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Boston, Massachusetts

Brattle Book Shop

One of the oldest used bookstores in the U.S. has been selling antiquarian treasures since 1825.
Boston, Massachusetts

Central Burying Ground

American revolutionaries and British soldiers alike are buried here in the fourth-ever cemetery in Boston.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kendall Band

A three-piece musical sculpture installed between the subway tracks at Kendall Station near MIT.
Somerville, Massachusetts

Museum of Bad Art

Museum dedicated to awful artwork.
Concord, Massachusetts

The Old Manse

The poems Nathaniel Hawthorne and his wife Sophia etched into its windows are still visible today.
Concord, Massachusetts

Orchard House

Louisa May Alcott based “Little Women” on her experiences growing up in this house with her sisters.
Boston, Massachusetts

Fenway Victory Gardens

One of the last remaining World War II Victory Gardens in the U.S. is quietly growing across from Fenway Park.
Freeport, Maine

Freeport McDonald's

When the town wouldn't allow the fast-food behemoth to build a new restaurant, they put one inside an 1850 home.
Montreal, Québec

Gibeau Orange Julep

The skyline of Montreal includes the silhouette of an unexpected fruit-shaped Canadian staple.
Montreal, Québec

Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery

Canada's largest graveyard boasts a lot of noteworthy artifacts as well as its own computerized mapping service.
Montreal, Québec

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel (The Sailors' Church)

Small ship votives hang from the vaulted ceiling of this port-side church with a Latin inscription on the wall, "Pray for us fishermen in the hour of our death."
Montreal, Québec

Redpath Museum

One of Canada's oldest museums, the beautiful Redpath has been serving up Natural History and Ethnography since 1882.
Montreal, Québec

Habitat 67

This 1967 experiment in modular architecture was designed to be a new model for urban living.
Montreal, Québec

Farine Five Roses Sign

Two thirds of this Montreal neon icon has survived to flash another day.
Montreal, Québec

Marché Bonsecours

A historic Montreal market that was the city's agricultural hub for over century.
Montreal, Québec

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
Montreal, Québec

Insectarium of Montreal

The biggest museum dedicated to insects in North America, one of the largest in the world.
Montreal, Québec

Notre Dame Basilica

A grand Gothic Revival basilica with stained glass depictions of Montreal's religious history has only one soul resting in its crypt.
Montreal, Québec

Biosphere of Montreal

Designed by Buckminster Fuller, this relic of the 67 Expo survived fire and ice.
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Ratstrinkstube Clock Tower

At the strike of each hour the doors open to reenact the legend of the heroic mayor who saved his town by drinking a gallon of wine.
Augsburg, Germany

Fuggerei

In this truly magical place, rent hasn't been raised since the year 1520.
Nördlingen, Germany

Nordlingen

A meteorite-bounded town in Bavaria.
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Castle

A castle from the Holy Roman Empire that hosts traveling youth... in its stables.
Cologne, Germany

St. Petersglocke

The largest bell in the world has been swinging high above a Cologne cathedral for almost a century.