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Prague, Czechia

'Babies'

Straight out of a nightmare, barcode-faced babies climb up and down Prague's television tower.
Prague, Czechia

Žižkov Tower

Looming communist pillar with a Czech twist.
Prague, Czechia

Tančící dům - Dancing House of Prague

This tipsy office building in downtown Prague was originally called “Fred and Ginger.”
Prague, Czechia

Old Jewish Cemetery

Around 100,000 bodies are buried below the medieval headstones, many of which mark graves with multiple bodies stacked up to 12 deep.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Budapest, Hungary

Szimpla Kert

A Trabant car, a kangaroo statue, and a plethora of plants take over this abandoned-factory-turned-bar.
Budapest, Hungary

The Citadella

From Austrians to Nazis to Soviets, this historic Budapest fortress has a history as complex as the city itself.
Budapest, Hungary

Red Ruin

This off-beat, quirky communism-themed bar isn't afraid to poke fun at its history.
Denver, Colorado

My Brother's Bar

Neal Cassady may still have an open tab at one of Denver's oldest watering holes.
Denver, Colorado

Daniels and Fisher Tower

A focal point of in Denver’s skyline for over a century, inspired by a Venetian basilica.
Nashville, Tennessee

Saint Mary of the Seven Sorrows Catholic Church

This church houses the “incorrupt” body of its founding Bishop.
Nashville, Tennessee

Boy Scout Catfish

This quirky local sculpture is quite literally a fish out of water.
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Temple

A gothic church spire sits atop this skyscraper, the tallest church in the world.
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.
Titusville, Florida

NASA Vehicle Assembly Building

A building so large that it has its own weather.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Mai-Kai Restaurant

When you can't get to the Pacific, just go to Florida.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Miami Marine Stadium

An abandoned water sports stadium that has become a haven for graffiti and decay.
Denver, Colorado

Cheesman Park

A downtown park built on top of unclaimed graves.
Denver, Colorado

International Church of Cannabis

A technicolor place of worship for Elevationists.
Independence, Missouri

Independence Temple

This otherworldly church spire reaches up toward the heavens.
Sullivan's Island, South Carolina

Poe's Tavern

A quirky Poe-themed joint on an island keen to celebrate its overlooked connection to the famous writer.
Johns Island, South Carolina

The Angel Oak

One of the oldest living oak trees in the Southeast.
Charleston, South Carolina

Unitarian Church Cemetery

Paths are maintained, but trees have taken over plots.