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Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
Shanghai, China

Oriental Pearl Tower

The once highest point in China blends symbolic design with a kick of adrenaline.
Beijing, China

Great Wall of China Slide

Why walk on this historical site when you can zoom down instead?
Beijing, China

The Forbidden City

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

Þingvellir

The picturesque birthplace of Icelandic democracy is drenched in the blood of its brutal past.
Vik, Iceland

Reynisdrangar

Three columns of volcanic rock shoot out of the ocean.
Iceland

Gullfoss (Golden Falls)

If a glacial river suddenly diving into a sheer chasm via a dramatic, multi-stage waterfall isn't peak Iceland, it's certainly close.
Iceland

Bridge Between Continents

Walk in the footsteps of the gods and straddle two tectonic plates.
Iceland

Kerid Crater Lake

This eye-popping Icelandic crater lake is surrounded by red volcanic rock.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Harpa

This stunning concert hall has become a symbol of Iceland's national recovery.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

One of the tallest buildings in Iceland, and perhaps, the most visually impressive.
Grindavík, Iceland

Blue Lagoon

Medicinal spa created with the discharge from a geothermal energy plant.
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Cliff Walk

Three and a half miles of cliffs, rocky beaches, Gilded Age mansions and 40 Steps to nowhere in particular.
Galway, Ireland

Seven Churches

While only two of the ancient buildings at this site are actually churches this was one of the earliest Irish pilgrimage sites ever.
Clare, Ireland

The Hole of the Sorrows

This singular Irish dolmen is more Frank Lloyd Wright than upright stonehenge.
Calgary, Alberta

Peace Bridge

With its webbed walls and bright red coloring, Calgary's iconic bridge looks like a finger trap puzzle stretched across the river.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Cape Spear Battery

A World War II gun battery sits at the easternmost point of North America.
Sydney, Nova Scotia

World's Largest Fiddle

On the waterfront of Sydney, Nova Scotia, a 60-ft. fiddle greets incoming ships.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Old Burying Ground

This historic cemetery stopped accepting bodies before many Canadian cities were founded.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Five Fishermen Restaurant

How would you like to dine in the same room where some of the Titanic's victims were embalmed?
Hartland, New Brunswick

Hartland Bridge

The world's longest covered bridge is a quaint and incredible wooden tunnel.
Moncton, New Brunswick

Moncton Magnetic Hill

A mysterious spot where the laws of gravity seem not to apply.
O'Leary, Prince Edward Island

Canadian Potato Museum

This sprawling collection hides many charms.
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto PATH

The largest underground system of its kind runs under one of Canada's largest urban centers.