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Replica "La Grande Hermine" abandoned and burned
Lincoln, Canada

Grande Hermine

The third version of this tall sailing ship sits, rusted and burnt, in Lake Ontario.
43.1845, -79.3701
Mound-like natural formations in the Cheltenham Badlands (Flickr/Aubrey Arenas)
Caledon, Canada

Cheltenham Badlands

Barren, rolling red hills near Ontario.
43.7780, -79.9404
Toronto, Canada

The Little House

Smallest house in Toronto sits on a lot meant to be just wide enough for cars to drive across.
43.6840, -79.4477
View of Casa Loma from the garden
Toronto, Canada

Casa Loma

A 98-room castle in the middle of Toronto that bankrupted a 19th century electricity multimillionaire.
43.6781, -79.4094
Half house
Toronto, Canada

Toronto's Half House

Willy Wonka would love this weird half-a-home.
43.6519, -79.3892
Giraffe eating breakfast with guests at Giraffe Manor
Nairobi, Kenya

Giraffe Manor

Just outside of Nairobi lies a large estate surrounded by endangered Rothschild giraffes, who have been fed from the window by Mick Jagger and Walter Cronkite.
-1.3756, 36.7447
Winston Churchill Ave. runs across the Gibraltar Airport runway.
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar Airport

Single runway interrupted by a busy road that cuts across its middle.
36.1512, -5.3500
Ronda, Spain
Ronda, Spain

Ronda, Spain

Three bridges, two historical sections of city, and one giant canyon make up this fantastic Spanish settlement.
36.7404, -5.1644
Júzcar
Júzcar, Spain

Juzcar

This quaint Spanish village agreed to be painted blue as a marketing stunt but found that they preferred it that way.
36.6253, -5.1703
Setenil de las Bodegas, Spain

Setenil De Las Bodegas

A Spanish town built into the cliffs.
36.8641, -5.1814
(Flickr/Turismo de Sevilla)
Seville, Spain

Metropol Parasol

The world's largest wooden structure.
37.3932, -5.9922
Portugal's Chapel of Bones
Évora, Portugal

Portugal's Chapel of Bones

A 16th century chapel decorated with bones, skulls, and entire bodies hanging from the wall.
38.5689, -7.9090
 Hospital de Bonecas
Lisbon, Portugal

Hospital de Bonecas

Catering to broken dolls for almost 200 years, this repair shop is now a charnel house of doll parts.
38.7141, -9.1376
At the center of Ponyhenge
Lincoln, Massachusetts

Ponyhenge

No one really knows how these old hobby horses got here, but the herd keeps growing.
42.4013, -71.3290
Loveland Castle
Loveland, Ohio

Harry Andrews' Chateau Laroche

A castle built by an eccentric medieval enthusiast in rural Ohio.
39.2837, -84.2657
Moundsville, West Virginia

West Virginia State Penitentiary

Beyond your average beatings and shankings, this pen has a pretty bloody undercurrent running through its history.
39.9175, -80.7432
Grave Creek Mound
Moundsville, West Virginia

Grave Creek Mound

The largest burial mound in the United States holds the remains of prehistoric West Virginians.
39.9166, -80.7433
Athens Olympic Sports Complex
Marousi, Greece

Athens Olympic Sports Complex

What once sat in the world’s spotlight is today a largely disused ghost complex.
38.0379, 23.7849
Exterior of the rare, double-church of the Byzantine age built directly into the front of the cave.
Penteli, Greece

Davelis Cave on Pendeli Mountain

Hideout of thieves, monks, and goat-footed gods.
38.0476, 23.8696
Arcadia, Greece

St. Theodora's Chapel

Seventeen oak trees sprout from the roof and walls of this tiny chapel without any visual evidence of roots.
37.3667, 21.9833
It's half the size of that car!
Boston, Massachusetts

Skinny House

Narrowest house in Boston.
42.3669, -71.0562
Rockport, Massachusetts

Paper House

An 80-year-old house built out of newspapers.
42.6745, -70.6299
Longaberger's home office.
Newark, Ohio

Longaberger Basket Building

Office built to look like a giant basket.
40.0635, -82.3453
Cornhenge
Dublin, Ohio

Cornhenge

The inventor of a number of hybrid corn species is immortalized with a field of giant corn.
40.0855, -83.1228