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New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Smallpox Hospital Ruins

A crumbling hospital from the 1850s on Roosevelt Island.
Brooklyn, New York

Morbid Anatomy Museum

A museum devoted to bringing to light forgotten or neglected histories through exhibitions, education and public programming.
New Athos, Abkhazia

New Athos Cave

The second largest in the world, this massive underground void has its own subway.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

This historic, palatial theater is now one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores.
Porto, Portugal

Igreja de São Francisco Catacombs

Ancient catacombs form the foundation for this Rococo orgy of a church.
Porto, Portugal

Livraria Lello

One of the most beautiful bookstores in the world hides an Neo-Gothic interior behind a Art-Nouveau facade.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle.
Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Québec

Thetford Asbestos Mine

A scenic overlook of a pit mine hundreds of meters deep filled with blue water.
Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts

Singing Beach at Manchester-By-The-Sea

Friction between grains of sand cause a curious "singing" sound.
Rockport, Massachusetts

Paper House

An 80-year-old house built out of newspapers.