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Boston, Massachusetts

Berkeley Weather Beacon

A beacon atop a downtown building provides Bostonians with weather forecasts and baseball news.
Rome, Italy

San Nicola in Carcere

This small church was constructed over the ruins of three Roman Republic temples.
Little Dunmow, England

The Tomb of Maid Marian

It's believed Matilda Fitzwalter's life was the basis for the famed literary figure.
Lautertal (Odenwald), Germany

Felsenmeer Lauteral

This natural "sea of stones" was once used by the Romans as a quarry.
Tlalixtac de Cabrera, Mexico

Caldo de Piedra

Fiery-hot river rocks make soup sizzle at this restaurant showcasing indigenous Chinantec cuisine.
Mid and East Antrim, Northern Ireland

Fisherman’s Quay

A glimpse into the last days of a once-booming past fishing industry.
Washington, D.C.

Marilyn Monroe Mural

A tribute to the pop culture icon overlooks this Washington D.C. intersection.
Seychelles

Mission Ruins of Venn's Town

The remains of a 19th-century school and living quarters are perched atop a mountain surrounded by a thick tropical forest.
Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland

Carrickfergus Rangers Stone

This stone honors the U.S. Rangers who made Carrickfergus their home base during World War II.
Chugwater, Wyoming

Chugwater Soda Fountain

A small Wyoming town is home to the state's oldest operating soda fountain.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Museum of Material Failures

It may appear to be a fancy junk yard, but each item has a story to tell and a lesson to impart.
Geelong, Australia

Stanbury Jacko

A stuffed, prize-winning ram is all that remains of a world-renowned stud line, and a reminder of its owner's gruesome end.
Piediluco, Italy

Rocca di Piediluco

The ruins of this medieval castle overlook the lake of Piediluco in what was once a sacred forest.
Gallicano nel Lazio, Italy

Ponte Lupo

A colossal aqueduct from the second century B.C., deeply hidden in a gorge on the outskirts of Rome.
Tamanrasset, Algeria

Assekrem

A century-old stone hermitage overlooks this remote pass in the Hoggar mountains, surrounded by a landscape of eroded volcanic cores.
Nottinghamshire, England

Stew Pond at Newstead Abbey

In this medieval fish bowl, the carp weren't pets.
Montréal, Québec

René Lévesque Park

This exuberantly curated landscape is one of the largest sculpture gardens in Canada.
Västerås SO, Sweden

Västerås Historiska Skeppsmuseum (Västerås Historical Ship Museum)

This museum of Viking vessels allows visitors to take a replica out for a spin.
Dobbiaco, Italy

Gustav Mahler Statue

This statue of the legendary Austrian composer is hidden in the center of an Italian town.
Maglič, Serbia

Maglič

The ruins of this medieval castle on a foggy hill tell the story of a once-mighty empire.
San Francisco, California

Li Po Cocktail Lounge

One of the last remnants of the city's Chinese nightclub scene is now a dive bar selling killer mai tais.
Troy, Michigan

Polar Bears Memorial

This monument commemorates the only American soldiers to have directly fought Russians during World War I.
Malta, Austria

Pfarrkirche Malta (Maria Hilf Assumptio)

This medieval church in a small Austrian village is home to a 700-year-old Mickey Mouse lookalike.
Boulder, Colorado

Valmont Butte

This now-abandoned outcrop is an important Native American spiritual site, overtaken by European settlers and mining pollution.