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Bangkok, Thailand

Robot Building

The bank's whimsical shape was inspired by a child’s toy.
Tacoma, Washington

Sanford & Son Antiques

This three-story antique market and curiosity emporium claims to be "the largest singly owned antique shop in the Pacific Northwest."
Shanghai, China

1930 Folk Street

This tunnel looks like a sliver of Shanghai that's stuck in the past.
Chilliwack, British Columbia

Bridal Veil Falls

Cascading outward, this waterfall creates the appearance of a flowing veil.
Reno, Nevada

Topsy the Clown

This beloved roadside attraction welcomes visitors with his signature neon smile.
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum

This impressively large collection includes crackers shaped like Jimmy Carter, Mickey Mouse, and more.
Soap Lake, Washington

Soap Lake

People come from across the globe to swim in this lake believed to have healing properties.
Paris, France

Paris Space Invaders

The video game-themed street art first popped up in the French city.
Seattle, Washington

Georgetown Castle

An allegedly haunted mansion with a tragic, tawdry past.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Charles II Statue

Edinburgh's oldest statue hides within a parking lot behind the city's iconic cathedral.
Shinjuku, Japan

Omoide Yokocho

Colloquially known as “piss alley,” this narrow street filled with tiny bars and barbecue stands looks like it was pulled straight out of “Blade Runner.”
Ikeda, Japan

Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum

Museum dedicated to the inventor of instant ramen and cup noodles.
Tokyo, Japan

Kawaii Monster Cafe

A Japanese concept restaurant that feels like a party thrown by the monsters in your closet.
Tokyo, Japan

Akihabara Electric Town

Once a black market electronics marketplace, now an otaku shopper's paradise.
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Niagara Falls Floral Clock

This impressive working clock made of 16,000 plants changes its flowers twice a year.
London, England

The Clockmakers' Museum

This museum inside a museum tells the story of London's timepieces.
London, England

Black Cats of Carreras Cigarette Factory

Black cat statues guard this temple-like Egyptian revival factory.
London, England

Two Princes Staircase

Richard III supposedly disposed of his nephews' bodies here in an effort to seal his claim to the throne.
London, England

The Executioner's Ax

Tucked away in the Tower of London is the weapon once used to execute high-profile prisoners.
Clyde Hill, Washington

Evergreen Point Floating Bridge

The longest and widest floating bridge in the world.
Toledo, Washington

Gospodor Monument Park

These memorials built by an eccentric bachelor on the side of Interstate 5 cause both wonder and traffic accidents.
Hong Kong

HSBC Building Feng Shui Cannons

Two cannon-like cranes were installed on top of the bank building to fend off bad feng shui.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Center Armory

A community gathering place that once housed half-ton tanks and the World's Fair.
Beijing, China

The Forbidden City

The most famous location in China was home to whole dynasties worth of imperial rulers.