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Berlin, Germany

Humboldthain Flak Tower

These former Nazi anti-aircraft towers offer a singular view of the north of Berlin in the summer, and a sanctuary for bats in winter.
Columbia Falls, Montana

Montana Vortex and House of Mystery

A classic mystery spot complete with spots that are said to make you shrink or grow when you stand on them.
Prague, Czechia

Velvet Revolution Monument

Nine bronze hands protruding from a wall honor the student uprising that led to the fall of Czechoslovakia's Communist government.
London, England

Charing Cross Mural

The medieval woodcut-style artwork chronicles life in medieval London.
Paris, France

Paris Space Invaders

The video game-themed street art first popped up in the French city.
Durango, Colorado

Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

This spectacular track has run continuously since 1882.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Brouwerij’t IJ

This bird-loving brewery is situated in an old municipal bathhouse, nestled beside a 300-year-old windmill.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Signal Hill

The first transatlantic wireless signal was received at this 17th-century fort.
Bodio, Switzerland

Gotthard Base Tunnel

The world's longest and deepest train tunnel.
Interlaken, Switzerland

Jungfrau Park

A Swiss amusement park entirely dedicated to the theory of ancient astronauts.
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt Wishing Wells

Carved fountains poignantly placed in parks and in front of special monuments.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Foucault Pendulum at the Franklin Institute

A daily replay of the experiment that proved the rotation of the Earth.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's brain.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Isa Lake

The only natural lake in the world that drains into both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

The Crow's Nest at the Old Faithful Inn

An architect's childhood fantasy treehouse made real.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under environmental threat.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Lone Star Geyser

This Yellowstone geyser may not shoot as high as the nearby Old Faithful, but it erupts for considerably longer.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Center Armory

A community gathering place that once housed half-ton tanks and the World's Fair.
Seattle, Washington

Hammering Man

This working class sculpture pounds his hammer all the livelong day.
Seattle, Washington

Museum of Pop Culture

A museum dedicated to the history and exploration of both popular music and science fiction.
San Francisco, California

Treasure Island

A man-made island in scenic San Francisco Bay.
San Francisco, California

The "Full House" House

This private residence was the template for one of the most beloved television homes ever.