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Vertical urban farming at Pasona Group Headquarters
Tokyo, Japan

Pasona O2

Underground farm located in a former bank vault deep within the bowels of Tokyo's business district.
35.6843, 139.7707
Tokyo, Japan

Kabukicho Robot Restaurant

Cabaret where the show girls are all androids, and the patrons couldn't be more pleased
35.6942, 139.7028
Locks on the Pont des Arts
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
48.8578, 2.3374
The Demarcation Line marking the border between the two countries
Paju, South Korea

Korean Demilitarized Zone

Last frontier of the Cold War
37.9556, 126.6766
Third Tunnel of Aggression. (Wikimedia Commons)
Paju-si, South Korea

Third Tunnel of Aggression

Secret North Korean passage discovered below the world's most dangerous border
37.9164, 126.6987
Night-time GUNDAM view with the lit-up cranes of the port district behind it.
Japan

Giant GUNDAM robot

Twenty meter robot towers over Tokyo Bay for one month only
35.6248, 139.7767
Sanrio Puroland
Tokyo, Japan

Sanrio Puroland

If Hello Kitty were Mickey Mouse, this would be Disneyland
35.6251, 139.4298
Heidelberg Studentkarzer
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Studentenkarzer

A preserved college lock-up that recalls a clubhouse approach to discipline.
49.4113, 8.7067
Berlin, Germany

Arthouse Tacheles

An old department store turned Nazi prison turned artist commune
52.5258, 13.3886
Berlin, Germany

Tajikistan Tearoom

A slice of central Asia in the middle of Berlin
52.5247, 13.3951
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
The Bebelplatz.
Berlin, Germany

The Bebelplatz

The site of the famous Nazi book burning campaign of 1933 remembers its "Night of Shame".
52.5166, 13.3941
Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial museum in Germany
52.5212, 13.3969
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

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

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king"
47.5574, 10.7495
Kyoto, Japan

Tenryu-Ji Shrine's Bamboo trail

A beautiful bamboo trail tucked in this famous Japanese Shrine
35.0158, 135.6738
Kamakura, Japan

The Great Buddha of Kamakura

A bronze statue dating back as far as 1252, still has remnants of gold around its ears from its ancient gilding
35.3169, 139.5357
Tokyo, Japan

Kan'ei-ji Temple

A Buddhist temple to honor insects that died for science.
35.7219, 139.7747
Hachikō at the station
Tokyo, Japan

Hachiko

After a profound show of devotion for his master, a dog becomes the symbol of loyalty for an entire nation
35.7180, 139.7788
Shakaden Reiyukai Temple
Tokyo, Japan

Shakaden Reiyukai Temple

Starship-temple contains 400 tons of drinking water and offers free Japanese lessons
35.6612, 139.7430
Tokyo, Japan

Roppongi Hills Garden Pond

An ordinary pond with fish from out of this world
35.6605, 139.7293
Close up of some of the 40,000 padlocks of love.
Cologne, Germany

Cologne's Love Locks Bridge

Thousands of tourists and residents in Cologne affix "love padlocks" on the Hohenzollernbrücke Bridge to symbolize their affections
50.9415, 6.9656
Leverkusen, Germany

Bayer Cross

Largest illuminated advertisement sign in the world
51.0222, 6.9885
Dresden, Germany

Schwebebahn Dresden

A unique hanging cable-car navigates through Dresden, the oldest suspension railway in the world
51.0540, 13.8181