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Amsterdam, Netherlands

De Waag

Amsterdam's former hotspot for public executions and dissections.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat

An Amsterdam street lined with antique shops each one dedicated to a different obscure collection.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Electric Ladyland: The Museum of Fluorescent Art

The world's only museum devoted to the wonders of fluorescence.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

De Poezenboot (The Cat Boat)

A floating cat sanctuary on an Amsterdam canal.
Cusco, Peru

Plaza de Armas

Built on the remains of one the Incas’ most important gathering spots, this square keeps the spirit of a fallen empire alive.
Nazca, Peru

Nazca Lines

Giant ancient line art drawn in the Peruvian desert so large that it can only be fully seen from the sky.
Pisco, Peru

Paracas Candelabra

The mysterious "Candelabra of the Andes" could represent anything from a god's trident to a hallucinogenic plant.
Chivay, Peru

Apachetas of Chivay

Mystic Incan rock piles three miles above sea level.
Key West, Florida

U.S. Route 1 Mile 0 Sign

The highway's southernmost spot is a beloved local attraction.
Città del Vaticano, Vatican

Vatican City Walls

Historic fortifications form the boundary of Vatican City, but it’s not entirely surrounded by walls.
Vatican City

Gallery of Maps - Galleria delle Carte Geografiche

Breathtaking and huge 430 year old maps of Italy.
Lyme, Connecticut

Gillette Castle

Quirky castle designed by the American actor best known for portraying Sherlock Holmes on stage.
Newtown, Connecticut

Fairfield Hills Hospital

This abandoned psychiatric hospital once housed more than 4,000 patients in the middle of a quaint New England town.
New Haven, Connecticut

Judges Cave

The cave where two British judges hid in exile after sentencing the king to death.
New Haven, Connecticut

East Rock Park

Panoramic views of the city of New Haven and the Long Island Sound, with a side of history.
Meriden, Connecticut

Castle Craig

A lone tower rises above the cliffs in a city park, offering fantastic views of the Connecticut landscape.
Middletown, Connecticut

Wild Bill's Nostalgia Store

A reliquary of pop culture marvels, including the world's largest (and most terrifying) Jack-in-the-Box.
East Lyme, Connecticut

Book Barn

With some 500,000 books across five buildings, this bookstore is a reader's paradise.
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Longwood Gardens

This palatial botanical garden is home to one of the largest pipe organs ever installed in a private residence, and a piece of Wood's cycad.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
Berlin, Germany

Tempelhof Airport

Berlin's old airport.
Berlin, Germany

The DDR Museum

A fascinating insight into daily life in the Eastern Bloc.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."