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Somerville, Massachusetts

Prospect Hill Tower

This tower commemorates the spot where George Washington hoisted the Grand Union flag.
Somerville, Massachusetts

Reliable Market

Eat first, shop later at this eatery within an Asian grocer.
Somerville, Massachusetts

Somerville Round House

A unique columnar residence built in the 19th century.
Somerville, Massachusetts

Mµseum - The Tiny Museum

The self-proclaimed world's smallest museum, located next to a Massachusetts sandwich chain.
Somerville, Massachusetts

Museum of Modern Renaissance

This former Masonic hall has been turned into an art project that uses even more metaphysical iconography.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Tea Kettle

This massive tea kettle was once a promotional stunt for the Oriental Teashop.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Bridge

This bridge was the birthplace of a unit of measurement based on a fraternity joke.
Boston, Massachusetts

World's Largest Air-Insulated Van de Graaff Generator

The massive machine creates cracking displays of indoor lightning.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kendall Band

A three-piece musical sculpture installed between the subway tracks at Kendall Station near MIT.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Infinite Corridor

This nearly endless university hallway is home to a unique sunset known as "MIThenge."
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Modica Way

An alley way dedicated to graffiti and street art is a constantly changing street gallery.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Mount Auburn Cemetery

This peaceful Massachusetts graveyard was one of the first "garden-style" cemeteries in America.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Clover HSQ

A Harvard-area eatery preserves the uncovered tiles of its century-old predecessor.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Brattle Theatre

One of the last remaining movie theatres in the country that features a rear-projection system.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Blaschka Glass Flowers

Impossibly life-like natural history models created out of glass by a father and son.
Somerville, Massachusetts

Emerson’s Pickle Factory Plaque

This unassuming stone commemorates a condiment factory gone up in smoke.
Somerville, Massachusetts

Museum of Bad Art

Museum dedicated to awful artwork.
Somerville, Massachusetts

Old Powder House

Rising 30 feet in the air atop Quarry Hill, the Old Powder House is the oldest stone building in the state of Massachusetts.
Barcelona, Spain

Street Performers of Las Ramblas

The iconic boulevard is the perfect place to catch sight of a bicycling skeleton, a levitating Satan, or a chef with his head stuck in a pizza.
Barcelona, Spain

Rossend Arús Masonic Library

A once-secret library of Freemason history in Catalonia.
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
Barcelona, Spain

Tibidabo

Mountain where Jesus was first tempted by the Devil.