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Icehotel
Kiruna, Sweden

Icehotel

The world's first ice hotel is still one of the most elaborate and beautiful.
67.8509, 20.5954
Jellyfish Lake
Koror, Palau

Jellyfish Lake

An isolated dive site teeming with cnidarians.
7.1611, 134.3761
Fleury-devant-Douaumont, France

Douaumont Ossuary

This modern French ossuary contains the jumbled bones of 130,000 WWI soldiers.
49.2075, 5.4242
Sacsayhuamán
Cusco, Peru

Sacsayhuamán

The stones of this Incan wall complex fit together so well you couldn't fit a piece of paper between some of them.
-13.5098, -71.9817
A display of Antarctic Rations
Antarctica

Antarctic Exploration Museum & Post Office

The best place to send your postcards home from Antarctica.
-64.8167, -63.5000
South Sikkim, India

Tashiding Monastery

Miraculous vase predicts the future at this Tibetan Buddhist site in the Himalayas.
27.3404, 88.2509
South Island, New Zealand

Franz Josef Glacier

The glacier tucked within a New Zealand rainforest.
-43.4667, 170.1833
Paro, Bhutan

Paro Taktsang: The Tiger's Nest Monastery

This small monastery on a cliff in Bhutan where the 'Second Buddha' is said to have meditated.
27.4917, 89.3633
Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Shwenandaw Kyaung Temple

A grand example of 19th century Burmese teak architecture, and the most significant of Mandalay's historic buildings.
22.0006, 96.1138
Aksum, Ethiopia

Obelisk of Axum

Massive stele returned to Ethiopia after 70 years in Rome.
14.1318, 38.7141
La Cité, Carcassonne
Carcassonne, France

La Cité Médiévale de Carcassonne

Historic medieval fortified city in southwest France.
43.2066, 2.3662
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's First Street

Historic Hull Street was actually the first street with a proper name in the Boston area.
42.3674, -71.0570
The head of Sibelius.
Helsinki, Finland

Sibelius Monument

An abstract monument to a symphonic composer.
60.1821, 24.9134
Oslo, Norway

Fram Museum

Housing the famous Norwegian ice-defying 19th century polar exploration ship.
59.9032, 10.6985