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New York, New York

Patent Pending

Nikola Tesla's former home contains an homage hidden from plain sight.
London, England

Yeoman Warders Club

There's an exclusive Beefeaters pub hidden in the Tower of London.
Glasgow, Scotland

Panther Milk Bar

A secret door leads to this cozy dive that sells only “milk.”
San Francisco Mazapa, Mexico

La Gruta

Cool down and fill up after visiting Teotihuacán at this bar and restaurant in a deep, underground cave.
Tallinn, Estonia

KuKu Club

An underground nightclub helped spark a "Singing Revolution."
Kudahuvadhoo, Maldives

Subsix

Fine dining 20 feet below the surface in the Indian Ocean.
Almirante Brown Department, Argentina

Campo del Cielo Meteorite Field

A vast landscape of craters created by meteorites.
Antarctica

Allan Hills

An ice field known for harboring an infamous Martian meteorite turned out to contain the oldest air on Earth.
Windhoek, Namibia

The Gibeon Meteorites

A public display of prehistoric space rocks is named for the Namibian village where they were found.
Los Angeles, California

UCLA Meteorite Collection

What began with a single, 357-pound chunk of the Canyon Diablo meteorite grew to be an impressive collection. 
Goathland, England

Goathland Station

Harry Potter’s Hogsmeade Station is also a charming blast from the past situated in North Yorkshire.
Wallace, Idaho

Oasis Bordello Museum

After this former brothel closed, its interior remained almost frozen in time.
London, England

The Dove

A glorious pub known for a spiteful printing feud and its famous typeface lost—then found—at the bottom of the Thames.
Norwich, England

Norwich Keyboard

This imprint of an old computer keyboard has a unique backstory.
Norfolk, England

The Devil's Punchbowl

A mysterious crater-like pond has a spooky tendency to empty and fill with complete disregard to rainfall patterns.
El Jem, Tunisia

El Jem Amphitheatre

The largest and best-preserved Roman amphitheater in Africa was designed to seat 35,000 people.
Qesm Siwah, Egypt

Siwa Oasis

Source for a sizable portion of Egypt's freshwater supply is more than an optical illusion.
Oman

Snake Canyon

Nature's water park in the Wadi Bani Awf valley is full of pools flanked with cliffs and natural water slides.
Muscat, Oman

The Muttrah Souq

This bazaar is one of the oldest in the Arabian world.
Qurayyat, Oman

Bimmah Sinkhole

A sinkhole and now a swimming hole, too, full of dazzling turquoise water.
Timbuktu, Mali

Djingareyber Mosque

One of Western Africa's oldest mosques, this Timbuktu icon has stood for nearly 700 years.
Timbuktu, Mali

Timbuktu Manuscripts

Ancient Manuscripts showcase the civilization of West Africans during the Middle Ages.
Gao, Mali

Tomb of Askia

The most important and best preserved remnant of West Africa's powerful Songhai Empire.
Bandiagara, Mali

Bandiagara Escarpment Cliff Dwellings

These homes carved into the mountains seem to defy the laws of nature.