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Paris, France

Pont de la Concorde

This bridge was constructed from the rubble of the infamous Bastille.
Paris, France

The Recumbent Effigy of Victor Noir

Victor Noir's effigy gets more action than the man himself ever did.
Paris, France

Montmartre Cemetery

A horde of stray cats rule in this secluded Parisian cemetery under a bridge.
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.
Paris, France

Montparnasse Cemetery

A Parisian cemetery where the elite and artistic are interred beneath an eccentric collection of tombs.
Zihuatanejo, Mexico

The Parthenon of El Negro

A notoriously corrupt Chief of Police's deteriorating Greek-themed playhouse.
Tepoztlán, Mexico

El Tepozteco

High atop a Mexican rainforest mountain, this ancient pyramid once drew pilgrims countries away.
Michoacán, Mexico

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve

The winter home of millions of migrating monarch butterflies.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Alley of the Kiss

A Mexican Romeo-and-Juliet-esque legend has given this super-narrow alleyway a reputation for romance.
Mazatlán, Mexico

Ángela Peralta Theater

This restored opera house is named after a soprano known for tragic romance, exile, and a truly uncomfortable wedding.
Mexico City, Mexico

Biblioteca Vasconcelos

A jaw-dropping "megalibrary" that turns book-browsing into a geometric adventure.
Mexico City, Mexico

Soumaya Museum

66,000 pieces of art, donated by one of the world's richest men.
Tijuana, Mexico

La Mona

Giant nude woman of Tijuana is also the artist's home.
Mexico City, Mexico

Palacio Postal

Gilded heaven for philatelists and architecture freaks, still in full working order despite sitting atop tremulous ground.
Munich, Germany

Rathaus-Glockenspiel

Daily jousts and dancing barrel makers in Munich's mechanical clock.
San Andrés Cholula, Mexico

Church of Santa María Tonantzintla

An indigenous take on European design creates a stunning visual overload.
San Andrés Cholula, Mexico

The Great Pyramid of Cholula

An Aztec temple, the largest man-made pyramid in the world, sits buried in earth with a Spanish church set on top.
Villahermosa, Mexico

Mayan 2012 Prophecy Carvings

This singular broken monument, now housed in a museum, was the cause of a worldwide "Mayan Doomsday" phenomenon.
Huasca de Ocampo, Mexico

Los Prismas Basálticos Waterfalls

Two waterfalls flow down the cliff faces decorated with rare natural basalt columns.
Toluca, Mexico

Cosmovitral Botanical Garden

Stained glass windows bathe this botanical garden in cosmic light.
Mexico City, Mexico

Fuente de Tláloc

Diego Rivera's massive tiled fountain and failed infrastructure project.
Mexico City, Mexico

Condominio Insurgentes

A jewel of the Mexico city skyline now slowly crumbles after surviving an earthquake.
Paris, France

Lion of The Botanical Gardens

A majestic lion statue guards this Parisian botanical garden, and feeds on an unsettling item.
Paris, France

The Room of Endangered and Extinct Species

A haunting collection of the vanished and disappearing natural world.