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Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
Berlin, Maryland

Assateague Island

The land is home to swimming ponies and a legendary 18th-century treasure.
Johns Island, South Carolina

The Angel Oak

One of the Southeast's oldest living oak trees.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
Istanbul, Turkey

Piri Reis Map at Topkapi Palace

1513 Turkish world map, full of European state secrets and snarky commentary.
Birmingham, Alabama

Sloss Furnaces

Once one of the largest producers of pig iron in the world.
Pacific Grove, California

Monarch Grove Sanctuary

Every year, over 25,000 monarchs overwinter in Pacific Grove.
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

This iconic Parisian bookstore doubles as the "Tumbleweed Hotel" for traveling writers.
Paris, France

The Gravestone Courtyard

Walk upon the mementos of the dead in this Parisian courtyard paved with medieval tombstones.
Greece

The Oracle of Delphi

The hallucinogenic center of the ancient world.
Mikonos, Greece

The Temple of Dionysos

Giant marble phalluses on the sacred island of antiquity.
Birmingham, Alabama

Statue of Vulcan

A 58-foot tall statue of the god of fire looks out over Birmingham, Alabama.