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London, England

The Clockmakers' Museum

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

Superkilen

An ultra-modern diversity park in Denmark has turned an entire city block electric pink.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Elephant Gate

Pre-Nazi swastikas adorn the sculpted pachyderms flanking this brewhouse portal.
Vientiane, Laos

Patuxai

When the USA donated cement and funds to expand the airport in Laos, the Laotians built a massive monument instead.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Kosmik Rum

Visitors are treated to a stained glass kaleidoscope interior inside this work of art.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Jorck's Passage

Site of the first radio and telephone broadcasting companies in Copenhagen.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Jarmers Tower

The only surviving piece of Copenhagen's 16th-century defensive wall.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Ghost Swastikas

The art museum is decorated with creatively remodeled pre-Nazi swastikas.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Jens Olsen's World Clock

The gilded, masterful astronomical clock will calculate time, dates, and planetary positions for thousands of years to come.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Nasothek Nose Collection

A collection of noses tucked inside an art museum reveals how times have changed.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Laksegade

This ordinary street was made infamous by a legendary visit from the devil.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Toga Vin & Ølstue

An old Danish political institution where members of government can grab a drink off the record.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Agnete and the Merman

Beneath Denmark's Højbro bridge, a bronze merman and his seven sons forever mourn for the mother and wife who left them for land.
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Genetically Modified Little Mermaid

Hans Christian Andersen for the postmodern world.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Rundetårn

The old observatory in Copenhagen has a spiral corridor used as a racetrack.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Wehrmacht Graffiti

Bored potato-guarding Nazis etched their thoughts onto a brick storage building in Copenhagen's Meatpacking District.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bascarsija

Oriental bazaar in the heart of Sarajevo.
Hong Kong

Chungking Mansions

Teeming with illegal goods and services, this towering maze of vice is also a popular tourist accommodation.
Micronesia

Nan Madol Ruins

The ruins of a South Pacific island city are spectacular and strange enough to have inspired H.P. Lovecraft.
Beiteddine, Lebanon

Beiteddine Palace

After this one-of-a-kind palace was built the architect's hands are said to have been cut off to keep it that way.
Yemen

Socotra Island

The most alien-looking place on Earth.
Tadjourah, Djibouti

Lac Assal

Rimmed by white crusts of salt on every edge, Lac Assal is one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world.
Wadi Rum Village, Jordan

Wadi Rum

Known as the "Valley of the Moon," this Jordanian wadi is one of the most amazing desertscapes on Earth.