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London, England

David Bowie Graffiti Mural

An artistic tribute to the famous singer, just around the corner from where he was born.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Pogue's Run

This hidden stream beneath Indianapolis makes an appearance in the best-selling novel "Underground Airlines."
Wustermark, Germany

Hitler's Olympic Village

The 1936 Summer Olympics site is a crumbling remnant of sportsmanship and a history its host country would like to forget.
Trinidad, Cuba

Discoteca Ayala

This subterranean disco dance club in a Cuban cave comes with bright lights and a dark legend.
Clarkdale, Arizona

Arizona Copper Art Museum

The state's only comprehensive museum dedicated to the mineral that defined its history and economy.
North Tipperary, Ireland

Barack Obama Plaza

This modest plaza in Moneygall, Ireland has cashed in on its distant connection to the U.S. president.
Tozeur, Tunisia

Leftover Star Wars Sets

Buildings from the fictional planet of Tatooine still litter the Tunisian desert.
Tokyo, Japan

Kan'ei-ji Temple

A Buddhist temple to honor insects that died for science.
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Perito Moreno Glacier

This stunning mass of ice spans 121 square miles and is still growing.
United States / Canada

United States–Canada Border Slash

The entire length of the border is marked by a 20-foot-wide slash through the trees.
Yavapai County, Arizona

Montezuma Castle

Ninety feet off the valley floor is an ancient dwelling put under protection of the U.S. government by Teddy Roosevelt.
Central Aguirre, Puerto Rico

The Ruins of Central Aguirre

This nearly abandoned "company town" is a ghost of Puerto Rico's once-lucrative sugar industry.
Orrville, Alabama

Old Cahawba Archeological Park

This ghost town houses the remains of Alabama's old state capital.
Castel di Tora, Italy

Ruins of Antuni

A semi-abandoned village destroyed by U.S. bombings during World War II dominates the valley of Turano.
Tucson, Arizona

San Pedro Chapel

This quiet chapel was central to a community of settlers who reclaimed an abandoned fort.
Älvsbyn V, Sweden

Laver Ruins

The concrete skeletons of an abandoned Swedish town hide among the trees.
Rokers Point Settlement, Bahamas

Underwater Plane Wreck Near Staniel Cay

One of the most accessible undersea plane wrecks in the world.
Jerome, Arizona

Gold King Mine Ghost Town

Once the product of an inexplicable gold strike, this ghost town is now home to one man and his love of classic machines.
Entebbe, Uganda

Aero Beach

An aeronautical-themed resort forged around rusty relics from the golden age of air travel.
Tehran, Iran

Tehran Aerospace Exhibition Center

A graveyard of old and rare planes that once were the glory of Persian aviation.
Tucson, Arizona

Fort Lowell

Visitors to this public park will also find the ruins of an old western fort.
Tucson, Arizona

Tucson's Retro Airport Control Tower

This iconic 1958 tower welcomes air travelers to Tucson with neon-lit letters and architectural style.
Tucson, Arizona

Mat Bevel's Museum of Kinetic Art & Surrealistic Pop Science Theater

A Tucson museum and performance space full of found-object movable sculptures.
Tucson, Arizona

Lisa Frank Factory

The fading, forgotten remains of a once bright and booming factory.