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Hanoi, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh's perfectly preserved body has been on display here since 1975.
Thaton District, Myanmar (Burma)

Kyaiktiyo Pagoda

A precariously perched golden rock defies gravity and brings pilgrims from across Myanmar.
Sheyakhah Thalethah, Egypt

Unfinished Obelisk

The Largest Known Ancient Egyptian Obelisk.
Safita, Syria

Krak des Chevaliers

Ruins of the Crusaders' headquarters.
Athens, Greece

The Athenian Agora

This ancient Greek place of assembly and marketplace is being revealed layer by layer below the modern Athens cityscape.
Greece

The Oracle of Delphi

The hallucinogenic center of the ancient world.
Heraklion, Greece

Knossos

A minotaur, a labyrinth, and a dubious restoration pull in visitors from around the world.
Santa Barbara, California

Franceschi Park

The home of one of California's most important horticulturalists wilts amidst a lovely park.
Yucca Valley, California

Desert Christ Park

On a barren hillside in the Yucca Valley, the slowly decaying Desert Christ Park has attracted pilgrims and kitsch hunters for over 50 years.
Calipatria, California

Salvation Mountain

Self-built mound covered in messages of God's love.
Goulburn, Australia

Big Merino

Three-story concrete ram with a permanent gift shop.
Muswellbrook, Australia

Big Blue Heeler

Standing in celebration of where the cattle dog was bred.
Bowenfels, Australia

Big Miner's Lamp

Giant lamp houses the tourism information center.
Hillvue, Australia

Big Golden Guitar

Monument that stands 40 feet and weighs 1,000 pounds.
West Bathurst, Australia

Big Gold Panner

Hopefully inspecting his tin pan for little nuggets of gold.
Parkes, Australia

Parkes Radio Telescope

Giant dish located in a sheep paddock was primary receiver of Apollo 11 TV transmissions.
Arumpo, Australia

Mungo National Park

Prehistoric park filled with the fossils of dozens of extinct species including Australian megafauna.
White Cliffs, Australia

White Cliffs

Australia's first opal field led to a mining rush in the 1890s.
Broken Hill, Australia

Big Bench

Located on top of mines that run through Broken Hill.
Broken Hill, Australia

Broken Hill Sculpture Symposium

Twelve sculptures designed to make their best showing with the coming or going of the sun.
Villarrica, Chile

Caves of the Villarrica Volcano

One of Chile's most active volcanoes is riddled with beautiful caves.
Wanaka, New Zealand

Stuart Landsborough’s Puzzling World

New Zealand's epic shrine to all things puzzling.