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Zhuhai Shi, China

Chime-Long Ocean Kingdom

This aquarium has almost as many world records as it does fish.
Yuncheng, China

Yuncheng Salt Lake

Rainbow-hued in the summer and crystalline in the winter, this salty lake has inspired battles, temples, and plenty of awe.
Tianjin, China

Tianjin Binhai Library

China’s breathtaking futuristic library is lined floor to ceiling with fake books.
Qaradagh, Azerbaijan

Neft Dasları

Complete town of 5,000 living out at sea on the world's first offshore oil platform.
Tumanyan, Armenia

Tumanyan Matchbox Label Museum

A tiny museum dedicated exclusively to the tiny art that decorates matchboxes.
İzmir, Turkey

Asansör

This elevator was built in 1907 to connect two neighborhoods separated by a steep, rocky cliff.
Istanbul, Turkey

Meryem Ana Rum Ortodoks Kilesesi

It's believed that this small church was connected to the Hagia Sophia via a secret tunnel.
Istanbul, Turkey

The Museum of Innocence

This museum was invented in a novel before being made real by the author.
Hajvali, Turkey

Gamirasu Cave Hotel

Live a night as a Byzantine King, with a minibar and private jacuzzi.
Manazan, Turkey

City of Manazan

Naturally protected city carved from a rock face.
Denizli, Turkey

Pamukkale Water Terraces

Roman ruins top white travertine terraces formed by ancient hot springs.
Aksaray, Turkey

Cappadocia

In this historic region, homes and churches are carved into ancient volcanic rock formations.
Sofia, Bulgaria

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

A striking symbol of the Bulgarian capital.
Ridder, Kazakhstan

Filles Dansantes

A statue of traditional Kazakh dancers adds some beauty to this Soviet-era mining city.
Almaty, Kazakhstan

The Last Wild Apple Forests

Granny Smiths and Fujis can both be traced back to Kazakhstan, where apples still grow wild.
Oslob, Philippines

Aguinid Falls

Calcium-rich water has turned the water and rocks of these Philippines falls slightly green.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Cafe Pho Co

Walk through a clothing store, across a courtyard, and up several flights of stairs for delicious coffee with a side of beautiful views.
Ban Tai, Thailand

Death Railway Bridge

This bridge made famous in a novel and on-screen wasn't actually built over the river Kwai.