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Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 237 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo Ruins

Preserved Inca city and site of the last Inca stronghold against the Spanish conquistadors.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Boudhanath Stupa

One of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world keeps an eye out in every direction.
Washington, D.C.

Inside the Capitol Dome

The walls of the iconic dome are hollow and have a secret stairway.
Chicago, Illinois

Tiffany Dome

This massive stained-glass masterpiece is thought to be the largest Tiffany dome in existence.
Washington, D.C.

The Exorcist Stairs

Site of the climactic scene from the classic horror film.
Bergen, Norway

Fløibanen Funicular

A favorite with sightseers, this Norwegian funicular provides easy access to a stunning view of Bergen and its environs.
Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim CycloCable

The world's first and only escalator for lazy bicycles and their daunted riders.
Cañon City, Colorado

Royal Gorge Bridge

The highest bridge in America was built for an almost unnervingly small amount of money.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

The world-record holder for the longest bridge stretching continuously over water.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Harpa

This stunning concert hall has become a symbol of Iceland's national recovery.
Helsinki, Finland

Kamppi Chapel

An alien church provides much needed silence in the midst of a Finland shopping center.
Helsinki, Finland

Temppeliaukio Church

A subterranean house of worship carved right out of the bedrock.
Beatty, Nevada

Rhyolite Ghost Town

Odd outsider art installations surround a Gold Rush-era ghost town.
Valhallarvegur, Iceland

Þingvellir Church

This beautiful, historic church looks like something out of a simpler past.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

One of the tallest buildings in Iceland, and perhaps, the most visually impressive.
Ulan-Ude, Russia

Giant Lenin Head of Ulan-Ude

This massive glowering Lenin head gazes out over eastern Siberia.