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Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Modern Diner

The first ever diner included on the National Register of Historic Places is famous for its custard French toast.
Kyoto, Japan

Honke Owariya

One of Kyoto's oldest food establishments has supplied soba noodles to temple priests and the Imperial Palace.
London, England

Rules

Classic game cookery takes center stage at what's widely considered London's oldest restaurant.
Osaka, Japan

Izakaya Toyo

Blowtorches, tuna, and a jolly, chain-smoking proprietor mark this beloved street-food stand.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Antoine’s Restaurant

The oldest family-run restaurant in the United States is a living museum of New Orleans dining history.
Pateley Bridge, England

Oldest Sweet Shop in England

The oldest candy store in the world has been selling traditional sweets since 1827.
Ipswich, England

Cardinal Wolsey Statue

A surprisingly approachable statue of the man who dominated King Henry VIII's government.
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Franks Diner

Behind a modern brick exterior lies the oldest continuously-operating lunch-car diner in the United States.
Binasco, Italy

MUMAC Coffee Machine Museum

Get buzzed beholding one of the world's largest coffee-machine collections, then step into the café for a specially brewed cup.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Palace of the Governors

The oldest continuously occupied public building in the United States.
London, England

Tulip Stairs

The first geometric self-supporting spiral stairs in Britain are a truly beautiful sight.
Hørve, Denmark

Dragsholm Castle

Considered one of the most haunted places in Europe, this 800-year-old castle was home to noble prisoners.
Benin

La Porte du Non-Retour (The Door of No Return)

A monument to the more than one million enslaved Africans deported from the port of Ouidah.
Chad

Guelta d'Archei

Camels and crocodiles share the black waters of this stunning Saharan oasis.
Tarabulus, Libya

Arch of Marcus Aurelius

This triumphal arch is the only fully standing structure that remains from Roman-era Oea.
Jamestown, New York

Lucille Ball Memorial Park

Its original statue was deemed so ugly, locals called it “Scary Lucy.”
Gao, Mali

Tomb of Askia

The most important and best preserved remnant of West Africa's powerful Songhai Empire.
Washington, D.C.

Walter Johnson Statue

This statue of one of baseball’s greatest pitchers looks like something out of a sci-fi horror movie.
Klaipėda, Lithuania

'Juodasis Vaiduoklis' ('The Black Ghost')

A creepy statue of a hooded ghost hauls itself up from the water in a historic Lithuanian city.
Sydney, Australia

Trim the Cat

The statue honors an adventurous seafaring cat.
Antwerp, Belgium

Brabo Fountain

A man throwing a giant severed hand towers over Antwerp’s main square.
Serik, Turkey

Aspendos Theater

The best-preserved ancient theater in the world.
Israel

Avshalom Cave

This amazing ancient cave was kept secret for seven years to protect it from the public.
Sydney, Australia

Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine

A monument to the 4,114 Irish orphan girls who arrived in Australia between 1848 and 1850.