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Bhimashankar, India

India's Giant Technicolor Squirrels

These particularly resplendent rodents are the state animal of Maharashtra.
Jodhpur, India

Mehrangarh Fort

This stunning 15th-century royal hill fort preserves the age of chivalry in Rajasthan.
Kolkata, India

South Park Street Cemetery

An eclectic mix of influences rot together in harmony in this India necropolis.
Kolkata, India

College Street

The world's largest secondhand book market is a haven for bibliophiles and bargain hunters.
Chittorgarh, India

Chittorgarh Fort

A former bastion of Rajput chivalry, this massive hill fort is the site of legend and tragedy.
Howrah, India

Great Banyan Tree

A single tree's 2,800 aerial roots give the appearance of a complete forest.
Rishikesh, India

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram

The abandoned site of the Beatles spiritual awakening and subsequent revolt.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Sign

Hollywood's most famous landmark, the "temporary" sign that has stood for decades longer than intended.
California

Horsetail Fall's Firefall

Under the right circumstances, this waterfall in Yosemite briefly turns a luminescent fiery orange.
Santa María del Tule, Mexico

El Árbol del Tule (The Tule Tree)

The stoutest tree in the world.
Valladolid, Mexico

Cenote Zací

If you can look past the nearby sewer pipes, this urban sinkhole grotto is a mini-paradise.
Mexico City, Mexico

Chapultepec Castle

The only castle in North America to ever house European sovereigns.
San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico

Hierve El Agua

This beautifully deceptive waterfall is something far different from what it appears to be.
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Grand Ferris Wheel

Vienna's giant wonder wheel had a starring role in one of the greatest noir movies of all time.
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
Prague, Czechia

Tančící dům - Dancing House of Prague

This tipsy office building in downtown Prague was originally called “Fred and Ginger.”
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.
Lisse, Netherlands

Keukenhof Gardens

Unsurprisingly, Holland is home to one of the most magnificent flower gardens in the world.
Barcelona, Spain

Tibidabo

Mountain where Jesus was first tempted by the Devil.
Bern, Switzerland

Einsteinhaus

This simple apartment may have inspired some of the most important theories in the history of science.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
Palenque, Mexico

Palenque

An elaborate Mayan city shrouded in alien conspiracy revealed the tomb of Pacal the Great.
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size.
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Sphinx Observatory

A historic observatory precariously perched at the "Top of Europe."