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The crumbling dragon aquarium, in all its glory and might
tx. Hương Thủy, Vietnam

Hồ Thuỷ Tiên

Vietnam's feral abandoned water park offers access to a post-apocalyptic funscape, now with fewer crocodiles.
16.4077, 107.5786
A monument in a field used for killing
Kaunas, Lithuania

Monument to the Victims of Fascism

A memorial to the murdered Jews of Kaunas
54.9065, 23.9118
Famine sculptures at night in black and white
Dublin, Ireland

The Famine Memorial in Dublin

The somber sculptures commemorating Irish Famine on the river Liffey in Dublin
53.3480, -6.2501
Leixlip, Ireland

The Wonderful Barn

Corkscrew-shaped barn in Ireland
53.3612, -6.4891
The vaults
Dublin, Ireland

St. Michan's Mummies

An Irish church where you can shake hands with an 800 year old mummy
53.3475, -6.2755
Stockholm, Sweden

Vasa Museum

Remains of a 17th-century version of the Titanic
59.3280, 18.0914
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Metro Art Gallery

Stockholm's decidedly unique public transit system has doubled as the world's longest art gallery for decades
59.3289, 18.0649
Traffic Light Tree
London, England

Traffic Light Tree

A student driver's nightmare
51.5063, -0.0149
(Flickr/pvsbond)
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

Artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past
40.7398, -74.0025
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York
40.7346, -73.9903
Santiago, Chile

Parque Quinta Normal Greenhouse

A beautiful deserted greenhouse in the middle of a park
-33.4430, -70.6812
Tamarugal, Chile

The Nitrate Towns of Chile

Towns with a resource known as "white gold," valuable enough to fight a war over, now stand ghostly empty
-20.2068, -69.7932
Uyuni, Bolivia

Great Train Graveyard

On the outskirts of a desert trading village high on the Andean plain, steel giants have been destroyed by salt winds.
-20.4604, -66.8250
Potosi, Bolivia

Potosí Silver Mines

Mountain of unimaginable riches that bankrolled the Spanish Empire, complete with its own underworld god
-19.5830, -65.7561
La Paz, Bolivia

San Pedro Prison

This megaprison is the largest in Bolivia, and functions as a city unto itself
-16.5030, -68.1346
Nor Yungas, Bolivia

North Yungas Road

Death road of Bolivia
-16.2669, -67.7914
Sucre, Bolivia

Dinosaur Dance Floor

Largest site of dinosaur footprints ever found includes more than 5,000 tracks
-19.0339, -65.2626
Bolivia's Witch Market
La Paz, Bolivia

Bolivia's Witch Market

Popular tourist destination where witches in dark hats sell dried llama fetuses for good luck.
-16.4990, -68.1462
Moray
Urubamba, Peru

Moray

Huge stone depressions which may have acted as an Incan agricultural experiment
-13.3296, -72.1971
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers
-13.1547, -72.5254
The highly textured Qenqo Temple
Cusco, Peru

Qenqo Temple

Death rituals and sacrifice inside a Peruvian megalith
-13.5182, -72.0041
Lima, Peru

Convento de San Francisco Ossuary

The mortal remains of an estimated 70,000 people lie in the basement of a monastery in Lima, Peru.
-11.9777, -77.0469
Parque Kennedy
Miraflores, Peru

Parque Kennedy

A Peruvian public park has a mysteriously large cat population that a number of locals would rather see dead
-12.1222, -77.0363
Zigzag aqueduct
Chamis, Peru

Cumbe Mayo and Los Frailones

Pre-Incan aqueduct amidst a stone forest in Peru
-7.1892, -78.5790