Atlas obscura: an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders

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“A joy to read and reread.” —Neil Gaiman Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates the most curious destinations around the globe. With compelling descriptions, hundreds of photographs, charts and maps, it’s everything you need to visit the far corners of our surprising world. Even if you never leave home.

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