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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Eve's Tomb

An archaeological site believed to be the burial place of the "mother of us all."
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Al Masmak Fortress

A 19th century fortress and collection of artifacts offers a tour of Saudi history.
Bu Craa, Morocco

The World's Longest Conveyor Belt System

This record setting conveyor belt system can even be seen from space.
Mexico City, Mexico

Santuario Nacional del Angel de la Santa Muerte

A church dedicated to the Mexican skeleton saint.
Mexico City, Mexico

La Isla de las Muñecas (Island of the Dolls)

An island filled with hundreds of hanging, decomposing, decapitated dolls.
Nor Yungas, Bolivia

North Yungas Road

Death road of Bolivia.
La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz Cebritas

A black and white solution to the Bolivian city's traffic problems.
La Paz, Bolivia

Bolivia's Witch Market

Popular tourist destination where witches in dark hats sell dried llama fetuses for good luck.
La Paz, Bolivia

Valle de las Animas

Bolivia's needle-like rock formations.
Cape Town, South Africa

Macassar Beach Pavilion

An abandoned water park overtaken by the dunes.
Cape Town, South Africa

Boulders Beach Penguin Sanctuary

This African beach is home to thousands of rare mainland penguins that are known for their annoying voice.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Burj Khalifa

The world's tallest building features an Armani hotel, offices above the cloud line, and perfumed lounges.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Gold Souk

On any given day this sprawling market houses literally tons of government-regulated gold, gems, and precious metals.
Lusarat, Armenia

Khor Virap Monastery

The most visited pilgrimage site in Armenia once held a saint in a pit for 13 years.
Auckland, New Zealand

Sky Tower

A New Zealand communications tower stands as the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
Waitomo, New Zealand

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

A cave lit with glowworms.
Kyoto, Japan

Tenryu-Ji Shrine's Bamboo trail

A beautiful bamboo trail tucked in this famous Japanese Shrine.
Nara, Japan

Tōdai-ji Daibutsuden (The Great Buddha Hall)

The former world's largest wooden building containing a giant Buddha, healing pillars, and tame deer which wander the grounds.
Kyoto, Japan

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

The Ten Thousand "Torii" Shrine.
Kyoto, Japan

Sagano Bamboo Forest

The sound of swaying stalks in this stunning grove has been voted to be a governmentally recognized sound.
Kyoto, Japan

Ryōan-ji

The quintessential Japanese rock garden has existed for more than 500 years.
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Central Station

A Beaux-Arts triumph temporarily saved from demolition, but with an uncertain future.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Ferrari World

This enormous sports car themed amusement park is home to the world’s fastest roller coaster.
New York, New York

High Bridge

The oldest surviving bridge in New York City, which reopened to pedestrians in 2015.