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Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Arecibo Observatory

The world's second largest single-dish radio telescope, once used to contact E.T.
Somerset, England

Willow Man

Wicker sculpture that towers over the M5 motorway.
Granum, Alberta

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Historic site where Native American hunters once trapped and killed buffalo.
Drumheller, Alberta

The Hoodoos of Drumheller Valley

Hoodoos, naturally eroded land formations, stand 20 feet tall in the Canadian badlands.
Oslo, Norway

Fram Museum

Housing the famous Norwegian ice-defying 19th century polar exploration ship.
Antarctica

Trinity Church on King George Island

Russian Orthodox church built on an Antarctic island.
Kutna Hora, Czechia

Muzeum Alchymie (Alchemy Museum)

A museum of alchemy and a basement laboratory all housed in an ancient building in a Gothic tower.
Kutna Hora, Czechia

Sedlec Ossuary "Bone Church"

A church of bones, decorated with 40,000 human skeletons.
Plymouth, Trinidad and Tobago

Mystery Tomb

A three-centuries-old crypt in the foothills of an old plantation.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Nara, Japan

Tōdai-ji Daibutsuden (The Great Buddha Hall)

The former world's largest wooden building containing a giant Buddha, healing pillars, and tame deer which wander the grounds.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Gastown Steam Clock

A working steam clock, one of only a few in the world, located in Vancouver's Victorian Gastown.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cementerio de la Recoleta

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Floralis Generica

105-foot wide giant metallic flower blooms anew every day in the heart of Buenos Aires.
Chaves, Brazil

Victoria Amazonica

Queen of the waterlilies, so big and strong it can support the weight of a human.
Singapore

Haw Par Villa

A Buddhist theme park brings you a Buddhist version of Hell.
Sandwick, Scotland

Skara Brae

Amazing and mysterious Neolithic settlement on Scotland's Orkney Islands.
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under a Seattle bridge overpass.
Seattle, Washington

Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

A 100-year-old purveyor of curiosities, curios, and kitsch featuring mummies, shrunken heads, and a Fiji Mermaid.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

This famous bridge twisted itself into oblivion, but not for the reason you might think.
Olympia, Washington

Mima Mounds

Native American burial mounds? Giant gopher dens? No one knows what created the Mima Mounds.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Cornwall, England

The Eden Project

The largest greenhouse in the world is home to over one million types of plants.