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Baltimore, Maryland

The American Visionary Art Museum

A museum is dedicated to exhibiting remarkable outsider art
39.2801, -76.6068
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s
50.0870, 14.4208
Speciality shop in scientific and pharmaceutical objects.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat

An Amsterdam street lined with antique shops each one dedicated to a different obscure collection
52.3634, 4.8887
Wall detail
Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

Sedlec Ossuary "Bone Church"

A church of bones, decorated with 40,000 human skeletons
49.9482, 15.2676
Père Lachaise in snow
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs
48.8594, 2.3910
Yorklyn, Pennsylvania

Haines Shoe House

An outlandish shoe shaped house built by an eccentric millionaire
39.9991, -76.6371
Oxford, England

Pitt Rivers Museum

Ancient Egyptian wigs, South American feather headresses, a bounty of anthropological artifacts in Oxford.
51.7590, -1.2564
Oxford, United Kingdom

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Used as an example in one of the first dictionary entries for "museum" in 1706
51.7553, -1.2601
Glastonbury High Street. (dichohecho/Flickr)
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult
51.1508, -2.7263
London, England

Temple Church

An unusual round church in London with a sordid past
51.5131, -0.1103
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
Brighton, England

Madeira Lift

Decrepit Victorian public lift is a white-knuckle ride
50.8173, -0.1225
Silbury Hill
Wiltshire, England

Silbury Hill

Europe's largest prehistoric mound – burial site of a legendary king?
51.4158, -1.8574
Greater London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth
51.5078, -0.1288
Golden Hinde in London
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship
51.5069, -0.0904
"Hex House" former home of Nelson D. Rehmeyer.
Stewartstown, Pennsylvania

Rehmeyer's Hollow

Home - and murder site - of the witch of Rehmeyers Hollow
39.8021, -76.6447
Lindow Man, on display at the British Museum.
Greater London, England

Lindow Man

Naturally mummified 2,000-year-old man
51.5180, -0.1270
Ithaca, New York

Sagan Planet Walk

Pluto is still considered a planet in Ithaca, New York
42.4396, -76.4966
Allies by Lawrence Holofcener. (Wikimedia Commons)
London, England

Allies Sculpture

Bronze sculpture celebrating the relationship between Churchill and Roosevelt
51.5104, -0.1425
The Rosslyn Metro escalator. (Steven Cohen/Atlas Obscura)
Arlington, Virginia

Rosslyn Metro Escalator

At 207 feet, one of the world's longest continuous escalators
38.8959, -77.0715
(Flickr/pvsbond)
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

Artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past
40.7398, -74.0025
Overview
Zagreb, Croatia

Museum of Broken Relationships

Where the lovelorn find a home for their sentimental keepsakes
45.8158, 15.9736
Greater London, England

Postman's Park - Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice

A quiet memorial to those who died saving others in the heart of the City of London
51.5168, -0.0977
Horses - Stables Market
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace
51.5424, -0.1477