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Culver City, California

The Wende Museum

Home to secret Eastern Bloc spy equipment and the largest stretch of the original Berlin Wall outside of Germany.
Borrego Springs, California

Galleta Meadows Estate

Metal Jurassic Park on the side of a California highway.
Crestline, California

Mozumdar Temple

This temple, built by an eccentric religious leader before his death, sits guarded and in ruins.
Near Lake Arrowhead, California

SkyPark at Santa's Village

The first franchised theme park in the world became a ghost town and is now a beautifully restored village and adventure park.
Lucerne Valley, California

King Clone

A ring of creosote bushes that are estimated to be 11,700 years old.
Titusville, Florida

NASA Vehicle Assembly Building

A building so large that it has its own weather.
Holland, Michigan

Tulip Time Festival

Largest tulip festival in America, includes fireworks, a parade, and a carnival.
Allen Park, Michigan

Uniroyal Giant Tire

The 80 foot tire which looms over Michigan's I-94 was once a Ferris wheel in the New York World Fair.
Detroit, Michigan

Nancy Brown Peace Carillon

Advice-columnist's bell tower, paid for with pennies.
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit.
Los Angeles, California

Rustic Canyon's Murphy Ranch

World War II-era Nazi compound nestled in the Santa Monica hills.
West Baden Springs, Indiana

Historic West Baden Springs Hotel

A turn-of-the-century architectural marvel built on healing mineral springs and salt licks.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
New York, New York

Wall Street Bombing Scars

Unrepaired walls from a 1920 anarchist bomb attack.
Seoul, South Korea

War Memorial of Korea

Home to more than 13,000 pieces of war memorabilia and military equipment.
Kamakura, Japan

The Great Buddha of Kamakura

A bronze statue dating back as far as 1252, still has remnants of gold around its ears from its ancient gilding.
Los Angeles, California

Touch of Venice Mural

A black and white mural stands out from its psychedelic surroundings.
London, England

Temple Church

An unusual round church in London with a Templar past.
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
Page, Arizona

Horseshoe Bend

Dramatic river bend surrounds a natural red-rocked pedestal.
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.
Cabazon, California

Cabazon Dinosaurs

The "world's biggest dinosaur" now houses a creationist museum in its abdomen.
San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Oldest building in California still in use.