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Paris, France

Sculptures de Décure

Exquisite wall sculptures carved in secret by an early quarryman in an obscure corner of the Paris Catacombs.
Paris, France

59 Rivoli

Notorious artist squat renovated into legal studios.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Brigham City, Utah

Box Elder County Office Clocktower Clock

Designed in 1887, this clock from the county office clock tower has been restored and is on full display.
Big Pool, Maryland

Fort Frederick

A star fort along the C&O Canal in western Maryland that protected America in three wars.
Salt Lake City, Utah

Ensign Peak

In 1847, Brigham Young climbed this hill to survey the Salt Lake Valley and saw a fine place to build a city.
Washington, D.C.

Prospect House

An 18th-century townhouse that once hosted guests of the president.
Salt Lake City, Utah

Site of the World's First KFC

In 1952, this restaurant began selling the Colonel's “secret” recipe.
Lake Powell, Utah

Cathedral in the Desert

The damming of the Colorado River buried an iconic geologic formation before record-breaking drought brought it back.
London, England

Twinings Tea Shop

A 300-year-old tea shop that brought tea to the English people, not to mention the Queen herself.
Thompson Springs, Utah

Sego Canyon Rock Art

Thousands of years ago, Indigenous people painted images onto these canyon walls that are still on display today, provocative, mysterious, and enduring reminders of the people who lived here long ago.
Pignataro Maggiore, Italy

Castello Aragonese Calvi Risorta

Once home to the episcopal curia of the local diocese.
Goodland, Kansas

Giant Van Gogh Painting

Massive still life just off the highway in Kansas.
Halchita, Utah

Forrest Gump Point

The location where the iconic movie character declared it was time to go home.
Vernazza, Italy

Chapel of Santa Marta, Vernazza

This tiny chapel withstood a massive mudslide and flash flood.
Portovenere, Italy

'Mater Naturae'

Perched above a grotto, this tribute to Mother Nature looks out into the ocean.
Vienna, Austria

Karlskirche (St. Charles's Church)

Built to give thanks for the passing of a plague epidemic, this cathedral is a one-of-a-kind architectural hybrid.
Naples, Italy

Porta Nolana

This medieval city gate is now a blend of the past and the modern world.
Vernazza, Italy

Cinque Terre

Five candy-colored villages on the Italian Riviera.
Vernazza, Italy

Doria Castle

This amazing medieval fortress stands atop a promontory along the famous Cinque Terre.
Monterosso al Mare, Italy

Il Gigante

The bomb-ravaged remains of of a colossal Neptune.
Independence, Missouri

Independence Temple

This otherworldly church spire reaches up toward the heavens.
Saturnia, Italy

Terme di Saturnia

Geothermal waterfalls in Tuscany.
Assisi, Italy

Temple of Minerva

What appears to be an ancient Roman temple is actually a Catholic church.