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London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
51.5322, -0.1240
The coolest village sign in the UK?
Gotham, England

The Original Gotham

The storied English village that pretended to be insane inspired NYC's nickname and the fictional namesake in the DC Comics universe.
52.8664, -1.2076
East Highgate
London, England

Highgate Cemetery

London's creepiest cemetery was once the site of dueling magicians and mobs of stake-carrying vampire hunters.
51.5675, -0.1483
The back bedroom.
New York, New York

Secret Apartment in the Fort Washington Library

This abandoned caretaker's apartment is one of 13 left in the New York Public Library system.
40.8533, -73.9332
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under a Seattle bridge overpass.
47.6510, -122.3473
Julius Pierpont Patches
Seattle, Washington

J.P. Patches Statue

Leave a button on the jacket of this iconic Seattle clown.
47.6493, -122.3489
Fremont Bridge
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Bridge

From a neon Rapunzel to a bike traffic meter to a street fair color scheme, the most opened drawbridge in the US is a veritable art gallery.
47.6476, -122.3498
Montague, Massachusetts

The Montague Book Mill

Books you don’t need in a place you can’t find.
42.5379, -72.5379
Dansville, New York

Jackson Sanatorium

Home on the Hillside, and home of the first breakfast cereal.
42.5609, -77.6961
Moundville Archaeological Site
Moundville, Alabama

Moundville Archaeological Site

A collection of huge Pre-Colombian structures in Alabama.
33.0027, -87.6280
Göttingen, Germany

The Göttingen Collection of Mathematical Models

These beautiful objects represent beautiful ideas.
51.5285, 9.9325
Hammondsport, New York

Glenn H. Curtiss Aviation Museum

Curtiss is a forgotten figure in the early history of flight.
42.3988, -77.2334
The Mosler safe under construction
Washington, D.C.

National Archives Vault

An atomic bomb-proof strongbox protects the U.S. Constitution from terrorists and thieves.
38.8924, -77.0227
View of 33 Thomas Street from the adjacent streets at the intersection of Church & Worth.
New York, New York

Long Lines Building, 33 Thomas Street

An uber-secure, windowless tower of doom in the center of Manhattan is an NSA spyscraper.
40.7164, -74.0061
Catacombes de Paris.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
48.8343, 2.3322
The Tablelands, Gros Morne National Park.
Division No. 9, Subd. A, Canada

The Tablelands

This rocky spread has been squeezed up directly from the bowels of the earth.
49.4360, -57.9876
Saint Lunaire-Griquet, Canada

L'Anse Aux Meadows

An ancient Viking village in North America that predates Columbus by 500 years.
51.5953, -55.5312
Dildo, Newfoundland
Dildo, Canada

Dildo, Newfoundland

This oddly named town refuses to change its phallic moniker.
47.5706, -53.5556
S.S. Kyle
Harbour Grace, Canada

S.S. Kyle

This huge ship ran aground and has simply been left to sit there ever since.
47.6705, -53.2538
Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cathedral of Learning

The largest university building in the West is a gothic masterpiece containing dozens of theme rooms based on different countries.
40.4443, -79.9532
The Church Brew Works
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Church Brew Works

A restored Pittsburgh house of God has been converted to a marvelous house of suds.
40.4622, -79.9644
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Center for PostNatural History

Mutant vegetables, transgenic mosquitos, and atomic rodents span the walls of this one-of-a-kind museum.
40.4654, -79.9446
Graves of Wild Bill and Calamity Jane
Deadwood, South Dakota

Mt. Moriah Cemetery

A cemetery housing wild west legends in South Dakota.
44.3753, -103.7265
Mitchell, South Dakota

The Corn Palace

A fitting attraction for the corn capital of the world.
43.7146, -98.0254