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The Forbidden City
Beijing, China

The Forbidden City

The most famous location in China was home to whole dynasties worth of imperial rulers.
39.9225, 116.3968
The Demarcation Line marking the border between the two countries
Paju, South Korea

Korean Demilitarized Zone

Last frontier of the Cold War.
37.9556, 126.6766
Pyongyang, North Korea

Victorious Fatherland War Museum

A vast museum devoted to North Korea's victories against its imperialist enemies.
39.0256, 125.7362
Pyongyang, North Korea

Ryugyong Hotel

North Korea's massive "hotel of doom."
39.0364, 125.7306
Pyongyang, North Korea

Kim Il-sung Square

One of the largest public squares in the world, named after the former DPRK supreme leader.
39.0196, 125.7526
Juche Tower.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Juche Tower

A highly symbolic tower in honor of Supreme Leader Kim Il-sung's personal philosophy.
39.0177, 125.7636
Chollima Statue
Pyongyang, North Korea

Chollima Statue

This North Korean pegasus statue was built as a symbol of the speed and perseverance of North Korean workers.
39.0379, 125.7424
Visitors bowing in a show of respect for North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il on Mansudae (Mansu Hill) in Pyongyang, North Korea.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Mansu Hill Grand Monument

A giant bronze monument to Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il is one of the most sacred sites in North Korea.
39.0305, 125.7540
Pyongyang, North Korea

Ideals of the North Korean Workers' Party Monument

A symbol of the Workers' Party of North Korea.
39.0279, 125.7764
Kumsusan Palace of the Sun
Pyongyang, North Korea

Kumsusan Palace of the Sun

A former palace transformed into a mausoleum for North Korea's supreme leaders.
39.0632, 125.7889
You can rent an audio guide when you're there.
Puerto Princesa, Philippines

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River

Five miles of underground river link lake to ocean.
10.1667, 118.9167
Singapore

Bronze Bathers

The most playful of the life-sized statues that make up Singapore's "People of the River."
1.2869, 103.8495
Water gushes down a green mountain at Asik-Asik falls.
Alamada, Philippines

Asik-Asik Falls

This wondrous waterfall rushing down a green-covered mountain wasn't discovered until 2010.
7.5616, 124.5355
Aside from the fact that the bell tower "sinks," one of the curious things about this tower is its distance from the main cathedral. Pictured here from a nearby park, the cathedral itself cannot be seen.
Laoag City, Philippines

The Sinking Bell Tower

It is believed that the historic tower is sinking at a rate of an inch a year, though no one is completely sure why.
18.1949, 120.5945
The 272 steps to the main cave, guarded by Murugan
Batu Caves, Malaysia

Batu Caves

Holy Hindu shrine in an enormous, monkey-filled limestone cavern.
3.2419, 101.6868
(Flickr/DoNotLick)
Ngong Ping, Hong Kong

Tian Tan Buddha

Valley in Hong Kong holds a tranquil Buddha that wants your money.
22.2526, 113.8997
Chunking Mansions malls.
Hong Kong

Chungking Mansions

Teeming with illegal goods and services, this towering maze of vice is also a popular tourist accommodation.
22.2965, 114.1728
Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor, Cambodia.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle.
13.3586, 103.8626
Originally a high school, Tuol Seng was converted into a high security prison.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Tuol Sleng

Khmer Rouge's high security prison.
11.5487, 104.9179
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh Memorial Stupa

5,000 skulls in memorial to those killed by the Khmer Rouge.
11.4844, 104.9019
A wax likeness of Marcos at his desk in Batac
Batac, Philippines

Marcos Museum and Mausoleum

The late, disgraced President's embalmed remains displayed for all to see… theoretically.
18.0550, 120.5629
Philippines

Vulcan Point

An island in the middle of a lake, in the middle of a volcano, in the middle of a bigger lake, in the middle of a bigger island, in an archipelago, in the Pacific Ocean.
14.0145, 121.0004
Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary
Corella, Philippines

Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary

There is a patch of Philippines forest that is devoted to saving the lives of an emotionally sensitive species of google-eyed primates.
9.6833, 123.9167
Sagada, Philippines

Sagada

Hundreds of hanging coffins on cliffs and caves in the Philippines.
17.0841, 120.9251