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Khan's Palace. (Wikimedia Commons)
Kokand, Uzbekistan

Khan's Palace

Final palace complex of the last of 29 Kokand rulers.
40.5391, 70.9383
The Kalyan Minaret
Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Kalyan Minaret

This "tower of death" has acted as an observatory, a religious hub, and an executioner's lair.
39.7703, 64.4205
Tbilisi, Georgia

Bank of Georgia Building

Unusual building appears to be haphazardly built from randomly piled bricks.
41.7358, 44.7709
Ateshgah of Baku
Baku, Azerbaijan

Fire Temple of Baku

A shrine of fire worship built on top of a natural flame.
40.4273, 50.0402
Baku, Azerbaijan

Yanar Dağ (Fire Mountain)

Mysterious hillside with a continuously burning natural fire.
40.5019, 49.8913
Khor Virap Monastery
Lusarat, Armenia

Khor Virap Monastery

The most visited pilgrimage site in Armenia once held a saint in a pit for 13 years.
39.8783, 44.5761
Garni, Armenia

Garni Gorge

A geological oddity topped with a temple.
40.1123, 44.7303
Goght, Armenia

Geghard Monastery

Armenian monastery carved out of cliffs and named after the spear that stabbed Jesus.
40.1403, 44.8051
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.
40.1540, 49.3159
The musical stone
Baku, Azerbaijan

Musical Stone of Gobustan

Resonant stone, that has been played since prehistoric times.
40.1541, 49.3152
Kayakoy, Turkey
Kayaköy, Turkey

Abandoned Village of Kayakoy

A Turkish ghost town abandoned in a population exchange with Greece.
36.5734, 29.0885
Kemer, Turkey

Olympos Coastal National Park (Çıralı)

Roman ruins, natural methane fires and a lovely beach.
36.3965, 30.4752