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Lausanne, Switzerland

'Echodrome'

This large sculpture of white plates and forms is actually a huge sound amplifier.
St. Gallen, Switzerland

Museum im Lagerhaus

A unique collection of Swiss art brut and naïve art displayed in an old warehouse.
Zurich, Switzerland

Chaiselongue

This colossal couch is an unlikely monument to Europe's first female Doctor of Law.
Basel, Switzerland

Pharmazie-Historisches Museum der Universität Basel

One of the world's largest collections of pharmaceutical artifacts.
Meyrin, Switzerland

Birthplace of the Web

The World Wide Web was created in this nondescript corridor at CERN.
Ennenda, Switzerland

Anna Göldi Museum

The last woman executed for witchcraft in Europe is remembered in this Swiss museum.
Vienna, Austria

Habsburg Imperial Crypt

The final resting place for the remains of 143 Habsburg royalty.
Shanghai, China

Heima Bar

A Viking-themed bar in a canal town for those retreating from the hustle and bustle of Shanghai.
Shanghai, China

Shanghai French Concession

An out-of-place slice of France, smack in the middle of Shanghai.
New York, New York

Central Filing Bar

A hidden bar inside an ad agency has a deliberately misleading name, so employees can stay late under pretext of paperwork.
New York, New York

Vanderbilt Tennis Club

The famous facade of Grand Central Terminal hides a regulation tennis court, and it's not the first one.
New York, New York

Spotlight on Broadway Map

The 28-foot granite map plots the locations of 40 theaters in New York City.
Queens, New York

Steinway Piano Factory

Piano-making empire filled with 200-year-old steam machines still churning out 1,000 instruments a year.
New York, New York

Greenacre Park

Read a book next to a Midtown waterfall.
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Cat Sanctuary

The feral felines of Roosevelt Island have a small army of allies and an abandoned hospital all to themselves.