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Capilla del Santo Cristo
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Capilla del Santo Cristo

This Puerto Rican chapel on a cliff is renowned for its healing powers, founded on the site of a supposed divine intervention.
18.4640, -66.1178
Water still flows through
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
51.5074, -0.0769
The Ten Bells Pub.
London, England

The Ten Bells Pub

Mary Kelly was last seen here before she was murdered by Jack the Ripper.
51.5194, -0.0743
UFO Welcome Center
Bowman, South Carolina

UFO Welcome Center

This set of rickety spaceships are prepared to give alien travelers a place to relax and go to the bathroom.
33.3518, -80.6846
The Old Slave Mart Museum
Charleston, South Carolina

Old Slave Mart

South Carolina's last remaining slavery auction house is now a museum devoted to its own tragic history.
32.7778, -79.9284
Volubilis - Capitole
Meknes, Morocco

Volubilis Archaeological Site

Mosaics, storks, and brothels—this ancient city has it all.
34.0711, -5.5536
Merzouga, Morocco

Erg Chebbi

God's Saharan sandbox of wrath.
31.0992, -4.0117
Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
51.4966, -0.1765
Kryptonite-alike Jadarite
London, England

Kryptonite

Why Superman will never visit London's Natural History Museum.
51.4967, -0.1758
London's smallest police station.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
51.5078, -0.1288
Hamer, South Carolina

South of the Border

I-95's Tijuana-style celebration of kitsch at the Carolina border.
34.4992, -79.3082
Alcatraz from the Bay 2012
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
37.8267, -122.4230
The San Francisco Cable Car Museum lives in a beautiful brick building on Masonic street.
San Francisco, California

San Francisco's Cable Car Museum

Not merely a museum – but a whirring powerhouse that offers a subterranean peek into the heart and soul of cable car operations.
37.7945, -122.4114
Espionage Tools
Washington, D.C.

International Spy Museum

“They say you're judged by the strength of your enemies”—James Bond, Quantum of Solace.
38.8969, -77.0235
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Atalaya

The uniquely-designed winter home and sculpture studio of Anna and Archer Huntington.
33.5018, -79.0677
Tomb at Chapel of Ease
Saint Helena Island, South Carolina

St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins

The remains of a chapel created for convenience.
32.3753, -80.5767
Edisto Bottle Tree
Edisto Island, South Carolina

Edisto Mystery Tree

This bare tree might not have leaves but it is constantly clothed in festive decorations left by mysterious local benefactors.
32.5509, -80.2803
The Folly Boat
Folly Beach, South Carolina

Folly Boat

Twenty-eight years after this local landmark was washed ashore by hurricane Hugo, it was washed away by hurricane Irma.
32.6554, -79.9500
Johns Island, South Carolina

The Angel Oak

The Southeast's oldest living organism.
32.7155, -80.0850
Overgrown headstones at the Unitarian Cemetery.
Charleston, South Carolina

Unitarian Church Cemetery

Paths are maintained, but trees have taken over plots.
32.7786, -79.9344
The Hunley in a refrigerated storage tank at Warren Lasch Conservation Center
North Charleston, South Carolina

HL Hunley Submarine

This recently rediscovered Civil War-era submarine was the first to ever sink an enemy ship.
32.8563, -79.9583
Charleston, South Carolina

Drayton Hall

Oldest unrestored plantation house in America that is open to the public.
32.8682, -80.0821
Remains of South Carolina's second brick powder magazine (source: spinkk/Atlas Obscura)
Summerville, South Carolina

Dorchester - South Carolina's Abandoned Town

Settled in 1696, abandoned after the Revolutionary War.
32.9512, -80.1723