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Dusseldorf, Germany

The Gehry Buildings of Dusseldorf Harbor

Twisted buildings adorn the banks of the Rhine river.
51.2166, 6.7602
Rheinturm
Dusseldorf, Germany

Rheinturm

This futuristic German television spire is actually the world's largest digital clock.
51.2179, 6.7617
Búðakirkja
Iceland

Búðakirkja

This black church sits alone among a field of lava rock.
64.8218, -23.3846
The fissure from the outside.
Iceland

Rauðfeldsgjá

This mountain fissure hides a secret path to a secluded mossy grotto within the rock itself.
64.7929, -23.6459
Iceland

Jökulsárlón

Iceland's largest lagoon is home to stunning multi-colored icebergs.
64.0736, -16.2048
Gljúfrafoss, Iceland
Iceland

Gljúfrafoss

This fantastical waterfall is hidden in a cave located in a cracked cliff.
63.6213, -19.9881
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

The tallest building in Iceland, and certainly one of the most visually impressive.
64.1417, -21.9266
All that remains of the bridge is two girders entangled on the edge of the sandur plain.
Iceland

Skeiðará Bridge Monument

Twisted girders are all that remain of an Icelandic bridge that was wiped out by a combination of volcanic heat and glacial floods.
63.9760, -17.0018
Svartifoss
Iceland

Svartifoss

The unique waterfall in Iceland's south features a backdrop of geometric black lava columns.
64.0210, -16.9816
Þingvellir
Iceland

Þingvellir

The picturesque birthplace of Icelandic democracy is drenched in the blood of its brutal past.
64.2581, -21.1250
A toxic-smelling steam rises from the mud.
Iceland

Námaskarð

A sulfuric martian landscape that looks far better than it smells.
65.6391, -16.8377
Grjótagjá
Iceland

Grjótagjá

This volcanic cave lake is essentially hard proof that Iceland is the most magical place on Earth.
65.6302, -16.8795
Vista over Goðafoss
Iceland

Godafoss

This elegant arc of a waterfall marks a religious turning point.
65.6800, -17.5400
When the tide is out one can clearly see the concrete support
Iceland

Hvítserkur

Rising from the sea like a stone monster.
65.6066, -20.6357
Akureyri, Iceland

Santa's Icelandic Workshop

Iceland: home to volcanoes, waterfalls and, apparently, Santa?
65.5800, -18.0920
Akureyri, Iceland

Giant Viking beer can

Akureyri is home to an oversized can of one of Iceland's favourite beers.
65.6911, -18.0902
Washington, D.C.

Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega

The "lovely red Vega" of the legendary record-settling pilot.
38.8879, -77.0200
New York, New York

City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier.
40.7134, -74.0046
The Ghostbusters Firehouse in 2018 following a major restoration.
New York, New York

Ghostbusters Firehouse

Don't get slimed in Tribeca.
40.7197, -74.0066
A perfect place for cocktails.
New York, New York

Radio City Music Hall's Secret Apartment

Built as a gift to the hottest tastemaker of the time, these hidden quarters remain an Art Deco showpiece.
40.7606, -73.9823
The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door.
51.4775, 0.0000
Greenwich Foot Tunnel
London, England

Greenwich Foot Tunnel

A 1,215-foot tunnel transports pedestrians beneath the River Thames.
51.4833, -0.0102
The long view of Cooper's Row
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.
51.5108, -0.0766
London, England

The Navigators

Ship-sized kinetic sculptural fantasy.
51.5052, -0.0841