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Rome, Italy

Torre Argentina (Roman Cat Sanctuary)

Hundreds of lucky felines haunt the ruins where Caesar was murdered.
Rome, Italy

The Aventine Keyhole

Rome's semi-secret peephole vista is also a former Crusader stronghold.
Rome, Italy

Santa Francesca Romana

St. Francesca Romana, patron saint of drivers, resides in the church she founded.
Rome, Italy

Sculpture of Giovanni Paolo II

A sculpture serving as an homage to Pope John Paul II.
Helsingør, Denmark

Kronborg Castle (Elsinore)

Old Danish castle immortalized in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Bago, Myanmar (Burma)

Shwethalyaung Buddha of Bago

The second largest reclining Buddha in the world got "lost" for over 120 years.
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya

An ancient stone fortress considered by many to be the eighth wonder of the world.
San Andrés Cholula, Mexico

Church of Santa María Tonantzintla

An indigenous take on European design creates a stunning visual overload.
San Andrés Cholula, Mexico

The Great Pyramid of Cholula

An Aztec temple, the largest man-made pyramid in the world, sits buried in earth with a Spanish church set on top.
Papantla de Olarte, Mexico

Monumento al Volador (Monument to the Flyer)

A massive yet whimsical statue pays homage to the art and joy of "flight."
Mexico City, Mexico

Soumaya Museum

66,000 pieces of art, donated by one of the world's richest men.
Mexico City, Mexico

Chapultepec Castle

The only castle in North America to ever house actual sovereigns.
Jaipur, India

Palace of Winds

The 953 windows undoubtedly make this the world's most beautiful screened porch.
Jaipur, India

Jantar Mantar

The world's largest sundial, made entirely out of stone.
New Delhi, India

Iron Pillar of Delhi

An ancient iron pillar in Delhi that seems to be rustproof.
Ngong Ping, Hong Kong

Tian Tan Buddha

Climb to the top of the world's largest seated bronze Buddha.
Chhatarpur, India

Temples of Khajuraho

Temples adorned with intricate, erotic sculptures make up one of the "seven wonders" of India.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath Monkey Temple

Sacred Buddhist home of some spiritual monkeys.
Myingyan, Myanmar (Burma)

Mount Popa

Myanmar's Mount Olympus atop a 2,500-foot volcanic plug.
Myanmar (Burma)

Thanboddhay Pagoda

Luxurious devotion and 500,000 images of Buddha in Myanmar.
Min Kun, Myanmar (Burma)

The Mingun Pagoda and Bell

Gigantic unfinished stupa and the world's 2nd largest bell.
Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Shwenandaw Kyaung Temple

A grand example of 19th century Burmese teak architecture, and the most significant of Mandalay's historic buildings.
Shush, Iran

Tomb of Daniel

Burial site of a Jewish prophet revered in Iran.