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

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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.
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Old Painting - Identify Location

Recently I received an old reprint of a painting. At first it was just typical 1950's cheap wall art to me, but since having it on my wall I've begun to like it and now I'm curious where this scene ...
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What is this sweet, thick, soy-sauce-like condiment in China?

In Beijing, on two occasions, I was served a sauce I couldn't identify. Visually it looks like soy sauce but it's much thicker and stickier. It tastes soy-ish, but sweeter, maybe malty in some way. ...
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Is this weird area on the Belgium-Germany border a walkway or something different?

As you can see on the image above, Belgium and Germany have a weird border near the Oostkantons. It seems to be some kind of path east of the "real" border. Does anyone know more about this strange ...
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What is this machine inside a terminal in Riga airport?

A while ago I was traveling through Riga airport where in the middle of the terminal I saw a machine I had never seen at any other airport. It looks like it might be related to security, however there ...
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Which island in the Maldives should we stay to see the 'sea of stars' and also do all activities! [closed]

My husband and I are thinking to go to the Maldives for our honeymoon. So I was searching places to visit in the Maldives; I got a list of places and things to do. After more research I came to know ...
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What is this statue about in the throne room Royal Palace Madrid?

Recently I visited the Royal Palace in Madrid and in the throne room I saw a statue of what appeared to be a man holding up a small child, about to strike him with an open palm. I'm very curious as to ...
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What are these brown boxes, found near the north-east coast of Japan used for?

I stumbled across a small Japanese village (in Higashidori, Aomori) whilst playing GeoGuessr. Along the main road you can find this brown boxes, they are elevated slightly above ground and have green ...
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Where was this stock photo taken?

It's one of the background choices for Linux Mint. I tried doing a reverse Google image search and found this website, but it doesn't say where it was taken.
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Bruges - Where can I find this gate/entrance?

I'm looking for the gate at the top of the picture ("Jupiler Bleeker"). I only know it's in Bruges... Can someone give me the exact location?
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What are these barrier like structures in London?

Tower Bridge, London On the London Bridge they are positioned such that they look like barriers, but here as pictured on the Tower bridge they don't seem to offer any such protection. What are these ...
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Which place was this video shot in?

I don't think we have a Google Video Search and I am very curious about this: Which city is depicted in this video? Someone said Gran Canaria, others said Croatia, but I don't think it's either of ...
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What are these large, empty towers made of connected metal girders, bars or pipes in London?

I saw one on the Greenwich Peninsula next to the O2 and another one while leaving Paddington towards Slough. Courtesy: urban75.org
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Where in the world is this harbour town?

Does anyone know where the place depicted on this TV is? I'm hoping it's not a digital confabulation because it looks very nice and I'd like to visit: Image depicted is a product image of an LG ...
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Where this picture was taken ~100 years ago?

It probably was taken in Russia/Estonia/Latvia/Lithuania during Russian Civil War by one of my ancestors. I'm sure this place exists today - I saw it on the poster few years ago. But place was not ...
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What is this building in Bilbao?

I was in Bilbao last week and I saw this building that seemed out of place with its surroundings. It looked abandoned (broken windows, graffiti) but very imposing. And it probably had a great view.
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What are these small green rocket-shaped objects floating in the Danube?

Recently, I was cruising on the Danube river from Bratislava to Vienna and we were encountering these small green rocket-shaped objects floating in the water roughly after each kilometer. They were ...
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What do the additional numbers on the side of houses in Rome stand for?

In Rome, many houses have large numbers. For example, 3187 as on photo. It is obviously not the post address of the house but something else. What do they mean? Is it a number in some catalogue?
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Photographable location from “Gangnam Style” music video

What location, if any, from the music video of Gangnam Style is visitable and photographable by ordinary tourists? Visiting and photographing the place shouldn't be regarded as unacceptable or ...
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Which Nazca line figure is this?

We flew over the Nazca lines last month. I'm currently organizing my pictures and I don't recognize this one: Which figure is this?
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Strange looking region of France on Google Maps

I was idly browsing on google maps and came across this area on the Atlantic coast of France. The terrain looks intriguing. What is it, any idea? They look like water bodies. But the shapes are not ...
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What is the white fluff floating around in Northern Italy (Lombardy) in Spring?

I was in Northern Italy in the last week of April this year and we couldn't help but notice millions of white fluff continuously floating through the air the whole time. No one seemed interested in ...
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Where on Vancouver Island was this photo taken?

I was on Vancouver Island for Canada Day weekend in 2014. On Canada Day we drove back from Tofino to catch the ferry at Nanaimo. Somewhere along the way was a river on the left side of the road. We ...
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What's this celebration in Japan?

We saw a couple of groups in the streets of Tokyo, Japan last sunday (May 28, 2017) engaged in some kind of celebration but couldn't find anyone english speaking around to explain to us what's going ...
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Where on Earth is this manor-house-looking structure?

My friend sent me this and I can't seem to find it on Google. My friend likes traveling so it probably is a tourist spot.
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Where is this strange clock/painting located? (moving eyes)

While I was browsing old pictures in my phone I found this one of a painting with a clock. The eyes move at the same time as the hands of the clock. But I don't remember where I took that picture. ...
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Where in Italy was this 1945 picture taken?

Would like to know where this pic was shot from please. Its my dad taken during World War II 1945, in Italy. Thank You.
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Does anyone recognize this temple in SE Asia?

I'm trying to figure out what this temple is called and where it's located. Does anyone know?
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Can you identify the town in this William Partridge Burpee painting? Spain?

Can you identify this town? In 1905 the American Impressionist painter, William Partridge Burpee left home in Rockland, Maine and took the White Star steamer Romanic from Boston on October 28 for ...
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Location of Terme di Nikà - Pantelleria

I found interesting spot to visit on Pantelleria island in Italy - Terme di Nikà, bur I can't find exact location on goggle map. Can someone help? Edit: here is a spot I am looking for: link on the ...
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Windows 10 wallpaper background (Spring)

I saw this lovely photo on my windows 10 lock screen but I couldn't figure out its location. Clicking the "like what you see" button in the top right corner of the screen does not provide me any ...
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Israel - Identification of Stone statue

I recently read a book about Israel titled "Israel, Enchantment of the World". It features a cover that has a stone wall in the background and what seems to be a tall stone statue with a long carved ...
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Can someone help me identify where this rock is located in Lanzarote?

Several years ago, I drove around Lanzarote, and came across this strange rock, but I cannot remember why. Can someone identify where it is?
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Where should I travel to see this building?

Today I saw a picture of a building that claims to be the biggest building in the world. I really doubt that, but the problem is, I couldn't verify it. Here it is: It is somewhere in Eastern Europe, ...
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Who was or what is Týn in Prague?

In Prague there is the church of Our Church of Our Lady before Týn. I have been to the city a couple of times and I am still wondering who Týn was, or what the word means. I only found a Czech entry ...
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Identify the building in this picture

Does anyone know what building is shown in the picture below?
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Where is this geyser?

A book I bought for my son on volcanoes has a page on geysers. The geyser in the image below is listed as being Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park. I have been fortunate enough to watch Old ...
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Where is this street-art in Buenos Aires?

The account replied: "The place is called 'Paseo de la Costa' in Vicente Lopez. Its very close to a big supermarket named 'Carrefour', located at Avenida Libertador 215. You should cross the ...
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Identify a strange object on the map, somewhere around Euphrates River

Can you help me identify a strange object on the map, which I saw during my recent flight from Frankfurt to Mumbai? It seems to be in Turkey, however I can't give you nothing more closer or more ...
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What is this Israeli street food dish?

When I was in Israel a few years back I tried this really great street food. I had gotten the recipe, but now have lost it and don't remember what it was called. It is a cross between a pancake and a ...
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Underwater pyramids off the Cinque Terre

Several years ago I was travelling around Italy and doing a bit of long distance cycling and swimming with a friend. One day we were swimming 2 or 3 miles along the coast of the Cinque Terre in Italy ...
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Is there a real location that resembles Moominvalley? [see pictures]

I do hope this question belongs here... I want to know if there is a specific place that bears the most resemblance to Moominvalley, which is a fictional valley where Tove Jansson's books about the ...
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What are the candles outside in Denmark about?

There are candles out in Denmark all over the place, lit, even during the daytime - mostly placed next to doorways and entranceways. They look like little lanterns - almost like these: If this was ...
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Can you identify the route I took from Avignon to Turin in 2015?

In 2015 I found myself in Avignon, France having just been mugged, all alone, with no money, credit cards etc. I had to make it to Italy and didn't have money to use toll roads. My navigator (long ...
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What are these things in the desert near Fallon, Nevada?

I was playing with Google Earth and was looking for Fallon Range Training Complex after I read this question. So I typed "Fallon" and I dragged the cursor all along and spotted some really curious ...
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Where is this mural?

I have been across Canada with the Greyhound bus a couple years ago. I remember taking this picture in the Prairies (Alberta or Saskatchewan) but I don't know in which town. In which town is this ...
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Identify this waterfall in Myanmar

Planning my next trip to Myanmar I've found this image in this website. According to the site this should belong to one of these places: Yangon, Putao, Machanbaw, Myitkyina, Myitsone or Indawgyi Lake,...