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Le Chêne Chapelle – The Chapel Oak
Two small chapels housed inside an ancient tree
The Dickeyville Grotto
A tribute to the twin ideals of religion and patriotism, built by a Catholic priest from rocks, glass, and innumerable found items.
Shakaden Reiyukai Temple
Starship-temple contains 400 tons of drinking water and offers free Japanese lessons
Templo de Debod
An ancient Egyptian temple in the middle of Madrid, Spain
Pyramid of Kukulcan at Chich'en Itza
Every equinox this Mayan pyramid puts on a spooky ancient light show
Jesus Tree of Malta
The Jesus tree of Malta bears a striking resemblance to Christ on the cross
Monasteries on rock pillars, once accessible only by frayed ropes
The Suurhusen church tower in Germany leans over farther than the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa
Brno, Czech Republic
The Czech's Capuchin Crypt
Mummified monks and the accidentally interred, in a 17th-century crypt
San Francisco, California
Amazing meticulous gardens of personal wood carvings, Hydrangea, Canna, and many other flowers
New York, New York
The Peace Fountain at Cathedral of St. John the Divine
A curious fountain that has no water and includes Satan, a crab, and 9 giraffes
A geological oddity topped with a temple
Hindu Temple of Atlanta
A vision of beautiful Hindu architecture in the middle of the American South
Guernsey, United Kingdom
The Little Chapel
An intricately decorated tiny place of worship
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