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Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

The tallest building in Iceland, and certainly one of the most visually impressive.
64.1417, -21.9266
Howrah, India

Great Banyan Tree

A single tree's 2,800 aerial roots give the appearance of a complete forest.
22.5614, 88.2921
Ajanta, India

Ajanta Caves

Rock-cut cave complex filled with ancient Buddhist artwork.
20.5329, 75.7502
Verul, India

Ellora Caves

This complex of vertically-excavated Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu monolithic temples in India's Maharashtra providence illustrates a spirit of tolerance characteristic of ancient India.
20.0229, 75.1792
Aurangabad, India

Bibi Ka Maqbara

Half-size replica of the Taj Mahal.
19.8853, 75.3197
The Temple of Apollo, Delphi
Greece

The Oracle of Delphi

The hallucinogenic center of the ancient world.
38.4824, 22.5010
Mycenae
Argolis, Greece

Mycenae

This legendary city has been a tourist attraction for centuries.
37.7309, 22.7561
Octopus on the ceiling
Monaco-Ville, Monaco

Oceanographic Museum

Museum celebrating the ocean, with the largest wunderkammer dedicated to sea exploration.
43.7310, 7.4252
The aqueduct at night.
Segovia, Spain

Segovia Aqueduct

One of the few remaining ancient aqueducts described by Frontinus as 'the most solemn testimony of the Empire.'
40.9480, -4.1178
La Dune du Pyla
La Teste-de-Buch, France

La Dune du Pyla

Bordered by forest on three sides and the ocean on the other, the Great Dune of Pyla is the highest sand dune in Europe.
44.6188, -1.1579
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Carnac, France

Carnac Stones

Hundreds of prehistoric stones, arranged in perfect lines in a French field.
47.5847, -3.0778
Front of the Maison de la Magie
Blois, France

Mechanical Dragon Clock

A beautiful and classically designed villa, with an hourly infestation of monsters.
47.5854, 1.3316
Catherine de Medici's secret cabinets
Blois, France

Catherine de Medici's Chamber of Secrets

Hundreds of secret cabinets built into the walls of legendary poisoner's private work room.
47.5859, 1.3301
Paris, France

Deyrolle Taxidermy

Paris' fabled purveyor of exotic taxidermy and natural history curios.
48.8563, 2.3263
Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy - mammoth and Lascaux paintings
Paris, France

Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy

This museum houses an imposing skeleton army comprised of creatures great and small.
48.8429, 2.3628
Schomburgk's Deer
Paris, France

The Room of Endangered and Extinct Species

A haunting collection of the vanished and disappearing natural world.
48.8422, 2.3563
Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
Paris, France

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution

Natural history museum celebrating biodiversity with a parade of taxidermy animals.
48.8417, 2.3564
Paris, France

Lion of The Botanical Gardens

A majestic lion statue guards this Parisian botanical garden, and feeds on an unsettling item.
48.8425, 2.3557
Paris, France

Arènes de Lutèce

Remains of Roman amphitheater hidden in a sleepy quarter of Paris.
48.8450, 2.3530
Paris Point Zero
Paris, France

Paris Point Zero

The very center of Paris is surrounded by a bevy of strange good luck rituals.
48.8534, 2.3482
The Defender of Time
Paris, France

The Defender of Time

A mechanized clock where a man fights off a dragon, crab, and rooster.
48.8625, 2.3526
Site Troglodyte de Jonas
Saint-Pierre-Colamine, France

Jonas Caves

A cave dwelling that was started by the Celts, expanded by monks, and finished by knights.
45.5395, 2.9930
Clermont-Ferrand Cathedral seen from the Parc de Montjuvet.
Clermont-Ferrand, France

Clermont-Ferrand Cathedral

A Gothic cathedral created from volcanic rocks.
45.7772, 3.0824
Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via, France

World's Largest Solar Furnace

10,000 mirrors concentrate the sun's rays to generate power.
42.5043, 2.0393