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These are for placing your luggage (presumably a suitcase) on. Easier to reach than if it's on the floor and you won't have to put it on the bed.


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That is the famous French city of ... Budapest.


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Ushba, Upper Svaneti, Georgia I dug around in the photos posted by that same photographer on Shutterstock, and found this landscape image. The peak in the landscape appears to be the same peak as in the photo of the hikers. In the images below, I've circled five of the features that I'm basing this on. The distinctive snow-capped peak in the landscape ...


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As mentioned, they are for luggage. They are also typically required to receive a certain star rating by the different companies that release star ratings. For example, the catalogue of criteria for Hotelstars has item 115 for "Adequate place or rack to put the luggage/suitcase", which is required for 3-star ratings and above. If this wasn't included in each ...


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Alte Kirche St. Georg und Nikolaus, Flüelen, Canton of Uri, Switzerland (from Wikimedia Commons) Found by noting the time & direction of shadows, inferring that the view was facing north, looking for lakeshores in Switzerland that run roughly north-south with the lake on the west (there are not a lot of them) and with railroad track running near the ...


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Looks like a "Temporary lane closure". The situation in Winchester, you referred to, supports this. See another example from gov.uk Temporary lane closure (the number and position of arrows and red bars may be varied according to lanes open and closed) source: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-highway-code/traffic-signs


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This is not in Belgium, but in Béthune, France, although not far from the Belgian border. The belfry (the tower) is originally from 1346, but was destroyed during the first world war and rebuilt between 1921 and 1923. You can find it on Google Streetview from almost the same point as your photographs have been taken. Image source: Wikimedia Commons How did ...


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Other posters have correctly answered that these are gasometers. But it's worth noting that they are no longer used at all; they were built when the UK mainly used town gas, which needed to be stored, but since the 1970s we have switched entirely to natural gas, which is piped in directly. Gasometers are now obsolete, and many of them have been demolished. ...


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This picture was taken at the "Landing Memorial" in Saint-Tropez, Côte d'Azur, France. The memorial honors the American, British and French landing troops who came ashore in the Provence on the 15th of August 1944. The memorial also honors the French commandos led by Henri D'Astier de la Vigerie, who landed on Saint-Tropez on the 17th of August 1944. More ...


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The church would appear to be the Grossmünster in Zürich. New In Zürich The towers are quite distinctive, and the tip of the spire at the rear of the church (seen here between the towers) is just visible in your photo to the left of the left tower. The building in the foreground of your photo - the Haus zum Rüden* - appears to the left in this image, and ...


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This is called Cuarteron Reef in English. It is one of several reefs in the South China Sea that were enlarged and built up around 2015-2016 as part of a land reclamation project by the People's Republic of China. The structures are apparently of a military nature, including radars and possibly missiles. The land is also claimed by Taiwan and the ...


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Hallstätter See (a lake in Austria) Source: Google Image Search Hallstätter See or Lake Hallstatt is a lake in the Salzkammergut, Austria, located at 47°34′43″N 13°39′38″E. It is named after Hallstatt, a small market town in Austria, famous for its salt mining since prehistoric times and the starting point of the world's oldest and still working ...


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I found these six landmarks in the image that lined up nicely with each other: Then I created a map where I found roughly the coordinates of these landmarks, and drew lines straight through them: As you can see, these three lines intersect nicely at a single point (at approximately 49.746°N 123.056°W, marked in yellow), which should be approximately the ...


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That's the Chapelle royale de Dreux, also known as St-Louis de Dreux. Dreux is a town about 70 km west of Paris. This chapel is historically important, since the last King of France, Louis-Philippe (reign: 1830-1848), is buried there; the Chapel is the traditional burial place of members of the House of Orléans. As @Andrew already mentioned in his valuable ...


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The city is not in France. The picture is of the river Danube in Budapest, Hungary.


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That is a sidewalk vestibule. The idea is to have an extra door between the building's interior and the outside, so as to reduce the amount of air exchanged when people go in and out. In winter, warm air stays inside and cold air stays outside, reducing the building's heating costs and avoiding uncomfortable drafts for diners sitting near the door. You ...


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This one looks like the one on your image. The name of this building is Kamenez (Wikipedia: Kamianets-Podilskyi). Location: Photo of our days:


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In a curious coincidence, there was a question about this part of France just a few hours ago. You are looking at the Noirmoutier area of France, which in the past was one of the world's premier regions for the production of Fleur de Sel: a salt that forms as a thin, delicate crust on the surface of seawater as it evaporates. It is produced thus: One ...


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This is the Édifice Price in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. The pic was taken from the Citadelle of Quebec, view goes to north. Here's a view from Streetview from almost the same camera position (vegetation has changed): Pictures of Édifice Price from Wikimedia Commons: Similar view like pic in question: Source: Wikimedia Commons - Christophe.Finot / CC ...


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They are artificially lit greenhouses. The artificial light escapes through their transparent roofs. Some of them were presumably not (yet?) illuminated when you saw them, perhaps because it wasn't yet completely dark or because the crop in the greenhouse was at the wrong point of its growth. Note that some of the white buildings in the satellite image on ...


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It looks like it's Vernazza, one of the Cinque Terre - five very cute and colourful towns on the Italian coast. The photo seems to be shot as much the same as this image, but flipped for some reason: Image by chensiyuan [ GFDL or CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons Unfortunately, your visit might be more difficult than you'd like. Some ...


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As a more generic solution, try using Google reverse image search, e.g. in Chrome: -> If using a web browser other than Google Chrome, go to https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch and click on the camera icon:


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To expand other answers: judging from the angle (Chain Bridge's east pillar appearing exactly below Margaret Bridge's middle pillar on Margaret Island), the picture was most probably taken from the Gellért Hill in Budapest, at about this point: (Street view link to Google Maps or Google Earth). I believe either they edited the railing in later, or the ...


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It is Aiguille du Midi station near to Mont Blanc, accessed from Chamonix in the French Alps, department Haute-Savoie. (See it on Google Maps) Photo from http://geo.hmg.inpg.fr/mto/jpegs/inventaire.html under CC-BY-SA It's the top station of the Aiguille du Midi cable car, and also one of the two end points of the Panoramic Mont-Blanc gondola, which runs ...


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On the E65 interchange north of Stupica...


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This is the Église Saint-Nazaire-et-Saint-Celse de Brissac, Herault, Occitanie (Google StreetView). The front has changed, the two rectangular windows seem to be bricked up; their former location is clearly visible on the modern images (different colour of the bricks). Source: Wikimedia Commons / EmDee, CC BY-SA Detail of the portal: Source: Denis Trente-...


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You can eventually follow the link you sent out to the photographer's Flickr website: https://www.flickr.com/photos/shontzphotography/15169016487/in/album-72157645951788784/ In the discussion area, it looks to be from an area in Te Mata Peak in Havelock North, New Zealand.


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This is New York City - looking east across the Hudson from New Jersey. A similar viewpoint is available from google maps Probably from around Port Imperial Blvd just north of the Lincoln Tunnel. Your photo seems to be from a position a little further south than this one though - a bit closer to the tunnel - judging by the angles of the piers.


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This is a detector of radioactive materials (to make sure passengers are not carrying anything radioactive), possibly model "TSA PM700" from Rapiscan Systems. From the site: A high sensitivity walk-through radiation portal monitor to automatically scan pedestrian traffic for radioactive materials. High Sensitivity Portal Monitor Continuously ...


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