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Kokand, Uzbekistan

Khan's Palace

Final palace complex of the last of 29 Kokand rulers.
Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Kalyan Minaret

This "tower of death" has acted as an observatory, a religious hub, and an executioner's lair.
Tbilisi, Georgia

Bank of Georgia Building

Unusual building appears to be haphazardly built from randomly piled bricks.
Baku, Azerbaijan

Fire Temple of Baku

A shrine of fire worship built on top of a natural flame.
Baku, Azerbaijan

Yanar Dağ (Fire Mountain)

Mysterious hillside with a continuously burning natural fire.
Lusarat, Armenia

Khor Virap Monastery

The most visited pilgrimage site in Armenia once held a saint in a pit for 13 years.
Garni, Armenia

Garni Gorge

A geological oddity topped with a temple.
Goght, Armenia

Geghard Monastery

Armenian monastery carved out of cliffs and named after the spear that stabbed Jesus.
Baku, Azerbaijan

Mud Volcanoes of Azerbaijan

Home to nearly a third of the world's mud volcano's, Azerbaijan features a messy, bubbling, and sometimes explosive landscape.
Baku, Azerbaijan

Musical Stone of Gobustan

Resonant stone, that has been played since prehistoric times.
Kayaköy, Turkey

Abandoned Village of Kayakoy

A Turkish ghost town abandoned in a population exchange with Greece.
Kemer, Turkey

Olympos Coastal National Park (Çıralı)

Roman ruins, natural methane fires and a lovely beach.