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Red Square
New York, New York

Lenin Statue at Red Square

Salute the leader of the proletariat.
40.7223, -73.9859
Portugal's Chapel of Bones
Évora, Portugal

Portugal's Chapel of Bones

A 16th century chapel decorated with bones, skulls, and entire bodies hanging from the wall.
38.5689, -7.9090
 W40th Street and 8th Ave Geo-Tag
New York, New York

Oldest Manhole Cover

Walk over a 150 year old manhole.
40.7244, -73.9959
Delmonico's Pompeii Columns
New York, New York

Delmonico's Pompeii Columns

Possible relics of the ancient Roman city are hidden in this restaurant's façade.
40.7051, -74.0101
The sign welcoming visitors to the Red Rock National Conservation Area.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Dyed by iron oxide over centuries, these sandstone rocks rise thousands of feet into the sky.
36.1357, -115.4279
Cloudy Forest View
Burnsville, North Carolina

Mount Mitchell

The highest point in North Carolina and the United States east of the Mississippi River, Mount Mitchell is named after argumentative explorer Elisha Mitchell.
35.7650, -82.2651
Helen's Bridge
Asheville, North Carolina

Helen's Bridge

This bridge is haunted by the ghost of a distraught mother.
35.5945, -82.5404
11 foot 8
Durham, North Carolina

The Can Opener

This North Carolina railroad trestle is a notorious big rig executioner.
35.9992, -78.9100
Games and games.
Greensboro, North Carolina

Elsewhere Collaborative

Art museum based around the collections accumulated over 58 years by one eccentric thrift store owner.
36.0657, -79.7911
New York, New York

Onieals Grand Street Bar

A prohibition era watering hole for the police.
40.7197, -73.9978
New York, New York

190 Bowery

The greatest real estate coup of all time.
40.7212, -73.9941
Mac’ n cheese French toast egg and bacon sandwich.
New York, New York

Shopsin's

Prove you deserve to be fed by Kenny Shopsin.
40.7189, -73.9879
Sintra, Portugal

Quinta da Regaleira

Eccentrically decorated palace and gardens replete with grottoes, fountains, underground tunnels, caves, and numerous statues.
38.7963, -9.3960
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
40.7346, -73.9903
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXiVVAVfiWw
Nara, Japan

Buddha's Nostril

Devoted Buddhists can earn enlightenment in the next life by crawling through this symbolic nostril.
34.6889, 135.8400
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.
34.6890, 135.8398
Mmuseumm
New York, New York

Mmuseumm

A tiny museum housed in a New York freight elevator specializes in the "overlooked, dismissed, or ignored."
40.7174, -74.0028
New York, New York

Lower East Side Toy Company (The Back Room)

Become a prohibition rebel.
40.7185, -73.9872
New York, New York

Ghostbusters Firehouse

Don't get slimed in TriBeCa.
40.7197, -74.0066
Irish Hunger Memorial.
New York, New York

Irish Hunger Memorial

Blighted Irish field and the ruins of a 19th-century cottage on the edge of urban Manhattan.
40.7145, -74.0155