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The Center of the Universe: An Insider's Tour
Get the inside scoop on some of Fremont's oldest buildings and learn about the history of the annual Solstice Festival.
Found: An Aztec Temple Hiding Under the Streets of Mexico City
Along with 32 sets of human neck bones.
June 08, 2017
Temple Beth Shalom
This tiny, charming synagogue in the Cayman Islands was built by a man as a present for his Jewish wife.
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Varėnos rajono savivaldybė, Lithuania
Pyramid of Merkine
The pyramid and dome deep inside the Dzūkija forest are believed to channel divine energy.
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A shrine contains nearly 200 statues of the Buddhist deity Jizo, dressed in bibs by parents who have lost a child.
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An Hải, Vietnam
Lang Tan Temple (Temple of the Whale)
Home to what locals claim is the largest whale skeleton in Southeast Asia, which is worshiped yearly.
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Bukit Cina (Chinese Hill)
The largest Chinese cemetery in the world outside of China dates back to the 15th century.
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Zamskhang Palace Ruins
This abandoned palace and the stupas around it conceal beautiful Buddhist frescoes, statues, and silk paintings.
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This temple is steeped in local folklore involving a teapot and a raccoon dog.
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The oldest Buddhist monastery in Mongolia has survived centuries of invasions, political shifts, and religious purges.
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The Yeti Scalp of Khumjung
A Himalayan monastery claims to have a piece of a centuries-old abominable snowman.
Added by neuromon
Tambon Khaem Son, Thailand
Wat Pha Sorn Kaew (Temple on the Glass Cliff)
Modern design and unusual architecture make this mountaintop temple no ordinary Buddhist retreat.
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Found: A Colossal Statue of Ramses II Hiding Under a Cairo Street
Egypt's antiquities ministry is calling it one of the most important archaeological finds ever.
March 10, 2017
The painted and decorated towers of this Hindu shrine were once the tallest structures in one of the oldest cities in India.
Added by Kavya Ram Mohan
Tambon Pa Fa, Thailand
Wat Pa Thewapithak
The skeletons, demons, and corpses serve as a warning of the terrors of Buddhist Hell.
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This otherworldly church spire reaches up toward the heavens.
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The legendary birthplace of the Japanese maneki-neko is dotted with hundreds of lucky beckoning cats.
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Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
An ancient temple to the Hindu god Shiva surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
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