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Berlin, Germany

Berlin Victory Column

A monument to the three wars that led to German unification towers within a Berlin traffic circle.
Berlin, Germany

Bahnhof Berlin Zoologischer Garten

Metro station with a claim to rock n' roll fame.
Dalat, Vietnam

Da Lat Crazy House

A Surreal flight of architectural fancy in Vietnam's Central Highlands.
Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands One-Lane Tunnels

The narrow passages will challenge even the bravest driver.
Bodo, Norway

Saltstraumen Maelstrom

World's strongest whirlpool.
Vågan, Norway

Lofoten Krigsminnemueum (Lofoten War Memorial Museum)

A comprehensive collection of Nazi artifacts, including a painting believed to be by Hitler.
Kirkjubøur, Faroe Islands

St. Magnus Cathedral

This mysterious, medieval cathedral remains unbuilt but fiercely protected.
Múli, Faroe Islands

Múli

Despite only finally receiving electricity in 1970 this tiny town is already deserted.
Faroe Islands

Lake Sørvágsvatn

The largest lake in the Faroe Islands seems to be held hundreds of feet above sea level thanks to an optical illusion.
Ahiaruhe, New Zealand

Stonehenge Aotearoa

This modern New Zealand attraction honors ancient forms of astronomy and scientific understanding.
Żagań, Poland

Stalag Luft III Prisoner Camp Museum

The site of one of the largest prison escapes of World War II.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Airport Runway

High winds and a short landing strip make this one of the scariest runways in the world.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Cable Car

New Zealand's only running funicular railway.
Berriedale, Australia

Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)

This controversial museum includes such detested exhibits as a chocolate suicide bomber and fecal-smelling digestion machine.
Naoshima, Japan

Bennesse Art Site Naoshima

A Japanese corporation has turned this small island town into living modern art gallery.
Hiroshima, Japan

A-bomb Memorial

Peace Park and the A-bomb dome.
Kiruna, Sweden

LKAB’s Visitor Center

The world's largest underground iron ore mine.
Odawara, Japan

The Hydrangea Train

Coast along one of Japan’s many mountain railways for coveted views of magnificent Japanese hydrangeas.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Gastown Steam Clock

A working steam clock, one of only a few in the world, located in Vancouver's Victorian Gastown.
Montreal, Québec

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
Bicheno, Australia

Bicheno Blowhole

Granite rocks that concentrate waves into powerful jets.