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Chicago, Illinois

300 South Wacker Drive

A 400-foot-tall tall map of Chicago makes this once-ignored building stand out.
Washington, D.C.

The Presidential Booths at Martin's Tavern

Sit where JFK proposed to Jackie or where Nixon dined on meatloaf at this storied pub.
Washington, D.C.

Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega

The "lovely red Vega" of the legendary record-settling pilot.
Hoek van Holland, Netherlands

Maeslantkering

This enormous storm barrier is one of the largest moving structures on Earth, with each arm taller than the Washington Monument.
Schiphol, Netherlands

Schiphol Clock

It appears as if a man is standing behind this giant airport clock, painting the hands in real time.
The Hague, Netherlands

Madurodam

A miniature city, once ruled by the Queen of the Netherlands.
Lisse, Netherlands

Keukenhof Gardens

Unsurprisingly, Holland is home to one of the most magnificent flower gardens in the world.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

World's First Gold-Dispensing ATM

Feed it cash, get your very own gold bar.
Givenchy-en-Gohelle, France

Canadian National Vimy Memorial

A monument to the thousands of Canadian soldiers who died capturing the French ridge during World War I.
Carnac, France

Carnac Stones

Hundreds of prehistoric stones, arranged in perfect lines in a French field.
Carcassonne, France

La Cité Médiévale de Carcassonne

Historic medieval fortified city in southwest France.
Paris, France

Montmartre Funicular

The water-powered carriages are long gone, but for over a century this funicular railway has been the fastest route to the highest point in Paris.
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

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

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.
Greece

The Oracle of Delphi

The hallucinogenic center of the ancient world.
Varna, Bulgaria

Monument of the Bulgarian-Soviet Friendship

This once-grandiose behemoth of a monument from the socialist era now sits quiet and closed up.
Derinkuyu, Turkey

Derinkuyu Underground City

The deepest underground city in Turkey was designed to protect 20,000 people behind massive stone doors.
Istanbul, Turkey

Tombs of the Sultans

Five sultans and their families rest in eternal splendor, teeming with overlooked beauty and drama.
Istanbul, Turkey

Basilica Cisterns of Istanbul

A marvel of Byzantine engineering under the streets of Istanbul.
Aksaray, Turkey

Cappadocia

In this historic region, homes and churches are carved into ancient volcanic rock formations.
Katoomba, Australia

Three Sisters

This trio of Australian rock spires may have inspired aboriginal legend or just modern tourism.
Cebu City, Philippines

Magellan's Cross

This holy site either displays a centuries-old cross or a complete fake.
Daraga, Philippines

Cagsawa Ruins

This belfry is all that remains of the town that was buried by a violent volcano eruption.
Orp-Jauche, Belgium

The Grottoes of Folx-les-Caves

Ancient man-made caves underneath small town Belgium.