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Mexico City, Mexico

Mercado de Sonora

Superstitious? Discover the witchy side of Mexico through its largest esoteric market.
Bathurst, South Africa

The Big Pineapple

The world's largest pineapple building honors Bathurst's favorite fruit.
Sibiu, Romania

Sibiu's Houses with Eyes

Something's watching you.
Xiulin Township, Taiwan

Taroko Gorge

An extraordinary natural landscape of mountains, waterfalls, and rocky cliffs riddled with tunnels.
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.
Xinxing District, Taiwan

The Dome of Light

The world’s largest work of glass art hides in this stunning Taiwanese subway station.
Ruifang District, Taiwan

Houtong Cat Village

Once a prosperous mining village, this tiny Taiwanese town is now overrun with cute cats.
Beitou District, Taiwan

Bei Tou Incinerator

Waste incinerator with a restaurant on its chimney.
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

Yongma Land Abandoned Theme Park

Plenty of old carney magic still haunts this photogenic amusement park.
Xindian District, Taiwan

Tengfeng Fish Ball Museum

If you've ever wanted to learn about the history of Asian fish balls this Taiwanese museum has you covered.
Tokyo, Japan

Detective Bar Progress

The bartenders at this crime-fighting theme cafe are actual private detectives by day.
Bluff, Utah

17 Room Ruin

A well-preserved Ancestral Puebloan ruin tucked beneath a desert cliff.
Tooele, Utah

Saltair

This concert pavilion on the shore of the Great Salt Lake has been destroyed by fire, water, and disinterest but keeps coming back.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Marfa, Texas

Marfa Lights

Mysterious glowing orbs float through the desert night.
Fredericksburg, Texas

Enchanted Rock

An enormous pink granite batholith, long attributed with spiritual powers by the Tonkawa Indians.
Waxahachie, Texas

Munster Mansion

A Victorian mansion, painstakingly reproduced to appear just as the the Munster's family home did on TV.
Seattle, Washington

Greenwood Space Travel Supply Co.

Pick up all of the cosmic knick-knacks under the sun or take a creative writing course, all offered in this novelty storefront.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
Seattle, Washington

Mystery Soda Machine

An old vending machine serves up unpredictable beverages from its seemingly magical insides.
Havana, Cuba

Old Havana Perfume Museum

This communist country can still appreciate its fragrant past.
Trinidad, Cuba

Discoteca Ayala

Subterranean disco dance club in a Cuban cave comes with bright lights and a dark legend.
Alghero, Italy

Neptune's Grotto

Stalactites and stalagmites in a beautifully lit cave.