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Tallinn, Estonia

Linnahall

An empty relic of the Moscow Olympics crumbles away in Estonia's capital.
Budapest, Hungary

Shoes on the Danube Promenade

A trail of iron footwear stands as a monument to the thousands executed along this riverbank during WWII.
Budapest, Hungary

Columbo Statue

Uh, pardon me, ma'am, but I couldn't help noticing that there's a Columbo statue in the middle of Budapest.
Budapest, Hungary

Timewheel

Possibly the world's largest hourglass only needs to be reset every New Year's Eve.
Budapest, Hungary

Memento Park

Budapest's Communist-era statues, banished to the suburbs.
Szigetszentmiklós, Hungary

Lakihegy Radio Tower

World's tallest cigar-shaped radio tower.
Riga, Latvia

P. Stradins Museum for History of Medicine

Medical museum that houses most notably the taxidermied remains of Vladimir Demikhov's famous two-headed dog experiment.
Riga, Latvia

The Corner House

A former Latvian headquarters of the brutal KGB secret police is now open as a grim reminder of their atrocities.
Bronx, New York

Van Cortlandt Park Monoliths

Small monoliths of several varieties of stone sit alongside a wooded path in the Bronx.
Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth Water Gardens

A modernist landscape of water and sci-fi concrete.
New York, New York

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

Celebrate Thanksgiving with pumpkin pie ice cream.
New York, New York

The Oldest Fence in New York

Built hundreds of years ago this downtown iron barrier once protected a much despised king.
New York, New York

The Woolworth Building

Once the tallest building in the world and the site of "the highest dinner ever held in New York" this building now holds the most expensive penthouse in the city.
Brooklyn, New York

Pratt Institute Engine Room

Haven for steampunks.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Army Terminal Building B

Empty, but not abandoned, this cavernous Brooklyn loading dock was once considered the largest individual building in the world.
Lebanon, Kansas

Geographic Center of the Contiguous United States

Small plaque marks the spot, but the true center is located about half a mile away on a private pig farm.
Wantage, New Jersey

High Point Monument

The highest point in New Jersey is marked by a massive, if simply named, obelisk.
Houston, Texas

Beer Can House

Beer lover's can-covered house.
Houston, Texas

National Museum of Funeral History

Fantastic collection celebrating the final send-off.
Margate City, New Jersey

Lucy the Elephant

Step inside Lucy, the world's largest "elephant."
Las Vegas, Nevada

National Atomic Testing Museum

Stepping away from the glitz of mobsters and casinos to learn about the other history of Vegas.
Brooklyn, New York

Sunny's Bar

Once a popular watering hole among longshoremen and shipyard workers, this neighborhood treasure spans more than 100 years of Red Hook history.
Moscow, Russia

Novodevichy Cemetery

Moscow's most popular cemetery includes the graves of numerous cosmonauts.
Moscow, Russia

Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics

Museum celebrating the achievements of the Soviet space program.