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Caledon, Ontario

Cheltenham Badlands

These strikingly barren, rolling red hills were caused by bad farming practices.
Toronto, Ontario

The Little House

Smallest house in Toronto sits on a lot meant to be just wide enough for cars to drive across.
Toronto, Ontario

Casa Loma

A 98-room castle in the middle of Toronto that bankrupted a 19th century electricity multimillionaire.
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto's Half House

Willy Wonka would love this weird half-a-home.
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.
Gibraltar

Gibraltar Airport

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

Ronda, Spain

Three bridges and one giant canyon make up this fantastic Spanish settlement.
Júzcar, Spain

Juzcar

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

Setenil De Las Bodegas

A Spanish town built into the cliffs.
Seville, Spain

Metropol Parasol

The world's largest wooden structure.
Évora, Portugal

Portugal's Chapel of Bones

A 16th century chapel decorated with bones, skulls, and entire bodies hanging from the wall.
Lisbon, Portugal

Hospital de Bonecas

Catering to broken dolls for almost 200 years, this repair shop is now a charnel house of doll parts.
Lincoln, Massachusetts

Ponyhenge

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

Harry Andrews' Chateau Laroche

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

West Virginia State Penitentiary

Beyond the usual stories that attend old prisons, this one has deep bloody undercurrents.
Moundsville, West Virginia

Grave Creek Mound

The largest burial mound in the United States holds the remains of prehistoric West Virginians.
Marousi, Greece

Athens Olympic Sports Complex

What once sat in the world’s spotlight is today a largely disused ghost complex.
Penteli, Greece

Davelis Cave on Pendeli Mountain

Hideout of thieves, monks, and goat-footed gods.
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.
Boston, Massachusetts

Skinny House

Narrowest house in Boston.
Rockport, Massachusetts

Paper House

An 80-year-old house built out of newspapers.
Newark, Ohio

Longaberger Basket Building

An office built to look like a giant basket.
Dublin, Ohio

Cornhenge

The inventor of a number of hybrid corn species is immortalized with a field of giant corn.
Warren, Ohio

David Grohl Alley

This alley-cum-fan gallery in the ex-Nirvana drummer's hometown holds the world's largest drumsticks.