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The Greek inscription from the Eiserner Steg, a quote from Homer's "The Oddysey"
Frankfurt, Germany

Eiserner Steg (Iron Bridge)

Fantastic views and thousands of love locks.
50.1092, 8.6828
Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalleled view of Chicago.
41.8789, -87.6363
Banff, Alberta

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies.
51.1644, -115.5619
Old Québec Funicular
Québec City, Québec

Old Québec Funicular

This steep cable railway has been hoisting passengers in the heart of Québec City for over a century.
46.8125, -71.2039
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
Montreal, Québec

Biosphere of Montreal

Designed by Buckminster Fuller, this relic of the 67 Expo survived fire and ice.
45.5190, -73.5342
Habitat 67
Montreal, Québec

Habitat 67

This 1967 experiment in modular architecture was designed to be a new model for urban living.
45.4998, -73.5437
The never-ending escalator ride.
Kiev, Ukraine

Arsenalna Metro Station

The deepest metro station in the world.
50.4391, 30.5530
Canal view of the museum
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Kunstkamera

Peter the Great's enlightening collection of natural oddities.
59.9416, 30.3045
Chichen Itza, Mexico

El Caracol - The Observatory of Chichen Itza

No telescopes, no power, no gift shop—one of the world's oldest observatories takes astronomy back to basics.
20.6802, -88.5707
The descent of the snake god
Chichen Itza, Mexico

Pyramid of Kukulcan at Chich'en Itza

Every equinox this Mayan pyramid puts on a spooky ancient light show.
20.6816, -88.5677
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafayette Cemetery

This historic "City of the Dead" lies prominently in the center of New Orleans' famous Garden District.
29.9286, -90.0843
Cemetery in 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana

Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1

The oldest cemetery in New Orleans, resting peacefully for over 200 years now.
29.9594, -90.0714
Musical Legends Park
New Orleans, Louisiana

Musical Legends Park

A small park on Bourbon Street features life-size bronze statues of New Orleans musicians.
29.9558, -90.0684
Ignatius J. Reilly Statue
New Orleans, Louisiana

Ignatius J. Reilly Statue

This New Orleans statue of a portly figure in a goofy hat pays homage to a classic of satirical literature.
29.9542, -90.0700
A view of the 'Skin and Bones' collection. (Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata)
Austin, Texas

Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata

DIY collection of eclectic holdings.
30.2802, -97.7152
Freaks of Nature
Austin, Texas

Museum of the Weird

Continuing the tradition of the dime museum in style.
30.2670, -97.7387
Seattle, Washington

Museum of Pop Culture

A museum dedicated to the history and exploration of both popular music and science fiction.
47.6216, -122.3481
The Red Hall, Seattle Central Library
Seattle, Washington

The Red Hall at Seattle's Central Library

A colorful architectural gem in Seattle's uniquely modern Central Library.
47.6066, -122.3330
The sign welcoming visitors to the Red Rock National Conservation Area.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Dyed by iron oxide over centuries, these sandstone rocks rise thousands of feet into the sky.
36.1357, -115.4279
Las Vegas, Nevada

Neon Boneyard

Neon icons of Las Vegas.
36.1770, -115.1353
Las Vegas, Nevada

Pinball Hall of Fame

Incredible collection of vintage pinball machines can be played at 25 cents a pop.
36.1013, -115.1305
The High Roller
Las Vegas, Nevada

High Roller

The world's tallest ferris wheel takes visitors high above Las Vegas in a spinning party room.
36.1177, -115.1728
U-505
Chicago, Illinois

U-505

The unluckiest U-boat in the entire German fleet is now on display in a Chicago museum.
41.7906, -87.5831