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'Akaka Falls
Pepeekeo, Hawaii

'Akaka Falls

These picturesque Hawaiian falls are home to a rare species of fish that uses a special sucker to climb up cliffs.
19.8531, -155.1565
The Queen Theater
Honolulu, Hawaii

The Queen Theater

The grand marquee of this abandoned Hawaiian theater remembers the building's elegant past.
21.2831, -157.7993
<em>Photo by <a href="http://www.showa-daibutu.com/index.html">showa-daibutu.com</a></em>
Aomori, Japan

Showa Daibutsu: The Great Showa Buddha of Seiryuji

The tallest bronze seated statue of the Buddha in Japan.
40.8219, 140.8183
Geyser, warning sign
Noboribetsu-shi, Japan

Jigokudani (Hell Valley)

A steaming, boiling hellscape sources Hokkaido's thermal baths.
42.4976, 141.1487
Watkins Home
Kearney, Missouri

Watkins Woolen Mill

One of America's first planned communities is preserved in a state park.
39.4005, -94.2546
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
51.5322, -0.1240
Ranau, Malaysia

Kundasang War Memorial

Four distinctly unique gardens commemorate the POWs who lost their lives during the Sandakan Death Marches of 1945.
5.9871, 116.5765
(Flickr/+kev)
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

Malaysia's floating mosque.
5.9765, 116.1158
The Mad Colored Houses of Burano
Venice, Italy

The Mad Colored Houses of Burano

The community on a small Venetian island has taken to painting their houses in bright neon hues.
45.4855, 12.4172
Waitomo, New Zealand

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

A cave lit with glowworms.
-38.2610, 175.1043
Cabazon Dinosaurs. Dinny the Dinosaur.
Cabazon, California

Cabazon Dinosaurs

"World's biggest dinosaur" featured in Pee Wee's Big Adventure, now houses a creationist museum in its abdomen.
33.9229, -116.7743
Pyongyang, North Korea

Kim Il-sung Square

One of the largest public squares in the world, named after the former DPRK supreme leader.
39.0196, 125.7526
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXiVVAVfiWw
Nara, Japan

Buddha's Nostril

Devoted Buddhists can earn enlightenment in the next life by crawling through this symbolic nostril.
34.6889, 135.8400
Nara, Japan

Tōdai-ji Daibutsuden (The Great Buddha Hall)

The former world's largest wooden building containing a giant Buddha, healing pillars, and tame deer which wander the grounds.
34.6890, 135.8398
Wahiawa, Hawaii

World's Largest Plant Maze

Race through the maze, get your name on the sign.
21.5260, -158.0376
Château Frontenac
Québec City, Québec

Château Frontenac

This lovely, if imposing, piece of Canadian gothic is possibly the most photographed hotel in the world.
46.8119, -71.2063
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Fairview Lawn Cemetery

The final resting place of 121 victims of the RMS Titanic, 42 of which may never be identified.
44.6610, -63.6214
Mortuary Bag No. 41
Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Titanic Mortuary Bag at The Maritime Museum of The Atlantic

A morbid piece of memorabilia from the most famous shipwreck in current history is just one of the many poignant artifacts in this Canadian collection.
44.6413, -63.5682
Royal Botanic Gardens
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
-33.8646, 151.2198
Noni Olabisi. 1992.Inspired by the Rodney King Riots of 1992
Los Angeles, California

Autry National Center

Wild West history in Hollywood style.
34.1474, -118.2823
Los Angeles, California

Pink's Hot Dogs

World-famous, Pink's still manages to keep its prized cult fetish status.
34.0840, -118.3444
Los Angeles, California

Galco's Soda Pop Stop

Shop selling 500 flavors of soda has something for everyone.
34.1186, -118.1935
Scotty's Castle at Sunset
Inyo, California

Scotty's Castle

Abandoned Jazz Age Dream Home and Con Man's Hide-Out in Death Valley Desert.
37.0323, -117.3410
Luhur Uluwatu Temple
Kuta Selatan, Indonesia

Luhur Uluwatu Temple

This Balinese sea temple is thought to be guarded by the hundreds of monkeys that live around it.
-8.8292, 115.0871