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Phela, Thailand

Phra Nang Cave

A phallic shrine to a princess goddess in Krabi, Thailand.
Drabeši parish, Latvia

Araisi Lake Fortress

This wooden recreation of a 9th century lake village looks as though it was built yesterday (which it relatively was).
Irbene, Latvia

Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Center

This impressively complicated radioastronomy research center was once a tool of Soviet spies.
Belpasso, Italy

Mount Etna

The world's most active stratovolcano is almost always erupting.
Argolis, Greece

Mycenae

This legendary city has been a tourist attraction for centuries.
Heraklion, Greece

Knossos

A minotaur, a labyrinth, and a dubious restoration pull in visitors from around the world.
Greece

The Oracle of Delphi

The hallucinogenic center of the ancient world.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby

The most loyal of little dogs, or a Victorian era publicity stunt?
Ironbridge, England

The Iron Bridge

This bridge is the first to be made entirely from iron, but designed like it was still made of wood.
Congleton, England

Little Moreton Hall

This logic-defying 16th-century Tudor manor still stands to the delight and astonishment of onlookers.
Mow Cop, England

Mow Cop Castle

This crumbling folly looks like an enchanted left over from Middle Earth.
Stonehaven, Scotland

Dunnottar Castle

The ruins of this gorgeous clifftop castle look like something from a fantasy novel.
Chester, England

Chester Rows

Mysteriously stacked storefront paths give this medieval British town an iconic style like none other.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
Toronto, Ontario

CN Tower Stairs

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase.
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
New York, New York

Burger Joint

Slyly buy a shake in the Parker Meridien lobby.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
New York, New York

The 'Ghostbusters' Firehouse

Try not to get slimed in Tribeca.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Boston, Massachusetts

USS Constitution

Berthed at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, "Old Ironsides" is the oldest commissioned warship still afloat.
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.