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Slavutych, Ukraine

Slavutych

The last planned Soviet city was built for the former residents of Pripyat after the Chernobyl disaster.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Golden Gate of Kyiv

A reconstructed medieval gateway that was the magnificent entrance to the capital city dating back to 1037.
Wellington, New Zealand

Paddy the Wanderer Fountain

A memorial to Wellington's well-loved, well-traveled wharf dog.
Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch Basilica

The ruins of New Zealand's largest classical-style church.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Airport Runway

High winds and a short landing strip make this one of the scariest runways in the world.
Sydney, Australia

SS Ayrfield

Nature is leading a successful mutiny on this century-old freighter.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Holodomor Victims Memorial

The haunting complex honors the millions of Ukrainians who died in the forced famine under Soviet rule.
Christchurch, New Zealand

185 Chairs

An unusual and powerful memorial in which earthquake victims are remembered by empty white chairs.
Larnachs Castle, New Zealand

Larnach Castle

One of New Zealand’s few castles boasts beautiful gardens, grand architecture, and a history filled with family drama.
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Lake Tekapo

A perfect turquoise lake colored with glacier dust.
Bulls, New Zealand

The Town of Bulls

The "punniest place on Earth” has nearly as many bull-themed puns as it does people.
Melbourne, Australia

Phar Lap

Taxidermy of the racing horse with a huge heart, who inspired hope in the Depression.
Melbourne, Australia

Gog and Magog

These mythological giants take time out of their busy day guarding a Victorian market to let you know what time it is.
Wellington, New Zealand

Moniac Machine

A strange machine made to evaluate the world economy using water and lots of tubes.
Clifton Hill, Australia

Clifton Hill Shot Tower

The largest shot tower in Australia is a unique reminder of industrial ammunitions history.
Docklands, Australia

Cow Up a Tree

This piece of Australian modern art is part joke and part history.
Bundoora, Australia

Larundel Mental Asylum

Dilapidated ruins that once treated a notorious young serial killer, currently hosting vandals, squatters, and ghost hunters.
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine

If you've ever wanted to tear Hello Kitty apart with your teeth, this is the place.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

A'DAM Lookout and Over The Edge Swing

This 22-floor tower's Skydeck offers panoramic views of Amsterdam.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Our Lord in the Attic

The attic of a four-century-old canal house hides a clandestine church.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam

Established in 1638 to battle the Black Death, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam is a treasure trove of rare flora.
Zaandam, Netherlands

The Clog Museum

A Dutch clog company in the town of Zaandam loves the wooden shoes so much it made a museum for them.
Volendam, Netherlands

Cigar Band House

Mosaics created from 11 million cigar bands.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oude Kerk

Amsterdam's oldest church, and the center of Dutch prostitution.