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Burren landscape
Corofin, Ireland

The Burren

A hugely vast Irish landscape of barren rock that stretches for miles.
53.0078, -9.0021
Cromwell's Corners was once called Murdering Lane.
Dublin, Ireland

Murdering Lane and Cutthroat Lane

Though they've since been renamed, these two streets hint at Dublin's darker days.
53.3398, -6.3036
Cell Doors
Dublin, Ireland

Kilmainham Gaol

One of Ireland's most infamous prisons for rebels including men, women and children.
53.3419, -6.3096
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
Sean's Bar
Athlone, Ireland

Sean's Bar

The oldest pub in Ireland may also be the oldest surviving bar in the entire world.
53.4229, -7.9424
The Whaley House, which served as a county courthouse and theater, is open to the public all year. (Alyx Sariol/Atlas Obscura)
San Diego, California

Whaley House

San Diego's most historic and haunted home.
32.7525, -117.1945
San Diego, California

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

North America's largest accredited model railroad museum.
32.7313, -117.1487
Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox, Bemidji
Bemidji, Minnesota

Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox, Bemidji

These crudely shaped folk giants may be the the second most photographed statues in the U.S.
47.4708, -94.8789
Alaska Resources Library and Information Services
Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska Resources Library and Information Services

This Alaskan library may be the only one in the country that allows you to check out pieces of taxidermy.
61.1908, -149.8181
The Salty Dawg Saloon's "Lighthouse".
Homer, Alaska

Salty Dawg Saloon

Buy your friend a drink or staple some cash to the wall for the next guy at the Salty Dawg Saloon.
59.6064, -151.4339
The Tiny Church in Soldotna, Alaska. (Atlas Obscura)
Soldotna, Alaska

Tiny Church

Open day and night, a church with three pews and Bibles.
60.5270, -151.0811
The President John F. Kennedy Bunker
West Palm Beach, Florida

The President John F. Kennedy Bunker

Built in just a little over a week this preserved bunker was created to protect our most attractive POTUS while he was on vacation.
26.7712, -80.0458
A high dynamic range (HDR) image of the building.
South Bay, Florida

Gatorland

One of many gator theme parks, abandoned in the sugar fields of South Florida.
26.6640, -80.7162
Riga, Latvia

Riga Central Market

3,000 market stands in five former Zeppelin hangars.
56.9462, 24.1043
Riga, Latvia

Art Nouveau in Riga

Flamboyant architecture from the turn of 20th century.
56.9586, 24.1115
Linnahall
Tallinn, Estonia

Linnahall

An empty relic of the Moscow Olympics crumbles away in the middle of Estonia.
59.4467, 24.7535
The Raven Room
Charlottesville, Virginia

The Raven Room

Edgar Allan Poe's old dorm is now a shrine to the author's legacy.
38.0348, -78.5020
Staunton, Virginia

American Shakespeare Center's Blackfriars Playhouse

The only recreation of William Shakespeare's indoor playhouse.
38.1495, -79.0705
Harold Warp's Pioneer Village
Minden, Nebraska

Harold Warp's Pioneer Village

This replica small town lets visitors take a stroll through the story of progress in the U.S. via thousands of Americana artifacts.
40.5032, -98.9513
The ruins of Troy
Çanakkale, Turkey

Troy

This famous city eluded concrete detection until the early 2000's.
40.1553, 26.4142
Serpent column with the Obelisk of Theodosius in the background.
Istanbul, Turkey

Serpent Column

Ancient serpentine sacrifice holder that has stood the test of time.
41.0056, 28.9751
1513 Piri Reis Map portion
Istanbul, Turkey

Piri Reis Map at Topkapi Palace

1513 Turkish world map, full of European state secrets and snarky commentary.
41.0115, 28.9833
Obelisk of Theodosius
Istanbul, Turkey

Obelisk of Theodosius

This remarkably well-preserved Egyptian plinth is pretty well traveled for a giant piece of stone.
41.0059, 28.9754
336 ancient columns
Istanbul, Turkey

Basilica Cisterns of Istanbul

A marvel of Byzantine engineering under the streets of Istanbul.
41.0084, 28.9779