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Facility on the site of Unit 731
Harbin, China

Unit 731 Museum

An impactful museum ensures notorious war crimes disguised as "medical experimentation" won't soon be forgotten
45.6083, 126.6407
Memorial Hall with Taipei 101 in the background.
Xinyi District, Taiwan

Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall

Memorial to the father of the Republic of China
25.0400, 121.5599
Xinyi District, Taiwan

Tuned Mass Damper of Taipei 101

Enormous pendulum helps keep Taiwan's tallest building from swaying
25.0336, 121.5650
China Watermelon Museum
Beijing, China

China Watermelon Museum

This Chinese museum proves that it's a watermelon world, we're all just living in it.
39.6732, 116.3251
Working People's Cultural Palace
Beijing, China

Working People's Cultural Palace

This smaller cousin of the Forbidden City has gone from ancestral sacrifice to tourist's whispers
39.9137, 116.3982
Neverbust Chain
Columbia, South Carolina

Neverbust Chain

This titanic steel chain linking two buildings was installed without permission but instantly beloved
34.0056, -81.0350
Chunking Mansions malls.
Hong Kong

Chungking Mansions

Teeming with illegal goods and services, this towering maze of vice is also a popular tourist accommodation
22.2965, 114.1728
Harbin, China

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

One of the world's largest ice festivals dazzles visitors for over a month with radiant sculptures and carvings
45.7570, 126.6425
Dongyue Temple
Beijing, China

Dongyue Temple

This sensational Chinese temple walks visitors through the 76 weird departments of the afterlife
39.9245, 116.4447
Pyongyang, North Korea

Ryugyong Hotel

North Korea's massive "hotel of doom"
39.0364, 125.7306
Denizli, Turkey

Pamukkale Water Terraces

Roman ruins top white travertine terraces formed by ancient hot springs
37.7735, 29.0865
Turkey

Basilica Cisterns of Istanbul

A marvel of Byzantine engineering under the streets of Istanbul.
41.0084, 28.9779
Alchemic ingredients on display
Kutna Hora, Czechia

Muzeum Alchymie (Alchemy Museum)

A museum of alchemy and a basement laboratory all housed in an ancient building in a Gothic tower.
49.9498, 15.2686
A microscope focused on the leg of a mosquito - marching across it is a near invisible menagerie of colorful animals, from cheetahs to giraffes to elephants.
Prague, Czechia

Museum of Miniatures

Microscopic scenes; some call it novelty, some call it art
50.0870, 14.3894
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s
50.0870, 14.4208
Ming Dynasty-era Vase
Beijing, China

Beijing Capital Museum

Home to over 200,000 artifacts, this museum attempts to guide visitors through the ancient history of Beijing and Imperial China
39.9072, 116.3435
The Forbidden City
Beijing, China

The Forbidden City

The most famous location in China was home to whole dynasties worth of imperial rulers
39.9225, 116.3968
(Flickr/Svalin)
Beijing, China

798 Art District

This probably wasn't what Mao had in mind
39.9042, 116.4074
The Fox Tower at Dongbianmen
Beijing, China

The Fox Tower at Dongbianmen

This historic Chinese tower was said to have been haunted by fox spirits but is now haunted by a grisly murder
39.9016, 116.4019