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Mexico City, Mexico

The Cake Room at Pastelería Ideal

Where layer cakes tower above one’s head and there is never a shortage of icing.
Issaquah, Washington

Treehouse Point

A whimsical village of unique treehouses within a Washington forest.
Ishinomaki, Japan

Cat Island

On Japan's Tashirojima Island, cats are king.
Manchester Township, New Jersey

Cathedral of the Air

Beautiful stained glass depictions of the history of human flight fill this surprising chapel.
Iceland, Iceland

The Freezer

A world-class theater sits hidden in this remote town in West Iceland.
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Mosaic School

Assemble a masterpiece at the first and only North American school exclusively dedicated to mosaic art.
Culver City, California

The Museum of Jurassic Technology

A modern day curiosity cabinet.
Glendale, California

Museum of Neon Art

A one-of-a-kind collection of a unique medium.
Los Angeles, California

Angels Flight

Historic funicular railway, believed to be the shortest railroad in the world.
Los Angeles, California

Triforium

A visionary, futuristic sculpture in Los Angeles that never met its extraterrestrial potential.
Saint-Cloud, France

Le Grand K

The global standard for the exact mass of one kilogram sits under lock and key outside Paris.
DeKalb, Illinois

The Egyptian Theatre

This architectural stunner is one of the few surviving Egyptian Revival theaters in the U.S.
Williamsburg, Virginia

President Heads

43 giant busts of U.S. presidents are sitting in a field in Virginia.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mount Moriah Cemetery

An abandoned cemetery lies in ruins as the surrounding forest swallows it whole.
New York, New York

Frick Bowling Alley

Bowl in splendor, if you're lucky.
Los Angeles, California

Musso and Frank Grill

This star-studded Old Hollywood restaurant is where Fettucine Alfredo made its United States debut.
Santa Monica, California

Pacific Park Solar Ferris Wheel

A second generation sun-powered marvel lights up the night.
Inglewood, California

Randy's Donuts

A giant donut stands as a popular symbol of Los Angeles iconography.
Los Angeles, California

UCLA Meteorite Collection

What began with a single, 357-pound chunk of the Canyon Diablo meteorite is now an impressive collection. .
Los Angeles, California

Bob Baker Marionette Theater

Historic marionette theater features 3,000 handmade puppets and free cups of ice cream.
Los Angeles, California

The Museum of Death

World's largest collection of serial killer artwork and other macabre exhibits.
Los Angeles, California

Brown Derby

Outposts of this restaurant chain were shaped like jaunty chapeaus.
Los Angeles, California

Velaslavasay Panorama

Panorama exhibition hall in old silent theater with a beautiful backyard garden.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Micropia

The world's first zoo for microbes collecting the horrible and wonderful things living on and around us.