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Rio de Janeiro Cathedral
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro Cathedral

This massive Brazilian church is built like an angular, technicolor pyramid left by Mayans from the future.
-22.9107, -43.1808
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Escadaria Selarón Mosaic Steps

A 125-meter long "tribute to the Brazilian people."
-22.9153, -43.1792
Berlin, Germany

Soviet Graffiti in the Reichstag

The walls of Germany's Parliament still show the scars of the Red Army takeover in World War II.
52.5186, 13.3759
Chunking Mansions malls.
Hong Kong

Chungking Mansions

Teeming with illegal goods and services, this towering maze of vice is also a popular tourist accommodation.
22.2965, 114.1728
East Jerusalem, West Bank

Immovable Ladder on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

A "miracle" that seems to produce more holy fistfights then holy revelations.
31.7784, 35.2298
London, England

Temple Church

An unusual round church in London with a Templar past.
51.5131, -0.1103
Shelley Street and Elgin Street intersection
Hong Kong

Central-Mid-Levels Escalators

The world's longest outdoor covered escalator system transports commuters through Hong Kong's hilly terrain.
22.2837, 114.1548
Wustermark, Germany

Hitler's Olympic Village

The 1936 Summer Olympics site is a crumbling remnant of sportsmanship and a history its host country would like to forget.
52.5366, 13.0105
Berlin, Germany

Tajikistan Tearoom

A slice of central Asia in the middle of Berlin.
52.5247, 13.3951
Berlin, Germany

Tieranatomisches Theater

Berlin's oldest surviving academic architecture hosted decades of animal dissections.
52.5252, 13.3810
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.
52.5050, 13.4397
Dresden Frauenkirche
Dresden, Germany

Dresden Frauenkirche

This Dresden church was purposely rebuilt Protestant after being demolished in World War II.
51.0515, 13.7405
Lübben, Germany

Spreewald

Explore the complex ecology of this multifaceted nature preserve by riverboat.
51.9411, 13.8912
Munich, Germany

Kunstkammer Georg Laue

One man's personal kunstkammer, museum and shop.
48.1513, 11.5728
Old Calton Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Calton Cemetery

A 18th century graveyard and its astonishing cortege of macabre iconography.
55.9541, -3.1858
Watson Lifeboat
Inverness, Scotland

Ship Space

The Titanic sails again in one Scotland man's backyard.
57.4851, -4.2517
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
50.0870, 14.4208
Dance of Death Bridge
Lucerne, Switzerland

Dance of Death Bridge

This historic covered bridge contains a series of macabre paintings that communicate one thing: everyone dies.
47.0520, 8.3018
Heidelberg Studentkarzer
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Studentenkarzer

A preserved college lock-up that recalls a clubhouse approach to discipline.
49.4113, 8.7067
Bolzano, Italy

Otzi the Iceman

Europe’s oldest natural human mummy.
46.5000, 11.3494
The Eagle's Nest
Berchtesgaden, Germany

The Eagle's Nest

Soaring over 6,000 feet in the Bavarian Alps, this beer garden was once Hitler's 50th birthday present.
47.6114, 13.0421
Berchtesgaden Salt Mine
Berchtesgaden, Germany

Berchtesgaden Salt Mine

Dress up like a miner and take a slide into the disco-lit depths of this once foundational salt mine.
47.6314, 13.0042
The Water-Powered Mechanical Theater with nearly 200 moving wood carvings
Salzburg, Austria

Schloss Hellbrunn

Trick water gardens from 1619 featuring a 200 piece mechanical theater powered by water.
47.7625, 13.0604
Plaster cast of a dog at Pompeii.
Pompei, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
40.7516, 14.4903