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Havana, Cuba

Havana's Steam Engine Museum

Cuba's historical trains remind natives of their country's sugary sweet past.
23.1314, -82.3550
Hemingway's typewriter.
Havana, Cuba

Finca Vigía

The house that birthed The Old Man and The Sea is now a museum devoted to the old man who wrote it
23.0676, -82.2960
Mausoleo Ernesto Che Guevara
Santa Clara, Cuba

Che Guevara Mausoleum

This imposing memorial contains the remains of Che Guevara — and 29 other guerrillas who died with him in Bolivia
22.4026, -79.9795
View of the valley
Trinidad, Cuba

The Manaca Iznaga Tower

An old slave lookout in Cuba's historic sugar cane fields.
21.8423, -79.8667
Partying
Trinidad, Cuba

Discoteca Ayala

Subterranean disco dance club in a Cuban cave comes with bright lights and a dark legend.
21.8084, -79.9810
Cienfuegos, Cuba

Mal Tiempo Steam Locomotives

Four antique Baldwin trains are kept on display in the Mal Tiempo train depot
22.1451, -80.4574
Cuba

Cuba's Abandoned Nuclear Plant Construction

A nuclear power plant abandoned along with an international allegience.
22.0666, -80.5134
The roadside sign announcing the park.
Viñales, Cuba

Parque Prehistórico

Prehistoric history as seen through the lens of an outsider artist.
22.6170, -83.7118
Painted onto the side of the valley (Flickr/plαdys)
Cuba

Viñales Mural de la Prehistoria

Neo-cave art on the macro scale
22.6539, -83.7161
Ministry of Interior building, adorned with a steel sculpture of Che Guevara
Havana, Cuba

La Plaza de la Revolución

A focal point of the Cuban government, this city square features one of the most iconic images in the country.
23.1243, -82.3859
Havana, Cuba

John Lennon Statue

His music once banned in Communist Cuba, John Lennon is now imortalized in bronze by Castro, who considers Lennon a "fellow dreamer"
23.1319, -82.3998
Outside José Fuster's studio.
Havana, Cuba

Fusterlandia

A Cuban artist reclaimed his impoverished neighborhood as a dreamy folk art kingdom.
23.0899, -82.4833
Colina Lenin monument
Havana, Cuba

Colina Lenin

A bronze sculpture of Lenin’s likeness outside Havana surrounded by 12 human figures in solidarity with the Bolshevik Revolution.
23.1238, -82.3258
A view from inside one of the prison blocks.
Nueva Gerona, Cuba

Presidio Modelo

A series of five defunct panopticon prisons in Cuba
21.8774, -82.7664
Mausoleum and monuments
Havana, Cuba

Colón Cemetery

In terms of history and architecture, this is one of the most remarkable cemeteries in the world
23.1231, -82.3996
A prominent feature of the Havana skyline
Havana, Cuba

Bacardi Building

After the Cuban Revolution, the famous rum company had to leave their swanky headquarters behind.
23.1389, -82.3573
Hotel Nacional at dusk.
Havana, Cuba

Hotel Nacional de Cuba

Once a favorite playground for the world's most illustrious guests, Hotel Nacional's secret weapons and bunkers reveal a more menacing side to its golden history.
23.1431, -82.3806
Construction on December 5th, 1961
Washington, D.C.

'Cartwheel' Tower

Washington's top-secret Cold War-era doomsday communications tower is located in a small neighborhood park.
38.9532, -77.0782
There were temporary spaces on Oppenheimer Way during Campbell Hall construction
Berkeley, California

UC Berkeley's Nobel Laureate Parking Spaces

The Laureates here get something even more coveted than a Nobel Prize: free parking for life.
37.8732, -122.2577
The Sea Ranch Chapel.
Sea Ranch, California

Sea Ranch Chapel

A whimsical church based on a seashell.
38.7335, -123.4773
The vault and pool of Storkyrkobadet.
Stockholm, Sweden

Storkyrkobadet

A hidden bathhouse in one of Stockholm's oldest and busiest neighborhoods is open to anyone who can find it.
59.3237, 18.0727
Washington Coliseum in 2006, seen from a MARC train.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Coliseum

A historic arena where The Beatles played their first concert in the U.S.
38.9054, -77.0024
Front façade at sunset
Washington, D.C.

House of the Temple

This imposing Masonic temple a mile from the White House was the first public library in Washington, D.C.
38.9137, -77.0360
One the many bathrooms in the Mansion.
Washington, D.C.

The Mansion on O Street

With over 100 jam packed rooms to explore and elaborate tea services and events, the Mansion on O is a hidden treasure
38.9084, -77.0457