is passing, beside fjord in Norway?

This is from r/ruralporn. Google Search turned up just one result, but it doesn't identify the location. Was this photo taken at a physical location, looking down at the town? Or was it taken ...
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Where's this pond and waterfall in Yosemite National Park? [closed]

I stumbled this at r/earthporn.
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What city is this? [closed]

What city is this? It's from a screen background on Google chrome cast. Update 1: Yes I had previously tried to get a high-resolution image (spent 15 minutes Googling for one). I also searched the ...
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What are those structures in Sudan?

While flying back from La Réunion to Paris, we flew over those well defined structures: I think it corresponds to this location on the map: https://goo.gl/maps/Wz1paAFsGGQjULYa7 At 13.9916°N, 35.9597°...
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What is this island in the South China Sea called?

https://www.google.com/maps/@8.8654585,112.8304113,977m/data=!3m1!1e3 There are a number of islands in the South China Sea that don't have names on Google Maps. There's a list of islands here but this ...
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Identifying a church by a lake and a railway line, claimed to be in the Canton of Lucerne

I'm trying to identify this place: According to metadata of two of the images they are taken in the Canton of Lucerne, and some other photographs from the same author are claimed or positively ...
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Where was this picture taken? (Chromecast background, 3 steep rocks)

Can anybody say where this Chromecast background was taken? Google reverse image search is not helping unfortunately. A few more keywords: Tree-covered three-top-mountain. Orange clouds.
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