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Richmond, Virginia

The Grand Kugel

This 29-ton granite ball spins around at the slightest touch thanks to a scientific phenomenon.
Kansas City, Missouri

Treasures of the Steamboat Arabia

Two hundred tons of pioneer artifacts were painstakingly recovered from a shipwreck at the bottom of the Missouri River.
Natzwiller, France

Natzweiler-Struthof

Today this former Nazi concentration camp stands as a poignant memorial to the victims of fascism, and a warning from history.
Waimea, Hawaii

Pā‘ula‘ula / Russian Fort Elizabeth and King Kaumuali‘i Statue

This ruined fort and statue are a testament to the last king of Kaua‘i’s savvy diplomacy skills, which briefly brought Russians to Hawai‘i.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Spitz Clock

This giant pocket watch is the third iteration of a local landmark that has been standing just off the Santa Fe Plaza for over 100 years.
Tampa, Florida

Columbia Restaurant

This grand Spanish-Cuban restaurant has been serving customers for more than a century.
Demre, Turkey

Church of St. Nicholas

This church houses the tomb—but not the remains—of St. Nicholas, the likely progenitor to Santa Claus.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Japanese Fishing Shrine (Umi Mamori Jizo)

A 1940's shrine dedicated to drowned fishermen on the outskirts of Honolulu.
St. Louis, Missouri

Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing

This unassuming riverbank is Missouri’s first designated site in the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Petroglyph National Monument

Thousands of pieces of art have been carved into the rock at the site of an ancient volcanic eruption.
Terezín, Czechia

Theresienstadt (Terezín Concentration Camp)

Created as a "model concentration camp" to hide Nazi atrocities from the international community, this former camp-ghetto now holds a museum and memorial honoring the lives lost within.
Oberkotzau, Germany

Fernweh Park

Named after the German word for "a longingness to travel," this park brings together thousands of city and street signs from around the world.
St. Louis, Missouri

Fort Belle Fontaine

During the 19th-century, this park was a vital trading fort.
Berlin, Germany

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

An imperial church bombed to ruins during WWII now stands as a jagged memorial.
Sappington, Missouri

Laumeier Sculpture Park

Giant works of art interspersed throughout meadows and woodlands offer a new discovery at every turn.
Seattle, Washington

'Wake'

This sculpture forces visitors to confront their relationship with space.
Xian Shi, China

Xi'an City Walls

An ancient fortification lives on in this Chinese city.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Ali’iolani Hale

Once the site of the Hawaiian monarchy, this building was originally designed as a palace.
Angkor, Cambodia

Phimeanakas

A secluded, little-known temple hidden amid the dense jungle.
Taupo, New Zealand

Taupo McDonald's Airplane

Eat your Big Mac in a DC-3.
St. Louis, Missouri

Wainwright State Office Building

One of the world's earliest skyscrapers.
Xian Shi, China

Great Mosque of Xi'an

Although resembling a grand Buddhist temple, this structure is actually the largest mosque in China.
Hiroshima, Japan

Human Shadow Etched in Stone

An eerie reminder to the horrors of World War II.
Falun, Sweden

Falu Gruva (Falun Mine)

A centuries-old copper mine that once provided two thirds of the world's copper supply.