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Sendai-shi, Japan

Sendai Daikannon

One of the tallest statues in the world, and the tallest statue of a goddess in Japan.
Bala, Ontario

Koilos Sculpture

This nomadic monster has divided opinions as it prowls across Canada.
Jakar, Bhutan

Jambay Lhakhang

According to legend, this temple was built to pin down the body of a demoness who lay across the Himalayas.
Sur, Oman

Dhow Factory of Sur

Where artisans use centuries-old techniques to build traditional Arabian ships.
Bhutan

Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten

A stupa built to protect Bhutan from evil forces and help bring peace to the world.
Niland, California

East Jesus

An off-grid art installation that encourages its visitors to imagine a world without waste.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Center Armory

A community gathering place that once housed half-ton tanks and the World's Fair.
Reynoldston, Wales

Maen Ceti (Arthur's Stone)

A Neolithic burial tomb connected with a colorful array of legends.
Sandusky, Ohio

Plum Brook Station

This NASA test station is home to some of the world’s largest and most powerful space environment simulation facilities.
Gwynedd, Wales

Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel

This Welsh hotel is the spiritual home of the British 1953 Everest expedition, the first successful ascent of Mount Everest.
Narmada, India

Statue of Unity

The tallest statue in the world is twice the height of the Statue of Liberty.
Guyana

Fort Kyk-Over-Al

A brick arch is all that remains of this Dutch fort, once a focal point for colonial power struggles in Guyana.
Georgetown, Guyana

St. George's Cathedral

Georgetown’s most impressive building is also one of the tallest wooden churches in the world.
Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Okapi Wildlife Reserve

Home to pygmy hunter-gatherers, hundreds of animal and bird species, and the strange okapi, or forest giraffe.
Fez, Morocco

Dar Batha

This former royal palace with gorgeous gardens became the first museum in Morocco.
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Virunga National Park

The most biologically diverse protected area in Africa is also the most dangerous.
Dakar, Senegal

Gorée Island

This tiny, tranquil Senegalese island serves as a powerful symbol of the Atlantic slave trade.
Guyana

Shell Beach

A nesting ground for four of the world’s seven marine turtle species, most of which are endangered.
Marrakesh, Morocco

Jemaa el-Fna Square

Fortune tellers, snake charmers, poets, and storytellers all gather on this historic square in Morocco.
Fez, Morocco

Al-Attarine Madrasa

The courtyard of this small Marinid madrasa is a dazzling example of intricate Islamic architecture.
Marrakesh, Morocco

Bahia Palace

This vast masterpiece of Moroccan architecture spreads across 20 acres.
Georgetown, Guyana

Statue of Queen Victoria

Though dynamited and defaced, the statue still stands outside the law courts in Georgetown, Guyana.
Marrakesh, Morocco

Ben Youssef Madrasa

The largest madrasa in Morocco once housed more than 900 students within its exquisite walls.
Georgetown, Guyana

1763 Monument

A monument to Cuffy, a rebellious enslaved person who became a national hero in Guyana.