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Sterkfontein Caves
West Rand, South Africa

Sterkfontein Caves

Caves that can't seem to quit producing the remains of prehistoric humans.
-26.0167, 27.7336
Mulhacén Peak
Güejar Sierra, Spain

Mulhacén Peak

The highest peak in mainland Spain is said to be the final resting place of a Muslim king.
37.1427, -3.3590
The stairs at night
Washington, D.C.

The Exorcist Stairs

Site of the climactic scene from The Exorcist.
38.9055, -77.0702
The Big Chicken
Marietta, Georgia

Big Chicken

This abstract roadside poultry was saved from demolition by outraged drivers and pilots.
33.9513, -84.5204
Custer, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial

The world's largest mountain carving could fit all of Mount Rushmore inside it many times over.
43.8368, -103.6244
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water and jackalopes.
43.9933, -102.2418
Mammoth Site
Hot Springs, South Dakota

Mammoth Site

This prehistoric sinkhole lured exclusively male mammoths to their death, much to the delight of science.
43.4248, -103.4833
Nebraska National Forest
Chadron, Nebraska

Nebraska National Forest

America's largest man-made forest was planted in an effort to bring back the past.
42.7096, -102.9436
Horses - Stables Market
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
51.5424, -0.1477
La Cité, Carcassonne
Carcassonne, France

La Cité Médiévale de Carcassonne

Historic medieval fortified city in southwest France.
43.2066, 2.3662
La Tete Carrée Library
Nice, France

La Tete Carrée Library

This massive blockhead sculpture hides an entire library.
43.7030, 7.2791
Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste, France

Fêtes de l’Ours (Festival of the Bears)

Take black faced bears with giant clubs, white faced barbers wielding axes, hunters armed with shotguns, and mix in a lot of drinking.
42.4071, 2.4814
Vilanova de Sau, Spain

Sant Romà de Sau

Romanesque tower appears when water levels drop.
41.9728, 2.3930
(WikiCommons)
Tarragona, Spain

Pont del Diable

Stunning Roman aqueduct used for 1900 years and still standing.
41.1459, 1.2440
Madrid, Spain

Fountain of the Fallen Angel

Commonly acknowledged as the only public monument to the Devil himself.
40.4111, -3.6825
Plaza de la Luna marker.
Madrid, Spain

La Plaza de la Luna

In Kcymaerxthaereal times, celestial wonders marked a portal to a powerful route of travel at this site in Madrid, Spain.
40.4213, -3.7054
Huesca, Spain

Congost de Mont-rebei

A breathtaking canyon offers stunning views and frightful pathways through an ecological paradise.
42.0775, 0.6808
Chocolate chariot driver and his horses (Flickr/SpirosK)
Barcelona, Spain

Chocolate Museum

A delicious sculpture collection in Barcelona.
41.3873, 2.1819
Santa Pau, Spain

Hermitage of Santa Margarita Crater

Religious dwelling in a Spanish volcano.
42.1416, 2.5419
Sagrat Cor, the church at the very top of Tibidabo. (Wikimedia Commons)
Barcelona, Spain

Tibidabo

Mountain where Jesus was first tempted by the Devil.
41.4218, 2.1191
Castellcir, Spain

Castle Stern - Castell de la Popa

These striking ruins of a castle resemble a ship's stern.
41.7604, 2.1487
La Pobla de Lillet, Spain

Artigas Gardens

Famed architect Antoni Gaudi built this generous thank you gift to a friendly host who housed him during a job.
42.2445, 1.9757
L'Arboç, Spain

La Giralda de L’Arboç

Replica of Seville, Spains famous Giralda, a former minaret converted into a bell tower.
41.2691, 1.6042
Sant Quirze Safaja, Spain

Church of San Miquel del Fai

An enchanting monastery in the Spanish countryside appears lifted from a fantasy tale.
41.7160, 2.1903