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Milan, Italy

La Vigna di Leonardo (Leonardo’s Vineyard)

Just across from the "Last Supper" painting is the famous painter's vineyard, a gift received for creating the masterpiece.
Florence, Italy

Gipsoteca Bartolini

A slightly creepy gallery of plaster cast models in the same museum as Michelangelo's David.
Fort Collins, Colorado

The Lyric

This dynamic entertainment venue brings a much-needed funkiness to the region with its bizarre art, eclectic films screenings, and peculiar performance pieces.
Denver, Colorado

Mile High Comics Megastore

While comics are the main attraction at this megastore, the second floor plays host to an exhibit fit for a museum.
Mexico City, Mexico

La Muelita (The Little Molar)

A small building that loosely resembles a tooth is appropriately used as a dentist office.
Salem, Massachusetts

Salem Witch Trials Memorial

A simple but powerful tribute to the 20 victims of the 1692 witch trials.
Salem, Massachusetts

Salem Witch Board Museum

A museum dedicated exclusively to the lore and history of ouija boards.
Teuchitlán, Mexico

Guachimontones

The jewel of western Mexico's archaeological legacy is this tiered circular pyramid now covered in grass.
Guadalajara, Mexico

Templo Expiatorio Clock

For decades, the parade of apostles that left the Expiatory Temple of Guadalajara remained hidden inside one of the towers.
Guadalajara, Mexico

'Sincretismo'

A beautiful and controversial modern sculpture that alludes to the Aztec past identity of the Virgin of Guadalupe and the phenomenon of syncretism.
Tahiti, French Polynesia

Point Venus

Site of James Cook's historic observations of the 1769 transit of Venus.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh's perfectly preserved body has been on display here since 1975.
Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse

Constructed on the ruins of a convent, this tower saved countless lives.
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Elephant Nature Park

Thailand's distressed elephants find peace at this Chiang Mai sanctuary.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Peacock Clock

A 250-year-old timepiece-automaton adorned with golden mechanical birds, which still sing to this day.
Las Coloradas, Mexico

Las Coloradas Bridge

This small, yet notable, cable-stayed bridge was built to support tourism to a series of internet-famous pink lakes.
Negril, Jamaica

Blue Hole Mineral Spring

Cavernous opening completely encased in Karst limestone.
Honduras

Swan Islands

Remote Honduran Islands with a colorful history.
London, England

The Star Tavern

The bar where "The Great Train Robbery" was planned was once a nexus of high society and low morals.
Cahuita, Costa Rica

Aviarios del Caribe: Sloth Sanctuary

Sloth rehabilitation center in the jungle of Costa Rica.
Shanghai, China

Oriental Pearl Tower

The once highest point in China blends symbolic design with a kick of adrenaline.
Shanghai, China

Bund Sightseeing Tunnel

This psychedelic tourist trap is a leisurely descent into madness.
Toronto, Ontario

'Little Canada'

A miniature representation of Canadian cities and landmarks in incredible—and sometimes hilarious—detail.
Ledburn, England

Bridego Bridge

The site of the notorious Great Train Robbery of £2.6 million, one of the biggest heists in English history.