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Majestic white exterior of the House of Wonders
Zanzibar, Tanzania

The House of Wonders

In Zanzibar, a historic 19th-century palace is a reminder of the world's shortest war.
-6.1610, 39.1895
Some believe the image is of Edward Hyde, 3rd Earl of Clarendon.
New York, New York

Portrait of an Unidentified Woman

The mysterious image is believed to show Edward Hyde, 3rd Earl of Clarendon, in a beautiful blue dress.
40.7792, -73.9743
The old walls.
Xiva, Uzbekistan

Walls of Itchan Kala

Ancient barriers wrap around what was once an important stop along the Silk Road.
41.3777, 60.3602
Welling Court Mural Project
Queens, New York

The Welling Court Mural Project

A collaborative art project that transformed a neighborhood in NYC's Queens.
40.7715, -73.9314
Diwan-i-Khas, Amber Fort
Amer, India

Amber Fort

This opulent 16th-century Maharaja’s palace is a unique mix of Hindu and Muslim designs.
26.9855, 75.8513
Gay Liberation Monument.
New York, New York

Gay Liberation

The first piece of public art dedicated to LGBT rights.
40.7337, -74.0019
Wall of Great Tajik Writers.
Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Wall of Great Tajik Writers

A building facade covered with the statues of 11 giants of Tajik literature.
38.5838, 68.7839
Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs.
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs

An exceptional assortment of fossils recovered from private collections.
47.9232, 106.9058
Arctic Brotherhood Hall.
Skagway, Alaska

Arctic Brotherhood Hall

The facade of this relic from the Klondike gold rush is decorated with over 8,800 pieces of driftwood.
59.4541, -135.3182
Corner of Arkhivna Street.
Lviv, Ukraine

Arkhivna Street

This street has over a half-dozen names, all at once.
49.8403, 24.0344
Montserrat

AIR Studio Ruins

George Martin's Caribbean recording studio now rots within the shadow of an active volcano.
16.7412, -62.2148
Coppelia.
Havana, Cuba

Coppelia

Castro's communist ice cream mothership has been serving five-scoop "salads" for over 50 years.
23.1398, -82.3865
The tower on a sunny winter day.
Kuopio, Finland

Puijo Tower

A 246-foot-high revolving restaurant rises unexpectedly from a forested Finnish hilltop.
62.9093, 27.6561
Uppland Runic Inscription 53
Stockholm, Sweden

Uppland Runic Inscription 53

An ancient Viking runestone hidden in plain view in Stockholm's old town.
59.3247, 18.0700
The Dyckman Farmhouse
New York, New York

Dyckman Farmhouse

This Dutch Colonial home is the oldest remaining farmhouse in Manhattan.
40.8673, -73.9229
The Cable Cars of Chiatura
Chiatura, Georgia

The Cable Cars of Chiatura

These Stalin-era industrial death traps are still in use by daredevil commuters.
42.2909, 43.2911
Gergeti Trinity Church against the Caucasus backdrop
Georgia

Gergeti Trinity Church

Take respite inside this jaw-dropping church while climbing the volcano where Georgia's Prometheus was once chained.
42.6625, 44.6203
The monument and its surroundings.
Georgia

Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument

A cylinder monument with a spectacular vista commemorates a friendship that some say never existed.
42.4922, 44.4530
Ananuri.
Georgia

Ananuri

This architecturally eclectic fortress witnessed centuries of bloody turmoil, including the massacre of its ruling clan.
42.1636, 44.7039
Tbilisi, Georgia

Leaning Tower of Tbilisi

Disheveled clock tower of Tbilisi's puppet theatre.
41.6958, 44.8066
The Gabriadze Puppet Theater
Tbilisi, Georgia

Rezo Gabriadze Puppet Theater

A small but hugely whimsical theater where marionettes play out the "The Battle of Stalingrad."
41.6958, 44.8065
Tbilisi, Georgia

Bank of Georgia Building

Unusual building appears to be haphazardly built from randomly piled bricks.
41.7358, 44.7709
The Joseph Stalin Museum in Gori- in the foreground, the house where Stalin was born
Gori, Georgia

Stalin Museum

A museum glorifying the life of Stalin, located in the city of his birth.
41.9869, 44.1135
Room in the Museum, possibly a reconstruction of his Tblisi flat.
Yerevan, Armenia

Sergei Parajanov Museum

Despite producing just a handful of movies, a brave and lyrical filmmaker has an entire museum dedicated to him.
40.1291, 44.4734