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Rantepao, Indonesia

The Funeral Rites of Torajaland

Eerie cemeteries carved into the side of cliffs and Babies are buried in the hollows of trees
-2.9678, 119.8988
Hauterives, France

Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval

One of the greatest outsider architecture achievements in the world
45.2401, 5.0319
Cossé-le-Vivien, France

Musee Robert Tatin

A self-built mosaic house and sculpture park
47.9393, -0.9029
The front of the tower
Bassenge, Belgium

Tower of Eben-Ezer

A Belgian self-built tower inspired by the bible and ancient civilizations
50.7945, 5.6666
Dietikon, Switzerland

Bruno Weber's Weinrebenpark

A mythically themed self-built sculpture park
47.4048, 8.3819
Dienersdorf, Austria

Franz Gsellmann's Weltmaschine

"World machine" built by an untrained Austrian farmer
47.2528, 15.9155
Jaipur, India

Jantar Mantar

The world's largest sundial, made entirely out of stone
26.9246, 75.8242
An artisan supervises the creation of a bas-relief
Savonnières, France

Les Grottes Pétrifiantes

Limestone grottoes turns everyday objects into stone
47.3469, 0.5363
Datong, China

Hanging Temple of Hengshan

A 5th-century temple improbably built into the side of a cliff
39.6595, 113.7093
Underground Cathedral (Flickr/magro kr)
Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine

An underground city of salt
49.9830, 20.0557
Daniel Campos, Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivian Salt Flat

A seemingly endless landscape of pure salt stretches far across Bolivia
-20.1643, -67.5714
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king"
47.5574, 10.7495
Ettal, Germany

Linderhof Palace

A small but immensely extravagant palace built by the "Night King"
47.5692, 10.9546
Sierra Bullones, Philippines

Chocolate Hills

Bohol's mysterious brown hills
9.7966, 124.2422
Évora, Portugal

Portugal's Chapel of Bones

16th-century chapel decorated with bones, skulls, and entire bodies hanging from the wall
38.5689, -7.9090
The World's Smallest Mummy
Guanajuato, Mexico

Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato

Mexico's astounding mummy museum with "the world's smallest mummy"
21.0198, -101.2662
One of the famous reed islands on the world's highest navigable lake.
Puno, Peru

The Uros People of Lake Titicaca

The Uros people live on floating reed islands in lake Titicaca
-15.8188, -69.9716
The Monsters of Bomarzo
Bomarzo, Italy

The Monsters of Bomarzo

A 16th-century horror show built in a lovely Italian garden
42.4871, 12.2504
Qesm Siwah, Egypt

Siwa Oasis

Source for a sizable portion of Egypt's freshwater supply is more than an optical illusion
29.2069, 25.5194
Denizli, Turkey

Pamukkale Water Terraces

Roman ruins top white travertine terraces formed by ancient hot springs
37.7735, 29.0865
Hospet, India


The remains of what was, not so long ago, the world's largest city
15.2812, 76.3970
tp. Đà Lạt, Vietnam

Da Lat Crazy House

A Surreal flight of architectural fancy in Vietnam's Central Highlands
11.9356, 108.4295
Lohmen, Germany

The Bastei

Ruins of a German Castle on top of a towering stone pillar
50.9634, 14.0703
Datong, China

Yungang Grottoes

Massive series of 45 caves and over 51,000 sculptures carved from cliffsides in China
40.0768, 113.3001