Hidden Wonders | Accidentally Wes Anderson

Hidden Wonders

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A collection the most unusual places and things with deeper meanings and untold stories. Let's explore together!

Killyleagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Killyleagh Castle

Ireland’s oldest castle—and among the most ancient, still-inhabited castles in the world.

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Floyd Bennet Field

When Lindbergh returned from his heroic flight, he immediately set out to design the Hour Angle wristwatch and found a willing partner for its manufacture in Longines.

Turin, Italy

Musy Padre e Figli

The tiara, which has remained with the family for over 150 years, is believed to have been created by Musy Padre e Figli – Court Jeweller of Turin, and one of the oldest goldsmiths in Europe.

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Brooklyn Bridge

With gothic arches that rise “like majestic cathedral windows,” the structure not only symbolized the era’s optimism, but stood as a work of art in its own right.

Washington DC, United States

The Renwick Gallery

Became the first museum intentionally designed for art to "encourage American genius," and so was dubbed the "American Louvre" to establish Washington as the cultural center of the nation.

Washington DC, United States

Larz Anderson House

Once described as a “Florentine villa in the midst of American independence,” this turn-of-the-20th century aristocratic mansion was built in a European state of mind with its dominating English and Italian influences.

Washington DC, United States

Union Station

The 96-foot high Main Hall coffered ceiling is an example of an interior indebted to Burnham’s signature neoclassical design as its gold leaf trim reflects the natural light entering from the large Diocletian windows.

Hillah,Babil, Iraq

Ishtar Gate

Built in 575 BC, the Ishtar Gate was conceived as part of a grand processional way into the city of Babylon.

Penang, Malaysia

Kek Lok Si Temple

Featuring thousands of images and sculptures of Buddha, the Kek Lok Si Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia.

Villabassa, Italy

Church of St. Magdalena in Moso

The Church of St. Magdalena in Moso was comissioned by Countess Paola di Gonzaga, a member of one of Italy's most influential noble houses during the Renaissance.

Palm Spring, California, United States

1955 Lincoln Capri

Enter the Lincoln Capri, launched in 1952 - or as the car would become known as: “the nearest sensation to flying”.

Milton, Delaware, United States

Futuro House

This did not come from space, it came from Finland!

Delhi, India

Humayun’s Tomb

This magnificent mausoleum is both a tribute to love and grief also represents a huge leap forward in Mughal architecture.

Bellport, New York, USA

Barnstable Cat Boat

This uniquely-designed New English sailboat was built for rough waters and low tides.

Lozovac, Dalmatia, Croatia

Krka National Park

This Croatian national park is popularly known more for its waterfalls than its pancakes.

Leipzig, Germany

St. Nicholas Church

This 12th century church played an important role in the reunification of Germany, and once had an extremely famous music director.

Sossusvlei, Namibia

Hidden Vlei

This seemingly desolate clay pan in the Namib Desert exhibits beautiful orange hues across its towering dunes.

Felicity, California, USA

Church on the Hill

This town, population 2, in the Yuma Desert outside Arizona is home to the Museum of History in Granite, and the "official" center of the world.

Tokyo, Japan

Kabuki-za Theatre

This theatre, evoking Baroque-Japanese revivalist style and pre-Edo period design, is devoted to the art of Kabuki, staging performances that can last an entire day.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

La Casa Minima

This humble abode in Buenos Aires, Argentina sits nestled between larger buildings - it the city's narrowest dwelling.

Brighton, United Kingdom

Brighton Dome

This concert venue has some skeletons in its closet. The Royal Pavilion Estate to which it belongs was found to be the burial site for a Quaker village.

Edwardsville, Illinois, USA

Wildey Theatre

Once a meeting place for the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, this Art Deco theater has been given a new life as a multipurpose venue.

New York, New York, USA

The Campbell

This office-turned-bar is a luxurious lounge spot in the otherwise bustling Grand Central Terminal. It once had the largest ground floor space of any room in Manhattan.

Paris, France

Piscine Molitor

The first bikini to expose the wearer's navel made its debut here in 1946.

Vienna, Austria

Albertina Museum

Museum housing the most important print rooms in the world with approximately 65,000 drawings and approximately 1 million old master prints.

Heiligenblut am Grosglockner, Austria

St. Vincent Pilgrimage Church

According to legend, a flask of Holy Blood was brought here in 914 AD from the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople.

Warsaw, Poland

Belweder Palace

The scene of several dramatic events in Poland's history, this palace was also once a a porcelain factory.

Montevideo, Uruguay

Palacio Santos

Built in 1855 as the official residence of the president of Uruguay, this palace featured underground tunnels that allowed for secret escapes.

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