These real places and landmarks that look like they're straight out of a Wes Anderson film will fuel your wanderlust

Instagram/@johnnyhifiThe New Windsor Hotel, Phoenix, Arizona, captured by Instagram user @johnnyhifi.

Retro feels, pastel hues, and symmetrical buildings are just some of the recurring themes in the works of cult filmmaker Wes Anderson – and it turns out similar places exist in real life.

Brooklyn-based die-hard Anderson fan Wally Koval originally created his Instagram account @AccidentallyWesAnderson after being inspired by a Reddit forum called “Accidental Wes Anderson.”

His account is a space dedicated to sharing photos of buildings and landmarks around the world that look like they could be straight out of one of his films.

Koval told Business Insider: “I have always been a big fan of Wes Anderson’s work, developing a bit of a fascination for the extraordinary aesthetic he brings to the locations and settings portrayed in his films. When I started seeing real-life Anderson-esque locations pop up on the Subreddit, I became intrigued to know more about the history and background behind the facades, so I started digging.”

Now, he manages the Instagram account with his fiancée Amanda, whom he calls their “chief location scout.”

“@AccidentallyWesAnderson is a community, an inspiration, and an adventure – we explore the intersection of distinctive design and the unique narratives that typically follow. We hope to contribute to an unending bucket list of travel destinations, and perhaps help someone put a new pin in their own map,” he said.

Ahead of the release of Anderson’s new film “Isle of Dogs” later this month, Koval shared a selection of photos from the account with Business Insider. From palaces in Jaipur to Berlin’s “gritty” rapid transit systems and dreamy Art Deco buildings in Downtown LA, scroll down for some Wes Anderson-inspired travel inspiration – bucket lists at the ready.

*Photographers are listed by their Instagram usernames along with the year each landmark was built.

Lake Shore Place, Chicago, c. 1926 — @HasoTaso


Stadtbad Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany, c. 1928 — @Berlinstagram


Eastern Columbia House, Los Angeles, California, c. 1930 — @ElizabethDaniels01


Jane Station, Toronto, Canada, c. 1968 — @CailenSpeers


New Windsor Hotel, Phoenix, Arizona, c. 1893 — @johnnyhifi


Gold Crest Motel Wildwood Crest, New Jersey, c. 1967 — @TylerHaughey


Grand Hotel Europa, Prague, Czech Republic, c. 1889 — @__andreaRossi__


Flam Line, Aurland, Norway, c. 1941 — @MonicaMCoyle


Husavik Light, Husavik, Iceland, c. 1956 — @Matthijsvmierlo


Corfe Castle Station, Dorset, England, c. 1885 — @cat_gericke


Gartenstadt Falkenberg, Berlin, Germany, c. 1913 — @Ariangora


Little Chalet Motel, Manitoba, Canada, c. 1950s —  @zachdriftwood


Central University Library, Bucharest, Romania, c. 1895 — @RaidenBucharest


National Tobacco Company, Napier, New Zealand, c. 1931 —  @Dan_Fossy


Washington State Ferry, Southworth, Washington, c. 1951 — @kimakimberlin


C14 Metro Car, Stockholm, Sweden, c. 1989 — @Teklan


Central Fire Station, Marfa, Texas, c. 1938 — @Emprestridge


Norourgaroi Lighthouse, Reykjavik, Iceland, c. 1945 — @WalkInMoccasins


Bastei Building, Cologne, Germany, c. 1924 —  @GeliKlein


Tramway Car, Lisbon, Portugal, c. 1873 — @JackSpicerAdams


S Bahn Train, Berlin, Germany, c. 1930 —  @sivad_ekim


Tower Theatre, Roseville, California, c. 1940 —  @BadBadisnotGoodGood


Malmo Latin School, Malmo, Sweden, c. 1878 — @MeanwhileinNowhere


Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, India, c. 1799 — @WinnieAriane


Hotel Opera, Prague, Czech Republic, c. 1891 — @ValentinaJacks


The Princess Hotel, Pembroke, Bermuda, c. 1885 — @AlishyLishy


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