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Close up of some of the 40,000 padlocks of love.
Cologne, Germany

Cologne's Love Locks Bridge

Thousands of tourists and residents in Cologne affix "love padlocks" on the Hohenzollernbrücke Bridge to symbolize their affections.
50.9415, 6.9656
The House of the Seven Gables
Salem, Massachusetts

House of the Seven Gables

The 340-year-old house that inspired the classic Nathaniel Hawthorne novel.
42.5218, -70.8835
Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha from Bewitched
Salem, Massachusetts

Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery

Statue in Salem of the woman who starred as the witch Samantha in the sitcom "Bewitched."
42.5213, -70.8959
Boston, Massachusetts

Polcari's Coffee

Shelves of coffee beans fill this North End institution.
42.3641, -71.0555
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of St. Anthony's Feast

Each August, one of the largest religious (and food) celebrations in the country is held in Boston.
42.3664, -71.0579
The golden grasshopper weathervane attracts attention from locals and visitors alike
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall Weathervane

An interesting decoration on this historic site, this weathervane comes with as many legends as it does questions.
42.3601, -71.0560
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
42.3600, -71.0562
Boston, Massachusetts

North End "Peninsula"

What was once a true peninsula has now been filled in, causing the water to recede and leaving many streetside "waterfronts" and landlocked "islands."
42.3620, -71.0569
Boston, Massachusetts

Cocoanut Grove Fire Plaque

A plaque memorializes the Boston location of one of the largest nightclub fires in history.
42.3500, -71.0681
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Cyclorama

The Battle of Atlanta in 360 degrees, featuring Clark Gable as a corpse.
33.7341, -84.3722
Georgia Guidestones
Elberton, Georgia

Georgia Guidestones

A mysterious monument meant to be a guide into "an Age of Reason."
34.2320, -82.8944
City's sign lists local sights but not the infamous camp. (spinkk/Atlas Obscura)
Dachau, Germany

Dachau Concentration Camp

Prototype for all Nazi concentration camps.
48.2594, 11.4343
Uncommon Objects Sign
Austin, Texas

Uncommon Objects

One part antique store, one part curiosities hodge-podge.
30.2291, -97.7830
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
30.2608, -97.7456
storefront, front view
Atlanta, Georgia

Junkman's Daughter

A purveyor of unusual items located in the center of Atlanta, Georgia.
33.7670, -84.3491
Jasper Newton Smith. (Wikimedia Commons)
Atlanta, Georgia

Oakland Cemetery

Civil War soldiers, captains of industry, and paupers all interred on historic grounds.
33.7461, -84.3691
The Hecht Company Warehouse saw prosperous days throughout the 1950s. (Library of Congress)
Washington, D.C.

Hecht Company Warehouse

Art deco landmark on the outskirts of Washington, D.C.
38.9150, -76.9839
Belcourt's east façade, originally rear of the castle, faces Bellevue Avenue. (Wikimedia Commons)
Newport, Rhode Island

Belcourt Castle

60-room castle constructed by a horse racing heir.
41.4546, -71.3028
Gloucester, Massachusetts

Hammond Castle Museum

An eccentric inventor's castle home with its own indoor weather system.
42.5860, -70.6926
Typical Boston gravestones showing the winged death head
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death.
42.3573, -71.0613
Paul Revere House from the street
Boston, Massachusetts

The Paul Revere House

Oldest house in downtown Boston was once the home of Paul Revere.
42.3638, -71.0537
Savannah, Georgia

The Paris Market

This quirky curiosity shop takes its cues from the world's bazaars.
32.0792, -81.0929
Power lines running through the Meadowlands.
Carlstadt, New Jersey

The Meadowlands

Infamous marsh filled with toxic waste, WWII-era London, and dead mobsters galore.
40.8267, -74.0721
Howes Cave, New York

Howe Caverns

Why have you never heard of the second most popular tourist site in New York?
42.6946, -74.4087