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Ipswich, Massachusetts

Crane Mansion on Castle Hill

Palatial mansion estate used in films including "Flowers in the Attic" and "The Witches of Eastwick."
Boston, Massachusetts

Bodega

This upscale streetwear store is hidden behind a fake Snapple machine in the back of a deli.
Boston, Massachusetts

Harvard Bridge Smoot Measurements

In 1958, an MIT fraternity pledge laid down on this bridge and instituted a new, unique unit of measurement.
Boston, Massachusetts

The First Church of Christ, Scientist

This impressive Boston holy house is the American mecca for Christian scientists.
Boston, Massachusetts

Make Way for Ducklings Statue

Mrs. Mallard and her brood are a beloved fixture in Boston Public Garden.
Sirmione, Italy

Scaligero Castle

One of the most well-preserved castles in Italy also contains a rare medieval example of a port fortification.
Sirmione, Italy

Grotte di Catullo (Grottoes of Catullus)

On the shores of Lake Garda, the ruins of a Roman villa that allegedly belonged to the poet Catullus.
Christchurch, New Zealand

'Diminish and Ascend'

This aluminum “stairway to heaven” has impaled at least a couple of birds.
Sevelen, Switzerland

Alte Rheinbrücke (Old Rhine Bridge)

The oldest surviving wooden bridge over Rhine lets travelers cross easily from Switzerland to Liechtensten.
Auckland, New Zealand

Stony Batter Historic Reserve

Large World War II gun emplacements and tunnel systems remain hidden near a remote end of Waiheke Island.
Wellington, New Zealand

Weta Cave

Inside this faux cave, visitors can learn how some of their favorite fantasy characters were created.
Taupo, New Zealand

Taupo McDonald's Airplane

Eat your Big Mac in a DC-3.
Huntly, New Zealand

DEKA Sign

This faded sign to nowhere is a beloved icon in New Zealand.
Waimangu, New Zealand

Lake Rotomahana

The once and future home of New Zealand's famed Pink and White Terraces.
Kawakawa, New Zealand

Hundertwasser Toilets

Modern art meets modern convenience in possibly the world's most architecturally important public bathroom.
Waipu, New Zealand

Waipu Caves

A galaxy of glowworms—larvae of a gnat—hides deep in the belly of these caves.
Stratford, New Zealand

Stratford Glockenspiel Clock Tower

This mechanical clock performs "Romeo and Juliet" in a Shakespeare-themed New Zealand town.
Tokoroa, New Zealand

Talking Poles

The wooden sculptures are studded throughout a small New Zealand town.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Cable Car

New Zealand's only running funicular railway.
Waipoua Forest, New Zealand

Tāne Mahuta

Largest Kauri tree in New Zealand.
Wellington, New Zealand

Quasi

The 16-foot sculpture of a hand looks out from his perch on top of an art gallery.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Cambodia–Vietnam Friendship Monument

Bombed and burned, this monument represents the often controversial ties between Vietnam and Cambodia.
San Diego, California

Unconditional Surrender

A sculpture of the famous photograph stands on San Diego's "Greatest Generation Walk."
San Diego, California

San Diego Museum of Us

An extraordinarily ornate museum in San Diego holds wondrous anthropological treasures.