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Calgary, Alberta

The New Central Library

The New Central Library is a masterpiece of contemporary architecture in the midst of downtown Calgary.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Clifton Hill

This Niagara Falls tourist trap is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Launch Site of the Titanic

A museum marks and documents the site of the Titanic's launch.
Mexico

Macaques of Tanaxpillo Island

The population of Southeast Asian primates was introduced to Mexico in the 1970s.
Mexico City, Mexico

Cabeza de Juárez

This giant expressionist head crowns a museum devoted to a beloved Mexican leader.
Mexico City, Mexico

Indios Verdes (Green Indians Monument)

After several moves across Mexico City, these two statues found a home in Mestizaje Park.
Mexico City, Mexico

Reloj Chino (Chinese Clock)

This stately clock was gifted from China's last imperial government to the people of Mexico.
Mexico City, Mexico

Monumento a la Revolución

Many people don't realize there’s a lot going on in—and below—the world’s tallest triumphal arch.
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo Universitario del Chopo (Chopo University Museum)

This industrial Art Nouveau gem is a historic hotspot for Mexican counterculture.
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo de Arte Popular

An airy Art Deco space devoted to the weird and wonderful folk art traditions of Mexico.
Mexico City, Mexico

Panteón Francés de La Piedad

This French cemetery houses some of the most exquisite examples of funerary art in Mexico City.
Mexico City, Mexico

'La Mujer Chimenea' ('The Chimney Woman')

Mexico's second-tallest monument, now half-hidden in a private residential complex.
Mexico City, Mexico

Cocodrilo de Leonora Carrington

A fabulously bizarre surrealist sculpture by the late artist Leonora Carrington.
Mexico City, Mexico

Coyoacán Bazaar Toy Cemetery

Abandoned figurines adorn a small plot on the side of a craft market's entrance.
Mexico City, Mexico

Vía Verde Vertical Gardens

The extremely grey columns of one of Mexico City's most iconic beltways are slowly gaining a bit of color.
Xalapa, Mexico

Xalapa Museum of Anthropology

The largest collection of artifacts from the Olmec civilization, the mother culture of Mesoamerica.
Mexico City, Mexico

Concrete Animal Cemetery

Discarded animal sculptures stand forgotten by an abandoned aquarium and water park in Bosque de Chapultepec.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Hotel Castillo Santa Cecilia

A hotel masquerading as a medieval castle overlooks a Mexican city.
Mexico City, Mexico

Fuente de los Coyotes

In Coyoacán, a pair of coyotes crown a public fountain in reference to the ancient Aztec name of the borough.
Catemaco, Mexico

Estatua del Pescador (The Fisherman's Statue)

This larger-than-life golden statue pays tribute to this town's old and new trades.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato

Mexico's astounding mummy museum with "the world's smallest mummy."
Guanajuato, Mexico

House of Laments

Kitschy horror displays now fill the house where some very real serial killing took place.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Hacienda del Cochero

Peaceful gardens hide an underground torture museum.
Rincon de Parangueo, Mexico

Rincón de Parangueo Crater

A dark tunnel leads to a striking white crater that seems to be from another planet.