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

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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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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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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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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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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 provide ...
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Where is this castle?

where is this castle/palace? someone suggested it was Vianden castle in Luxembourg but it's not.
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Where is Kechror, Turkey?

I can't seem to locate the town of Kechror, or village of Chukurayva in which I am interested in visiting. I have found a reference to these in an article of an re-discovered acient Armenian chruch. ...
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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 though, ...
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Where is this blue tile in the New York subway?

About three years ago I took this picture inside a subway station somewhere in New York, either in Manhattan or Brooklyn. Now that I'm back in New York for a short while, I'd like to track down this ...
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Where in Norway are these massive boulders?

About ten years ago, while traveling in Norway, I took this picture. What you see is basically the result of an old landslide, with boulders so big, that trees growing between them look tiny. I think ...
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55-floors residential blocks next to the airport

Where is this picture taken? Where in the world can I find 55-floor residential blocks in such a close proximity to an airport?
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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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Third Reich eagle on a pots & pans shop in Osaka - why?

During my visit to Osaka I came across a shop's door with this Third Reich eagle: If I can remember correctly, it was most likely supposed to be a plain pots & pans shop. Can anyone explain why ...
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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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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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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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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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