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Burren landscape
Corofin, Ireland

The Burren

A hugely vast Irish landscape of barren rock that stretches for miles.
53.0078, -9.0021
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
53.3440, -6.2567
Newgrange Passage Tomb Entrance
Meath, Ireland

Newgrange

The ancient tomb acts as a calendar that keeps perfect time.
53.6917, -6.4500
The Round Tower of Glendalough
Wicklow, Ireland

The Round Tower of Glendalough

This ancient Irish tower could easily have stood in for Rapunzel's prison.
53.0120, -6.3298
(Flickr/Vietnam and Cambodia)
Huế, Vietnam

Thien Mu Pagoda

Giant pagoda houses the car that drove Thích Quảng Đức to his death by self-immolation.
16.4582, 107.6111
A guillotine from the war
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

War Remnants Museum

Artifacts and memories from the Vietnam war, located in a place that experienced it first hand.
10.7791, 106.6926
Cu Chi Tunnels
Nhuận Đức, Vietnam

Cu Chi Tunnels

A nightmare for the claustrophobic lies hidden in Southeast Asia.
11.0624, 106.5272
Tây Ninh, Vietnam

Cao Dai Holy See

The lavish temple of the Cao Dai religion that includes Buddha, Mohammed, Joan of Arc, and Victor Hugo.
11.3062, 106.0961
Little Petra, Jordan.
Petra District, Jordan

Little Petra

A more chill but no less fascinating version of the famous ancient archeological site.
30.3741, 35.4497
The Oval Forum in Jerash, and the Cardo Maximus
Jerash, Jordan

The Ruins of Jerash

Gladiators battle and chariots race daily in the ruins of a once-great Roman city.
32.2769, 35.9056
Photo Courtesy the Long Now Foundation
Jordan

Petra

An ancient capital city 3000 years old and harboring many surprises.
30.3285, 35.4427
Qasr Amra
Jordan

Qasr Amra

A bathhouse from the second Islamic Caliphate decorated with frescoes of constellations, pleasure gardens, and naked ladies.
31.8019, 36.5862
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones.
55.2417, -6.5112
Jarlshof
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom

Jarlshof

This picturesque archeological site looks like it was pulled straight from a fantasy novel.
59.8688, -1.2929
The church's interior
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
41.4036, 2.1744
The GPO at night
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
53.3493, -6.2611
Street view of Casa Batlló
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudi's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design.
41.3917, 2.1650
The club space upstairs from the labyrinth
Berlin, Germany

Peristal Singum

Fall down the rabbit hole into a surreal journey of human consciousness "from ass to soul."
52.4973, 13.4654
Dome
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
51.5138, -0.1004
Miniature Walcheren
Middelburg, Netherlands

Miniature Walcheren

A 1:20 scale piece of the Netherlands commissioned by a queen lets visitors take a stroll as giants.
51.4805, 3.6321
Cell Doors
Dublin, Ireland

Kilmainham Gaol

One of Ireland's most infamous prisons for rebels including men, women and children.
53.3419, -6.3096
The Guardhouse Monkey
Mons, Belgium

The Guardhouse Monkey

Petting this mysterious iron monkey supposedly brings good luck.
50.4549, 3.9522
Cambridge, England

Corpus Clock & Chronophage

Numberless clock creates a meal of time for the dreaded, insectile Chronophage.
52.2008, 0.1193
Erlebnishotel Jailhotel
Lucerne, Switzerland

Erlebnishotel Jailhotel

Lucerne's central prison was converted into a tourist hotel with a bare minimum of changes.
47.0528, 8.3042