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World's Largest Book at Kuthodaw Pagoda
Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

World's Largest Book at Kuthodaw Pagoda

This golden temple is surrounded by hundreds of stone tablets that comprise the "world's largest book."
22.0050, 96.1133
U Bein Bridge
Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

U Bein Bridge

The oldest teak bridge in the world is made from the remains of a royal palace.
21.8916, 96.0580
The stupa entrance (Flickr/druidabruxux)
Min Kun, Myanmar (Burma)

The Mingun Pagoda and Bell

Gigantic unfinished stupa and the world's 2nd largest bell.
22.0530, 96.0177
Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Shwenandaw Kyaung Temple

A grand example of 19th century Burmese teak architecture, and the most significant of Mandalay's historic buildings.
22.0006, 96.1138
Kyaukse, Myanmar (Burma)

Snake Pagoda of Myanmar

These serpents are considered holy and pampered accordingly.
21.8283, 96.0512
Tambon Tha Kradan, Thailand

Erawan Cascading Waterfalls and Caves

A limestone wonderland of water and subterranean secrets.
14.3611, 99.1429
The White Temple
Tambon Pa O Don Chai, Thailand

Wat Rong Khun

White Buddhist Temple with a golden restroom.
19.8242, 99.7631
Skateboard Graveyard
London, England

Hungerford Footbridge Skateboard Graveyard

The broken skateboards that became a poignant memorial to a murdered skater.
51.5060, -0.1196
The 'Beautiful' Dirac Equation on the floor of Westminster Abbey
Deans Yd, England

Dirac Equation

The "beautiful" equation predicting the movement of all electromagnetic particles is engraved in front of Newton's tomb.
51.4994, -0.1276
The Sherlock Holmes Pub
London, England

The Sherlock Holmes Pub

This old London Pub has a peculiar secret upstairs: a recreation of the rooms shared at 221b Baker Street by Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
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John Snow Memorial Pump and the John Snow Pub
London, England

Broad Street Cholera Pump

The John Snow Memorial marks the epicenter of London's 1854 cholera epidemic.
51.5135, -0.1362
The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street
London, England

The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street

The signs of a long buried road can still be found hidden beneath a London sewer grate.
51.5138, -0.1297
Khlong Mai, Thailand

Wat Samphran Temple

An enormous dragon scales the walls of this 17-story temple.
13.7353, 100.2148
Skulls
Banan, Cambodia

Killing Caves of Phnom Sampeau

Limestone caves in the Cambodia countryside, once the setting of genocide horror, now a place of peaceful beauty.
13.0167, 103.0667
Norry étiquette. (R. Seuffert/Atlas Obscura)
Ratanak Mondul, Cambodia

Bamboo Trains

Quick and simple, but in danger of disappearing.
12.9018, 102.9419
Faded Pepsi Sign
Krong Battambang, Cambodia

Pepsi Bottling Plant

Abandoned soda factory on a Cambodian roadside in a state of beautiful decay.
13.0989, 103.1625
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok's Ghost Tower: The Sathorn Unique

On stormy days debris from this unfinished and abandoned skyscraper rains down on the Bangkok streets.
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Many of the phalluses are adorned with garlands of flowers and have coins scattered at their bases
Bangkok, Thailand

Goddess Tuptim Shrine

A forest of phallic offerings found in a quiet corner of a hotel car park.
13.7466, 100.5461
Bang Muang Mai, Thailand

Erawan Museum

This museum has a most unusual location — inside a giant three-headed elephant.
13.6284, 100.5891
Bats roosting.
Hin Tung, Thailand

Bat Caves of Khao Yai National Park

Thousands of bats stream out of caves every night on the edge on Thailand's second largest park.
14.4416, 101.3741
Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor, Cambodia.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle.
13.3586, 103.8626
Forensic Museum
Bangkok, Thailand

Siriraj Medical Museum

A treasure trove of pathological, forensic, parasitological, and anatomical specimens.
13.7588, 100.4851
Aokigahara Suicide Forest
Narusawa-mura, Japan

Aokigahara Suicide Forest

Resting in Mount Fuji's shadow, the world's second most popular suicide location.
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