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Albuquerque, New Mexico

Historic Microsoft Headquarters Plaque

One of the world’s most powerful corporations was established on a random Albuquerque street corner.
Singapore

Old Hill Street Police Station

Rainbow shutters decorate this former police station.
Singapore

Prisoner of War Steps

The history of those incarcerated in Singapore during World War II is etched into the bricks of a popular staircase.
Singapore

House of Tan Teng Niah

This house is one of the most colorful in the country, and is the last remaining example of a historic villa.
Singapore

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum

This $62 million dollar temple was erected to house one little dental fragment of religious history.
Singapore

Gardens by the Bay

Singapore's landscaping project is home to 18 incredible Supertrees.
Giverny, France

Claude Monet House and Gardens

At Monet's beloved home you can still see the Japanese bridge, waterlilies, and weeping willows that were the subjects of some of his most iconic paintings.
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Metro Art Gallery

Stockholm's decidedly unique public transit system has doubled as the world's longest art gallery for decades.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Center of the Universe

Apparently, the whole cosmos emanates from this plain concrete tower.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Petroglyph National Monument

Thousands of pieces of art have been carved into the rock at the site of an ancient volcanic eruption.
Jemez Springs, New Mexico

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

A unique geological area spiked with wind-carved rocks that resemble teepees.
Los Cerrillos, New Mexico

Origami in the Garden

Giant origami sculptures tucked into desert scenery beckon passers-by to explore further.
Primm, Nevada

Prizm Outlets

This former shopping outlet is now adorned with beautiful graffiti and murals.
Henderson, Nevada

Three Kids Mine

This former open-pit manganese mine is now a massive graffiti canvas.
Boulder City, Nevada

Black Canyon National Water Trail

See Hoover Dam and the bypass bridge from a perspective usually off-limits to the public, and float the upper part of the Black Canyon National Water Trail.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas Strip Benchmarks

These markers are used to determine the ground stability of the Strip.
Hiroshima, Japan

Human Shadow Etched in Stone

An eerie reminder to the horrors of World War II.
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima Peace Memorial

Peace Park and the Atomic Bomb Dome.
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima's Hypocenter

A plaque marks the site directly below the mid-air detonation of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima.
Kyoto, Japan

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

The 10,000 Torii shrine.
Da Nang, Vietnam

Da Nang Cathedral

This candy-pink cathedral of Da Nang is also known as the Chicken Church.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Reunification Palace

Meant to be a lavish presidential home, the palace became a symbol of the fall of South Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon

Witnesses claim the Virgin Mary statue outside the church once mysteriously shed a single tear.