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

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What is this “bird like” plane?

So, I'm sat at London Heathrow's Terminal 5, looking out the window while waiting for a flight, and a plane that looks to me to most intents and purposes like a bird just rolled past... (Hopefully ...
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What is this strange monument near Bamberg Altenburg?

I was recently in Bamberg (north-west Bavaria), and when visiting Altenburg I've stumbled upon this strange monument:              &...
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What are these mysterious green balls in the sea in New Caledonia?

I was recently in Baie d'Oro, Ile des Pins, New Caledonia, and the lagoon had dozens of these mysterious green balls rolling around the sea bed: They varied in size from large grape to small grape, ...
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What is this Season's Greetings sign for in March in India?

While being driven from Dehli to Agra on March 17, 2014, I saw a number of seasons greetings signs, as shown in the following picture: What holiday is this for? Holi?
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Does this monument depict Koxinga?

The large horse rider monument located in Quanzhou, China here: Google Maps Is this monument depicting Koxinga or someone else? Can't find wiki articles or something in English.
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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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What does a Tajik GBAO permit look like?

To travel on the Pamir Highway in Tajikistan one needs a special GBAO permit, I got my Tajik visa today and it came with an extra stamp: Is this the GBAO permit?
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What is this present we received from our hotel in China? [closed]

On our trip to China, we received this thing next to the pen in the figure as a gift both in Hangzhou and Beijing. The pen serves only for comparison of size. It is made of metal and not flexible. ...
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What and where is this old-looking stone building?

can anyone tell me where this is located or what exactly it may be called?
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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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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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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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What is this monument in Tallinn called?

I'm looking for the name of a monument in Tallinn, Estonia. I visited it this summer and I think it is really interesting for tourists since it has some historical interest and it also looks nice. ;) ...
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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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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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Hawaiian Airlines Boarding/Deboarding Music

What is the cultural music played on Hawaiian Airlines flights during boarding/deboarding? This is the music played on the monitors of the seats (the music videos) and over the public speaker of the ...
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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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Where is this flag from? [closed]

I can't find what flag is between the Netherlands and Germany on this worldmap: http://media.militaryphotos.net/photos/albums/album195/adl.jpg It is yellow with a (light) blue cross. There seems to ...
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Where is “Zaouiate Oued Ifrane”?

There is a Wikivoyage article about Zaouiate Oued Ifrane that says: Better known as Zaouia d'Ifrane, or even Ifrane if you are within the village limits, this Berber village is often confused for ...
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What castle is this?

Can anyone tell me what castle this is and where it is located?
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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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Can anyone identify this church?

This is a picture of a church in northern Germany. It was taken in northern Germany enroute from Kaiserslautern to Denmark. Can anyone tell me where it is and what denomination it is? I was told by ...
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Where's this in Lillooet BC?

Google Images furnished nothing. Where was this photo taken from ? Can I access by private sedan where this girl is standing? Any hiking required?
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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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Which is the temple where you can enjoy an herbal sauna in Vientiane?

A friend that stayed in 2008 in Laos has told us that he went to a temple (Wat) in Vientiane where you can get a massage or try the "amazing" (he loved it) herbal sauna. Do you know more data about ...
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What was the tower seen in stage 3 of Tour de France on Corsica?

Stage 3 of this year's Tour de France passed an tower at the end of a headland on the Corsican Coast. Anyone recognise it? According to Wikipedia there are 90 towers on Corsica! Seen here (UK) about ...
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Where's this in Gros Morne National Park?

Is there a geographical term that fits this scenery? My real estate agent didn't take these pictures, but said they look like Gros Morne. Where exactly?
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What are these white things in Stuttgart

I am for the first time in Stuttgart and I saw these things and I am not sure what they are ? What are their purpose? Can someone help me out to figure out that?
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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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Name this building in Singapore and can I visit the glass pyramid on top?

Singapore is packed with skyscrapers and iconic architecture so I guess this one just gets lost in the crowd since despite tons of Google and Wikipedia searches I can't identify it. Its main feature ...
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Where is this in Margaree Valley, Cape Breton Highlands, NS?

I saw this picture on Reddit. Can someone please pinpoint its location on Google Maps? I'd like to drive to it when I visit. Thanks!
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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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Found a bug in my hotel room, can anyone identify? [closed]

I found 2 different kinds of bugs on 2 different nights in 2 different hotels. I don't think they are bed bugs, but can any one help identify them? They both were around 5 mm long. Edit: It occurs to ...
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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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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 city is this cityscape?

I download this cityscape from Microsoft theme website but I don't know what city is it.
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Where was this picture taken (screensaver on LG Oled TV)?

Can someone please tell me where this picture was taken?
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Where's this dale in Sunrise Hill, Alberta?

Is dale/valley the correct term? I chanced on this picture here. The putative photographer captioned Scenic hiking views from Sunrise Hill and in Kananaskis Country Alberta Canada but Googling ...
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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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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 is this beach in Prince Edward Island?

The photographer lists the location as Covehead, but the place name on the right (under the map) states 'Bay Fortune'. Can anyone pls locate it on Google Maps? I'm curious if this beach looks better ...
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What is this distinct ceramics style and where it is made?

(Maybe not exactly a travel question, but I hope it is on-topic here.) Several years ago, while travelling across Montenegro, in one souvenir shop in Kotor and in one shop in Ulcinj I found very ...
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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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Why do some fields have no weeds? [closed]

When driving sometimes I'll see fields that don't appear to have any weeds and where all the grass is short. It'll look like a field that's been mowed except I can't really see any reason to mow these ...
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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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Where's this picture of a glacial moraine in autumn taken?

This picture's from r/autumn. I searched with Google Images but no result! Is there a geographical term for this landscape? Can I access this by private automobile?
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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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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?