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Almuñécar, Spain

El Majuelo Ruins

The extensive relics of an ancient Roman and Phoenician fish processing plant hide in a town park.
Rome, Italy

'Res Gestae Divi Augusti' ('The Deeds of the Divine Augustus')

A large replica of a monumental Roman inscription is located on the side of this museum.
Madrid, Spain

Juan de la Cosa Map

The earliest known map to show America, discovered by accident at a Paris bookshop.
New York, New York

The Forgotten Entrance to Clinton Hall

Hidden in one of New York's oldest subway stations is the final remnant of the site of the bizarre Shakespeare Riots.
Woodside, California

Filoli

This old-world mansion with lush gardens is a gem in the heart of Silicon Valley.
New York, New York

No. 44 Stuyvesant

This 220-year-old house is a reminder of New York City's Dutch past.
New York, New York

The Wishbones of McSorley's Old Ale House

Touching mementoes from those who didn't make it back from World War I still hang in one of New York's oldest bars.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Garita del Diablo

Legend tells how a Spanish soldier disappeared from this isolated sentry box without a trace.
Jiutepec, Mexico

Camino Real Sumiya

The tragic heiress Barbara Woolworth Hutton built her seventh husband this Japanese-inspired palace in Mexico.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

El Batey

Everyone from Alan Ginsberg to The Rolling Stones has stopped by this classic dive bar.
Negril, Jamaica

Floyd's Pelican Bar

You may get stranded and everyone's peeing in the water, but at least there's cocktails!
Dublin, Ireland

John Kavanagh ('The Gravediggers')

This pub built its reputation pouring post-shift pints for employees of the cemetery with which it shares a wall.
San Francisco, California

Li Po Cocktail Lounge

One of the last remnants of the city's Chinese nightclub scene is now a dive bar selling killer mai tais.
Agoura Hills, California

M*A*S*H Filming Location

The show's fictional Korean medical camp was created in the Santa Monica hills.
Tokyo, Japan

Godzilla Head

Not quite the menace it once was, this monster still has some chops.
Gold Beach, Oregon

The Wreck of the Mary D. Hume

This historic steamboat is scuttled just a few hundred feet from where it was built over a hundred years ago.
Eugene, Oregon

Cascades Raptor Center

This nature center has one of the largest collections of native raptors in the Pacific Northwest.
Florence, Oregon

Darlingtonia State Natural Site

The park preserves a single, rare species of carnivorous plant that spells doom for unsuspecting insects.
Memphis, Tennessee

National Civil Rights Museum

The hotel where Martin Luther King Jr. was shot is now a museum dedicated to his work.
North Little Rock, Arkansas

The Old Mill

The Old Mill shown in the opening credits of “Gone With the Wind” is actually fairly new, and was never a mill at all.
Paris, France

The Stravinsky Fountain

A series of abstract, silly sculptures represent the works of a great modern classical composer.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Nicolas Cage's Pyramid Tomb

In 2010, Nicolas Cage purchased two plots in this cemetery using one to construct this strange pyramid mausoleum.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's Tomb

The final resting place of New Orleans' most famous voodoo priestess.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Singing Oak

This New Orleans tree is filled with hidden chimes that produce a carefully tuned melody.