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Top 10 Most Peculiar Places in the World
Published on 2/1/2006
Thank you for Fucking, Austria
Fucking is a small settlement (population c. 150) in Austria. The village is known to have existed as "Fucking" since at least 1070.
Sealand: a micronation on the waters of the North Sea
Sealand is a micronation located six miles (10 km) off the coast of Suffolk, England. Sealand is occupied by the family and associates of Paddy Roy Bates. The population of the facility rarely exceeds five, and its inhabitable area is 550 m2.
A museum devoted to the Penis
The Icelandic Phallological Museum in Husavík, Iceland, is a museum devoted to phallology. The museum currently has 154 specimens displayed like hunting trophies, embalmed in formaldehyde, or dried in display cases.
Erving's Location. Population: 1
Erving's Location is situated in Coos County, New Hampshire. In New Hampshire, locations, grants, townships (which are different from towns), and purchases are unincorporated portions of a county which are not part of any town and have limited self-government (if any, as many are uninhabited).
The Mojave Lonely Phone Booth
The Mojave Phone Booth was a lone telephone booth in the Mojave National Preserve which attracted an online following in 1997, due to its unusual location. The booth was 15 miles from the nearest interstate highway, and miles from any buildings.
The smallest park in the world: 452 in2
Mill Ends Park in Portland, Oregon is the smallest park in the world, according to the Guinness Book of Records. The "park" is a 2 foot (610 mm) wide circle which in 1948 was intended to be the site for a light pole.
A Christian Chapel decorated by the bones of 40,000 people
The Sedlec Ossuary is a small Christian chapel, located beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints in the Czech Republic.
Climb the World's steepest street
The quiet suburban street of Baldwin Street, in New Zealand's southern city of Dunedin, is reputed to be the world's steepest street.
Welcome to Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is a village on the island of Anglesey in Wales. It is best known for having the longest officially recognised place name in the United Kingdom, and one of the longest in the world.
Climb the Rabbit's Hill
Colletto Fava is a 5,000 foot (1,500 m) high hill in the northern Piedmont region of Italy. In 2005, a massive pink stuffed bunny was finished being erected on the side of the mountain.
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