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The Fountain of the Innocents is one of the few surviving pieces of the lost cemetery.
Paris, France

Fountain of Innocents

A 16th-century fountain marks the site of a lost medieval cemetery once filled with mass graves.
48.8606, 2.3469
The "sweets-go-round" looking into the Milk Stand.
Tokyo, Japan

Kawaii Monster Cafe

A Japanese concept restaurant that feels like a party thrown by the monsters in your closet.
35.6692, 139.7061
Totoro stares out
Tokyo, Japan

Ghibli Museum

A magical place that lets you play in and explore the world of Studio Ghibli.
35.6962, 139.5704
Palace of the Winds.
Jaipur, India

Palace of Winds

The 953 windows undoubtedly make this the world's most beautiful screened porch.
26.9124, 75.7873
Illuminated Lotus petals at night (Flickr/blond avenger)
New Delhi, India

Bahá'í Lotus Temple

A blooming house of worship for the masses.
28.5533, 77.2586
Boudhanath Stupa
Kathmandu, Nepal

Boudhanath Stupa

One of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world keeps an eye out in every direction.
27.7215, 85.3620
Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath Monkey Temple

Sacred Buddhist home of some spiritual monkeys.
27.7152, 85.2899
Paro, Bhutan

Paro Taktsang: The Tiger's Nest Monastery

This small monastery on a cliff in Bhutan where the 'Second Buddha' is said to have meditated.
27.4917, 89.3633
Paro Airport.
Paro, Bhutan

Paro Airport

Himalayan airport provides one of the most difficult landings in the world.
27.4333, 89.4167
Garden of Phallus.
Thimphu, Bhutan

Garden of Phallus (Wangchuk Chenmoi Dümra)

This garden is very fertile.
27.4714, 89.6313
Head on view of the Buddha Dordenma statue
Thimphu, Bhutan

Buddha Dordenma Statue

This giant Buddha statue has 125,000 smaller Buddhas hidden inside it.
27.4438, 89.6455
View of Trongsa Dzong from Trongsa village
Trongsa, Bhutan

Trongsa Dzong

The largest and, arguably, most scenic fortress in Bhutan.
27.4997, 90.5050
Chimi Lhakhang
Punakha, Bhutan

Chimi Lhakhang

This penis-focused monastery is dedicated to Buddhism's "Divine Madman."
27.5921, 89.8797
Toilet hot pot. Appetizing!
Datong District, Taiwan

Modern Toilet Restaurant

Looking for a crappy restaurant? Pull up a porcelain bowl and enjoy your meal.
25.0487, 121.5077
Memorial Hall with Taipei 101 in the background.
Xinyi District, Taiwan

Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall

Memorial to the father of the Republic of China.
25.0400, 121.5599
Visitors at the Kuroshio Sea main tank
Motobu, Japan

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

One of the world's largest tanks mimics the experience of watching rare whale sharks, giant rays, and deep sea creatures from the ocean floor.
26.6945, 127.8781
Mount Aso Caldera
Aso, Japan

Mount Aso Caldera

The largest volcanic caldera in Japan holds an entire city in its maw.
32.8850, 131.1042
The pavilion.
Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea

Vantablack Hyundai Pavilion

The darkest building on Earth was built for the snow-white scenery of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
37.6542, 128.6717
Different varieties of kimchi at the museum.
Seoul, South Korea

Museum Kimchikan

Tracking the 1,500-year history of Korea's star cabbage.
37.5735, 126.9849
Tripitaka Koreana
Hapcheon, South Korea

Tripitaka Koreana

Over 80,000 carved wood blocks make up one of the world's oldest intact Buddhist canons.
35.8013, 128.0976
Astana, Kazakhstan

Bayterek Tower

A modern tower, symbolizing the legend of a golden egg on top of the tree of life.
51.1283, 71.4305
Inside the entertainment complex
Astana, Kazakhstan

Khan Shatyr

An entertainment center in a huge transparent tent.
51.1202, 71.4013
Baku, Azerbaijan

Yanar Dağ (Fire Mountain)

Mysterious hillside with a continuously burning natural fire.
40.5019, 49.8913
Ateshgah of Baku
Baku, Azerbaijan

Fire Temple of Baku

A shrine of fire worship built on top of a natural flame.
40.4273, 50.0402