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Tai Po, Hong Kong

Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees

A pair of trees near a Hong Kong shrine are said to grant wishes, but only the ones they hold on to.
China

Yangshuo and Moon Hill

Natural arch gives panoramic views of Yangshuo's karst hills.
Kirksville, Missouri

Museum of Osteopathic Medicine

A museum devoted to osteopathy and its creator, Andrew Still.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
San Francisco, California

Japanese Tea Garden

Relics of the 1894 Midwinter Exposition continue to delight visitors today.
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Lawn Bowling Club

The oldest lawn bowling club in the United States.
San Francisco, California

Westin St. Francis Hotel

Only hotel where you can legally launder money.
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest.
Fengdu, China

Fengdu Ghost City

City of Ghosts attracts tourists from all over looking to learn about the Chinese vision of the afterlife.
Lyme, Connecticut

Gillette Castle

Quirky castle designed by the American actor best known for portraying Sherlock Holmes on stage.
San Francisco, California

Spanish Monastery Stones

Remains of a 12th century chapter house in Golden Gate Park.
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Central Station

A Beaux-Arts triumph temporarily saved from demolition, but with an uncertain future.
Beitou District, Taiwan

Bei Tou Incinerator

Waste incinerator with a restaurant on its chimney.
Xinyi District, Taiwan

Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall

Memorial to the father of the Republic of China.
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave

World's longest known cave.
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Cow Head

Standing guard on top of an old, vacant ice cream shop used in the movie "8 Mile."
Detroit, Michigan

Belle Isle Aquarium

The Beaux Art aquarium boasts a vast collection of saltwater and freshwater fish on an island in the Detroit River.
Detroit, Michigan

Baker's Keyboard Lounge

World's oldest operating jazz club, in operation since May 1934.
Traverse City, Michigan

Traverse City State Hospital

Former self-sufficient mental institution now a planned community.
Allen Park, Michigan

Uniroyal Giant Tire

The 80 foot tire which looms over Michigan's I-94 was once a Ferris wheel in the New York World Fair.
Detroit, Michigan

The World's Largest Stove

Weighing 30,000 pounds, this monument represents Detroit's first industrial era.
Detroit, Michigan

Grand Army of the Republic Building

Detroit’s downtown castle is one of the oldest structures in the city.
Banff, Alberta

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies.
Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford Circus Fire Memorial

Memorial to one of the most fatal fires in both circus and U.S. history.