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Tijuana, Mexico

La Mona

Giant nude woman of Tijuana is also the artist's home.
Bombay Beach, California

Bombay Beach

Version of the French Riviera destroyed by the sea.
Page, Arizona

Antelope Canyon

Most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest.
Urbania, Italy

Chiesa dei Morti (Church of the Dead)

Eighteen mummies have stood guard behind the altar of this tiny church since 1833.
Arumpo, Australia

Mungo National Park

Prehistoric park filled with the fossils of dozens of extinct species including Australian megafauna.
Niš, Serbia

The Skull Tower of Nis

Structure built from the skulls of vanquished foes.
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Central Station

A Beaux-Arts triumph set to become Ford's innovation campus
Detroit, Michigan

The Dequindre Cut Greenway

This railway-turned-greenway provides a pedestrian link in downtown Detroit and celebrates urban artwork.
Detroit, Michigan

Grand Army of the Republic Building

Detroit’s downtown castle is one of the oldest structures in the city.
Chula Vista, California

Lower Otay Reservoir

The American rainmaker and a burst dam.
Calipatria, California

Salvation Mountain

A hand-built folk art installation covered with messages of God's love.
El Cajon, California

Unarius Academy of Science

Educational foundation that teaches the powers of fourth dimensional physical properties.
Évora, Portugal

Portugal's Chapel of Bones

A 16th century chapel decorated with bones, skulls, and entire bodies hanging from the wall.
Wendover, Utah

Sun Tunnels

A sculpture for the sun and stars, created by Nancy Holt.
Milan, Italy

San Bernardino alle Ossa

An ossuary built in 1210 to collect bones from the Ospedale Maggiore of Milan.
San Diego, California

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

North America's largest accredited model railroad museum.
Cambria, California

Nitt Witt Ridge

A house built from trash known as the poor man's Hearst Castle.
Culver City, California

Center for Land Use Interpretation

A museum, art project, and institution that demands we look at the world around us in a strange new way.
Porto, Portugal

Igreja de São Francisco Catacombs

Ancient catacombs form the foundation for this Rococo orgy of a church.
Los Angeles, California

Angels Flight

Historic funicular railway, believed to be the shortest railroad in the world.
Mecca, California

International Banana Museum

World's largest collection devoted to one fruit.
Marble Canyon, Arizona

The Wave

Rippling sand dunes frozen in the Arizona rock.
Magdalena, New Mexico

The Very Large Array

Twenty-seven massive radio antennas on the high plains of New Mexico search for life on other planets.
Rome, Italy

Museum of the Holy Souls in Purgatory

A collection of objects supposedly singed by the hands of souls in purgatory.