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Suminoe-ku, Japan

Osaka Maritime Museum

An abandoned giant glass dome sits in the bay in “the Venice of the East.”
Sakyō-ku, Japan

Kyoto Botanical Garden

With over 12,000 different species of plants, this botanical garden is Japan's oldest and most diverse.
Springfield, New Zealand

Springfield Doughnut

A giant doughnut was gifted to the small New Zealand town of Springfield to promote "The Simpsons Movie."
Victoria, British Columbia

The Empress Hotel

This historic Victorian hotel has a scandalous history of affairs and murder.
Ashford, Washington

Mount Rainier

The highest point in Washington state is a volcano covered in glaciers.
Granite Falls, Washington

Big Four Ice Caves

Cave carved out of a huge snow drift collapsed killing one and injuring five in July 2015.
North Bend, Washington

Twede's Cafe

Twin Peaks' real life Double R Diner has been restored to its damn fine television look.
Seattle, Washington

Reciprocal Recording Studio

Providing the soundtrack to the golden years of the Seattle grunge scene.
Seattle, Washington

Piece of the Berlin Wall at Cafe Turko

A nondescript Seattle restaurant inherited a piece of European history.
Seattle, Washington

World Flight Monument

This gold-winged spire celebrates the first true flight around the world.
Seattle, Washington

J.P. Patches Statue

Leave a button on the jacket of this iconic Seattle clown.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle's Ramps to Nowhere

Activists are fighting to preserve these unfinished highway ramps as a tribute to the citizen revolt that halted their construction decades ago.
Seattle, Washington

Majestic Bay Theatre

Continuing a tradition of movie magic on the site of America’s oldest continually operating movie theatre.
Seattle, Washington

The Wall of Death

A "sinister, whimsical, tacky, and really orange" public art installation hidden under a Seattle bridge.
Seattle, Washington

Hi-Life / Fire Station No. 18

Seasonal, Pacific Northwest cuisine served in a 101 year old firehouse.
San Francisco, California

The Wave Organ

A huge musical instrument played by the ocean.
San Francisco, California

Janis Joplin Tree

A famous alternative culture epicenter and where Joplin serenaded young hippies.
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Vintage Carousel

This turn of the century masterpiece has a mysterious goaty interloper.
San Francisco, California

Spreckels Temple of Music

The elaborate gift from Claus Spreckels, now a piece of San Francisco's history.
San Francisco, California

Garden of Fragrance

Olfactory delights in San Francisco's Botanical Gardens.
San Francisco, California

Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze

A psychedelic labyrinth on the San Francisco bay.
San Francisco, California

Secret Tiled Staircase

An artsy hidden staircase leads to breathtaking views of San Francisco.
New York, New York

James Farley Post Office Museum

A grand New York post office that is home to mailman Santas, scraps of postal history, and a pneumatic mail system.
New York, New York

Statue of Liberty's Original Torch

Lady Liberty's first beacon of enlightenment is now displayed in a museum near the statue.