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The Western Wall Tunnel.
Jerusalem, Israel

Western Wall Tunnel

Descend 2,030 years into the past in an ancient tunnel built to support Jerusalem's most famous wall.
31.7767, 35.2343
Trading room circa 1894
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Stock Exchange Trading Room

Once at the center of U.S. finance, the historic Trading Room was meticulously recreated piece by piece and rebuilt in the Art Institute.
41.8797, -87.6213
Part of abandoned historic downtown Cairo, Illinois.
Cairo, Illinois

Abandoned Town of Cairo, Illinois

A once-booming Mississippi River port town has transformed into an eerie, mostly abandoned ghost town.
37.0053, -89.1765
Englewood Post Office
Chicago, Illinois

Englewood Post Office

This modest post office sits on the site of H.H. Holmes' famous murder castle
41.7795, -87.6404
Birmingham, Alabama

Statue of Vulcan

A 58-foot tall statue of the god of fire looks out over Birmingham, Alabama
33.4918, -86.7955
McCourtie Park Bridge and Stream
Somerset Center, Michigan

McCourtie Park

This lovely public park has a history with Al Capone, the Underground Railroad, and cement wood
42.0502, -84.4095
Herodium
Tall Furaydis, Israel

Herodium

The remains of this ancient fortress atop a manmade hill look as though they were built into a volcano
31.6658, 35.2414
De Vargas Street House
Santa Fe, New Mexico

De Vargas Street House

This southwest-styled home in Santa Fe claims to be the oldest house in America thanks to an ancient bit of foundation
35.6836, -105.9374
The Cincinnati Mushroom House
Cincinnati, Ohio

The Cincinnati Mushroom House

What is it about mushrooms that makes people wish they lived inside of them?
39.1411, -84.4237
Chicago, Illinois

Flat Iron Building

41.9104, -87.6770
Taos, New Mexico

Taos Pueblo

Multi-storied adobe home continuously inhabited for 1000 years
36.4386, -105.5445
(WikiCommons)
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

Central Park mosaic dedicated to John Lennon, groomed by a Beatles super-fan
40.7756, -73.9747
Mitzpe Ramon, Israel

Khan Saharonim

One of the few guarded stops along the great spice route
30.6187, 34.7907
Cenote Zací
Valladolid, Mexico

Cenote Zací

If you can look past the nearby sewer pipes, this urban sinkhole grotto is a mini-paradise
20.6911, -88.1972
Diamondback Bridge
Tucson, Arizona

Diamondback Bridge

In Tucson a giant metal snake helps pedestrians cross a busy highway
32.2318, -110.9586
Sparky Park
Austin, Texas

Sparky Park

A former electrical substation is now home to an eccentric junk art masterpiece
30.2990, -97.7322
Mound-like natural formations in the Cheltenham Badlands (Flickr/Aubrey Arenas)
Caledon, Canada

Cheltenham Badlands

Barren, rolling red hills near Ontario
43.7780, -79.9404
Circassians
Kfar Kama, Israel

Kfar Kama

This Israeli village is one of only two towns in the country populated by a sect of Muslims who are also devoted to military service
32.7211, 35.4428
The wall of the Makhtesh.
Ramat Negev Regional Council, Israel

Makhtesh Ramon

A massive, heart-shaped, wind-carved crater in the middle of the Israeli desert
30.5953, 34.8368
Jerusalem YMCA
Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem YMCA

This historic rec center in the heart of Israel is a bastion of peace and togetherness
31.7746, 35.2220
Historic Pullman Center.
Chicago, Illinois

Pullman Historic District

First planned industrial community in the United States.
41.6926, -87.6094
Chicago, Illinois

The Renaissance Society

An avant garde art museum at the University of Chicago
41.7805, -87.6038
An Indian Blue Peacock in courting mode. (amberjol/Atlas Obscura)
Austin, Texas

Mayfield Park

Free public park and gardens filled with peacocks and peahens
30.3145, -97.7691
Moonlight tower at night
Austin, Texas

Austin Moonlight Towers

Turning night into day in Victorian-era Austin to thwart a serial killer
30.2672, -97.7431