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Cloaca machine at MONA
Berriedale, Australia

Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)

This controversial museum includes such detested exhibits as a chocolate suicide bomber and fecal-smelling digestion machine.
-42.8127, 147.2613
Sheffield, Australia

Tasmania's 'Town of Murals'

The once-dying town of Sheffield, Tasmania has reinvented itself as a village of painted wonders.
-41.3822, 146.3248
The magnificent temple at night.
Singapore

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum

This $62 million dollar temple was erected to house one little dental fragment of religious history.
1.2815, 103.8443
Lisbon, Portugal

Carmo Convent Ruins

Legacy of the earthquake that nearly wiped Lisbon off the face of the Earth.
38.7121, -9.1404
Santa Justa Lift
Lisbon, Portugal

Santa Justa Lift

This Industrial Age architectural and engineering gem helps visitors and residents alike traverse Lisbon, “The City of Seven Hills.”
38.7121, -9.1394
From the water
Lisbon, Portugal

Belem Tower Rhinoceros - Torre de Belém

A king's pet, a pope's gift, an artist's inspiration, and a tragic shipwreck.
38.6916, -9.2160
The palace's stunning spiral stairway.
Sintra, Portugal

Quinta da Regaleira

Eccentrically decorated palace and gardens replete with grottoes, fountains, underground tunnels, caves, and numerous statues.
38.7963, -9.3960
View of the bridge from the bank.
Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Brig o’ Balgownie

Scotland's oldest medieval bridge serves as a jumping off point for the shining star graduates of Aberdeen University.
57.1773, -2.0985
Dunnottar on the cliff looking out on the North Sea
Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Dunnottar Castle

The ruins of this gorgeous clifftop castle look like something from a fantasy novel.
56.9457, -2.1962
The Blue Planet
Kastrup, Denmark

The Blue Planet

Vortex-shaped aquarium hosts Europe's largest school of piranhas and other ocean creatures.
55.6383, 12.6557
Oslo, Norway

Emanuel Vigeland Mausoleum

An artist's mausoleum with a haunting echo.
59.9474, 10.6928
"Man Attacked by Babies" at Vigeland Sculpture Park
Oslo, Norway

Vigeland Sculpture Park

One man's exploration of the human form, including the bizarre and delightful "Man Attacked by Babies."
59.9245, 10.7075
The OCBC Skyway traverses the Supertree Grove
Singapore

Gardens by the Bay

Singapore's landscaping project is home to 18 incredible Supertrees.
1.2787, 103.8649
Crocodile keeper George Craig feeding Cassius
Green Island, Australia

Marineland Melanesia

Home of the world's largest crocodile.
-16.7602, 145.9672
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
50.0870, 14.4208
Hans Christian Anderson Museum
Solvang, California

Hans Christian Andersen Museum

Honoring the famed folktale author, this California museum looks like it belongs in the Black Forest.
34.5958, -120.1388
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Apia, Samoa

Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

A museum now occupies the mansion in Samoa where the prolific Scottish writer chose to spend the last years of his life.
-13.8662, -171.7644
To Sua Ocean Trench
Apia, Samoa

To Sua Ocean Trench

The world is full of swimming holes, but few compare to Samoa’s idyllic To Sua ocean trench.
-14.0407, -171.6545
Matamata, New Zealand

Hobbiton

The real life Hobbiton, this sheep farm has been forever transformed since being built for The Hobbit film series.
-37.8721, 175.6829
Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound

Dolphins, ancient clams and hundreds of waterfalls make this one of the world's top tourist destinations.
-44.6694, 167.9256
Port Arthur Penitentiary
Port Arthur, Australia

Port Arthur Penal Colony

Relics of Australia's convict past, and a modern scene of unimaginable horror.
-43.1471, 147.8426
Ansons Bay, Australia

Bay of Fires

Aqua white sand highlighted with fiery red rocks.
-41.1295, 148.2845
Kiama Blowhole
Kiama, Australia

Kiama Blowhole

This massive water spout has been luring visitors for hundreds of years, some to their death.
-34.6718, 150.8631
Three Sisters
Katoomba, Australia

Three Sisters

This trio of Australian rock spires may have inspired aboriginal legend or just modern tourism.
-33.7150, 150.3114