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Could you please help me to identify the location? [closed]

Can anyone identify the location shown in this painting?
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Are there any "gum wall" tourist attractions outside the US?

I am aware of two "gum wall" tourist attractions in the US, in Seattle, WA and San Luis Obispo, California. Are there any "gum wall" tourist attractions outside the US? My ...
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What's the most expensive parking spot in the world? [closed]

Recently I've traveled to Salt Lake City and noticed that there was a "Premium Reserved Parking" section for $10/hour, which seemed like the highest hourly rate I've seen so far. Are there ...
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What is the Turkish village shown in this video?

People Living in the Village - Village Documentary I can guess that this is a village in Turkey. But, I want to know the exact location. Can anyone tell me where this place is?
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Which scheduled flight is the most impacted by the Russia/Ukraine air border closure?

Given the recent invasion into Ukraine, all Western airlines were banned from Russian space and cannot use Ukrainian airspace for obvious reasons. A similar ban applies to Russian airlines flying over ...
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Where in Central Park was the photo "Child with a Toy Hand Grenade" taken?

Child with Toy Hand Grenade in Central Park, N.Y.C. 1962, is a rather famous photo by Diane Arbus: I came across this photo while reading about the background to the song "Teach Your Children,&...
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What/where is "Nongsa Sensation" in Batam, Indonesia?

Indonesia recently announced a travel bubble with Singapore, permitting travel to Bintan Lagoi and, I quote, Nongsapura International Ferry Terminal for the travel bubble area in Nongsa Sensation in ...
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Which pairs of countries are connected by land but can't be connected by car?

Can't be connected by car = a regular individual can't drive a regular vehicle between the two countries, including via another country. I'm not interested in the case where driving is made ...
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An active underground city/village?

I recently went on a tour of Project Riese and it got me wondering about whether there are actual active underground cities I could visit. Is there a place that's available not only for a tour, but ...
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What's the longest covid-19 quarantine?

I read on https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/10/business/hong-kong-covid-quarantine-pilots-intl-hnk/index.html that Hong Kong has a 4-week quarantine (including at-home self isolation) This typically means ...
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Where is the cityscape in this recent photo, probably in Malaysia?

My friend has recently visited Malaysia and sent me this photo. They do not know where exactly it is, but has given the following details: photo was recently taken (within past year) it is near a ...
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Where on earth can I book fun dive with hot water suit?

Is there a place on earth which offers hot water suits for tourists? I like watching Bering Sea Gold, and I'd like to experience how it is to dive in ice cold water with hot water suit. But for fun, ...
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Is there anywhere you can go to the 180th meridian on foot?

On a world map, the 180th meridian divides the Eastern Hemisphere from the Western Hemisphere. The area it passes through is mostly water, but remote parts of Russia, Alaska, Fiji, and a few others ...
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Where are these cliffs?

Does anyone knows where are these cliffs from the photo below? All the information I have is that the photo is from YouTube Video Tom Misch - The Journey and that at the bottom of the video is written ...
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Where did the Hungarian PM travel to & take this picture?

The Hungarian PM decided to upload this image to his Facebook: From other news, I know he is in italy. I am interested in the specific location. Could you help?
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Where is this video of seaside cliffs filmed?

This is an advert (YouTube link) currently running on Japanese TV; the music sounds Irish and the scenery also feels like there, but where exactly? Google doesn't give me good results for this still: ...
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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 is this brightly coloured house in Koskinou, Rhodes?

I am looking for the location of a house, I know it is in Koskinou village in Rhodes, but I want the exact location. This is the google map
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What's the fastest a tourist can go terrestrially?

Let's ignore planes on the ground, transportation vehicles in test phase that aren't in commercial operations, and special vehicles that a tourist cannot buy/rent/enter decently easily. The fastest I'...
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Looking for Houay den Muang in Laos

I'm looking for a place called Houay den Muang in Laos, I can't find anything about it on any search engine, does someone know where it is? Edit: It's probably some place in Vientiane.
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What is the sharpest bend in a tram track?

I recently received an email about track maintenance to the tram network. It included the following sentence: Track at the corner of Fletcher Gate and Victoria Street – believed to be one of the ...
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Which countries don't have a strong "car culture" (noisy cars & bikes)? [closed]

I currently live in Wales. Like most of the UK, it has a very high rate of people driving extremely loud cars and motorbikes, at all times of the day. Like a lot of people, the noise annoys me, but ...
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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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Where is this dome in Delhi?

This is an image from an 1986 Tamil movie, Mouna Raagam, (at 0:26 in this video), which was supposedly shot in Delhi. A paste into Google image search throws a number of domes in Delhi, but the top is ...
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Where can I go to see the Earth is round?

There are many ways to see that the Earth is round. Some of them require traveling to specific places. Question: Where can I go, besides Warren Dunes (see (3) below), to see that the Earth is round in ...
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Where was this picture taken in 1932?

This picture was taken about 1932 in central Europe - probably in Czechoslovakia, maybe in Budweis.
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What is the highest pass in the world that is kept open (plowed) in winter?

Winter is here (for those in the Northern Hemisphere at least), and with it comes the bane of travelers just about everywhere, snow. Furthermore, snow tends to be more prevalent at higher altitudes, ...
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Identify location of old paintings - WWII soldier

Does anyone know where the location on this old paintings may be? My great uncle was a doctor in WWII and was given a book half full of paintings by a soldier that he cared for. Unfortunately that’s ...
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What is the highest road in the world that is accessible by conventional vehicles?

I'm looking to drive up the highest road in the world but I don't have access to any special vehicles. Where can I do so? The exact conditions are: The road must be accessible to civilians, so ...
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Where is this place? Windows 10 Wallpaper

Looks like this is a middle east city. I am curious to know where. Windows does not give any info.
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Where is this huge indoor waterfall?

Link to video Given the trains and the shopping mall, I am suspecting an airport ... possibly Singapore, it has been a few years since I lived there, and things change quickly
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What is the name of the island?

What is the island at 2:31 into this YouTube video. I believe I've seen pictures of it before. It looks like a circle with a diameter of about 40 km. I'm curious to learn about the nature of the ...
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Where is this chained man statue, photographed a century ago?

According to metadata, this image is claimed to be taken between 1880 and 1926 and the location is stated just as "Europe". If the photographer is correctly identified, most of his ...
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Museum of televisions

Does anyone know a museum in which it is possible to see old TV equipment e.g. 405 line black and white TVs? Ideally, some of them would be operating. I am in the UK so museums in the UK would be ...
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Where is this Utah triangle monolith located?

This article describes the 'discovery' of a tall metal object with triangular cross section in the Utah wilderness by a helicopter crew. Where is this, and if you wanted to get there how could that ...
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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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Which countries accept the Pakistan international driving licence?

I am a Pakistani living in Europe. Which countries accept the Pakistan international driving licence?
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Apart from these countries, is there any other one where you can see the auroras and at the same time go to a tropical forest in their territory?

Of course, I am including all the overseas territories of these countries: UK, France, The Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand. In all of the countries I previously mentioned, there is at least one ...
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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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What is the most isolated building in the world?

I wish to know what the the most isolated building in the world is, with "most isolated" being defined as "the longest distance to the closest building". Building complexes count ...
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Identifying a church by a lake and a railway line, claimed to be in the Canton of Lucerne

I'm trying to identify this place: According to metadata of two of the images they are taken in the Canton of Lucerne, and some other photographs from the same author are claimed or positively ...
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Identifying a Romanesque church in France from a 1900s photo

I'm trying to identify this building: For completeness, this is the unrestored uncropped version: According to metadata, the image was taken in 1900-1910 and it is captioned as "facade of a ...
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Is this image, taken about 1900, actually from Nuremberg?

I'm trying to identify the place (and if possible the building, the church and the fountain) in this image: The image is labelled as a street in Nuremberg and taken between 1880 and 1912. However, I ...
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Where is this tower, likely photographed in Belgium about 100 years ago?

This photograph is labelled as "restoration of a Belgian tower" and taken between 1920 and 1930, although both pieces of information might be wrong. However, it must have been taken before ...
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Old Windows Wallpaper Image 'shedinfield1024' - Can anyone tell me where this photo was taken?

This is a photograph of an old farm building in a valley amongst wooded mountains. In the distance the roof of a white house with a red tile roof is visible.
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Where's this water pier, with a rusty tower with staircase, in North West Pennsylvania?

My sister is confident this picture's from some where in North West Pennsylvania, USA, but where exactly?
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Where are these 3 white flagstaffs in front of a commemorative stone, river and valleys? [closed]

I cut out my sibling's head from this picture. Sibling thinks this was in North America but can't remember. Perhaps Europe? Anyone recognize this? We see a plaque with text on a stone like a ...
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Where is there this large rock in the French Riviera?

This came up on my lock screen but it didn't contain any specific location details. I'm trying to find where this is located. All I know is that this photo was taken in the French Riviera (Côte d'Azur)...
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Which countries don't let foreigners leave during pandemics? [closed]

Are there any countries that won't let foreigners leave the country or return home during pandemics? Governments might charter planes to bring their citizens back home, but are there countries that ...
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Are there hilly areas of Leuven, Belgium?

I am looking for hilly areas in Leuven (with small hills). Google shows Gasthuisberg, but I hope and believe there are more, as I see hilly terrains from Google maps. Can somebody who has been in this ...
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