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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s
50.0870, 14.4208
Vienna, Austria

Stephansdom Crypt

The crypt of the imposing Stephensdom holds royal intestines and thousands of skeletons
48.2080, 16.3729
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
30.2608, -97.7456
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

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

Linderhof Palace

A small but immensely extravagant palace built by the "Night King"
47.5692, 10.9546
Oberwesel, Germany

Burg Pfalzgrafenstein

Tiny castle in the middle of the Rhine made you pay to pass
50.0838, 7.7629
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Montauk, New York

Camp Hero

A mysterious air force base built to resemble a Long Island fishing village
41.0636, -71.8756
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Mount Trashmore

Scenic mount trashmore, Virginia Beach's most curious waterfront still has a couple of secrets
36.8303, -76.1270
Tempelhof postcard, ca early 1960's
Berlin, Germany

Tempelhof Airport

Berlin's old airport
52.4838, 13.3877
Berlin, Germany

Bahnhof Berlin Zoologischer Garten

Metro station with a claim to rock n' roll fame
52.5076, 13.3336
Darmstadt, Germany

Waldspirale

A German apartment building hosting as many trees as human occupants
49.8855, 8.6557
Inside the Tent of Tomorrow of the New York State Pavilion (2009)
Queens, New York

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

The remnants of two World's Fairs are here, complete with a 12-story globe, a mini-Manhattan, and a UFO shaped pavilion
40.7462, -73.8445
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain
52.5203, 13.3869
Broken eggshells litter the pavement.
Hakone, Japan

Owakudani Black Eggs

Legend holds eating just one of these black eggs can add seven years to one's life
35.2444, 139.0198
Romulus, New York

Seneca White Deer

World's largest herd of white deer populate a former U.S. Army depot
42.7544, -76.8658
Lucca, Italy

The Incorruptible St. Zita

The naturally mummified body of a peasant girl saint
43.8452, 10.5052
Munich, Germany

Rathaus-Glockenspiel

Daily jousts and dancing barrel makers in Munich's mechanical clock
48.1378, 11.5759
Saint Munditia, St. Peter's Kirche, Munchen
Munich, Germany

Jeweled skeleton of Saint Munditia

The patron saint of spinsters grasps a container of dried blood
48.1366, 11.5754
Yamato model
Kure, Japan

Battleship Yamato Museum

Museum dedicated to the largest warship ever built
34.2151, 132.5924
Hatsukaichi, Japan

World's largest rice scoop

This enormous "shamoji" means more to the people of Miyajima than just a way getting rice onto a plate
34.3041, 132.3238
The Stiftskeller is through the arches to the right of St. Peter's
Salzburg, Austria

St. Peter's Stiftskeller

Quite possibly the world's oldest restaurant
47.7975, 13.0440
The entrance to underground naval headquarters.
Tomigusuku, Japan

Naval Underground Headquarters

Elaborate series of tunnels where traces of mass suicide are still visible
26.1610, 127.6689
watch stopped at 8:15 by the blast
Naka Ward, Japan

A-bomb Memorial

Peace Park and the A-bomb dome
34.3920, 132.4519
Municipal heating plant, Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Hundertwasser's Odd Architecture

Op-art architecture designed for happiness
48.2085, 16.3945