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Prague, Czechia

Old Jewish Cemetery

Around 100,000 bodies are buried below the medieval headstones, many of which mark graves with multiple bodies stacked up to 12 deep.
Qinhuangdao Shi, China

Old Dragon's Head

Where the Great Wall of China meets the sea.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Pooh's House

This tiny, painted door at the base of a tree stump has been a fixture of the Harvard University campus for decades.
Oymyakonsky District, Russia

Oymyakon

The villagers of the coldest inhabited place on Earth adjust to unique challenges presented by day-to-day living.
Lincoln, New Hampshire

Ice Castles

What if we could make dribble castles out of ice? In Lincoln, New Hampshire, they can.
Berlin, Germany

Monster Kabinett

Part art gallery, part haunted house, this robotic art display is a terrifying experience.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
Paris, France

Museum of the History of Medicine

One of the oldest medical collections in Europe focusing on rare surgical instruments.
Barnard Castle, England

The Silver Swan

A perfectly running 230-year-old silver automaton and music box.
Providence, Rhode Island

Providence Athenaeum

A 19th century library favored by Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft, known by locals as "the Ath."
Los Cerrillos, New Mexico

Origami in the Garden

Giant origami sculptures tucked into desert scenery beckon passers-by to explore further.
Oudewater, Netherlands

Witches' Weigh House

The giant scales in this museum can still tell if someone is one of the devil's brides just by weight.
Iceland

Garðar BA 64

The oldest steel ship in Iceland has been beached for years and is now a rusting ruin.
Iceland

U.S. Navy DC-3 Wreckage

This wrecked airplane husk has been sitting on a black sand beach since the 1970s.
Spillville, Iowa

Bily Clocks Museum

Elaborate hand-carved wooden clocks two brothers made in their spare time are on display at this handsome little museum.
Makarau, New Zealand

Gibbs Farm

A gigantic sculpture garden packed with innovative oddities.
Chitina, Alaska

Kennicott Ghost Town

What once was the richest known copper mine is now a completely deserted ghost town.
North Bend, Washington

Lester Ghost Town

A short hike into the mountainside forest reveals a decaying 1890s town.
London, England

Twinings Tea Shop

A 300-year-old tea shop that brought tea to the English people, not to mention the Queen herself.
Los Angeles, California

The Echo Park Time Travel Mart

Non-profit time travel mart sells goods you would need for a trip through the fourth dimension.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal

The Village of Monsanto

Houses are tucked between, on, and underneath giant boulders.
Kazanlak, Bulgaria

Buzludzha Monument

An abandoned saucer-shaped monument in the Bulgarian mountains.
Wallace, Idaho

Center of the Universe Manhole

The mayor made the declaration in 2004.