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Peering into Madman's Window.
Larne, Northern Ireland

Madman's Window

It is said a heartbroken man visited the gap every day to stare blankly out at the sea.
54.9445, -5.9028
The Signal Box Inn.
Cleethorpes, England

The Signal Box Inn

This tiny business claims to be "the smallest pub on the planet."
53.5433, -0.0099
Where the Trail passes through Dorman's Park in Surrey
East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Greenwich Meridian Trail

This long-distance walking route follows the Prime Meridian line as it passes through England.
53.7609, -0.0026
Former pier-head at Withernsea.
Withernsea, England

The Sandcastle

This two-towered gateway is all that remains of the unluckiest pier in the world.
53.7304, 0.0356
The imposing approach to the Scar.
North Yorkshire, England

Gordale Scar

A long, winding trek rewards you with a gorge so captivating it inspired a painting in the Tate.
54.0676, -2.1340
Scarborough, England

Peasholm Park's Naval Battles

80 years of the Battle of Peasholm on a small English lake.
54.2894, -0.4066
Modern cars still pass under this ancient Roman arch.
Lincoln, England

Newport Arch

Modern commuters still pass through this 2,000-year-old Roman archway.
53.2371, -0.5382
The Iron Cross.
Roswell, New Mexico

POW Iron Cross

The symbol was surreptitiously built into the river bank by German prisoners of war.
33.4037, -104.5261
The song of a sacred bird echoes up the stairs if you clap your hands.
Tinum, Mexico

Chichen Itza Chirp

Clap your hands at the base of the pyramid, and the song of a sacred Mayan bird will echo through the air.
20.6816, -88.5677
Alignment.
North Yorkshire, England

Swinton Druids Temple

Although it appears ancient and mysterious, the quirky folly was actually built 200 years ago by an eccentric estate owner.
54.2063, -1.7244
The Chester Imp.
Chester, England

Chester Imp

A mysterious demonic figure peers down from its perch within the gorgeous Chester Cathedral.
53.1920, -2.8905
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXiVVAVfiWw
Nara, Japan

Buddha's Nostril

Devoted Buddhists can earn enlightenment in the next life by crawling through this symbolic nostril.
34.6889, 135.8400
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
The hypocenter and surrounding devastation immediately after the detonation of the bomb
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima's Hypocenter

A plaque marks the site directly below the mid-air detonation of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima.
34.3948, 132.4547
Sashimi on a stick.
Kyoto, Japan

Nishiki Market

This 700-year-old street food market features baby octopus and soy donuts.
35.0045, 135.7647
Ryōan-ji
Kyoto, Japan

Ryōan-ji

The quintessential Japanese rock garden has existed for more than 500 years.
35.0323, 135.7213
Yokai Street
Kyoto, Japan

Yokai Street

This neighborhood thoroughfare is haunted by dozens of homemade monsters.
35.0262, 135.7355
Kyoto, Japan

Sanjūsangen-dō

1001 carved statues of the Buddhist God of Mercy, each with a unique face.
34.9882, 135.7717
Nara, Japan

Tōdai-ji Daibutsuden (The Great Buddha Hall)

The former world's largest wooden building containing a giant Buddha, healing pillars, and tame deer which wander the grounds.
34.6890, 135.8398
Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan
Hayakawa, Japan

Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan

The oldest hotel in the world has been operated by the same family for over 1,300 years, even catering to samurai.
35.5543, 138.3060
Aokigahara Suicide Forest
Fujinomiya-shi, Japan

Aokigahara Suicide Forest

Resting in Mount Fuji's shadow, the world's second most popular suicide location.
35.4626, 138.6544
Interior of the Hunterian Museum
London, England

Hunterian Museum, London

The anatomical-pathological collection of a man who changed surgery.
51.5154, -0.1159
Smoking the Fool, the prelude to the contest.
Haxey, England

The Haxey Hood

One of England's oldest ongoing games is basically a town-wide scrummage that aims to push a leather tube into a local pub.
53.4898, -0.8383
Bristol, England

Cheese Lane Shot Tower

A 142-foot-tall Q-tip on Bristol's skyline.
51.4537, -2.5857