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Wuppertal, Germany

Schwebebahn Wuppertal

This "floating railway" is one of the world's oldest monorail systems.
Leverkusen, Germany

Bayer Cross

Largest illuminated advertisement sign in the world.
Leiden, Netherlands

Burcht van Leiden

This 11th-century castle sits so low you can't see it behind the surrounding buildings.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

'Beetle Sphere'

A unique work of automotive art calls this shopping center home.
Leiden, Netherlands

Temple of Taffeh

An ancient Egyptian temple sits within a modern European museum.
Leiden, Netherlands

The Wall Poems of Leiden

The works of poetry's biggest names grace the walls of the city of Leiden, all carefully painted by hand.
Dusseldorf, Germany

Rheinturm

This futuristic German television spire is actually the world's largest digital clock.
Højbjerg, Denmark

Grauballe Man

Preserved "bog person" that is over 2,000 years old.
Aarhus, Denmark

'Magic Mushrooms'

This inverted metropolis model is the artist's "revenge" for not being allowed to have a doll house as a kid.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Geological Museum

Museum on earth sciences featuring a recreation of a famous curiosity cabinet.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Church of Our Saviour

Climb to the top of its spiral spire for spectacular views of Copenhagen.
Tucson, Arizona

El Charro Cafe

One of the oldest Mexican restaurants in the United States air-dries its trademark beef in a dangling outdoor cage.
Tucson, Arizona

Lisa Frank Factory

The fading, forgotten remains of a once bright and booming factory.
Tucson, Arizona

Tucson's Retro Airport Control Tower

This iconic 1958 tower welcomes air travelers to Tucson with neon-lit letters and architectural style.
Green Valley, Arizona

Titan Missile Museum

America's only nuclear missile silo open to the public.
Tucson, Arizona

Mission San Xavier Del Bac

This church on a Tohono O'Odham reservation has stood since 1797.
Tucson, Arizona

Tucson Mineral and Gem World

A natural history wunderkammer in the middle of the desert.
Tucson, Arizona

Ignite Sign Art Museum

This collection of neon icons is preserving Arizona's history, one sign at a time.
Tucson, Arizona

Gordon Hirabayashi Campground

During World War II this was the site of an "honor camp" used as a prison for draft dodgers, Native American conscientious objectors, and Japanese-Americans—including a man who brought his case against the camp to the Supreme Court.
Oracle, Arizona

Biosphere 2

A reproduction of earth's many biomes.
Coolidge, Arizona

Casa Grande Ruins

Some of the tallest ancient American ruins continue to inspire awe and curiosity.
Phoenix, Arizona

'Her Secret Is Patience'

This striking public art installation is suspended above a public park, designed to gently move in the breeze.
Lemon Grove, California

The Giant Lemon of Lemon Grove

The Giant Lemon of Lemon Grove.