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The descent of the snake god
Chichen Itza, Mexico

Pyramid of Kukulcan at Chich'en Itza

Every equinox this Mayan pyramid puts on a spooky ancient light show.
20.6816, -88.5677
Riga, Latvia

Black Cat of Riga

A black cat protests the City Guild in Riga's Old Town.
56.9501, 24.1084
Riga, Latvia

Art Nouveau in Riga

Flamboyant architecture from the turn of 20th century.
56.9586, 24.1115
Riga, Latvia

P. Stradins Museum for History of Medicine

Medical museum that houses most notably the taxidermied remains of Vladimir Demikhov's famous two-headed dog experiment.
56.9571, 24.1083
Tallinn, Estonia

Old Thomas

The Guardian of Tallinn.
59.4371, 24.7455
Linnahall
Tallinn, Estonia

Linnahall

An empty relic of the Moscow Olympics crumbles away in the middle of Estonia.
59.4467, 24.7535
Pushkin, Russia

The Amber Room

An 18th century wonder of the world, lost in WWII, re-created at the Catherine Palace.
59.7173, 30.3942
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Peacock Clock

An over 200-year-old timepiece-automaton adorned with golden mechanical birds, which still sing to this day.
59.9398, 30.3146
Prince Felix Yusupov and his wife, Irena.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Rasputin Museum at Yusupov Palace

Palace where the nearly un-killable Rasputin was murdered.
59.9294, 30.2987
Entrance to the Building
Helsinki, Finland

Pohjola Insurance Building

This insurance company building reminds customers that witches, bears, and gnomes are out there, best be insured.
60.1688, 24.9458
Helsinki, Finland

Temppeliaukio Church

A subterranean house of worship carved right out of the bedrock.
60.1730, 24.9250
Booktower Rotunda
Helsinki, Finland

The National Library of Finland

Architecturally stunning library serves as the hub of Finnish scholarly life and culture.
60.1704, 24.9507
Skvader
Stockholm, Sweden

Biologiska Museet

Early habitat dioramas and home of the elusive gaff, the skvader.
59.3271, 18.0978
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Metro Art Gallery

Stockholm's decidedly unique public transit system has doubled as the world's longest art gallery for decades.
59.3289, 18.0649
Salem Witch House
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

One of the only structures left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692.
42.5215, -70.8989
(Flickr/Courtarro)
Page, Arizona

Horseshoe Bend

Dramatic river bend surrounds a natural red-rocked pedestal.
36.8781, -111.5116
Interior of the Dream House
New York, New York

Dream House

Lamonte Young and Mariane Zazeela's "Dream House" will immerse you in an ever changing world of sound and light.
40.7185, -74.0048
Einstein's Brain Slides
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's Brain.
39.9535, -75.1768
Delgadillo's Snow Cap Drive-In
Seligman, Arizona

Delgadillo's Snow Cap Drive-In

A classic Route 66 landmark that was built with scrap lumber and is held together with kitsch and puns.
35.3279, -112.8811
Las Vegas, Nevada

Neon Boneyard

Neon icons of Las Vegas.
36.1770, -115.1353
Upper canyon. (Wikimedia Commons)
Page, Arizona

Antelope Canyon

Most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest.
36.8618, -111.3743
Williams, Arizona

Flintstones Bedrock City

An homage to everyone's favorite prehistoric cartoon family.
35.6536, -112.1385
“You Who Are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies” at the Phoenix Art Museum.
Phoenix, Arizona

'Fireflies' The Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room

The official name “You Who Are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies” says it all.
33.4667, -112.0727
Mayer, Arizona

Arcosanti

An urban laboratory.
34.3431, -112.1007