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Ancient walls.
Erice, Italy

Phoenician Walls of Erice

Tourists to the mountaintop Sicilian town often overlook its ancient fortifications.
38.0382, 12.5871
Inside
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's House of Voodoo

A museum and shop on Bourbon Street located in the former home of the second Voodoo Queen of New Orleans.
29.9595, -90.0650
Abita Springs, Louisiana

Abita Mystery House

A museum of unusual collections, mini-towns, and a half-dog, half-alligator.
30.4774, -90.0363
Mosaics
Rabat, Malta

Domvs Romana

The remains of a 1st-century aristocratic Roman town house featuring beautiful well-preserved mosaics.
35.8851, 14.4004
The green sand on Papakōlea.
Naalehu, Hawaii

Papakōlea Beach

Semi-precious green sand on Hawaii's big island.
18.9361, -155.6465
Parker Ranch
Waimea, Hawaii

Parker Ranch

This Hawaiian cattle ranch acts as a museum devoted to the island cowboys that predate the wild west.
20.0199, -155.6821
Black Sand Beach
Pahala, Hawaii

Punalu`u Black Sand Beach

This black shoreline is made up of exploded lava particles.
19.1358, -155.5049
The Canada France Hawaii Telescope.
Hilo, Hawaii

Mauna Kea

Earth's tallest volcano is home to a dozen world-class observatories.
19.8244, -155.4733
'Akaka Falls
Pepeekeo, Hawaii

'Akaka Falls

These picturesque Hawaiian falls are home to a rare species of fish that uses a special sucker to climb up cliffs.
19.8531, -155.1565
A small group stands as close as they dare
Pāhoa, Hawaii

Big Island Lava Flow

Watch the newest land on the planet form before your eyes.
19.3956, -154.9331
Treehouse on top of a lava tube near the Volcano
Mountain View, Hawaii

Treehouse on top of Kilauea

A true treehouse near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
19.4269, -155.2286
Skygate from afar
Honolulu, Hawaii

Sky Gate

During the solar phenomenon "Lahaina Noon" this bendy, curvy sculpture forms a perfectly circular shadow on the ground.
21.3046, -157.8557
Blue skies, palm trees, American Florentine palace
Honolulu, Hawaii

Iolani Palace

The only royal palace on U.S. soil has been a territorial capitol, a military headquarters, and a prison for a queen.
21.3068, -157.8587
Byodo-In Temple.
Kaneohe, Hawaii

Valley of the Temples Memorial Park

An authentic replica of an Asian temple and garden hidden amongst the natural beauty of Hawaii.
21.4348, -157.8279
Looking out onto la Civita, the city center, from an ancient grotto in Sassi di Matera.
Matera, Italy

Sassi di Matera

People have been living in the cave houses on this Italian hillside since the Neolithic era.
40.6658, 16.6117
(Kuriositas)
Pompei, Italy

Thermopolia of Pompeii

Ancient snack bar of the Roman Empire re-opened.
40.7507, 14.4841
Ravello, Italy

Terrace of Infinity at Villa Cimbrone

Beautiful views and Roman-style statues on the Italian coast.
40.6442, 14.6111
The Monsters of Bomarzo
Bomarzo, Italy

The Monsters of Bomarzo

A 16th-century horror show built in a lovely Italian garden.
42.4910, 12.2462
The biggest cuckoo clock in the world.
Schonach im Schwarzwald, Germany

World's Largest Cuckoo Clock

A Black Forest cuckoo clock theme park features one timepiece big enough to walk inside.
48.1477, 8.2409
Buontalenti Grotto. (61736507/Flickr)
Florence, Italy

Buontalenti Grotta

A large grotto built in the 16th century amidst Florence's famous Boboli gardens.
43.7661, 11.2523
L’importuno di Michelangelo
Florence, Italy

L’importuno di Michelangelo

The famous sculptor left his mark on this Italian wall in an internationally protected example of street art.
43.7697, 11.2556
The upside-down fig tree.
Bacoli, Italy

Upside-Down Fig Tree

A tree that defies gravity grows in an ancient ruin.
40.8163, 14.0711
"Venus Kallipygos" - "Venus with the lovely ass"
Naples, Italy

Gabinetto Segreto

The once forbidden "secret cabinet" of erotic art from excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
40.8532, 14.2509
Plaster cast of a dog at Pompeii.
Pompei, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
40.7516, 14.4903