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Florence, Italy

Bronze Replica of Michelangelo’s David

A copy of the famous statue can be found in this Florence piazza, along with one of the most breathtaking views of the city below.
Jaffrey, New Hampshire

Mount Monadnock

Known as one of the most climbed mountains in the world, this barren peak is permanently bald thanks to an anti-wolf fire.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Mike the Tiger

The LSU mascot lived on the college campus in one of the most impressive tiger habitats in the country.
Captiva, Florida

The Bubble Room

This kitsch eatery is chock-a-block with bric-a-brac.
San Francisco, California

Japanese Tea Garden

Relics of the 1894 Midwinter Exposition continue to delight visitors today.
Monterey, California

Jellyfish Exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium

One of the most elaborate displays of Jellyfish is on display at the aquarium.
Boston, Massachusetts

Tomb of the Mather Family

The tomb of Increase Mather and his son Cotton, influential colonial ministers obsessed with the occult.
Boston, Massachusetts

Fenway Victory Gardens

One of the last remaining World War II Victory Gardens in the U.S. is quietly growing across from Fenway Park.
Boston, Massachusetts

Bunker Hill Monument

This monument on Breed's Hill proves that one of the most famous battles of the Revolutionary War is misnamed.
Boston, Massachusetts

USS Constitution

Berthed at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, "Old Ironsides" is the oldest commissioned warship still afloat.
Boston, Massachusetts

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

This landmark cemetery in Boston was created more than 300 years ago.
Boston, Massachusetts

North End "Peninsula"

What was once a true peninsula has now been filled in, causing the water to recede and leaving many streetside "waterfronts" and landlocked "islands."
Seattle, Washington

Hammering Man

This working class sculpture pounds his hammer all the livelong day.
Seattle, Washington

J.P. Patches Statue

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

"Henry" Murals

Seattle’s Whimsical Mural Master.
Seattle, Washington

Center of the Universe Sign

Residents of Fremont in Seattle have considered it the center of the universe since the 1970s.
Seattle, Washington

Add-a-Ball Bar and Arcade

A (slightly) grownup take on the classic retro arcade.
Seattle, Washington

Lenin Statue of Fremont

Statue of Lenin, from Cold War era Czechoslovakia, now in a neighborhood of Seattle.
Seattle, Washington

Piece of the Berlin Wall at Cafe Turko

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

Fremont Bridge

From a neon Rapunzel to a bike traffic meter to a street fair color scheme, the most opened drawbridge in the US is a veritable art gallery.
Seattle, Washington

Gas Works Park

This former coal gasification plant found a curious second life as a popular public park.
Seattle, Washington

Lake View Cemetery

A beautiful final resting place for some of the noteworthy deceased.
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under a Seattle bridge overpass.