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Tomb of Columbus in Seville Cathedral
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his brother.
37.3857, -5.9938
(Flickr/Turismo de Sevilla)
Seville, Spain

Metropol Parasol

The world's largest wooden structure.
37.3932, -5.9922
The 1717 Reformed Church of New Paltz.
New Paltz, New York

Huguenot Street

Oldest continuously inhabited street in America.
41.7515, -74.0888
DAR Plaque at the site
Tuxedo Park, New York

Sterling Lake Iron Works

The remains of the furnace and iron works that produced the massive Hudson River Chain still stand in the woods of New York.
41.1997, -74.2534
Old steps left over from the town.
Tomkins Cove, New York

Doodletown

Reclaimed by nature, the ruins of Doodletown, New York are remnants of a town consumed by a state park.
41.2994, -74.0028
Letchworth Village canteen and kitchen
Thiells, New York

Letchworth Village

Decades after testing the polio vaccine on unwitting patients, this historic mental hospital sits in ruin.
41.2124, -74.0235
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Castle

A castle from the Holy Roman Empire that hosts traveling youth... in its stables.
49.4550, 11.0795
The Kongresshalle.
Nuremberg, Germany

The Kongresshalle, Nuremberg

This abandoned coliseum was intended to be a grand Nazi rallying ground before it was halted at the end of the war.
49.4341, 11.1111
Kaspar-Hauser-Denkmal (Kaspar Hauser Monument)
Ansbach, Germany

Kaspar Hauser Monument

The "feral child" who appeared in Bavaria in the 19th century remains as much a mystery as his unsolved murder.
49.3024, 10.5710
La Specola.
Florence, Italy

La Specola Anatomical Collection

The largest and most famous wax anatomical collection anywhere in the world.
43.7645, 11.2470
View from across Piazza San Marco.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
45.4347, 12.3389
Ceiling Ship
Montreal, Canada

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel (The Sailors' Church)

Small ship votives hang from the vaulted ceiling of this port-side church with a Latin inscription on the wall, "Pray for us fishermen in the hour of our death."
45.5099, -73.5514
Montreal, Canada

Notre Dame Basilica

A grand Gothic Revival basilica with stained glass depictions of Montreal's religious history has only one soul resting in its crypt.
45.5087, -73.5540
Montreal, Canada

Biosphere of Montreal

Designed by Buckminster Fuller, this relic of the 67 Expo survived fire and ice.
45.5190, -73.5342
Montreal, Canada

Redpath Museum

One of Canada's oldest museums, the beautiful Redpath has been serving up Natural History and Ethnography since 1882.
45.5046, -73.5778
Oratory in the winter
Montreal, Canada

Oratoire St. Joseph

City law dictates that this mountaintop cathedral containing the heart of a saint is to remain the tallest building in town.
45.4922, -73.6169
Main fountains at Longwood Gardens.
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Longwood Gardens

This palatial botanical garden is home to one of the largest pipe organs ever installed in a private residence, and a piece of Wood's cycad.
39.8712, -75.6747
WikiCommons)
Staten Island, New York

Fresh Kills Landfill

One-time largest man-made structure in the world will be a park in 30 years.
40.5774, -74.1862
Hand done woodwork with 19th century tools
Staten Island, New York

Historic Richmond Town

A town trapped in time - 1958 to be exact.
40.5699, -74.1448
(Flickr/suezsue)
New York, New York

Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters

Mysterious 500-year-old tapestries depict a unicorn hunt.
40.8648, -73.9318
High Above the Harlem River
New York, New York

Hall of Fame of Great Americans

They Live Forevermore - The Forgotten "Hall of Fame of Great Americans."
40.8580, -73.9093
New York, New York

Jeffrey's Hook Light

Little Red Lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge.
40.8503, -73.9470
New York, New York

High Bridge

The oldest surviving bridge in New York City, which reopened to pedestrians in 2015.
40.8424, -73.9303
Marble Hill
New York, New York

Marble Hill

Manhattan and the Bronx have been playing tug of war over this former island neighborhood for over a century.
40.8761, -73.9103