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Los Angeles, California

Phantasma Gloria

One man's homage to the sun continues to grow like a glass fractal.
Ballintoy, Northern Ireland

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

This short bridge is the only thing connecting a tiny Irish island to the mainland.
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones.
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Dark Hedges

The atmospheric road was never meant to be so creepy.
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
Dublin, Ireland

The Joker's Chair

This courtly monument celebrates an influential comedian who turned taking the piss out of the powers-that-be into an art.
Wicklow, Ireland

Victor's Way Indian Sculpture Park

An eccentric garden of Indian sculptures in the green of Ireland dedicated to Alan Turing.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin's Garden of Remembrance

Amidst the bustling streets of Dublin, there is a hushed garden that is dedicated to "All those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish Freedom."
Kilkenny, Ireland

Jerpoint Abbey

This ancient Irish religious site is covered in ancient carvings, many of which have barely aged.
Clare, Ireland

St. Brigid's Well

A sacred well steeped in Pagan roots on the West Coast of Ireland.
Offaly, Ireland

Leviathan of Parsonstown

Behemoth, cannon-like telescope operated by generations of Irish earls.
Zhengzhou, China

Yan Huang Plaza

350-foot-high emperor faces in China's Yellow River valley.
Shanghai, China

Oriental Pearl Tower

The once highest point in China blends symbolic design with a kick of adrenaline.
Shanghai, China

Shanghai French Concession

An out-of-place slice of France, smack in the middle of Shanghai.
Bangkok, Thailand

Siriraj Medical Museum

A treasure trove of pathological, forensic, parasitological, and anatomical specimens.
Bangkok, Thailand

Goddess Tuptim Shrine

A forest of phallic offerings found in a quiet corner of a hotel car park.
Phraeksa, Thailand

Ancient Siam Miniature Park

All of Thailand's architectural landmarks, plus some made up ones, all viewable via two-seater bicycle.
Khlong Mai, Thailand

Wat Samphran Temple

An enormous dragon scales the walls of this 17-story temple.
New York, New York

Mmuseumm

A tiny museum housed in a New York freight elevator specializes in the "overlooked, dismissed, or ignored."
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Octagon Tower

A former insane asylum despised by Nelly Bly and Charles Dickens is now fashionable apartments.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

A little lighthouse in New York City, surrounded by mysterious stories of insanity-driven construction.
New York, New York

Shinran Statue

Hiroshima survivor on Riverside Drive.