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Tepoztlán, Mexico

El Tepozteco

High atop a Mexican rainforest mountain, this ancient pyramid once drew pilgrims countries away.
Mexico City, Mexico

Franz Mayer Museum Courtyard

These museum grounds are a Dalai Lama-declared peace oasis.
Mexico City, Mexico

Aztec Serpent Head Cornerstone

On a cornerstone of the City Museum is the head of a monstrous serpent stolen from an Aztec pyramid 400 years ago.
Mexico City, Mexico

'El Vochol'

A Volkswagen Beetle decorated with millions of beads connects Mexico's past and future.
Mexico City, Mexico

The Sweets Section at Mercado de la Merced

Mexico City's largest market contains a Willy Wonka-esque wonderland.
Mexico City, Mexico

Biblioteca Vasconcelos

A jaw-dropping "megalibrary" that turns book-browsing into a geometric adventure.
Mexico City, Mexico

La Casa Azul

Frida Kahlo's childhood home, now a museum of her life and works.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

La Rotonda del Mar

A Lovecraftian altar of nightmarish bronze chairs sits ominously on a boardwalk in Puerto Vallarta.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Hacienda del Cochero

Peaceful gardens hide an underground torture museum.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Ex-Hacienda de San Gabriel de Barrera Gardens

This colonial mining complex is now home to magnificent themed gardens.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato

Mexico's astounding mummy museum with "the world's smallest mummy."
Guanajuato, Mexico

Alley of the Kiss

A Mexican Romeo-and-Juliet-esque legend has given this super-narrow alleyway a reputation for romance.
Ajijic, Mexico

'El Muro de los Muertos' ('The Wall of the Dead')

The corner walls of a primary school showcase a Mexican version of memento mori.
Mexico City, Mexico

Mercado de Sonora

Superstitious? Discover the witchy side of Mexico through its largest esoteric market.
Madrid, Spain

Fountain of the Fallen Angel

Commonly acknowledged as the only public monument to the Devil himself.
Madrid, Spain

Palacio de Cristal

Madrid's romantically ornate crystal palace has been offering shelter to plants and art for over a century.
Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem YMCA

This historic rec center in the heart of Israel is a bastion of peace and togetherness.
Qesm Siwah, Egypt

Siwa Oasis

Source for a sizable portion of Egypt's freshwater supply is more than an optical illusion.
Qesm Saint Katrin, Egypt

Red Sea Blue Hole

The deadliest diving spot in the world is also a stunning geological marvel.
Luxor, Egypt

Colossi of Memnon

These Egyptian statues have survived for 3,400 years and were an acoustic wonder of the ancient world.
Al Badrashin, Egypt

Pyramid of Djoser

This ancient structure is widely thought to be the oldest intact pyramid in the world.
Nubia, Egypt

The Temple of Abu Simbel

Ozymandias’ time-keeping temple.
Cairo, Egypt

Nilometer

An ancient instrument used to measure the waters of the Nile so Egyptian farmers would know whether to expect famine or flood.
Nicosia, Cyprus

Cyprus Buffer Zone

This no man's land slicing through the island is strewn with abandoned relics of another time.