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Great Mosque
Djenne, Mali

Great Mud Mosque of Djenne

The central mosque of this Mali town is entirely built from mud.
13.9051, -4.5556
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size.
50.8949, 4.3411
Paris, France

Argonaute Submarine

The Argonaute submarine was the French navy's pride and joy in the 1950's.
48.8936, 2.3898
The strange creature on the Duomo portal
Milan, Italy

Milan's Duomo "Dinosaur"

Milan's duomo is covered in beautiful carving including a curious "dinosaur-like" beast.
45.4637, 9.1917
Ecublens, Switzerland

EPFL Learning Center

University library shaped like a giant piece of Swiss cheese.
46.5184, 6.5656
Bourg-en-Lavaux, Switzerland

Lavaux

Swiss vineyards in a UNESCO heritage site.
46.4919, 6.7461
Lausanne, Switzerland

Palais de Rumine

Florentine Renaissance style building in Switzerland, home to the world's largest taxidermy Great White Shark.
46.5236, 6.6338
Monterosso al Mare, Italy

Il Gigante

The bomb-ravaged remains of of a colossal Neptune.
44.1453, 9.6472
Friedrichstraße station in Berlin.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain.
52.5203, 13.3869
New Yorker Hotel
New York, New York

New Yorker Hotel

The New York hotel where tragic visionary Nikola Tesla spent his final hours, destitute and alone but for the pigeons.
40.7527, -73.9935
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
40.7392, -74.0083
New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange, and purposeful, humming noise.
40.7585, -73.9853
A cliff village and mosque on the Bandiagara. (Wikimedia Commons)
Bandiagara, Mali

Cliff Villages in the Bandiagara Escarpment

Carved into the mountains, homes defy natural laws.
14.3445, -3.6053
Inside the Todra Gorge
Province de Tinghir, Morocco

Todra Gorge

One of the most spectacular canyons in the world.
31.5902, -5.5946
Essaouira, Morocco

Tide Pools of Essaouira

Vast stretch of tide-pools with a unique Moroccan charm.
31.5131, -9.7697
View of the valley
Trinidad, Cuba

The Manaca Iznaga Tower

An old slave lookout in Cuba's historic sugar cane fields.
21.8423, -79.8667
Local boatman leave phallic statues as an offering to Phra Nang, a princess goddess.
Phela, Thailand

Phra Nang Cave

A phallic shrine to a princess goddess in Krabi, Thailand.
8.1192, 99.1014
Belpasso, Italy

Mount Etna

The world's most active stratovolcano is almost always erupting.
37.7498, 14.9998