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North Bend, Washington

Twede's Cafe

Twin Peaks' real life Double R Diner has been restored to its damn fine television look.
Renton, Washington

Jimi Hendrix Memorial

The final resting place of one of the most sensational guitar players of all time was only created after his father got the rights to his music.
Seattle, Washington

Lake View Cemetery

A beautiful final resting place for some of the noteworthy deceased.
Richmond, Virginia

James River Park Pipeline Walkway

Heron, whitewater rapids, and urban industrialism all add to the beauty of this concrete nature walk.
Atlanta, Georgia

Junkman's Daughter

This massive store is home to an eccentric collection of vintage, retro, and peculiar goods.
Atlanta, Georgia

Oakland Cemetery

Civil War soldiers, captains of industry, and paupers all interred on historic grounds.
Carbondale, Illinois

Jeremy Rochman Memorial Park

In the loving memory of a tragically deceased role-player this Illinois park is decked out with both dungeons and dragons.
Breezewood, Pennsylvania

Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike

An abandoned stretch of highway, deteriorating next to the operational one.
Peninsula, Ohio

Helltown, Ohio

The tragic reality of a town riddled with rumors of haunts, chemical spills, and serial killers.
Thurmond, West Virginia

Thurmond, West Virginia

Once connected to the outside world by a single train track, a boomtown-turned-ghost town.
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

TNT Area

These rows of World War II-era bunkers were the scene of some of the infamous Mothman sightings.
Aristes, Pennsylvania

Centralia

A toxic ghost town sitting atop a massive coal fire.
Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Frick's Lock

A modern ghost town whose inhabitants were driven away by the growth of nuclear power.
Budapest, Hungary

Shoes on the Danube Promenade

A trail of iron footwear stands as a monument to the thousands executed along this riverbank during WWII.
Lupșa, Romania

Geamana, Romania

Even drowned in an ocean of toxic waste, the remnants of this Romanian village stand tall.
Prague, Czechia

Old Jewish Cemetery

Around 100,000 bodies are buried below the medieval headstones, many of which mark graves with multiple bodies stacked up to 12 deep.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Prague, Czechia

Žižkov Tower

Looming communist pillar with a Czech twist.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Glasgow Necropolis

"Respectful to the dead, safe and sanitary to the living, dedicated to the Genius of Memory..."
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mary King's Close

17th century streets hidden under Edinburgh were once a breeding ground for the black death.
Danvers, Massachusetts

Danvers State Hospital

The inspiration for H.P. Lovecraft's horror stories and Batman's Arkham Asylum is now a condominium complex.
Stannington, England

Abandoned St. Mary's Asylum

St. Mary's Asylum was isolated and abandoned before being converted into a Bed and Breakfast.
Nottingham, England

Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

The oldest inn in England served brew to the crusaders.
Wilmington, Illinois

Gemini Giant

This historic Illinois "Muffler Man" has been converted from axe-touting lumberjack to rocket-wielding space ace.