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New Orleans, Louisiana

'Birthplace of Dixie' Plaque

The South's nickname was supposedly born at a former bank in New Orleans' French Quarter.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

The world-record holder for the longest bridge stretching continuously over water.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Secret Room at M.S. Rau Antiques

A treasure trove hidden within a treasure trove.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Fort Pike

Once defending the city of New Orleans from invasion by sea, this fort faces an uncertain future.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Ruins of Fort Macomb

The crumbling remains of a 19th-Century fortess.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Carousel Bar

The only rotating bar in New Orleans has been slowly spinning since 1949.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Abandoned Jazzland

A theme park that suffered massive flooding during Katrina, abandoned and proving irresistible to trespassing explorers.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's House of Voodoo

A museum and shop on Bourbon Street located in the former home of the second Voodoo Queen of New Orleans.
Venice, Italy

Scala Contarini del Bovolo

This palatial spiral staircase was so unusual the name "snail" was given to the noble family who built it.
Nashville, Tennessee

Dutchman's Curve

The site of the one of the most deadly train wrecks in American history.
Halbe, Germany

Tropical Islands Resort

It's always summer at the beach inside this former airship hangar.
Lübbenau/Spreewald, Germany

Gurkenmuseum (Cucumber Museum)

A museum honoring Germany’s cucumber mecca offers a great dill of gherkin history.
Lübben, Germany

Spreewald

Explore the complex ecology of this multifaceted nature preserve by riverboat.
Dresden, Germany

Dresden Frauenkirche

This Dresden church was purposely rebuilt Protestant after being demolished in World War II.
Dresden, Germany

Slaughterhouse Five

Slaughterhouse Five opens its dank doors to fans of Kurt Vonnegut.
Berlin, Germany

Führerbunker Parking Lot

The bunker where Hitler took his own life is hidden under this deliberately ordinary parking lot.
Dresden, Germany

Kunsthofpassage Singing Drain Pipes

When the rain falls, this drain system turns into a musical instrument.
Berlin, Germany

Burgermeister

Where once there was a train station bathroom, there is now this German burger joint.
Berlin, Germany

The Return of the Cows

Art and a pun, all in one.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

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

Eltz Castle - Burg Eltz

This medieval castle overlooking the Elzbach river looks just like it did hundreds of years ago.
Lohmen, Germany

The Bastei

Ruins of a German Castle on top of a towering stone pillar.
Berlin, Germany

Tajikistan Tearoom

A slice of central Asia in the middle of Berlin.
Berlin, Germany

Monster Kabinett

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