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West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Loch Lomond

Largest lake in Great Britain measured by surface area.
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
Brussels, Belgium

Zinneke Pis

Meet the bronze beloved pet to a family of famous peeing statues.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby

The most loyal of little dogs, or a Victorian era publicity stunt?
St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Dog Chapel

Small chapel celebrating the spiritual bond between dogs and humans.
Salisbury, England

Medieval Clock at Salisbury Cathedral

Oldest working mechanical clock in the world.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Camac Street

The last of Philadelphia's wood-paved streets is now a landmark of terrible engineering.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wanamaker Building

The first American department store, and home to the largest operating musical instrument in the world.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Masonic Temple of Philadelphia

Huge masonic hall in Philadelphia with lavishly themed rooms.
Jiuquan Shi, China

Crescent Lake

A lush desert oasis in the shape of a narrow crescent.
Xinyi District, Taiwan

Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall

Memorial to the father of the Republic of China.
Tomigusuku, Japan

Naval Underground Headquarters

Elaborate series of tunnels where traces of mass suicide are still visible.
Nagano, Japan

Nagano's Darkroom

This ancient temple is set up to take you on a pilgrimage of self.
Hiraizumi, Japan

Takkoku no Iwaya Bishamondo

Founded over a thousand years ago, this shrine is said to be built on the site of a warlord's harem prison.
Tokyo, Japan

Kan'ei-ji Temple

A Buddhist temple to honor insects that died for science.
Tokyo, Japan

Hachiko

After a profound show of devotion for his master, a dog becomes the symbol of loyalty for an entire nation.
Paju, South Korea

Korean Demilitarized Zone

Last frontier of the Cold War.
Paju, South Korea

Third Tunnel of Aggression

Secret North Korean passage discovered below the world's most dangerous border.
Seoul, South Korea

War Memorial of Korea

Home to more than 13,000 pieces of war memorabilia and military equipment.
Seoul, South Korea

Seodaemun Prison

A chilling monument to Korean patriots who resisted the Japanese occupation.
Gyeongju, South Korea

Cheomseongdae

Numerical symbolism abound at East Asia's oldest observatory.
Dazu Qu, China

Dazu Rock Carvings

Comprised of thousands of cave temple carvings this cornucopia of ancient Chinese stone art is unrivaled anywhere in the world.
Tokyo, Japan

Sengaku-Ji

This Buddhist temple is home to the graves of the Japanese national legends, the 47 Ronin.