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Tokyo, Japan

Omoide Yokocho

Colloquially known as “piss alley,” this narrow street filled with tiny bars and barbecue stands looks like it was pulled straight out of “Blade Runner.”
Kyoto, Japan

Kiyomizu-Dera Temple

A shrine contains nearly 200 statues of the Buddhist deity Jizo, dressed in bibs by parents who have lost a child.
Tokyo, Japan

Odaiba Statue of Liberty

This little replica of Lady Liberty provides a bit of NYC in a Japanese city.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Cambodia–Vietnam Friendship Monument

Bombed and burned, this monument represents the often controversial ties between Vietnam and Cambodia.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Al-Serkal Mosque

The largest mosque in Cambodia was built to unite the country's Muslim community but soon sparked division and controversy instead.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Foreign Correspondents Club

Originally a meeting place for foreign correspondents and war reporters, the FCC remains an atmospheric spot for sunset drinks in Phnom Penh.
Osaka, Japan

Gate Tower Building

The Hanshin Expressway goes right through its 5th, 6th, and 7th floors.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Khmer Rouge's high security prison.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Wat Phnom

The capital of Cambodia is named after the hill on which this ancient temple complex stands.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phsar Thmei (Central Market)

One of the biggest markets in Asia, under one of the continent's largest domes.
Kantuot, Cambodia

Preah Vihear Temple

This impressive clifftop temple was once at the center of an international custody dispute.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh Memorial Stupa

5,000 skulls in memorial to those killed by the Khmer Rouge.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Kbal Spean

This Cambodian riverbed is covered in ancient Hindu carvings both above and below the waters.
Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle.
Hiroshima, Japan

A-bomb Memorial

Peace Park and the A-bomb dome.
Hong Kong

Noonday Gun

This naval gun is fired every day at noon, an odd timekeeping tradition the origin of which is local legend.
Hong Kong

Noah's Ark, Hong Kong

A biblically accurate ark located beneath a Hong Kong bridge is fun for the whole Christian family.
Hong Kong

Man Mo Temple Complex

A serene space tucked amid the skyscrapers of Hong Kong's bustling financial district.
Tsai Po, Hong Kong

Old Tai O Police Station

A station built to repel pirates now attracts wealthy vacationers.
Hong Kong

Wong Tai Sin Temple

Taoism, Buddhist and Confucianism are all represented in this temple that claims to answer anyone's wishes.
Hong Kong

The Whampoa

Take a cruise with no movement but plenty of style in this one-of-a-kind boat mall.
Hong Kong

Central-Mid-Levels Escalators

The world's longest outdoor covered escalator system transports commuters through Hong Kong's hilly terrain.
Kamakura, Japan

The Great Buddha of Kamakura

A bronze statue dating back as far as 1252, still has remnants of gold on its right cheek from ancient gilding.
Kyoto, Japan

Otagi Nenbutsu-ji

Twelve hundred stone carvings guard this off-the-beaten-path Buddhist temple.