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New York, New York

Scavenger Taxidermy Diorama

This morbid scene depicts the Darwinian drama of death on the African savannah.
New York, New York

African Elephants Diorama

This magnificent herd of stampeding elephants has been frozen in time for over a century.
New York, New York

African Burial Ground Memorial National Monument

This memorial attraction maintains the memory of slavery's legacy in the creation of New York.
New York, New York

Gem Spa

For almost a century, this East Village newsstand has served egg creams to beats, hippies, punks, and everything in between.
New York, New York

The Narrowest Building in New York

This slender three-story building has also had several famous residents.
New York, New York

Ear Inn

One of the city’s oldest watering holes was originally the home of a famous James Brown (not that one).
Brooklyn, New York

'The Dinner Party'

This enormous banquet-themed artwork honors over 1,000 notable women throughout history.
New York, New York

Bluestockings Bookstore

New York City's only radical feminist independent bookstore.
New York, New York

Saint Vartan Armenian Cathedral

A replica of a 7th-century church hides in plain sight in the middle of the concrete jungle.
New York, New York

Catacombs of Old St. Patrick's Cathedral

Historical figures from New York City's Catholic community lie within the crypts.
New York, New York

The Jane Hotel

This historic building housed the surviving crew members of the Titanic, who were left destitute after the wreck.
New York, New York

The Oldest Fence in New York

Built hundreds of years ago this downtown iron barrier once protected a much despised king.
New York, New York

The Wizard of Park Avenue

A whimsical, but often overlooked clock in Park Avenue.
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
New York, New York

Statue of Liberty's Original Torch

Lady Liberty's first beacon of enlightenment is now displayed in a museum near the statue.
New York, New York

Mysterious Bookshop

The world’s oldest and biggest bookstore stocking only mystery, crime fiction, espionage, and thrillers.
Valletta, Malta

Casa Rocca Piccola

Dynastic Home of the De Piro Family.
Valletta, Malta

St. John’s Co-Cathedral Skeleton Tombstones

The floor of this spectacular Baroque sanctuary is covered in memento mori.
Valletta, Malta

Valletta Tunnels

A centuries-old forgotten underworld lies beneath Malta.
Rabat, Malta

Domvs Romana

The remains of a 1st-century aristocratic Roman town house featuring beautiful well-preserved mosaics.
Rabat, Malta

Maltese Catacomb Complexes

Burial grounds for more than 1,000 bodies deep under the modern town of Rabat.
Kanab, Utah

The Wahweap Hoodoos

Giant pinnacles in the sun-scorched lands of Southern Utah have been nicknamed "white ghosts."
Mecca, California

Salton Sea History Museum

A museum dedicated to a sea that should have never been.
Los Angeles, California

Hieroglyph Murals at the Egyptian Theatre

The decor of this Hollywood movie palace just barely predated the opening of King Tut's tomb.