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Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
Paris, France

59 Rivoli

Notorious artist squat renovated into legal studios.
Austin, Texas

Mayfield Park

Free public park and gardens filled with peacocks and peahens.
Austin, Texas

HOPE Outdoor Gallery

This failed condo development was reborn as a street art hub.
Marrakesh, Morocco

New Town Tree Sculptures

Numerous impressive carvings are embedded in the trees lining this street in Marrakech.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory (Como Park)

Home to the Amorphophallus titanum "Corpse Flower," which is among the largest flowers in the world and also smells powerfully of rotting flesh when in bloom.
Duluth, Minnesota

Glensheen Historic Estate

This posh mansion began as a family's estate and ended as the site of a murder ripped from the pages of a pulp novel.
Paris, France

Paris Point Zero

The very center of Paris is surrounded by a bevy of strange good luck rituals.
Rome, Italy

The Catacombs of San Sebastian

Jesus' footprints and the first catacombs in the world.
Rome, Italy

Via Appia

2300-year-old Roman road connecting the empire.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Penis Fountain

Amsterdam's Red Light District leaves little to the imagination.
Fez, Morocco

Chouara Leather Tannery

Traditional 11th-century outdoor tannery.
Merzouga, Morocco

Erg Chebbi

God's Saharan sandbox of wrath.
Province de Tinghir, Morocco

Todra Gorge

One of the most spectacular canyons in the world.
Aït Ben Haddou, Morocco

Kasbah Aït Benhaddou

A fortified city is home to a remaining population of eight families.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Wabasha Street Caves

Mushrooms, gangsters ... disco?
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Museum of Quackery and Medical Frauds

A museum within a museum, devoted to history's most questionable medical devices.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Our Lady of Lourdes Church

The oldest continually used church in Minneapolis also sells great meat pies.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Spoonbridge and Cherry

A toweringly silly piece of modern art has been delighting locals since the 1980's.
Hanover, New Hampshire

Panarchy Tomb Room

The strange, ritualistic-seeming 100+ year old basement of a New Hampshire undergrad society.
Ubud, Indonesia

Symon's Art Zoo

Exotic, erotic, and esoteric, one artist's live-in Bali gallery brings a splash of color and madness to its surroundings.
Taos, New Mexico

Taos Pueblo

Multi-storied adobe home continuously inhabited for 1000 years.