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Bilbao, Spain

Jeff Koons' Puppy

Giant topiary dog once played a role in a terrorist bomb plot.
Iceland

Krafla

This tumultuous Icelandic lava field looks so alien European researchers want to use it as a stand-in for Mars.
Iceland

Námaskarð

A sulfuric martian landscape that looks far better than it smells.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
Zugarramurdi, Spain

Cave of Zugarramurdi

This Navarrese cave's history of witchcraft and pagan ritual is not just embraced, but recreated each year.
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux Statue of Liberty

Lady Liberty's original designer installed a little clone in this French fountain.
Bordeaux, France

Miroir d'eau

The world's largest reflecting pool is just two centimeters deep.
Paris, France

Musée de la Poupée

Dolls of all shapes and sizes display the eras of femininity in this spooky and beautiful collection.
Paris, France

Foucault's Pendulum and the Paris Pantheon

19th century pendulum and a clock restored by a rogue group of guerilla artists.
Malmö, Sweden

Øresund Bridge

This chimerical bridge/tunnel appears to dead end right into the sea.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Superkilen

An ultra-modern diversity park in Denmark has turned an entire city block electric pink.
Dublin, Ireland

National Leprechaun Museum

A museum that cashes in on its infamous little people while teaching you a thing or two about the Irish fey.
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
Toronto, Ontario

CN Tower: The Tallest Metal Staircase on Earth

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Tuol Sleng

Khmer Rouge's high security prison.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle.
Nhuận Đức, Vietnam

Cu Chi Tunnels

A nightmare for the claustrophobic lies hidden in Southeast Asia.
Sequoia National Park, California

General Sherman

Quite simply the largest tree in the world (by volume).
Clark County, Nevada

Valley of Fire

The drama of nature in full effect in this Nevada State Park.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Freetown Christiania

Danish tourist destination well known for open stalls where vendors sell marijuana on the street.
Paris, France

Musée des Arts et Métiers

France's national museum of scientific and industrial instruments.
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.
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.