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Vila de São Jorge, Brazil

Glowing Termite Mounds of Emas National Park

These termites have an large and deadly abode—impressive by day, dazzling by night.
Le Castella, Italy

Castello Aragonese (Aragonese Castle)

This scenic fortress dates back at least 2,400 years to the time of Magna Graecia.
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
Argelaguer, Spain

Parc Garrell

Wonderland replication in progress by one persistent man.
Ardales, Spain

El Caminito del Rey (The King's Little Pathway)

Spanning the El Chorro gorge, this pathway used to be one of the most dangerous crossings in the world.
Saint-Ouen, France

François Richard's Scientific Devices and Odd Machinery

A charming flea market shop dedicated to retrofuturistic apparati.
Marseille, France

Unite d'Habitation and the Radiant City

What if all public housing projects had been designed by "the Pygmalion of modern architecture," not only their prototype?
Paris, France

Fountain of Innocents

A 16th-century fountain marks the site of a lost medieval cemetery once filled with mass graves.
Amiens, France

Jules Verne's Tomb

Science fiction's grandfather has a fittingly marvelous tomb.
Paris, France

Le Passe-Muraille

This surreal statue brings a famous French novel about a supernatural cad to arresting life.
Paris, France

The Heart of Voltaire

In the best of all possible worlds, everyone will get a chance to see this statue in which Voltaire's heart is interred.
Paris, France

Danse de la Fontaine Emergente

This Parisian fountain is a little bit fantasy and a little bit nightclub.
Paris, France

Salvador Dalí Sundial

A surrealist timepiece by the artist of melting clocks.
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
Paris, France

Gustave Eiffel's Secret Apartment

High atop the Eiffel Tower is a small apartment built exclusively to entertain the science elite and make the rest of Paris jealous.
Paris, France

House of Nicolas Flamel

The oldest stone house in Paris was built by its most famous alchemist.
Paris, France

59 Rivoli

Notorious artist squat renovated into legal studios.
Egypt

Samir Lama Memorials

Scattered monuments in the middle of the Sahara dedicated to the late Egyptian actor and desert explorer.
Qesm Al Wahat Ad Dakhlah, Egypt

Muzawaka Tombs

The forgotten mummies of Dakhla oasis.
Qesm Al Wahat Ad Dakhlah, Egypt

Great Sand Sea Glass of the Libyan Desert

Even King Tut was intrigued by the glass of the Great Sand Sea.
Al Badrashin, Egypt

Pyramid of Djoser

This ancient structure is widely thought to be the oldest intact pyramid in the world.
Alexandria, Egypt

The Lost City of Heracleion

An ancient city exhumed from the depths of the ocean.