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

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Identify a plaque in Prague Vyšehrad cemetery

Ok, this is pretty strange, I know; I was thinking to post it on History.se, but maybe it can fit here, too, as I saw it while traveling and it was in a "famous" cemetery (...I'm not the kind of ...
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What (and where) are these points of reflection I saw from a flight?

Recently on a YUL-LAX flight (number AC797), I was sitting at one of the right side windows and saw these nine (may be unclear on image) extremely bright points of reflection. Easier to spot view ...
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Identify this place in Myanmar

I'm trying to identify this Myanmar place. This appears in a local (Spanish) travel magazine promoting a Myanmar trip but doesn't have a legend. Do you know where is it?
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Emotive Sculpture in a Port - Where Is It?

I was browsing through some photo archives and encountered this startling photo... The photo metadata reveals that it was taken in 2005 with an Olympus camera, but nothing else of value. Google ...
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What is this strange almost symmetrical location in Nevada?

We were looking at this and trying to establish what it is and if it's something interesting to travel to. However it looks like some crop circle-style icons south east of it, and evidence of ...
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Where exactly is “Canalcinco” in Argentina?

I'm looking at a official translation of a death certificate issued by an Argentinian official in La Plata in 1965. The original is not available to me. It specifies the place of domicile of a ...
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Driving through Croatia: can someone tell me where I took this photo?

While driving through Croatia I stopped on the highway to take a photo of a view I liked and I thought "I want to find it later in GMaps". As I had the GPS off, and as I have a terrible memory when ...
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Where is this building on a mountain in Planet Earth 2?

In the documentary Planet Earth 2, there is a view of a number of buildings on the peak of a mountain. The narration states: Today, in the Alps, human encroachment is changing the highest of ...
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What coast or river-adjacent city is in this photo?

Can anyone identify the city in this picture? It appears to be along a coast or a body of water.
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What is this city that is being shown on a Samsung TV model?

Does anyone know where this photo was taken? I'm captivated by the channel with the boats in the middle of the city. There was no caption accompanying the photo. Sorry for the bad quality of the image....
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What city are these buildings in?

This advertisement is from Motor Trend magazine - November 1990. Additional Information: Yes, I am a fan of round and cylindrical buildings. I would like to see this grouping. I am sorry, I am new ...
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What is this peculiar line on Google Maps? [closed]

On Google Maps, there's a line in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. What does it mean and why does it have such an odd shape?
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Where is this half buried Armenian church or monastery?

While browsing Wikipedia and the Internet about some damaged Armenian churches in Tbilisi Georgia I came across an amazing photo (but I know this one is not in Tbilisi). This link is to the Armenian ...
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I am looking for a place in Scandinavia

I am looking for a place in Scandinavia, most likely in Norway. Problem is, I have image of it in my head, but I completely forgot it's whereabouts. I have seen once a picture of it on 9gag, but it ...
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What is this flag?

I am not sure if this is the correct place to post this type of question but I believe "travel" seems the most suitable. Could anyone please identify what flag this is? I looked up all the flags with ...
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Trying to find a specific restaurant in Jerusalem

I was in Israel for the first time about 10 years ago. I have a vivid memory of that trip, in which my father took me and my sister to get real Israeli schwarma for the first time and it was sooo good....
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Evening landing (or take-off) pictured on photo

Can someone help me by identifying where is this picture taken? I understand that it might be little bit challenging to identify a city only by its evening-lights pattern. However, I imagine that ...
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Where is this statue?

Where is this statue? I couldn't locate it via Google or TinEye: Also, is the Arabic text in the article an accurate translation of those characters? Japanese wisdom - Zarif statue in Japan .. ...
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What is the name of the peak in Meghalya, India?

What is the name of the peak? It's in Meghalya, India. It's most probably in garo hills or khasi hills district.
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Where is this picture taken from (in Taiwan)?

I did a reverse Google image search and Google located it as being in Taiwan. Did some more looking and found some photographers taking this from Alishan. I also posted this image to Reddit's /r/...
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Where is this building?

It's possible it's in St Petersbourg but I do not know and I do not have a higher resolution picture. Question originally from http://www.gyakorikerdesek.hu/utazas__egyeb-kerdesek__7933933-felismeri-...
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What European city is in this picture?

Does anyone know what city this is? I know it's somewhere in Europe.
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Passport control: what airport is this?

I'd like to know what airport this is. In the image there seem to be three lines (besides the two clearly visible ones, the far left one says it's for US citizens, with some other text, and for ...
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Unknown beach in California

I am planning a road trip along the coast from Portland to San Francisco. I read about a small secluded beach somewhere between Fort Bragg California and San Francisco (I think). I google mapped it ...
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What statue is this in Athens near the Acropolis?

Does anyone know who this statue is of? https://goo.gl/maps/29giAzrQHrm I passed it at night and didn't get a good chance to read it carefully, but I thought I saw something on it about Bolivia or ...
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What is this tower I found in Spain?

42º37'46.6"N, 2º5'12.15"W No openings on three sides. Door and windows face south. No other openings except ditch from underneath, going north to point straight at Azqueta, but it only goes a short ...
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What are the mountains visible in these photos?

My friend claims that Mt. Everest is visible in these pictures Is it possible to distinguish which one is Mt. Everest, or if it is visible in any one of them? (Note: the original picture looks ...
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What is this “nekoya” shop advertising?

Image source: http://tokyo-oasis.blog.so-net.ne.jp/2009-10-13, used without permission I've seen on twitter a photo of a cat carrying a shamisen, with the text ねこや ("nekoya", literally "cat shop"). ...
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What is this building?

What and where is this building? It's a stock photo and no amount of reverse-image searching on Google has provided me with a relevant result.
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What are the buildings in this photo of Atlanta?

I can identify some of the buildings, but there are a few I'm not sure about. My identifications, plus the 11 I'm not sure of I increased the lighting but had to crop out part of the building on ...
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What Catholic churches are these?

I am trying to identify the buildings in this picture. The one on the top left is in Vatican City, and the rest are also Catholic related but I'm not sure where they are. All the pictures are from a ...
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Where is this fence boardwalk located in Victoria, BC?

The following screenshots are from this video by Ms Vernice Patricia Tan:
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Where can I see this Darth Vader church?

Recently, I saw a picture that shows a Darth Vader bust: It seems to be a church or something similar. For me it looks like a big fake, but my friend swears that this is not photoshopped. Therefore, ...
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Where was this iPad Air 2 wallpaper photo taken? (Glacier, Lake, Altitude…)

On the Apple website, iPads' section one device features a wonderful background: I tried using Google Images reverse search (which would just send me back to the Apple website, logical) and also ...
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What are these trailside monuments near Visegrád, Hungary?

There were around ten of these monuments by the side of the trail from Visegrád, Hungary, to the town's castle. I didn't see any dates or description, but the stone looked quite worn, so they're not ...
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Does anyone know where this beach is located?

This is a beautiful beach, ocean picture that I am trying to identify. I hope someone can help me figure this mystery out.
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Where is this Indian-style palace with a large pool?

Trying to figure out where this place is:
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Inquiry about the hot springs in Georgia

Is any area in Georgia called "Saltona" in Georgia - not sure about the name, where it is famous for its hot springs? It was used during Soviet Union to treat the Political Leaders from the Soviet ...
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What is the location of this performance?

In this youtube video, Estas de Tonne is playing on a street - from what I can gather, somewhere in Germany, some time in 2011-2012, although I may be mistaken. Can anyone pinpoint a more precise ...
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Plane landing at Sydney Airport — from where is this photo taken?

I have found (actually Flightradar24 did this for me) a beautiful photo of an Etihad Airways A340 banking right to land at Sydney Airport: Basing on building in the background, is it possible to tell,...
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Identify a WWII-time building in Belgium

Can someone help me identify a building in the background of this old photo (or at least a geographic location of this place, if this building does not exist anymore): All I know, is that this ...
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What was this ruined building in Tbilisi that is Greek property?

Yesterday afternoon I went exploring around Tbilisi and up on the path between the Narikala fortress and the Kartlis Deda statue were some old ruined buildings, not ancient but pre-Soviet. One of ...
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Can anyone identify this beach?

Can anyone identify the location of this image? A few websites claim that it is from Neil Island in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands of India. But it is not correct as far as I know. None of my ...
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Is there really a line that separates Mongolia from China?

I was looking at google maps and decided to zoom in on the Mongolian/China border just to see what was there, and saw this: This screen shot is at 42.266383, 106.722115 I followed it for a bit and ...
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Castle on my wallpaper - where is it?

My operating system (Elementary OS Luna) comes with a set of wallpapers - one of which is some kind of castle or cathedral built in mountains. Where is it?
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Where are these unusual rock formations rising from the water?

I came across a random image and saved it because of the intriguing rock formations... The EXIF metadata is well populated (the photo was taken in July 2011 for example), but contains no latitude/...
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Name of a monastery/restaurant in Austria

About 3 years ago, I hiked through this village in Austria near its borders with Switzerland and Germany. Unfortunately, neither my friend or I can remember the name of the village. We also ate at a ...
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Where exactly is this cross in Hong Kong?

I was digging around for something and stumbled upon a video about Hong Kong that had footage presumably from the area. In it, there was a still with a cross with the characters 成了 (probably in ...
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Name of this place

Anyone knows the name of this river? https://www.facebook.com/grupolance/videos/1092759427413531/
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How to get to Mythbusters' duct tape island

After watching the Duct tape island episode of the MythBusters show I was totally in love with that uninhabited island. They say it is in Hawaii but no more details. Whats the name of that island? ...