Questions tagged [identify-this]

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

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Which city can be seen on this Windows 10 lockscreen? [duplicate]

I had this as my Windows lockscreen, tried to google it, but I couldn't find it. Does anyone know what city this is?
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Alps or Rockies

This painting is oil, old and I've been searching for the location. It would help if this mountain range could be sourced, I could then figure out who the artist might be.
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Where is this steeple, these palm trees, flats in Hong Kong?

My brother's family lives Hong Kong, and my niece is wearing graduation cap second from left. She graduated from Hong Kong University. Therefore I think this picture was taken in H.K. But this ...
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What are these chair-like things in hotels?

I've encountered them in most hotels but I can't figure out what they are for. Some are even mounted on the walls. What are they?
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What is the seafood here? Got it in Chinese market [migrated]

can someone tell what is the food here and how to cook it?
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What/where is this large building with flags?

I believe it is an American estate, because of the flags, but I don't know where. (https://i.stack.imgur.com/BM5cg.jpg)
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Where can I see bioluminescence around Rio de Janeiro?

I'll be visiting Paraty soon and saw some reports online of bioluminescence. Wikivoyage mentions nothing of it and the reports are somewhat vague, but suggest a "Ponta Grossa" location, which ...
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Where was this picture of Oriental boats near European-looking buildings taken?

I saw this in a 1973 Nikon School of Photography ad with no caption. Does anyone know where this is? The boats seem Oriental, but the buildings seem European.
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What is the location of this 19th century photo of the Andes?

The CNN article "The stories behind 10 of the world's earliest known photographs" includes one entitled, "The Andes, likely Peru or Bolivia (1849)". It does not specifically identify the location of ...
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Identify location of old painting

I received an old painting and wonder if it depicts a real place. The person I received the painting from, is from Germany (but unavailable for questions). However, the painting could very well be ...
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What's the use for this shower drain cover?

I'm staying in an apartment in Mexico and found this mysterious shower drain cover/cap/lid in the bathroom, made out of plastic: Is it to prevent insects from crawling out? To prevent bad smells from ...
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Name of restaurant in Kitzingen, Germany

When I was stationed in Wuerzburg, Germany on active duty in the US Army, there was a restaurant in Kitzingen, the next city over, that my fellow Soldiers called "The Schnitzel Factory" because the ...
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Are there any big junkyards near Indianapolis?

Are there any big (and preferably abandoned) junkyards near Indianapolis, IN or Bloomington, IN? I'm looking for something like this (not necessarily that big): My research in Google and on Google ...
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What is the purpose of this wooden rectangular arch shaped construct in Siberia?

Between the Khobeyu/Хобею and Naroda/Народа valleys, in the Beryozovsky District, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Russia, about 75-80 km NNW of the nearest village Саранпауль/Saranpaul as the crow ...
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Vancouver – Where's this boulevard with street parallel parking and enveloped with trees?

I happened on r/springporn. Tim Jones was photographer.
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Where to stand for this winter view in Grindelwald, Switzerland?

I happened upon this r/winterporn post. If you haven't stood at this spot, how did you infer where it was?
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Where is this house and mountains in Colorado, USA?

I stumbled on this at r/houseporn. Can I rent this house for a day or two? Where is it?
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Where are these wild flowers, in front of dell and evergreens, in Mt Rainier National Park, WA?

I first saw this as Windows 10 Spotlight image. Google's Reverse Image Search unfurls location is Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, but photos.com unfurls a different photographer. Anyways – ...
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Visiting a place in Brussels where Pink Floyd recorded a video

Firstly, I'm not sure if this is the right site to ask this question, so please feel free to direct me somewhere else if needed. Since I currently live in Brussels, I would like to visit the exact ...
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What is the purpose of this single box found in Rome B&B room?

I found this box in the room of the B&B in Rome: I am wondering what is its purpose as it is the first time I have found something like this in a room. There is only one of these even if the room ...
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Where's this lookout over cherry blossoms and town on top of hummock, surrounded by other knolls, in Yoshino, Japan?

Pic 1 on reddit I already tried Google Reverse Image Search. I don't want just fish, but teach me how to fish! If you never went here, pls expound how you located. Can I drive and just step out car ...
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Shirakawa, Japan — Where's designated photo spot looking over village hovels and grass?

I saw on r/Breath_of_the_Wild. I already tried Google Reverse Image Search. I don't want just fish, but teach me how to fish! If you never went here, pls expound how you located. Where's "designated "...
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Where's this mere with board walk and cherry blossoms in Japan?

I saw this on reddit. Please don't just fish but teach me how to fish! If you never went here, pls expound how you located.
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Saitama, Japan - Where's this purple beck with cherry blossoms?

Reddit asseverates it's in Saitama Japan.
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Where in Kusatsu, Japan are this bridge, runnel and lily pads?

This Reddit post asseverates Kusatsu Japan, but what's the address?
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Where's this vineyard in front of a river and moutains, in Okanagan Valley BC?

Where exactly must I stand to see this panorama? This picture's the banner.
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Where are these two hills with fall foliage in Saguenay QC?

The image below was taken by Mathieu Dupuis. Where is this?
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Windows 10 Lock Screen Wallpaper, where is this location? [duplicate]

This image popped on my screen one day and it wouldn't give me the destination and was wondering where this is, I would love to go here.
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What are these ladders on the sides of houses on Åland for?

While travelling on the Åland islands, I noticed that a lot of houses have ladders reaching from under the windows to a meter or 2 from the ground. I had seen similar ladders on the sides of houses in ...
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Which building is this? And where is it located? [closed]

This is a picture of the skyline that is printed in the elevator of my building. It's killing me that I don't know where it is. Can anyone help me? There are three elevators in the building, one is ...
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Can anyone identify this city skyline? [closed]

I have a video that shows a few quick glimpses out of a window and I have pieced together frames to make a complete image. Can anyone identify this city? Google Images, TinEye, and Wolfram-alpha ...
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Can anyone recognise the location and uniforms in these pictures

I came across these photos which I believe to be a European city. I was wondering if the knowledgable travellers of this group can name the city and who is in the uniforms (Police, Army) I appears to ...
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Where's this walkable cliff in Francois NL?

Note the human standing at the edge. How do I walk to it? From Newfoundland Labrador Tourism's Instagram
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Where's this walkable cliff in Gros Morne National Park?

Note the humans standing at the edge. How do I get to this cliff? From Newfoundland Labrador Tourism's Instagram
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Where's this coastline in Gros Morne National Park?

From Newfoundland Labrador Tourism's Instagram:
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What city skyline is this picture of?

So I stumbled upon a picture of a cityskape. I'd like to know what city is in the picture. Help anyone?
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Where's this “vibrant fall foliage” “along the shores of Jasper's Athabasca River”?

Marc Adamus, the photographer, didn't disclose his email or contact details on his website. I submitted the form twice, but got no reply after a month. Where is this on Jasper's Athabasca River? ...
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Where`s this in Monts-Valin National Park?

I lighted on this website that contains the picture beneath titled 'Monts-Valin in early autumn' by Zhao Qin in Montreal QC. Please see the titled question. Can I drive to it in a rental sedan?
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Where's this islet in Saguenay Québec?

I lighted on this website that contains the picture beneath. It cites iStockphoto.com/jnnault, but this URL is broken. User AakashM found https://www.istockphoto.com/ie/photo/sagenay-fjord-quebec-...
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Where in North Carolina is this Christmas shopping plaza from Stuck In Love (2012 film)?

This scene's on You-tube. IMDB and Wikipedia asseverate this movie was filmed in North Carolina. Stuck in Love started shooting in Wilmington, North Carolina in March 2012, primarily in the ...
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Where is this photo of a group of hikers taken? Is it really in the Ural?

With this story on tutu.ru on the Kvarkush plateau in the Ural comes this photo with the filename ural-4.jpg: Source: tutu.ru. It doesn't look like the Ural to me — on other photos of the Kvarkush ...
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Where's this vantage point on a rock in Charlevoix?

The screenshot beneath hails from YouTube, at the 5:26 juncture. Where's this?
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Where's this cliff in Charlevoix Québec?

The screenshots beneath hail from YouTube; the camera pans from the left to the right screenshot. Where's this? Is 'cliff' the correct term? Can a 79 y.o. man hike this safely?
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Where's this in Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, AB?

I saw this on YouTube with description - Grab your hiking boots and join photographers Alex Strohl (@alexstrohl) and Andrea Dabene (@andreadabene) along with hiking guide A.V Wakefield (@picobac) ...
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Identify the building depicted in this charm

Vintage Charm identify where this opera house is?
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What is this arch-and-tower near a road?

my father took many pictures of this building when I was a child but he is not longer with us so I can’t ask him.
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Where are these buildings?

I would like to know where this is from.
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What is this statue in Ancient Agora of Athens?

Maybe a God? I think the statue was located at the entrance of the ancient market, but that's an old photograph, so I don't really remember..
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Map displayed in this airplane cabin

Would anyone know where the map with both the rendering and the meta-data of the photo below can be found online? Image credits: https://liveandletsfly.boardingarea.com/2018/08/31/middle-east-...
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Where's this swanky house and vineyard near a mountain?

The screencaps beneath are from this YouTube video, which itself is from the 2006 movie Blood Diamond. Jennifer Connelly (who starred in it) once remarked that it was filmed in South Africa and ...

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