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Le Chat Noir.
Paris, France

Le Chat Noir Collection

Original cabaret handbills, posters, and feline artwork are a purrfect highlight of the Museum of Montmartre.
48.8877, 2.3405
The ex-votos extend all the way up the arches.
Paris, France

Basilique Notre-Dame-des-Victoires

A 400-year-old church covered floor to ceiling in ex-voto offerings from the faithful.
48.8665, 2.3407
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo's City of the Dead

In Egypt's expanding metro area, many of the neighbors are dead.
30.0647, 31.2495
A relief of surgical instruments.
Nagoa Ash Shatb, Egypt

Temple of Kom Ombo

One of its engravings is believed to be among the first representations of medical and surgical instruments.
24.4521, 32.9283
The Colossi of Memnon, battered by time and accidental Roman damage.
Luxor, Egypt

Colossi of Memnon

These Egyptian statues have survived for 3,400 years and were an acoustic wonder of the ancient world.
25.7206, 32.6105
The Djoser Pyramid (4,700 years old) and a camel (age unknown).
Al Badrashin, Egypt

Pyramid of Djoser

This ancient structure is widely thought to be the oldest intact pyramid in the world.
29.8713, 31.2165
"Man Attacked by Babies" at Vigeland Sculpture Park
Oslo, Norway

Vigeland Sculpture Park

One man's exploration of the human form, including the bizarre and delightful "Man Attacked by Babies."
59.9245, 10.7075
Inside the Todra Gorge
Province de Tinghir, Morocco

Todra Gorge

One of the most spectacular canyons in the world.
31.5902, -5.5946
Ouarzazate, Morocco

Atlas Film Studios

World's largest film studio, where visitors tour the decaying sets that litter the harsh desert environment.
30.9199, -6.8935
Forks, Washington

Tree Graveyard

Shoreline strewn with the remains of ghostly fallen trees.
47.9173, -124.6394
Orator at Speakers' Corner at 1974
London, England

Speakers' Corner

London's last remaining public soapbox site has seen speeches from Karl Marx, Vladmir Lenin, and George Orwell.
51.5120, -0.1592
Necropants
Hólmavík, Iceland

The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft

Staves, storm-calling, and of course, necropants.
65.7000, -21.7000
The Berserkers' road.
Iceland

Berserkjahraun

This scenic Icelandic lava flow is named for a pair of Berserkers who were murdered, according to a famous Saga.
64.9631, -22.9711
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

The tallest building in Iceland, and certainly one of the most visually impressive.
64.1417, -21.9266
Pyramid of Cestius
Rome, Italy

Pyramid of Cestius

The only "Egyptian" pyramid in Europe and the legendary tomb of Remus.
41.8766, 12.4809
St. Valentine's skull.
Rome, Italy

St. Valentine's Skull

Here lies the head of the patron saint of lovers -- or does it?
41.8881, 12.4816
The Mouth of Truth
Rome, Italy

The Mouth of Truth

The yawning maw of this pagan visage is said to bite off the hands of liars.
41.8888, 12.4816
Rome, Italy

Porta Alchemica

An alchemist's "magic door" stands in the middle of a Roman park.
41.8951, 12.5037
Crypt of the Three Skeletons.
Rome, Italy

Santa Maria della Concezione Crypts

The crypts of Capuchin friars decorated with the bones of over 4,000 friars, including an entire "crypt of pelvises."
41.9047, 12.4882
Personal gadgets for sale in Akihabara around 2008.
Tokyo, Japan

Akihabara Electric Town

Once a black market electronics marketplace, now an otaku shopper's paradise.
35.6989, 139.7699
Kyoto, Japan

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

The Ten Thousand "Torii" Shrine.
34.9672, 135.7733
Lush greenery on El Hierro
Frontera, Spain

El Hierro

This Canary island is a quintessential example of nature’s beauty, and its unbridled fury.
27.7500, -18.0000
Las Puntas, Spain

Hotel Punta Grande

Teeny tiny hotel on the coast of the Canary Islands.
27.7971, -17.9921
Godzilla at Nishi Rokugo
Ōta-ku, Japan

Nishi Rokugo Tire Park

Watch out for the two-story tire Godzilla.
35.5532, 139.7117