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Thọ Quang, Vietnam

Lady Buddha

Vietnam's largest Buddha statue depicts a female sage.
Nikkō-shi, Japan

Kanmangafuchi Abyss

A remarkable lava formation encloses a line of Buddhist statues that can't be accurately counted, according to local mythology.
Atlanta, Georgia

Junkman's Daughter

This massive store is home to an eccentric collection of vintage, retro, and peculiar goods.
Cairo, Illinois

Abandoned Town of Cairo, Illinois

A once-booming Mississippi River town with a history of racial violence is now eerie and mostly abandoned.
Concord, Massachusetts

Walden Pond

"the sweltering inhabitants of Charleston and New Orleans, of Madras and Bombay and Calcutta, drink at my well . . . The pure Walden water is mingled with the sacred water of the Ganges."
Boston, Massachusetts

Make Way for Ducklings Statue

Mrs. Mallard and her brood are a beloved fixture in Boston Public Garden.
Atlanta, Georgia

Conjoined Calves of the Georgia State Capitol

A popular oddity on display in a stately building, offering a symbolic commentary.
Nikko, Japan

Three Wise Monkeys of Tōshōgū Shrine

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.
Nikko, Japan

'Nemuri-Neko' ('The Sleeping Cat')

Is this cat asleep or just pretending?
Atlanta, Georgia

Grave of Fiddlin' John Carson

The first singer to cut a country music record is buried in a small graveyard in Atlanta, Georgia.
Atlanta, Georgia

Krog Street Tunnel

An underground magnet for ever-changing street art.
Lahore, Pakistan

Lahore Fort Elephant Path

These stairs were built to accommodate royals mounted on elephants.
Lahore, Pakistan

Badshahi Mosque

17th century mosque used for war more than worship.
Atlanta, Georgia

Gravity Research Foundation Monument

This stone is a marker of one millionaire's personal vendetta against gravity.
Atlanta, Georgia

Mount Olive Cemetery

This small cemetery is all that remains of Atlanta's first Black communities.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hólavallagarður Cemetery

This verdant, tree-lined Reykjavik graveyard is both enchanting and eerie.
Portland, Oregon

Reed College Research Reactor

World's only nuclear reactor operated by liberal arts undergraduates.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Reunification Palace

Meant to be a lavish presidential home, the palace became a symbol of the fall of South Vietnam.
Clayton, Georgia

"Eye of God" rapid, Chattooga River

A curious whirlpool formation supposedly capable of entangling or engulfing branches, tree trunks, or whole rafts full of hapless tourists.
Calhoun, Georgia

Rock Garden Calhoun

Incredible miniature towns and buildings created and decorated with thousands of tiny rocks.
Paju, South Korea

Dorasan Station

South Korea's largely symbolic, barely used gateway to the North.
Griffin, Georgia

Doc Holliday's Grave in Griffin

Could this grave be the true resting place of legendary gunfighter "Doc" Holliday? Unclear.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks

A colorful square marks the heart of the city's LGBTQ community.
Saint Simons Island, Georgia

Fort Frederica

The remnants of the fortress that saved Georgia from the Spanish still stand guard on their swampy island.