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Brest, Belarus

Kafe Gagarin

Take Soviet nostalgia to new heights by toasting the first man in space over a full spread of Belarusian and Soviet fare.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Infinite Corridor

This nearly endless university hallway is home to a unique sunset known as "MIThenge."
San Francisco Mazapa, Mexico

La Gruta

Cool down and fill up after visiting Teotihuacán at this bar and restaurant in a deep, underground cave.
Brooklyn, New York

Abu's Homestyle Bakery

This family-owned bakery is one of the last places in Brooklyn to sell the Nation of Islam–inspired bean pie.
Acre, Israel

Or Torah Synagogue

This synagogue is covered in beautiful mosaics that explore the history of the Jewish people.
Portland, Oregon

Redux Boutique and Gallery

This Portland shop is brimming with natural wonders, local art, and handmade goods fashioned from recycled materials.
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London, England

Finch and Co Antiques

English antique dealers with a taste for the unusual.
Naples, Italy

Church of Santa Luciella ai Librai

An unusual "skull with ears" sits in the crypt of this small church tucked away at the end of a narrow alley.
Dallas, Texas

Thanks-Giving Square

A serene temple with stunning stained glass hides in downtown Dallas.
Oud-Zuilen, Netherlands

Planetarium Zuylenburg

This functional solar system model was inspired by the famous Eisinga Planetarium.
Sapporo, Japan

Dog's Roasted Sweet Potato Stand

The only thing sweeter than the potatoes is the canine proprietor of this roadside stall.
Taxco, Mexico

Casa Figueroa

This "cursed house" features secret rooms, hidden vaults, and dark escape tunnels.
Garraf, Spain

Bodegas Güell

This whimsical winery by Antoni Gaudí looks ripped from the pages of a fairytale.
Rome, Italy

Mirabilia Gallery

A wunderkammer of curious objects and intriguing art nestled within a hub of ancient Roman sites.
Boston, Massachusetts

Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame

A unique music museum housed in a historic Boston theater.
Herzliya, Israel

The Hermit House

This marvelous work of outsider architecture is built into the cliffs of an Israeli beach.
Port Townsend, Washington

Starrett House

The building features one of the last remaining free-floating spiral grand staircases in the U.S.
Iceland

Arctic Circle Marker

A giant concrete orb in far north Iceland marks the ever-shifting boundary.
Los Angeles, California

Cilantro Mexican Grill

A classically trained chef makes beloved burritos inside a gas station.
Oriolo Romano, Italy

Palazzo Altieri

This palatial building houses a remarkable gallery of papal portraits.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Vintage Sewing Center and Museum

Its incredible collection preserves 170 years of sewing machine history.
Brussels, Belgium

Musée des Arbalétriers (Museum of Crossbowmen)

This charming, hidden guild museum holds some 700 years of crossbow history.
Chahuaytire, Peru

Parque de la Papa

A highland eco-park celebrates more than a thousand varieties of tuber.
Wailea-Makena, Hawaii

Kanaio Coast

A cooled lava flow from the Haleakalā volcano formed these surreal-looking columnar basalt structures.