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Banff, Alberta

Cave and Basin National Historic Site

The natural hot spring that was integral to the creation of Canada's first national park.
Sponsored by Banff & Lake Louise Tourism
Improvement District No. 9, Alberta

Banff Wildlife Crossings

Though many were skeptical at first, these animal-specific routes across the Trans-Canada Highway have been a major conservation success.
Sponsored by Banff & Lake Louise Tourism
Schenectady, New York

Nott Memorial

This elaborate High Victorian Gothic structure is one of the world's few 16-sided buildings.
New York, New York

Citigroup Center Stilts

If it hadn't been caught in time, a flaw in the design of this Manhattan skyscraper could have led to its collapse.
Los Angeles, California

Fine Arts Building Atrium

A Romanesque sanctuary of calm amid the bustle of downtown Los Angeles.
Ottawa, Ontario

Central Experimental Farm

A sprawling Victorian farm that has been surrounded by a capital city is one of Canada's greatest treasures.
Roxbury, New York

John Burroughs Woodchuck Lodge

The Catskills retreat of naturalist writer John Burroughs.
New York, New York

'Dwellings' at the Breuer Building

This miniature village stays behind in the Breuer Building, even as the museums around it come and go.
Pasadena, California

Rose Bowl

Sports history, made in the Arroyo Seco.
Ojai, California

Bart's Books

Explore more than 130,000 new and used books in the "world's largest outdoor bookstore."
London, England

The Tower Ravens

Six ravens are kept captive (but well-fed) at the Tower of London to prevent the fall of the Crown.
Sorano, Italy

Vie Cave

This network of roads is one of the most unique Etruscan creations ever discovered.
Florence, Oregon

Sea Lion Caves

Only known mainland rookery of the threatened Stellar sea lion.
Milan, Italy

Torre Velasca (Velasca Tower)

A brutalist gem towering over the heart of Milan.
Los Angeles, California

Neutra VDL Studio and Residences

This house turned museum chronicles the life and work of Richard Neutra.
Ottawa, Ontario

Maman

Louise Bourgeois' 30-foot-tall steel spider sculpture.
Ottawa, Ontario

Tin House

Now a public art piece, this curious metal feature originally advertised a tinsmith's services.
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.
Shanghai, China

Confucian Temple of Shanghai

A prestigious learning institute of old Shanghai.
Pisa, Italy

The Camposanto

Next to the Leaning Tower of Pisa is a cemetery home to ancient sarcophagi and disturbing murals.
Rome, Italy

Mausoleum of Augustus

This large, circular tomb is the final resting place of the first emperor of Rome.
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.
Roswell, New Mexico

Roswell UFO Spacewalk

A blacklight journey through a celestial art exhibit.
Roswell, New Mexico

Roswell McDonald's

This fast-food outlet is the only space and UFO-themed McDonalds in the world.