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Konagai, Japan's Fruit Shaped Bus Stops
This town near Nagasaki is peppered with fruit-flavored bus stops.
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Cape Town, South Africa
Formerly known as the Malay Quarter, Bo Kaap is a colorfully-painted township located in the “Mother City” of South Africa.
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Shijiazhuang Shi, China
Where better to stay the night than inside a trio of ancient Chinese deities representing "the good life."
Added by lurie04
San Diego, California
This little blue house pokes out over the campus of UC San Diego, seven stories high.
Added by johnbins
Joseph City, Arizona
Ella's Frontier Trading Post
Along the old Route 66 is an abandoned trading post made from old telephone poles, built by a former circus clown.
Added by Eirik Gumeny
Collettsville, North Carolina
The House of Mugs
A North Carolina cabin completely covered in coffee mugs, where visitors are welcome to leave one of their own - if they can find an empty nail.
Added by AnnaMosity
The only royal palace on U.S. soil has been a territorial capitol, a military headquarters, and a prison for a queen.
Added by Charles Fowler
Grand Marais, Michigan
Pickle Barrel House
This little barrel-shaped cottage by Lake Superior was once a cartoonist's summer retreat.
Added by ACReynard
Brooklyn, New York
The Coignet Stone Company Building
New York's oldest concrete structure is being preserved thanks to the gentrification of Whole Foods.
Added by Joseph Alexiou
Velikiy Novgorod, Russia
Fyodor Dostoevsky Theater of Dramatic Art
This late-brutalist masterpiece everyone forgot about was originally created to get the proletariat jazzed about the arts.
Added by Dylan
Found: A Massive, Mysterious Rock Sphere in Bosnia
It was made by a totally natural process. Or, people. Or, aliens.
April 12, 2016
Budai Township, Taiwan
The High Heel Church
Visit this church that's shaped like a giant glass pump either to cater to women or to reference a tragic local tale. Or both.
Added by EricGrundhauser
New York, New York
The SeaGlass Carousel
Manhattan’s Battery Park has a new carousel, full of spinning, glowing fish.
Added by iyumnewyork
The Asymmetrical Charm of Crooked Houses
They're like regular buildings, but with a twist.
April 05, 2016
Ouse Valley Viaduct Bridge
The elegant structure of this 19th century railroad bridge creates an illusion of infinity.
Added by npomyateeva22
Austria's ultra-modern art museum looks like Cthulhu's giant alien heart.
Added by EricGrundhauser
Vista House at Crown Point
This extravagant Art Nouveau rest stop features a million-dollar view of the Columbia River.
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Balanced on four stone pillars, this historic tower was the site of a tragic political assassination.
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