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New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
40.7527, -73.9772
Tourists flock to the buoy (Flickr/Turtle43)
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
24.5465, -81.7975
The Rainbow
Montreal, Québec

Beaudry Metro

Montreal's colorful subway station showing its support of the local LGTB community.
45.5188, -73.5559
Scale model of a Metro station escalator
Moscow, Russia

Public Museum of the Moscow Metro

Hidden in a metro shop under a shopping mall, this small museum tells the story of one of the world's largest urban transit systems.
55.7500, 37.5420
A view of Lenin.
Moscow, Russia

Lenin's Mausoleum

Embalmed remains of the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution.
55.7532, 37.6215
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
50.0870, 14.4208
Church of Saints Paul and Peter
Prague, Czechia

St. Valentine’s Shoulder Blade

Relic hidden in a Prague church basement.
50.0644, 14.4179
Wall detail
Kutna Hora, Czechia

Sedlec Ossuary "Bone Church"

A church of bones, decorated with 40,000 human skeletons.
49.9482, 15.2676
Flying Buttresses at St. Barbara's Church
Kutna Hora, Czechia

Chrám svaté Barbory (Saint Barbara's Church)

An enormous and lavish Gothic church in Czechia.
49.9449, 15.2636
Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania

The Sonorous Stones of Ringing Rocks Park

Mysterious rocks that ring musically when struck.
40.5625, -75.1343
The 1717 Reformed Church of New Paltz.
New Paltz, New York

Huguenot Street

The oldest continuously inhabited street in America.
41.7515, -74.0888
Barryville, New York

Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct Suspension Bridge

Oldest existing wire suspension bridge in the United States.
41.4826, -74.9844
Photo by Rusty Tagliareni
Roscoe, New York

Craig-E-Clair Castle

An abandoned castle owned and ignored by masons carries a cursed history.
41.9659, -74.8760
Hawk's Nest Highway
Port Jervis, New York

Hawk's Nest Highway

A winding, cliffside stretch of road overlooking the Delaware River.
41.4187, -74.7496