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Mexico City, Mexico

The Source of the Risco

An extravagant 18th-century fountain built with bits of broken ceramic.
Tlalnepantla, Mexico

Mini Mundos

Detailed miniature models of iconic landmarks in Mexico and around the world.
Mexico City, Mexico

Pyramid of Ehécatl

The ruins of an ancient temple to the Aztec wind god discovered in the middle of a metro station.
Mexico City, Mexico

Aztec Serpent Head Cornerstone

On a cornerstone of the City Museum is the head of a monstrous serpent stolen from an Aztec pyramid 400 years ago.
Mexico City, Mexico

Pantheon of San Fernando

The burial place of some of Mexico's most prominent residents is full of macabre stories and hidden masonic symbols.
Mérida, Mexico

The Corners of Mérida

Iconic red and white plaques show the creative names invented to navigate the city streets.
Oaxaca, Mexico

Jardín Etnobotánico de Oaxaca (Ethnobotanical Garden of Oaxaca)

A 16th-century monastery boasts a lush array of plants native to Mexico’s most biodiverse region.
Nice, France

Cunégonde et Malabar

Artist's eccentric property excessively decorated with found objects and work of his own.
Zacatecas, Mexico

Rafael Coronel Museum

Mexico's largest collection of masks is found within the ruins of an abandoned convent.
Ejido del Centro, Mexico

Biblioteca de México

This "City of Books" holds a museum, library, and the complete personal book collections of five of Mexico's greatest thinkers.
Aguascalientes, Mexico

Automaton Clocks of Aguascalientes

Public clocks around the city chime with bullfights, cockfights, old railways, and other local traditions.
Durango, Mexico

Benigno Montoya Funerary Art

A historic cemetery doubles as a museum containing hundreds of unique tombs sculpted by a single artist.
Mexico City, Mexico

UNAM Central Library

This incredible college library is a visual masterpiece of mosaic art. It also looks kind of like a giant boombox.
Meyrin, Switzerland

'Wandering the Immeasurable'

CERN's beautiful, bending sculpture is a tribute to the spread of knowledge.
Meyrin, Switzerland

Nataraj Statue

This statue of a Hindu cosmic dancer at CERN is a metaphor for modern physics.
Meyrin, Switzerland

Birthplace of the Web

The World Wide Web was created in this nondescript corridor at CERN.
Tinum, Mexico

Chichen Itza Chirp

Clap your hands at the base of the pyramid, and the song of a sacred Mayan bird will echo through the air.
Toledo, Spain

Museo de la Tortura

A display of torture devices used in the Spanish Inquisition and other scourges of medieval Europe.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Hacienda del Cochero

Peaceful gardens hide an underground torture museum.
Paris, France

Fountain of Innocents

A 16th-century fountain marks the site of a lost medieval cemetery once filled with mass graves.
Capbreton, France

Capbreton Blockhouses

Abandoned blockhouses from Nazi Germany's Atlantic Wall erode into the sea on a French beach.
San Felipe, Mexico

Hacienda del Jaral de Berrios

During its heyday, the massive estate boasted its own railroad station and post office.
Ochopee, Florida

Skunk Ape Research Headquarters

In the depths of the Florida Everglades, one man has dedicated his life to studying the elusive Skunk Ape.
Chicago, Illinois

The DNA Discovery Center

At Chicago's revered Field Museum, visitors are invited to learn about and literally explore DNA.