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Giants.
Vancouver, Canada

'Giants' on Granville Island Silos

The colorful, smiling concrete silos of Vancouver.
49.2709, -123.1335
A brutalist fountain at Freeway Park.
Seattle, Washington

Freeway Park

The first park to ever be built over a freeway was a brutalist masterwork.
47.6091, -122.3324
The figures of "La Mort" (Death) and "L'oiseau de Feu" (the Firebird).
Paris-4E-Arrondissement, France

The Stravinsky Fountain

A series of abstract, silly sculptures represent the works of a great modern classical composer.
48.8595, 2.3515
Paris, France

Arènes de Lutèce

Remains of Roman amphitheater hidden in a sleepy quarter of Paris.
48.8450, 2.3530
Madrid, Spain

Kilometre Zero

A stone slab in Madrid marks the point from which the distances of Spain's national roads are measured.
40.4169, -3.7029
Chocolate chariot driver and his horses (Flickr/SpirosK)
Barcelona, Spain

Chocolate Museum

A delicious sculpture collection in Barcelona.
41.3873, 2.1819
A street performer on Las Ramblas.
Barcelona, Spain

Street Performers of Las Ramblas

The iconic boulevard is the perfect place to catch sight of a bicycling skeleton, a levitating Satan, or a chef with his head stuck in a pizza.
41.3812, 2.1733
La Carbonería
Barcelona, Spain

La Carbonería

One of the most photographed buildings in a city known for its Modernista architecture is an abandoned squat.
41.3806, 2.1611
Aghlabid Basins
Kairouan, Tunisia

Aghlabid Basins

This grand hydraulic installation has provided water for townspeople since the Middle Ages.
35.6864, 10.0955
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Cyclorama

The Battle of Atlanta in 360 degrees, featuring Clark Gable as a corpse.
33.7341, -84.3722
Mary's House
Sultaniye Köyü, Turkey

House of the Virgin Mary

The alleged house of the Virgin Mary is tucked away in a park and nature preserve on Mt. Koressos in Turkey and is holy to both Catholics and Muslims alike.
37.9123, 27.3327
Fairy Chimneys
Aksaray, Turkey

Cappadocia

Entire cities carved into ancient volcanic rock formations.
38.4174, 34.1382
Old Québec Funicular
Québec City, Canada

Old Québec Funicular

This steep cable railway has been hoisting passengers in the heart of Québec City for over a century.
46.8125, -71.2039
Château Frontenac
Québec City, Canada

Château Frontenac

This lovely, if imposing, piece of Canadian gothic is possibly the most photographed hotel in the world.
46.8119, -71.2063
Marche Bonsecours
Montreal, Canada

Marché Bonsecours

A historic Montreal market that was the city's agricultural hub for over century.
45.5091, -73.5516
Schwartz's
Montreal, Canada

Schwartz's

A Montreal deli that was so beloved that it was allowed to circumvent their laws of language.
45.5162, -73.5777
Dog Parking
Montreal, Canada

Marché Jean-Talon

Montreal's giant farmer's market is a foodie's best friend, especially in the winter months.
45.5364, -73.6157
Montreal, Canada

Notre Dame Basilica

A grand Gothic Revival basilica with stained glass depictions of Montreal's religious history has only one soul resting in its crypt.
45.5087, -73.5540
With a building in the background
Seattle, Washington

Center of the Universe Sign

Residents of Fremont in Seattle have considered it the center of the universe since the 1970s.
47.6504, -122.3502
Cypress Street Playground
Brookline, Massachusetts

Cypress Street Playground

The oldest playground in America.
42.3314, -71.1257
The Wave Organ, San Francisco Bay
San Francisco, California

The Wave Organ

A huge musical instrument played by the ocean.
37.8085, -122.4398
Bomb damage and bullet holes at Hickam Air Force Base.
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii

Hickam Air Base Scars

The air force base preserves its scars from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
21.3488, -157.9436
Parents of deceased children place colorful "bibs" on Jizo statues to show their gratitude for his protection in the afterlife.
Kyoto, Japan

Kiyomizu-Dera Temple

A shrine contains nearly 200 statues of the Buddhist deity Jizo, dressed in bibs by parents who have lost a child.
34.9949, 135.7850
Atop the potato chip
Ramona, California

Potato Chip Rock

This Pringle-shaped ledge makes for the perfect photo op.
33.0090, -116.9745