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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s
50.0870, 14.4208
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Hash, Marijuana and Hemp Museum

The history and future of cannabis
52.3719, 4.8974
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Torture Museum

Museum preserving torture methods from the past
52.3669, 4.8904
Photo CC license "Emily Webber"  of www.londonshopfronts.com
Greater London, England

Get Stuffed

Taxidermied animals galore, by appointment only
51.5387, -0.0989
Drumheller, Canada

The Hoodoos of Drumheller Valley

Hoodoos, naturally eroded land formations, stand 20 feet tall in the Canadian badlands
51.4619, -112.7163
Angel in West Highgate
Greater London, England

Highgate Cemetery

London's creepiest cemetery was once the site of dueling magicians and mobs of stake-carrying vampire hunters
51.5675, -0.1483
Riga, Latvia

Art Nouveau in Riga

Flamboyant architecture from the turn of 20th century
56.9586, 24.1115
Great Blue Hole
Belize City, Belize

Great Blue Hole

A massive underwater sinkhole made famous by Jacques Cousteau
17.3153, -87.5344
Ware Hall in its relocated condition at Wells-Next-the-Sea.
Wells-next-the-Sea, England

Ware Hall House

15th-century house single-handedly disassembled then reassembled bit by bit 100 miles away
52.9521, 0.8505
East Molesey, England

Hampton Court Maze

England's oldest surviving hedge maze has been confusing visitors for over 300 years
51.3985, -0.3494
John Snow Memorial Pump and the John Snow Pub
Greater London, England

Broad Street Cholera Pump

The John Snow Memorial marks the epicenter of London's 1854 cholera epidemic
51.5135, -0.1362
New York, New York

Museum of American Finance

Ever wanted the laymen's version of your credit card fine print?
40.7062, -74.0092
Scotland

Scotland's Secret Bunker

A nuclear bunker built to shelter the politicians and important people of Scotland in case of nuclear attack
56.2736, -2.7127
Greater London, England

Wellcome Collection & Library

Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome
51.5259, -0.1339
London, England

Temple Church

An unusual round church in London with a sordid past
51.5131, -0.1103
Ben Lomond and Loch Lomond as seen from the grounds of Ross Priory. (Margaret MacGillivray/Atlas Obscura)
West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Loch Lomond

Largest lake in Great Britain measured by surface area
56.0453, -4.5356
El Peñol, Colombia

El Peñon de Guatape

A ten-million-ton rock once worshiped by the Tahamies Indians, accessed by an astounding staircase
6.2500, -75.2500
Bunker in Albania countryside.
Elbasan County, Albania

Bunkers of Albania

Hundreds of thousands of concrete bunkers crowd Albania long after the fall of Communism
41.1533, 20.1683
Columbia-Shuswap A, Canada

Columbia Icefield

A surviving remnant of the thick ice mass that once mantled most of Western Canada's mountains
52.1572, -117.3139
A guillotine from the war
Vietnam

War Remnants Museum

Artifacts and memories from the Vietnam war, located in a place that experienced it first hand
10.7791, 106.6926
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
Lisbon, Portugal

Carmo Convent Ruins

Legacy of the earthquake that nearly wiped Lisbon off the face of the Earth
38.7121, -9.1404
Soldiers marching through the Menin Gate (before the modern structure) at the start of WWI
Ypres, Belgium

Menin Gate Memorial

A moving memorial to the fallen and missing from WWI trenches
50.8513, 2.8842