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Angel in West Highgate
London, England

Highgate Cemetery

London's creepiest cemetery was once the site of dueling magicians and mobs of stake-carrying vampire hunters.
51.5675, -0.1483
New York, New York

Evolution Nature Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios
40.7281, -73.9948
New York, New York

City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier
40.7134, -74.0046
Bones from the former Magdeleine cemetery (La Ville Leveque Street numbers 1 and 2). Deposited in 1844 in the western ossuary (bone repository) and transferred to the catacombs in September 1859.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them
48.8343, 2.3322
Auroville
Bommayapalayam, India

Auroville

This experimental utopian "city of the future" in rural India may hold a dark secret.
12.0069, 79.8106
Sosan, India

Kasol: Little Israel of the Himalayas

Remote town home to Himachalis, Israelis, and tons of hashish
32.0098, 77.3145
Lighthouse inside the compound
Gopalpur, India

Gopalpur Lighthouse

No cyclone yet has been able to topple this rugged Indian lighthouse.
19.2560, 84.9067
(Flickr/a1245)
Lahore, Pakistan

Badshahi Mosque

17th century mosque used for war more than worship
31.5881, 74.3101
A stairway built for elephants at the Lahore Fort
Lahore, Pakistan

Lahore Fort Elephant Path

These stairs were built to accommodate royals mounted on elephants
31.5866, 74.3123
Tomb of Ali Mardan Khan
Lahore, Pakistan

Tomb of Ali Mardan Khan

This grand Pakistani mausoleum can only be accessed via an almost 1,000 foot long alleyway
31.5739, 74.3632
Thrissur, India

Kuda-kallu of Aryyannur

Megalithic monuments resembling magic mushrooms
10.5231, 76.2222
Chandigarh, India

Nek Chand Saini

A palatial sculpture park, built illegally and in secret by Nek Chand over a period of 36 years.
30.7529, 76.8065
Chennai, India

Ramanujan Museum

One-room museum dedicated to India's most enigmatic mathematician
13.1166, 80.2916
An aircraft at Safdarjung Airport
New Delhi, India

Safdarjung Airport

The former Willingdon Airport started operations in 1929, in India's capital, Delhi. Now, it's used for maintenance runs and helicopter rides.
28.5841, 77.2061
Illuminated Lotus petals at night (Flickr/blond avenger)
New Delhi, India

Bahá'í Lotus Temple

A blooming house of worship for the masses
28.5533, 77.2586
Jal Mahal
Jaipur, India

Jal Mahal

More than half of this Indian palace is drowned but it looks all the more spectacular for it
26.9537, 75.8463
Chand Baori
Jaipur, India

Ancient Stepwells of India

Thousands of exquisitely carved stone water storage wells, hundreds of stone steps, one tragic love story.
26.8829, 75.8057
Mysore, India

Gomateshvara Statue

World's tallest monolithic statue has served as a pilgrimage site since its completion in 993 CE
12.3035, 76.6461
Illuminated at night by 97,000 bulbs
Mysore, India

Mysore Palace

Modest by day, illuminated majestically at sunset
12.3185, 76.6406
Overlooking a sea of blue. (Photo:
Jodhpur, India

The Blue City of Jodhpur

Once an indicator of social class, the color blue has come to define this city on the edge of the Thar Desert.
26.3023, 73.0523
Reliquary of St. Francis Xavier
Velha Goa, India

Body of St. Francis Xavier

Scholar, adventurer, saint, and instigator of the Goa Inquisition
15.5032, 73.9113
Ajanta, India

Ajanta Caves

Rock-cut cave complex filled with ancient Buddhist artwork
20.5329, 75.7502
Bibi Ka Maqbara central tomb
Aurangabad, India

Bibi Ka Maqbara

Half-size replica of the Taj Mahal
19.8853, 75.3197
Verul, India

Ellora Caves

This complex of vertically-excavated Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu monolithic temples in India's Maharashtra providence illustrates a spirit of tolerance characteristic of ancient India.
20.0229, 75.1792