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Singapore

The Clinic

"Would you like your sangria in an IV bag, or straight-up?"
Singapore

Fountain of Wealth

This fountain was once heralded as the largest in the world.
Singapore

Merlion

This statue once earned the distinction as one of the "Three Major Disappointments of the World."
Singapore

Southernmost Point of Continental Asia

Across this single-file rope bridge is what has been claimed to be the edge of continental Asia.
Singapore

Bronze Bathers

The most playful of the life-sized statues that make up Singapore's "People of the River."
Singapore

Changi Airport Slides

The busy transport hub is home to the tallest airport slide in the world.
Singapore

St. Joseph's Church

The first Catholic church in Singapore is a Neo-Gothic colossus with a rich architectural history.
Singapore

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum

This $62 million dollar temple was erected to house one little dental fragment of religious history.
Singapore

Singapore's Rooftop Pool

The largest pool at its elevation sits on top of one of the most expensive resorts in the world.
Hong Kong

HSBC Building Feng Shui Cannons

Two cannon-like cranes were installed on top of the bank building to fend off bad feng shui.
Hong Kong

Central-Mid-Levels Escalators

The world's longest outdoor covered escalator system transports commuters through Hong Kong's hilly terrain.
Ngong Ping, Hong Kong

Tian Tan Buddha

Climb to the top of the world's largest seated bronze Buddha.
Portland, Oregon

Portlandia

Portlandia is the second-largest copper repoussé statue in the United States.
Singapore

Gardens by the Bay

Singapore's landscaping project is home to 18 incredible Supertrees.
Singapore

CHIJMES

A historical convent known for taking in bad luck babies left on its doorstep is now an upscale shopping center.
Indonesia

Neptune Bar

A mostly desolate bar on a remote island hosts hundreds of sailors for a few days each year.