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Brumadinho, Brazil

Inhotim

The largest open-air contemporary art center in Latin America is a unique experience in the Atlantic Forest.
Santo Amaro do Maranhão, Brazil

Lençóis Maranhenses Dunes

A faux desert landscape in the middle of the jungle that sprouts oases during the rainy season.
Bonito, Brazil

Gruta Do Lago Azul: The Blue Lake Grotto

Part of one of the largest flooded cavities on the planet, and littered with prehistoric animal bones.
Shanghai, China

Site of the First National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party

The powerful party began with a secret meeting in this shikumen in 1921.
Shanghai, China

Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum

A wall within the institution displays the names of 13,000 Jews who took refuge in the city during World War II.
Jiuquan, China

Mogao Caves

Hundreds of caves filled with thousands of centuries-old statues and murals.
Shanghai, China

Shanghai Natural Museum

This ratty natural history collection is a charming relic among a city rushing into modernity.
Xuzhou, China

Western Han Dynasty Terracotta Warriors Museum

The tiny statues form China's only known terracotta army from the Han dynasty.
Lijiang, China

Blue Moon Valley

A bright turquoise river cascades beautifully down stepped terraces in southern China.
Shanghai, China

Scale Model of Shanghai

A giant scale model giving a sneak peek at what urban planners see for Shanghai by 2020.
Chongqing, China

Dazu Rock Carvings

Comprised of thousands of cave temple carvings this cornucopia of ancient Chinese stone art is unrivaled anywhere in the world.
Shanghai, China

Shanghai Circus World

China's most famous acrobatics act.
Shanghai, China

Shanghai Marriage Market

A son-and-daughter meat market, hawked by mom and dad.
Shanghai, China

Shanghai French Concession

An out-of-place slice of France, smack in the middle of Shanghai.
Beijing, China

Working People's Cultural Palace

This smaller cousin of the Forbidden City has gone from ancestral sacrifice to tourist's whispers.
Alxa, China

Booming Dunes of Badain Jaran Desert

The tallest stationary dunes on Earth also happen to sing.
Shanghai, China

Oriental Pearl Tower

The once highest point in China blends symbolic design with a kick of adrenaline.
Luoyang, China

Longmen Grottoes

The field of tiny caves that mark this Chinese cliffside are each their own historic Buddhist temple.
Beijing, China

Beijing Capital Museum

Home to over 200,000 artifacts, this museum attempts to guide visitors through the ancient history of Beijing and Imperial China.
Jiuquan, China

Crescent Lake

A lush desert oasis in the shape of a narrow crescent.
Guilin, China

Reed Flute Cave

Hidden behind musical flora and forgotten for over a thousand years, this cave is now a neon dream.
Shanghai, China

Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre

An collection of Chinese propaganda posters from 1949 to 1979.
Shanghai, China

Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental Hotel

The world's first hotel built in an abandoned water-filled quarry.
Datong, China

Yungang Grottoes

Massive series of 45 caves and over 51,000 sculptures carved from cliffsides in China.