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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Legend of Tapa Making - Honolulu, Oahu, HI

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These bronze statues by KaMille, erected on the grounds of the Hilton Hawaiian Village, depict three female figures making tapa, or kapa, a traditional art practiced in Hawaii in which cloth is made from tree bark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 7/18/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLe menhir-cathédrale, Le Mans, Sarthe, France

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La croyance locale du Menhir à la Cathédrale du Mans / The local belief the Menhir of Le Mans's Cathedral

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLa fontaine du Pélerin Font-Romeu France

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L'apparition de la vierge dans une cavité de la source et la création de la chapelle. The appearance of the Virgin in a cavity of the source and the creation of the chapel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsChisholm Monument - St. Thomas, Ontario

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A haunted monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/12/2016

last visited: 6/12/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsWitch's grave - St. Thomas, Ontario

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A witches grave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/12/2016

last visited: 6/12/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsMother Goose Grave - Granary Burial Ground - Boston, MA

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The claim is that Mother Goose is buried here at the Granary Burial Ground.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/21/2016

last visited: 8/12/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsChained Rock - Pineville, KY

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A 101 ft. long chain, traditionally said to protect the town of Pineville Ky by holding a large rock in place on a bluff above the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member walkerm

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/7/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsHalema'uma'u Crater Legend - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI

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Halema'uma'u crater is said to be home to Pele, goddess of fire and volcanoes, according to the traditions of Hawaiian mythology.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: 7/15/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDe Lebbestoak - Peest (NL)

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Border indicating pole, with a story behind its erection.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: 5/10/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Middle of Disneyland? - Anaheim, CA

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A spike at the end of the draw bridge at Sleeping Beauty's Castle is said to be the center of the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsWalt Disney's Frozen Body - Anaheim, CA

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The frozen body of Disney is said to be held under Pirates of the Caribbean.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsTimbaler del Bruc - Barcelona, Spain

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The statue Timbaler del Bruc (the Drummer of El Bruc) is located at the Montjuïc Castle in Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 3/27/2016

last visited: 5/6/2014

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsSaint George and the Dragon Legend - Barcelona, Spain

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The murals depicting the legend of Sant Jordi and the dragon are located next to the reproduction of the Portal de Bové (Montblanc, Catalunya) at the Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village) in Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 3/13/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDance of the Flyers Ceremony - Costa Maya, Mexico,

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The Dance of the Flyers ceremony performed to bring forth rain is performed whenever cruise ships are docked at the port of Costa Maya in Quintana, Roo, Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Quintana Roo, Mexico

date approved: 2/25/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDie Legende vom Metzgerturm - Ulm, BW, Germany

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Why - according to a urban legend - the so-called "Metzgerturm", one of the most photographed landmarks in Ulm, is leaning with an inclination of 3.3° to northwest? The leaning tower is located in Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member [somnambulist]

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 2/19/2016

last visited: 10/31/2011

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsCity Palace Site Legend - Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

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The sign relating the legend of the City Palace site can be seen next to the City Palace Tripolia Gate in Udaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 1/29/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsOslavany Executioner - Oslavany, Czech Republic

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Oslavany Executioner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/27/2015

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsTulsi Plant - Amber Fort, Rajasthan, India

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This Tulsi plant is on display in a seraglio (Ladies' Apartment) of Amber Palace in Amber Fort, Rajasthan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 12/22/2015

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsWanderstein - Olten, SO, Switzerland

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This stone is said to keep your feet healthy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 12/11/2015

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Legend of the Temple of Rats - Deshnoke, Rajasthan, India

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Karni Mata Temple is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Karni Mata at Deshnoke, 30 km from Bikaner, in Rajasthan. It is also known as the Temple of Rats.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 12/7/2015

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsHexentanzplatz, Thale, Germany

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An old Saxon Cult Site, now a tourist attraction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 10/29/2015

last visited: 7/17/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsRecords Vault - Brea, CA

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Some say that this was used as a jail, but experts say that's a legend.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/22/2015

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLegend of the Buck Memorial - Bucksport, Maine

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Legend of the Buck Memorial is a fascinating story. A memorial was erected by his descendants nearly sixty years after his death, which making it about 1854. You can visit this memorial located at the corner of Main Street and Hinks Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 10/6/2015

last visited: 9/11/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Legend of Gutmanis Cave - Sigulda, Latvia

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The legend about the spring waters flowing out of the Gutmanis Cave says that they are the tears of the wife of Rindaugs, the Liv chief, and have healing properties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Latvia

date approved: 9/29/2015

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsAngel of the Lost Bells - Santa Ysabel, CA

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The bells mysteriously disappeared.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/17/2015

last visited: never

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