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Cuiabá, Brazil

Geographic Center of South America

An obelisk marks the exact center of the continent, as per the calculations of the legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon.
Atami, Japan

Atami Adult Museum

Museum showcases Japanese sexuality and some amazing ocean views.
Tokyo, Japan

Hachiko

After a profound show of devotion for his master, a dog becomes the symbol of loyalty for an entire nation.
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.
Panjin Shi, China

Red Beach

A part of the world's largest marsh seems to be growing bright red Martian grass.
Moscow, Russia

Tsar Bell

World's largest bell sits on the grounds of the Kremlin in Moscow.
Shlisselburg, Russia

Oreshek Fortress

An abandoned 14th-century castle and prison complex on a small island in the Neva River.
Volgograd, Russia

Pavlov's House

The Nazis lost more men trying to take this Russian-held Stalingrad apartment block than they did when taking Paris.
Stockholm, Sweden

Rag and Bone

This homeless brass fox tugs at your heartstrings from the foot of a Stockholm bridge.
Stockholm, Sweden

Vasa Museum

It houses the remains of a 17th-century version of the Titanic.
Visby, Sweden

Trojaborg

Legend has it that this large rock maze in Sweden was created as punishment by the daughter of a wealthy captain.
Fjärdingen, Sweden

Burial Site of Carl Linnaeus

The final resting place of the father of modern biological taxonomy.
Stockholm, Sweden

Lost Toys of the Nybohov Funicular

No one knows who's responsible for decorating this tunnel with stuffed animals, but the people love it enough to protest their removal.
Kauhajoki, Finland

Alpo Koivumäki Safari Park

Extraordinary animals sculpted from leftover junk.
Ceredigion, Wales

Devil's Bridge, Ceredigion

Three bridges straddle a stream, one stacked upon the other.
Denbigh, Wales

Abandoned Denbigh Insane Asylum

The decaying ruins of Wales' first asylum for the mentally ill.
Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland

Eilean Donan

The most iconic structure in Scotland has been home to bishops, colonels, and Sean Connery characters.
Isle of Staffa, Scotland

Fingal's Cave

This astonishingly geometric cave has inspired everyone from Jules Verne to Pink Floyd.
Nuremberg, Germany

Ehekarussell

This lurid German fountain plots the sad course of marriage from dating to death.
Schleswig, Germany

The Bog Bodies at the Schleswig-Holstein Landesmuseum

Ample proof that watery ends make for well-preserved, millenia-old mummies.
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."