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Singapore

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum

This $62 million dollar temple was erected to house one little dental fragment of religious history.
Budai Township, Taiwan

The High Heel Church

Visit this church that's shaped like a giant glass pump either to cater to women or to reference a tragic local tale. Or both.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hỏa Lò Prison

The notorious "Hanoi Hilton" where Vietnamese colonial subjects and later American POWs, including John McCain, were imprisoned.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi's Train Street

Twice a day a speeding train passes only inches from the homes of this residential neighborhood.
Suzhou, China

Professor Dalin's Museum of Sex

9,000 years of carnal history is on display at China's original Museum of Sex.
Xingtai Shi, China

East Taihang Glasswalk

This terrifying glass bridge on the side of a mountain cracks as you step on it.
Beijing, China

China Watermelon Museum

This Chinese museum proves that it's a watermelon world, we're all just living in it.
Beijing, China

Destination Club

A startlingly progressive LGBT hub offers dancing, HIV testing, art, and more.
Beijing, China

Dongyue Temple

This sensational Chinese temple walks visitors through the 76 weird departments of the afterlife.
Beijing, China

798 Art District

This probably wasn't what Mao had in mind.
Shanghai, China

Shanghart Supermarket

This supermarket in Shanghai appears to be a typical Chinese convenience store, but all of the bottles are empty and all the containers are filled with nothing but air.
Shanghai, China

M50 Art District

This former textile district now is now a thriving center for contemporary Chinese art.
Shanghai, China

Shanghai Marriage Market

A son-and-daughter meat market, hawked by mom and dad.
Shanghai, China

Q Confucius Number 2

Lifelike statue of the Chinese philosopher in the bathtub.
Shanghai, China

Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental Hotel

The world's first hotel built in an abandoned water-filled quarry.
Taipei City, Taiwan

Modern Toilet Restaurant

Looking for a crappy restaurant? Pull up a porcelain bowl and enjoy your meal.
Taichung City, Taiwan

Rainbow Family Village

Grandpa Rainbow felt the neighborhood needed some color, so he picked up a paintbrush and went to work.
Zhubei City, Taiwan

Wind City Moon Restaurant

A nostalgic restaurant evokes life in Taiwan from the 1940s to the 1970s.
Moscow, Russia

Izmailovo Kremlin

Moscow's other, lesser known kremlin is a fairytale-like cultural complex modeled after Old Russia.
Moscow, Russia

Miniature Moscow

Back in the tiny USSR.
Moscow, Russia

Melnikov House

The avant-garde design was able to bypass strict Soviet regulations on architecture.
Seoul, South Korea

Owl Art and Craft Museum

One man's lifetime collection of tiny objects of wisdom gathered from around the world, on display for public enjoyment.
Seoul, South Korea

Poopoo Land

A bright and wacky exhibit answers every question you may have had about human excrement, flatulence, and more.
Seoul, South Korea

Yongma Land Abandoned Theme Park

Plenty of old carney magic still haunts this photogenic amusement park.