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Beit Hanania, Israel

Hadrianic Aqueduct of Caesarea

Built by a king and rebuilt by an emperor, this aqueduct transported water for 1,200 years to this ancient Mediterranean hub.
Flagstaff, Arizona

The Museum Club

This 1930s log cabin began as a taxidermy museum but is now a popular country music venue.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Ali’iolani Hale

Once the site of the Hawaiian monarchy, this building was originally designed as a palace.
Decatur, Georgia

Waffle House Museum

A late-night restaurant empire was launched from this humble storefront.
Eastham, Massachusetts

Three Sisters Lighthouses

These three lighthouses played a fundamental role in the maritime life of Eastham.
Dallas, Texas

'Eye' Sculpture

This downtown Dallas art installation is always on the lookout.
Dallas, Texas

Texas Centennial Art Deco Buildings

A "Texanic" (gigantic Texas) collection of Art Deco architecture at Dallas' historic Fair Park.
Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth Water Gardens

A modernist landscape of water and sci-fi concrete.
Decatur, Georgia

Mechanical Riverfront Kingdom on Druid Hill

An unusual art exhibition in a suburban yard is designed to awaken the souls of those flowing by.
Boston, Massachusetts

Berkeley Weather Beacon

A beacon atop a downtown building provides Bostonians with weather forecasts and baseball news.
Hartsville, Tennessee

Hartsville Nuclear Plant

This abandoned nuclear cooling tower casts a shadow over a bucolic town.
Rome, Italy

Mercatus Traiani (Trajan's Market)

This ancient market is often referred to as the oldest shopping mall in the world.
Rome, Italy

Temple of Portunus

This small, ancient Roman temple was once a church dedicated to the patron saint of penitents.
Rome, Italy

Il Tempio di Adriano (Temple of Hadrian)

The remains of this 2nd-century Roman temple are incorporated into a modern building.
Nantucket, Massachusetts

Captain George Pollard House

The island home of an unlucky whaling captain whose story inspired a great American novel.
Surrey, England

'Alice and the White Rabbit'

This sculpture combines the literary Alice with her real-life inspiration.
Athina, Greece

Theatre of Dionysus

Heralded as the world's first theater, these ruins are often overlooked as they reside in the shadows of the Acropolis.
San Francisco, California

1852 South Beach Shoreline

The original place where water met land in the City by the Bay is outlined in brass.
Beaufort, South Carolina

Haint Blue Porch Ceilings

The Lowcountry color with the power to stop evil from entering a home.
Franconia, New Hampshire

Old Man of the Mountain Profiler Plaza

A serene plaza that commemorates one of the Granite State's most iconic figures.
Atlanta, Georgia

Murder Kroger

A series of unfortunate events have given this grocery icon an eerie moniker.
London, England

Tower of London's Ceremony of the Keys

The ritual has been performed uninterrupted for nearly 700 years.
Concord, Massachusetts

The Old Manse

The poems Nathaniel Hawthorne and his wife Sophia etched into its windows are still visible today.
Savannah, Georgia

The Marshall House

An early 19th-century hotel with a past steeped in the Civil War.