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Brussels, Belgium

Comic Strip Route

This collection of over 50 murals celebrates Brussels' rich history as the self-proclaimed home of the "comic strip."
Bruges, Belgium

Halve Maan Brewery Beer Pipeline

A beer pipeline runs beneath Bruges.
Bruges, Belgium

Smedenpoort Skull

The bronzed skull of a beheaded traitor was affixed to the city gate in the 17th century.
Bruges, Belgium

Frietmuseum

Potato-peeling mannequins, Inca art, and a dangling tuber mobile help trace the history of fries at this Belgian museum.
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Brock's Monument

This seemingly cursed monument is dedicated to one of Canada's great war heroes.
Hamilton, Ontario

City of Waterfalls

With well over 130 falls and cascades to brag about, Hamilton, Ontario has earned its stripes as the waterfall capital of the world.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Titanic Mortuary Bag

A morbid piece of memorabilia from the most famous shipwreck in current history is just one of the many poignant artifacts in this Canadian museum's collection.
Pacifica, California

Linda Mar Taco Bell

The most beautiful Taco Bell in the world even has surfboard parking.
Cooperstown, New York

The Cardiff Giant

A gigantic 10-foot tall stone man.
Buffalo, New York

Buffalo City Hall

The seat of Buffalo government is a gorgeous Art Deco palace.
Lansing, Michigan

World's Largest Lug Nut

Perched atop a brick smokestack, this enormous lug nut symbolizes the local minor league baseball team.
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit.
Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Golden Driller

The fifth tallest statue in the United States is a shirtless monument to the oil worker.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

45th Infantry Museum

A museum honoring Oklahoma military service, where you can look into Hitler's mirror and see a Mickey Mouse gas mask.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Praying Hands

These massive mitts are made of 30 tons of devotional bronze.
New Iberia, Louisiana

Jungle Gardens

A swamp and garden tour featuring local wildlife and exotic botanical specimens from around the world.
Atlanta, Georgia

Conjoined Calves of the Georgia State Capitol

A popular oddity on display in a stately building, offering a symbolic commentary.
St. Augustine, Florida

Castillo de San Marcos

The walls of America's oldest masonry fort famously "swallowed" cannonballs.
St. Augustine, Florida

Fort Matanzas National Monument

An 18th-century Spanish watchtower made entirely of seashell and concrete.
St. Augustine, Florida

The Ponce de León Hotel

A luxurious 1880s hotel with its fair share of Tiffany stained glass, Edison electricity, and of course, ghosts.
Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalleled view of Chicago.
New York, New York

African Elephants Diorama

This magnificent herd of stampeding elephants has been frozen in time for over a century.
Los Angeles, California

LAX Theme Building

This quirky UFO-shaped curiosity is often mistaken for the airport’s control tower.