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You know the name of a cafe, a church, etc. but you don't know where it is. Help!

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Where is/was this possibly defunct hotel in Arizona that I visited in '99 located?

I visited Arizona on a trip in 1999 along with a large group. While I was there we stopped at some kind of event that I believe was being held at a small hotel, either in Phoenix or an adjacent city. ...
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Where was this picture taken? Somewhere in the western USA? Zion or Capitol Reef national park?

Need help identifying a location. I think it's most likely somewhere in the western USA. Maybe Zion or Capitol Reef national park based on the orange rock and river?
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Where in Moscow is/was this 1980 Olympics logo sculpture located?

The photo below (source) was purportedly taken in 1980 in Moscow. Exactly where in Moscow was the photo taken? Is the sculpture of the 1980 Summer Olympics emblem in the background still standing at ...
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Is this photo from an actual hot air balloon event? Which one? [closed]

I did this balloon puzzle and was wondering if it was from a real event and what it was called. The 'C' balloon i particular interests me, it looks like a company logo. If anyone has any ideas I'd ...
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Where in the US is this statue located? [closed]

I only know this place is in the US. Please help me. I tried googling but found nothing.
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Where in BC, Canada is this?

This still was grabbed from an ad for traveling in BC. This ad: ExploreBC.com Can anyone identify where this was taken?
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What city is this? [closed]

What city is this? It's from a screen background on Google chrome cast. Update 1: Yes I had previously tried to get a high-resolution image (spent 15 minutes Googling for one). I also searched the ...
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Where was this picture taken? (Chromecast background, 3 steep rocks)

Can anybody say where this Chromecast background was taken? Google reverse image search is not helping unfortunately. A few more keywords: Tree-covered three-top-mountain. Orange clouds.
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Where is this bridge, what is this city?

I am trying to locate that old bridge. Do you recognize the bridge or the city? It is a snapshot from a TV documentary, the commentary mentionned Nice or Nizza but these cities don't seem to have ...
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How do I decipher this hotel address in Greece?

I am flying to Greece and need to stay in to a hotel called "Castello Hotel", in Patras (a city in Greece). I booked the room through hotels.com and thought everything was fine, until I noticed that ...
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This Alpine town?

https://wallpapershome.com/nature/alps-switzerland-europe-mountains-trees-sky-clouds-8k-16935.html It would seem to be by this photographer, F. Mittermeier
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Where's this waterfront with a ferris wheel in Yokohama, in Episode 41 of "Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City"?

These screenshots are from "Episode 41 of "Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City" released on Mon Mar 28, 2016". YouTube has a clip of this scene. I can't spot it beneath in this map created ...
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RIP 'I amsterdam', when will I see you again?

Due to over-tourism, they removed from the center, but a colleague from NET told me they will put it back somewhere else. Is this true? If so, does anyone know when and where?
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Google Maps location of Large Bell (Ōgane + Daishōrō) of Chion-in temple in Kyoto

I'd like to know if I have the Google Maps location of the Large Bell in Chion-in temple in Kyoto wrong, or if it's temporarily closed as of this writing (April 2018). I visited this bell before by ...
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Submarine Cable Landing Point in Cornwall, UK

A large number of transatlantic submarine cables make landfall in Widemouth Bay, near Bude in Cornwall, UK. I have some questions about visiting this site: What does a cable landing point look like? ...
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Where in Shiraz, Iran can I find "The Pause"?

I'm looking for (the exact location of) this project: http://iranian-architect.ir/project-0214 The architect is Amir Hossein Ashari. It's somewhere in the city of Shiraz, Iran and is built in 2017.
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Where's this landscape with a stream and rocks in Canada, from TourRadar's Canada Video?

Source: 10 mins 21 s juncture.
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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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Street that intersects itself more than 3 times in one spot [closed]

In Washington DC Yuma St creates a 3 way intersection with itself such that at the intersection you can go 4 ways, three of them are on Yuma St and one is not. I would like to visit the place where a ...
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Finding the grave of Lin Zhao

I would like to visit the grave of Chinese dissident Lin Zhao. She was buried in her hometown of Suzhou on mainland China. How can I get to her grave? Can someone please point me in the right ...
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Identify location of this Dondurma (Turkish Ice Cream) shop

Can someone please help me identify where is this Ice Cream seller's shop located in Sultanahmet Istanbul? Courtesy: Youtube My 3-year old son has seen the video and absolutely wants to get an ice ...
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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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Haunted house in Gdansk - what is the exact address?

I am going to go to Poland, Gdansk and just thought to find something abandoned and interesting. So I googled it and found that there is an abandoned manor, but I failed to find any coordinates of ...
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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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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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What is the Cambodian bar Anthony Bourdain mentions where you can shoot a gun?

In this podcast Anthony Bourdain talks about a bar in Cambodia where you can drink and shoot a firearm: There’s a bar in Cambodia that’s really famous... They give you liquor for free. You pay ...
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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 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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Where was this picture of Squamish, BC captured?

Can I access, by private car, the location where the photo below was captured?
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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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Is there any kind of monument or marker for the Tropic of Cancer along the coast on the east side of Taiwan?

On my way down the west coast of Taiwan some weeks ago I passed a large monument marking the Tropic of Cancer. The site itself was a bit cheesy but just having a monument at all to mark the tropic and ...
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Where is the background photo used by Office 365 taken?

If you login to Office 365 on http://login.microsoftonline.com, you see following picture. Does anyone know where it was taken. I could not find it with Google.
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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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Looking for a two-level bridge somewhere near Xanthi, Greece

A friend of mine told me he knew some stories about some bridge in Greece, supposedly near Xanthi, the bridge is on two levels, and both trains and cars pass through it, but I can't find it anywhere ...
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Where is the Valparaiso bus station?

I'm traveling to Santiago via bus from Valparaiso, and need to get to the main bus station. Where is it? There seems to be a lot of conflicting information out there; searching for valparaiso bus ...
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How to reach this old hotel stuck in the middle of Narita airport runways?

木の根ペンション (Kinone pension) is a very special hotel, right in the middle of Narita Airport: It seems to have no website and no phone number, it can't be found on booking websites. It is on Google Maps ...
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How far can I be from Britain and be in "British X"?

This is a just for fun question. I'm studying in British Columbia, Canada, which is quite far away from Great Britain proper: 4,190 miles (6743 km) to be exact. I'm wondering, though, how far ...
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Coordinates of the Matsushima castle (松島城)?

Google Maps and Wikimapia don't know about 松島城 (Matsushima castle). I would start to doubt its existence if it were not for the numerous pictures available: CC-BY-SA-3.0 Kumamushi It has a view on ...
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Where exactly is the night market in Jinghong, Xishuangbanna (China)?

WikiTravel and WikiVoyage both mention that there's a night market with lots of street food here in Jinghong, the capital of the Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture in southern Yunnan. I've been ...
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Are there examples of Googie architecture outside the U.S.?

Falling in perhaps both the genres of "futurist" and "kitsch", Googie architecture is a classification for buildings which take on certain exaggerated, stylized characteristics, such as: ...
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Where is this castle? I know it's somewhere in Ireland, but where?

Irish castle. I can find the picture everywhere but it never says where it's from.
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Where exactly is the Myanmar consulate in Kunming, China?

Yesterday I thought I'd wander down to the Myanmar consulate here in Kunming to ask them for more details about getting a visa and visiting by crossing the land border with China. My hostel (The Hump)...
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Is the Sea of Stars real?

I fairly frequently see pictures online of this semi-mythical glittering beach in the Maldives. However I can't find any accounts of people having actually visited it and reported on how it was. Can ...
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In Bacau, Romania, what is the current name of the street that used to be called "Filimon Sirbu"?

My mother immigrated from Romania 55 years ago. Now she wants to travel back for sight-seeing, but all the names have been changed. The name of the street she grew up on was Filimon Sirbu. How can we ...
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List of street art in George Town (Penang)

I am going to travel to Penang soon and on my list of things to do is seeing the murals there. I always see a lot of pictures of street art (such as the one below), and want to make sure I can see as ...
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Where was this place in Barcelona?

I went to Barcelona in October 2000 and we went out partying, went to a place that was a cathedral(?) located up on a hill and they had a club in the building that once had been a cathedral, several ...
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Where exactly is this building located in Cuba?

I'm preparing our next trip to Cuba and seeing some pictures, I've found this one: I suppose it's located in Havana, but cannot find where exactly (address or GPS location). The most significant ...
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Where is the ferris wheel in Sinuiju, North Korea?

The North Korean city of Sinuiju has a ferris wheel, visible from Dandong: What is its exact latitude/longitude? I could not find it despite Google Maps being rather detailed in this area. The ...
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Where is this on highway 24/highway 12 in Utah?

I have been trying to find out where exactly this location is. A Google maps marker or coordinates would be great.
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Finding Gilgit's Kargah Buddha

Wikivoyage says the Kargah Buddha carving is near Gilgit: Located on a rock near Kargah Nullah (ravine), 10 km. from Gilgit town is a beautiful rock engraving of Buddha from 7th century A.D. ...
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