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Millers Point, Australia

Sydney Observatory

This historic observatory contains the world's oldest refracting lens telescope.
Pushkin, Russia

The Amber Room

An 18th century wonder of the world, lost in WWII, re-created at the Catherine Palace.
Alcobaça, Portugal

Tomb of Inês de Castro

The Corpse Bride of Portugal.
New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange (and purposeful) humming noise.
Moscow, Russia

Monument to the Conquerors of Space

Moscow's imposing monument to the space age.
Moscow, Russia

Novodevichy Cemetery

Moscow's most popular cemetery includes the graves of numerous cosmonauts.
Heraklion, Greece

Phaistos Disc

This famous archeological mystery may be an ancient example of movable type.
Chichen Itza, Mexico

El Caracol - The Observatory of Chichen Itza

No telescopes, no power, no gift shop—one of the world's oldest observatories takes astronomy back to basics.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Palacio Salvo

The design of the Palacio Salvo has been described as "a lighthouse on top of a building."
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his brother.
Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands

Christian's Cafe

The cafe that acts as the social hub for the small volcanic island of HMS Bounty fame.
Philippines

Vulcan Point

An island in the middle of a lake, in the middle of a volcano, in the middle of a bigger lake, in the middle of a bigger island, in an archipelago, in the Pacific Ocean.
Istanbul, Turkey

Basilica Cisterns of Istanbul

A marvel of Byzantine engineering under the streets of Istanbul.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Belgrade, Serbia

Ruins of Yugoslav Army Headquarters

Destroyed Serbian army headquarters sits half crumbled in a largely revitalized Belgrade.
San Francisco, California

Exploratorium

San Francisco's newly reopened hands-on science museum.
Belpasso, Italy

Mount Etna

The world's most active stratovolcano is almost always erupting.
Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands

Wreck of HMS Bounty

The watery grave of Captain Bligh's famous ship.
Greece

The Oracle of Delphi

The hallucinogenic center of the ancient world.
Palma, Spain

Miquel Barceló Installation in the Cathedral of Santa Maria de Palma

A contemporary art installation housed within a Gothic cathedral.
Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo Ruins

Preserved Inca city and site of the last Inca stronghold against the Spanish Conquistadors.
London, England

The Theatre

Two plaques commemorate the site of Shakespeare's first theatre.
Oslo, Norway

Viking Ship Museum

Home to three historic ships from the age of Vikings.
Jaipur, India

Jantar Mantar

The world's largest sundial, made entirely out of stone.