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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s
50.0870, 14.4208
New York, New York

Evolution Nature Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios
40.7235, -74.0002
Apothecary jars in main room
Florence, Italy

Santa Maria Novella Pharmacy

The oldest operating pharmacy in the world, featuring 800 year old recipes
43.7736, 11.2484
Rome, Italy

Basilica di San Clemente

A Nesting Doll of Churches
41.8899, 12.4974
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned urban park
40.7392, -74.0083
Hillsboro, Ohio

The Great Serpent Mound

The largest earthwork effigy in the world
39.1950, -83.6115
Isola San Michele Funeral gates
Murano, Italy

Isola di San Michele

Venice's island of the dead
45.4470, 12.3466
The Peace Fountain
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
40.8039, -73.9632
Glacial Grooves
Kelleys Island, Ohio

Kelley's Island Glacial Grooves

Deep scars on the earth left by the Ice Age
41.6136, -82.7054
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York
40.7346, -73.9903
New York, New York

Obscura Antiques and Oddities

Tucked in the back of this amazing antique store is an important piece of medical history
40.7275, -73.9801
Phantom Ship Rock
CRATER LAKE, Oregon

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in myth
42.9331, -122.1956
New York, New York

Museum of American Finance

Ever wanted the laymen's version of your credit card fine print?
40.7062, -74.0092
CRATER LAKE, Oregon

Old Man of the Lake

A vertically floating hemlock controls the waves and weather at Crater Lake
42.9446, -122.1092
Marble footstep on the Ponte dei Pugni
Venice, Italy

Bridge of Fists - Ponte dei Pugni

100 year tradition of fist fights, marked by marble footsteps
45.4331, 12.3244
The gallery of maps, showing the ceiling
Vatican City, Vatican

Gallery of Maps - Galleria delle Carte Geografiche

Breathtaking and huge 430 year old maps of Italy
41.9029, 12.4534
New York Marble Cemetery
New York, New York

New York Marble Cemetery

A hidden "place of interment for gentlemen"
40.7256, -73.9909
Charleston, South Carolina

Drayton Hall

Oldest unrestored plantation house in America that is open to the public
32.8682, -80.0821
The cat and the rat
Dublin, Ireland

Oddities of Christ Church Cathedral

The mummified heart of a saint beats in the basement - or did, until someone took it
53.3433, -6.2716
Exterior of the Old New Synagogue.
Prague, Czech Republic

Old New Synagogue

Synagogue built from the stones of Solomon's temple contains the golem of Prague
50.0901, 14.4186
San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Oldest building in California still in use
33.5019, -117.6628
Paul Revere House from the street
Boston, Massachusetts

The Paul Revere House

Oldest house in downtown Boston was once the home of Paul Revere
42.3638, -71.0537
New York, New York

The White Horse Tavern

Great place to have a drink and a bite to eat in an atmosphere laden with New York's Bohemian past
40.7357, -74.0062
View from across Piazza San Marco.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece
45.4347, 12.3389