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Guben, Germany

Plastinarium

The home of the morbid art of corpse plastination is open for visitors to view the stomach-churningly interesting process.
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo del Juguete Antiguo México

Visiting this cacophonous collection of vintage novelties is like stepping into the mind of a crazed toymaker.
New York, New York

The Cartoon Wall at Overlook

In the back of a nondescript sports bar is a museum-worthy mural by legendary cartoonists.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Odd Fellows Rest

This crumbling New Orleans cemetery is the final resting place of members of a faded secret society.
Boston, Massachusetts

Forest Hills Cemetery

A beautiful Victorian-era cemetery, complete with a miniature village.
London, England

Kyoto Garden

A little slice of Japan and its aesthetics in London's Holland Park.
Hilo, Hawaii

Mauna Kea

Earth's tallest volcano is home to a dozen world-class observatories.
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.
Hajdúszoboszló, Hungary

Harangház Bell House

A beautiful display of nearly 50 bells crafted with a unique design and distinct sound.
Verdú, Spain

Museu del Joguet (Toy Museum of Catalonia)

Museum of amazing old toys and automata.
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Elephant Nature Park

Thailand's distressed elephants find peace at this Chiang Mai sanctuary.
San Francisco, California

San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers

Carnivorous plants, medieval aphrodisiacs, and the largest original wood structure glass conservatory in the western hemisphere.
Conwy, Wales

Laburnum Arch

A breathtaking flower tunnel bursting with beautiful golden blossoms.
Washington, D.C.

Missing Capitol Building Cornerstone

A promising candidate for the lost rock laid by George Washington was unearthed, but the hunt is still on.
Cairo, Egypt

Monastery of Saint Simon

The massive cave church of Cairo's Zabbaleen community is one of the largest Christian churches in the Middle East.
East Jerusalem, Israel

Royal Palace at Tel el-Ful

The abandoned shell of what would have been the Jordanian royal family's summer palace.
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Tel Aviv Central Bus Station

The maze-like transportation hub contains abandoned areas, derelict stores, and even has its own resident bat colony.
Lafayette, Indiana

Family Tree Gravestones

Tombstones carved to look like tree trunks are used for multiple generations of family members.
Sanremo, Italy

Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia)

An ancient rogue artist community hidden next to one of the world's most glitzy and glamorous cities.
Cardiff, Wales

Roman Walls of Cardiff Castle

The castle still holds traces of the abandoned Roman fort it was built atop.
Gwynedd, Wales

Portmeirion Village

A miniature Italianate fantasy village on the coast of Wales and the set of ITC classic "The Prisoner."
Palo Alto, California

Pneumatic Tube System at Stanford University Hospital

Four miles of pipelines form the model of still-functioning retro-tech efficiency.
Rome, Italy

Museo Nazionale delle Paste Alimentari

This delightful little museum is dedicated to only one thing: pasta.
Aptos, California

Egg Vending Machine at Glaum Ranch

At this California chicken ranch four bucks will get you 22 eggs and a chorus of dancing animatronic poultry.