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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s
50.0870, 14.4208
Houston, Texas

National Museum of Funeral History

Fantastic collection celebrating the final send-off
29.9895, -95.4306
Tempelhof postcard, ca early 1960's
Berlin, Germany

Tempelhof Airport

Berlin's old airport
52.4838, 13.3877
Berlin, Germany

Bahnhof Berlin Zoologischer Garten

Metro station with a claim to rock n' roll fame
52.5076, 13.3336
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain
52.5203, 13.3869
Beelitz, Germany

Beelitz Heilstätten

Terrifying derelict military hospital once housed a recuperating Hitler
52.2588, 12.9289
Bangkok, Thailand

Giant Swing

For centuries young Thai men used this Giant Swing as a slingshot to heaven
13.7518, 100.5012
The Wuppertal "kaiserwagen" which once carried the German Emperor.
Wuppertal, Germany

Schwebebahn Wuppertal

This "floating railway" is one of the world's oldest monorail systems
51.2681, 7.1925
Photo Courtesy the Long Now Foundation
Jordan

Petra

An ancient capital city 3000 years old and harboring many surprises
30.3285, 35.4427
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires Recoleta Cemetery

Buenos Aires' city of the dead
-34.5894, -58.3928
Berlin, Germany

Arthouse Tacheles

An old department store turned Nazi prison turned artist commune
52.5257, 13.3894
Điện Biên, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh's perfectly preserved body has been on display here since 1975.
21.0373, 105.8360
Palmyra, Syria

Palmyra

Mysterious lost empire of the Silk Road
34.5511, 38.3025
Bolivia's Witch Market
Nuestra Señora de La Paz, Bolivia

Bolivia's Witch Market

Popular tourist destination where witches in dark hats sell dried llama fetuses for good luck
-16.4990, -68.1462
Fountains in front of the temple (Flickr/dregola)
Recife, Brazil

Francisco Brennand's Ceramic Workshop

The massive gardens and office of a Brazilian sculptor
-8.1005, -34.8875
The Tower of Silence in Yazd
Yazd, Iran

Zoroastrian Towers of Silence

Putrefaction plateaus in Iran, where the dead were sent for decontamination before going to their final resting place
31.8220, 54.3569
Antequera, Spain

Torcal de Antequera

Rare karst landscape eroded from a flat seabed
37.0194, -4.5629
Tomb of Columbus in Seville Cathedral
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his son
37.3861, -5.9928
(Flickr/Picolo121)
Isfahan, Iran

Sheikh Lotfallah Mosque

17th century mosque for Shah Abbas' harem
32.6514, 51.6792
View of the moored vessel and the attached beach (Flickr / beelaineo)
Berlin, Germany

Badeschiff

Floating swimming pool within a moored vessel
52.4974, 13.4540
Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial museum in Germany
52.5207, 13.3973
Berlin, Germany

AquaDom at Radisson Blu Berlin

The largest free standing aquarium in the world resides in a hotel lobby in Berlin
52.5194, 13.4029
Berlin, Germany

The Bierpinsel

A tree-like building perches on its trunk in the Steglitz neighborhood of Berlin
52.4632, 13.3204
Brazil

Parque Nacional Serra da Capivara

Site full of incredible prehistoric paintings and archeological findings
-8.4167, -42.3333