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Atlanta, Georgia

Conjoined Calves of the Georgia State Capitol

A popular oddity on display in a stately building, offering a symbolic commentary.
Atlanta, Georgia

Coca-Cola Secret Formula Vault

One of corporate America's best-kept secrets is also one of the most publicly displayed.
Atlanta, Georgia

Flat Rock and Hart Cemeteries

Two Civil War-era cemeteries stuck between runways at the world's busiest airport.
Birmingham, Alabama

Donor Memorial

This little-known memorial honors those who have donated their bodies to medical training.
Homewood, Alabama

Alabama Booksmith

Every last book in this bookstore is signed by the author.
Birmingham, Alabama

Red Mountain Park

This 1,500-acre development hopes to be the Central Park of the South.
McCalla, Alabama

Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

The remains of a foundry and old blast furnaces destroyed during the Civil War are preserved in this central Alabama park.
Moundville, Alabama

Moundville Archaeological Site

A collection of huge Pre-Colombian structures in Alabama.
Holly Springs, Mississippi

Graceland Too

Pink, packed sanctuary and home of the world's fullest-time Elvis fanatic.
Holly Springs, Mississippi

Mittie Manning's Tomb

This tomb was fashioned with a sliding window for a grieving mother who struggled with her daughter's death.
Paris, Arkansas

Magazine Mountain

A large stone map of Arkansas awaits visitors to its highest point.
Paris, Tennessee

Eiffel Tower Park

A 70-foot replica of the famed Eiffel Tower.
Nashville, Tennessee

George Boedecker's Sculpture Garden

Dinosaurs invade a suburban Nashville neighborhood.
St John's, Antigua and Barbuda

VC Bird Monument

An imposing statue of the first prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda stands in the middle of a traffic intersection.
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade Tesla Museum

Nikola Tesla's ashes are held in a golden sphere, surrounded by his works.
Belgrade, Serbia

Ružica Church

A Serbian church lit by chandeliers made of weapons.
Belgrade, Serbia

Pobednik (The Victor) Monument

A towering spire in the fortress of Kalemegdan honors the victorious armies of Serbia during their struggles against the Ottoman Empire.
Nassau, Bahamas

Queen's Staircase

This staircase in a lush tropical grotto was built by enslaved laborers and renamed to honor Queen Victoria's role in ending slavery in the British Empire.
George Town, Cayman Islands

George Town

The capital of the Cayman Islands is a center of offshore banking, but gets battered by blistering hurricanes.
Port Royal, Jamaica

Sunken Pirate City at Port Royal

Nature took her revenge on the "Wickedest City in the World."
Vatican City

Vatican City Walls

Historic fortifications form the boundary of Vatican City, but it’s not entirely surrounded by walls.
Budapest, Hungary

Mátyás Fountain

A triumphant marble and bronze fountain depicting a 15th-century Hungarian king and his hunting party.
Krakow, Poland

Statue of Jan Matejko

Extremely famous in his native country, this Cracovian painter is all but unknown beyond Polish borders.
Krakow, Poland

The Bones of the Wawel Dragon

Real bones which are said to have belonged to a Polish dragon.