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Raiatea, French Polynesia

Marae Taputapuātea

This sacred enclave was once considered the religious center of Eastern Polynesia.
Teluk Bahang, Malaysia

Penang Tropical Fruit Farm

A sprawling tropical paradise offers a taste of fruits from around the world.
Milan, Italy

Dancing Bull of Good Fortune

Third time's a charm, or in this case, two testicles are.
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

Malaysia's floating mosque.
Huế, Vietnam

Thien Mu Pagoda

Giant pagoda houses the car that drove Thích Quảng Đức to his death by self-immolation.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Saigon Central Post Office

This French colonial post office is arguably the grandest in all of Southeast Asia.
Hong Kong

Stephen and Stitt

Regal guardians to one of the biggest banks in the world, symbols of Hong Kong's history and resilience.
Petronell-Carnuntum, Austria

Römerstadt Carnuntum (Roman City Carnuntum)

A rebuilt Roman city that was once the largest Roman settlement in the region.
Paris, France

Fountain of Innocents

A 16th-century fountain marks the site of a lost medieval cemetery once filled with mass graves.
Paris, France

Pont de la Concorde

This bridge was constructed from the rubble of the infamous Bastille.
Prague, Czechia

Strahov Monastery

Two stunning 17th-century libraries and a cabinet of curiosities.
Prague, Czechia

Tančící dům - Dancing House of Prague

This tipsy office building in downtown Prague was originally called “Fred and Ginger.”
Prague, Czechia

Old Jewish Cemetery

Around 100,000 bodies are buried below the medieval headstones, many of which mark graves with multiple bodies stacked up to 12 deep.
Prague, Czechia

Man Hanging Out

What looks like a suicide in progress is actually a statue of Sigmund Freud.
Vienna, Austria

Esperanto Museum

Museum devoted to the artificial language of Esperanto.
Vienna, Austria

Globe Museum

Handsomely crafted representations of our round planet.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Meridian

The slender brass strip in Prague's Old Town Square was used to tell time from 1652 to 1918.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Prague, Czechia

Lennon Wall

Despite attempts by local police to discourage it, Beatles-inspired graffiti has been a means for artists to air grievances for decades.
Prague, Czechia

The Penguins at Kampa Park

A series of playful yellow penguins share a serious message about the environment.
Genoa, Italy

Principe-Granarolo Funicular Railway

Although called a funicular by both its owner and the locals this historic railroad is actually a rack and pinion system.
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

Buddha Head in Tree Roots

One of Ayutthaya’s most iconic locations is a mysterious, hauntingly surreal miracle.
Rapa Nui, Chile

Kotepokouri Rano Kau

A volcanic crater that visitors can look inside.
Padirac, France

Le Gouffre de Padirac (Padirac Cave)

This impressive chasm is one of the longest natural underground cavities in the world.