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L’importuno di Michelangelo
Florence, Italy

L’importuno di Michelangelo

The famous sculptor left his mark on this Italian wall in an internationally protected example of street art.
43.7697, 11.2556
Studiolo Francesco I de’ Medici. (61736507/Flickr)
Florence, Italy

Studiolo Francesco I de’ Medici

Secret refuge and museum of the Duke of Florence.
43.7695, 11.2556
Il Porcellino
Florence, Italy

Il Porcellino

This bronze boar's snout has been rubbed to a golden sheen by visitors seeking good fortune.
43.7699, 11.2542
San Gimignano, Italy

Towers of San Gimignano

These medieval skyscrapers dominate the skyline of this small Tuscan town.
43.4676, 11.0431
Inside the giant whale fountain (Flickr/Jorden rundt og hjem igen)
Collodi, Italy

Pinocchio Park

Walk through a fairytale in Tuscany.
43.8979, 10.6371
Medieval torture devices including a maiden on the right.
San Gimignano, Italy

The Museum of Medieval Torture

Medieval torture techniques with a modern conscience.
43.4648, 11.0426
Buontalenti Grotto. (61736507/Flickr)
Florence, Italy

Buontalenti Grotta

A large grotto built in the 16th century amidst Florence's famous Boboli gardens.
43.7661, 11.2523
Khlong Sok, Thailand

Rafflesia

Surat Thani's official flower - and the world's largest - smells of rotting meat.
8.9115, 98.5926
Khong Chiam, Thailand

Gongs of the Phibun Mangsahan Village

Thailand's country villages continue the tradition of gong-making, and invite visitors to watch the process.
15.3052, 105.4348
(Flickr/Many Moon Honeymoon)
Bua Tum, Thailand

Sala Keoku

Bizarre Hindu and Buddhist sculpture park.
18.0608, 103.2663
Taken by Kalia_K
Phraeksa, Thailand

Ancient Siam Miniature Park

All of Thailand's architectural landmarks, plus some made up ones, all viewable via two-seater bicycle.
13.5475, 100.6294
Khlong Mai, Thailand

Wat Samphran Temple

An enormous dragon scales the walls of this 17-story temple.
13.7353, 100.2148
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok's Ghost Tower: The Sathorn Unique

On stormy days debris from this unfinished and abandoned skyscraper rains down on the Bangkok streets.
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Forensic Museum
Bangkok, Thailand

Siriraj Medical Museum

A treasure trove of pathological, forensic, parasitological, and anatomical specimens.
13.7588, 100.4851
Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute
Bangkok, Thailand

Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute

A collection of poisonous snakes and reptiles for the whole family to enjoy.
13.7237, 100.5510
Bangkok, Thailand

Wat Mahathat (Temple of the Great Relic)

One of Bangkok's oldest temples and home to Thailand's largest monastic order.
14.3692, 100.5877
Bangkok, Thailand

Giant Swing

For centuries young Thai men used this Giant Swing as a slingshot to heaven.
13.7518, 100.5012
Many of the phalluses are adorned with garlands of flowers and have coins scattered at their bases
Bangkok, Thailand

Goddess Tuptim Shrine

A forest of phallic offerings found in a quiet corner of a hotel car park.
13.7466, 100.5461
The White Temple
Tambon Pa O Don Chai, Thailand

Wat Rong Khun

White Buddhist Temple with a golden restroom.
19.8242, 99.7631
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

The Elephant Kraal of Ayutthaya

This elephant kraal is the only one remaining in Thailand, dating back to the 16th century when these massive mammals were integral players in war and trade.
14.3522, 100.5767
Temple of the Tooth
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Temple of the Tooth

This elaborate temple was built around one of the Buddha's teeth.
7.2931, 80.6372
Sigiriya
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya

An ancient stone fortress considered by many to be the eighth wonder of the world.
7.9500, 80.7500
Shwedagon Pagoda
Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Shwedagon Pagoda

This gem-encrusted temple is said to contain some of the Buddha's hair which can make the deaf hear and the blind see.
16.7984, 96.1488
The stupa entrance (Flickr/druidabruxux)
Min Kun, Myanmar (Burma)

The Mingun Pagoda and Bell

Gigantic unfinished stupa and the world's 2nd largest bell.
22.0530, 96.0177