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New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
Montreal, Québec

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
Montreal, Québec

Schwartz's

A Montreal deli that was so beloved that it was allowed to circumvent their laws of language.
Kerry, Ireland

Gallarus Oratory

This single room has survived the centuries with almost no deterioration.
Adare, Ireland

Adare Manor

An unusual manor of stunning beauty, born out of a crippling disease.
Bangkok, Thailand

Wat Mahathat (Temple of the Great Relic)

The headquarters of the Mahanikai school of Buddhism, Thailand's largest monastic order.
Bangkok, Thailand

Cabbages & Condoms

A condom-covered Thai restaurant that is more concerned with birth control than food.
Tokyo, Japan

Roppongi Hills Garden Pond

An ordinary pond with fish from out of this world.
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Tower Wax Museum's Progressive Rock Room

Unlikely place for krautrock legends to hang out.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
Oxford, England

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Used as an example in one of the first dictionary entries for "museum" in 1706.
London, England

The Sherlock Holmes Museum

This London pub hides a peculiar secret: a recreation of the rooms shared at 221b Baker Street by Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
Kaneohe, Hawaii

Valley of the Temples Memorial Park

An authentic replica of an Asian temple and garden hidden amongst the natural beauty of Hawaii.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

White Sands National Park

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under environmental threat.
Butte, Montana

The Berkeley Pit

New fungal and bacterial species call this deadly lake home.
Corinne, Utah

The Spiral Jetty

An earthwork sculpture built by Robert Smithson in the Great Salt Lake only reemerges during drought.
Cameron, Montana

Earthquake Lake

An apocalyptic seismic event creates a deadly chain reaction that ends with a 6-mile long lake developing within weeks.
Arco, Idaho

Experimental Breeder Reactor-I

The world's first nuclear power plant is open to visitors looking to role-play a meltdown.
Arco, Idaho

The Devil Boat

Supposedly Satanic numbers adorn this preserved submarine sail.
Arco, Idaho

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

Home to the deepest rift anywhere on Earth.
Sequoia National Park, California

General Sherman

Quite simply the largest tree in the world (by volume).
Bethesda, Maryland

Glen Echo Amusement Park

Once home to seven different roller coasters, Glen Echo has undergone many transformations since its founding in 1891.
Washington, D.C.

The Exorcist Stairs

Site of the climactic scene from the classic horror film.