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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

World's first "penitentiary," meant to be humane, drove men insane
39.9673, -75.1737
Crypt of the Three Skeletons
Rome, Italy

Santa Maria della Concezione Crypts

The crypts of Capuchin friars decorated with the bones of over 4000 friars, including an entire "crypt of pelvises"
41.9047, 12.4882
San Gimignano, Italy

Towers of San Gimignano

These medieval skyscrapers dominate the skyline of this small Tuscan town
43.4676, 11.0435
Longleat Maze and a viewing bridge
United Kingdom

Longleat Hedge Maze

The longest hedge maze in the world
51.1878, -2.2776
Copenhagen, Denmark

Fox Hotel in Copenhagen

Hotel designed by indie graphics artists
55.6786, 12.5662
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
"Pusher Street" in 2007, after eviction of the hash stands. A "no photo sign" remains. The hash stands have since returned. (Wikimedia Commons)
Copenhagen, Denmark

Freetown Christiania

Danish tourist destination well known for open stalls where vendors sell marijuana on the street
55.6735, 12.5958
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
Darth Vader bust up close
Washington, District of Columbia

Darth Vader Grotesque at the Washington National Cathedral

The sci-fi villain is a little known inhabitant of the Washington National Cathedral
38.9304, -77.0716
Stones and Henge, respectively.
England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
51.1797, -1.8265
Many of the gravestones appear to be sinking into the ground
Boston, Massachusetts

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

This landmark cemetery in Boston was created more than 300 years ago
42.3665, -71.0550
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity
53.3440, -6.2567