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Kilkenny, Ireland

Jerpoint Abbey

This ancient Irish religious site is covered in ancient carvings, many of which have barely aged.
Kilkenny, Ireland

Dunmore Cave

This Irish show cave is said to have been the site of a Viking massacre that claimed 1,000 lives.
Wicklow, Ireland

The Round Tower of Glendalough

This ancient Irish tower could easily have stood in for Rapunzel's prison.
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Castle

A castle from the Holy Roman Empire that hosts traveling youth... in its stables.
Munich, Germany

Deutsches Jagd und Fischereimuseum (German Museum of Hunting and Fishing)

Housed in an old church, this hunting museum holds a collection of mythical bird-rabbit creatures.
Munich, Germany

Jeweled skeleton of Saint Munditia

The patron saint of spinsters grasps a container of dried blood.
Munich, Germany

Eisbachwelle

Go surfing on this urban wave, "hacked" by local surfers.
Holywell, Wales

Winifred's Well

The oldest continual pilgrimage site in Britain was supposedly created by a gruesome beheading.
Laois, Ireland

The Rock of Dunamase

A rocky Irish outcropping with a history of wealth, conflict, and ruin.
Dublin, Ireland

Oddities of Christ Church Cathedral

The mummified heart of a saint beats in the basement - or did, until someone took it.
Dublin, Ireland

Natural History building, National Museum of Ireland

Dublin's "Dead Zoo" serves as a window to Victorian museum design.
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
Offaly, Ireland

Leviathan of Parsonstown

Behemoth, cannon-like telescope operated by generations of Irish earls.
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilmogue Portal Tomb

Huge standing stones mark a site of megalithic mystery.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Walnut Canyon

Ancient pueblos built into the base of a natural canyon wall.
Coolidge, Arizona

Casa Grande Ruins

Some of the tallest ancient American ruins continue to inspire awe and curiosity.
Green Valley, Arizona

Titan Missile Museum

America's only nuclear missile silo open to the public.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Lowell Observatory

Arizona observatory famous for investigations into Martian life and Pluto's discovery.
Winslow, Arizona

Meteor Crater

This 4,000-ft. in diameter hole claims to be "the most well known, best preserved meteorite crater on Earth."
Sedona, Arizona

Chapel of the Holy Cross

A spiritual vortex among the red rocks in Sedona.
Williams, Arizona

Flintstones Bedrock City

An homage to everyone's favorite prehistoric cartoon family.
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
Queens Village, New York

Creedmoor Psychiatric Center's Building 25

A long abandoned hospital building on the outskirts of NYC.
Queens, New York

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

The remnants of two World's Fairs are here, complete with a 12-story globe, a mini-Manhattan, and a UFO-shaped pavilion.