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Helene Sedlmayr, the toy-selling young beauty of Munich
Munich, Germany

Schönheitengalerie (Gallery of Beauties)

King Ludwig I's collection of beautiful women.
48.1583, 11.5033
Marshall Brunnen.
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt Wishing Wells

Carved fountains poignantly placed in parks and in front of special monuments.
50.1115, 8.6805
Waterfall with the gate open
Kirnitzschtal, Germany

Lichtenhain Waterfall

A small man-controlled waterfall powers an Art Nouveau elevator and is accessed via narrow gauge, solar-powered tramway.
50.9292, 14.2433
Powerline Eberdingen-Riet. (Wikimedia Commons)
Vaihingen an der Enz, Germany

Powerline Eberdingen-Riet

20kV overhead line with a garland-like cable.
48.8928, 8.9668
Surigao City, Philippines

Mabua Pebble Beach

A unique beach made of a myriad of multi-sized pebbles.
9.7571, 125.5138
Luang Pho Dang
Ko Samui, Thailand

Mummy of Luang Pho Dang

Self-mummified monk who wears sunglasses and has become a gecko hatchery.
9.5120, 100.0136
Memorial Hall with Taipei 101 in the background.
Xinyi District, Taiwan

Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall

Memorial to the father of the Republic of China.
25.0400, 121.5599
The White Temple
Tambon Pa O Don Chai, Thailand

Wat Rong Khun

White Buddhist Temple with a golden restroom.
19.8242, 99.7631
Greek-orthodox Church
Golan

Quneitra

Ghost Town in the Demilitarized Zone of the Golan Heights.
33.1222, 35.8249
tx. Hương Thủy, Vietnam

The Tomb of Nguyen Emperor Khai Dinh

An extravagant monument to an extravagantly unpopular Emperor.
16.3989, 107.5903
Socotra Island
Yemen

Socotra Island

The most alien-looking place on Earth.
12.4835, 53.8605
Turkey

Gobekli Tepe

Hunter-gatherer architecture believed to be the oldest religious complex known.
37.2172, 38.8544
View of the village and some of the terraced fields (Wikimedia Commons)
Shaharah, Yemen

Shaharah

One of the most remote and isolated villages on the Arabian Peninsula.
16.1837, 43.7047
Dunes of Liwa. Courtesy of Sammy Dallal
Mezairaa, United Arab Emirates

Singing Sand Dunes of Liwa

Over the dunes of the Empty Quarter, the mysterious music of the desert.
23.1444, 53.7912
Famagusta, Cyprus

Varosha Beach Resort

A 1970s resort city now stands abandoned, caught in the middle of a divided island.
35.1165, 33.9590
Klagenfurt, Austria

Minimundus

The world's most important buildings shrunk to a tiny size.
46.6204, 14.2634
(Flickr/milenamihail)
Gemeinde Sankt Florian, Austria

St. Florian Ossuary

The personal charnel house of Anton Bruckner.
48.2043, 14.3679
Agios Tychon, Cyprus

Ancient Sex Curse of Cyprus

Sex curse discovered on ancient tablet in Cyprus.
34.7128, 33.1431
Graz, Austria

Fairytale Grotto Line

Fantastic stories on a miniature railroad.
47.0729, 15.4361
Linz, Austria

Grottenbahn

Ride a dragon train into a world of dwarves.
48.3242, 14.2562
Leoben, Austria

Justizzentrum Leoben

Austria's 5-star prison.
47.3774, 15.1053
West Gate and Caesar's Tree
Lo-Reninge, Belgium

Caesar's Tree

A taxus-tree to which Julius Caesar reputedly tied his horse.
50.9803, 2.7456
Waldviertel Pyramid
Ober Neustift, Austria

Waldviertel Pyramid

A pyramid in Central Europe of unknown origin.
48.5760, 15.0615
Kazanlak, Bulgaria

Buzludzha Monument

An abandoned saucer-shaped monument in the Bulgarian mountains.
42.7360, 25.3936