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West Liberty, Ohio

Ohio Caverns

These sub-farmland caves are home to a majestic stalactite known as the "Crystal King."
Novelty, Ohio

ASM International Materials Park

Known as "The Dome" this is the world's largest open air geodesic dome.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Petroglyph National Monument

Thousands of pieces of art have been carved into the rock at the site of an ancient volcanic eruption.
San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico

Column of Death

A mysterious pillar in an ancient burial chamber is said to predict how long you have to live.
Cleveland, Ohio

Cuyahoga Jack-Knife Bridge #464

An abandoned, rusty old relic of railroad history stands at attention over the Cuyahoga River.
Coamo, Puerto Rico

Puente General Méndez Vigo

This ''hidden'' 19th-century bridge played a simple, yet important role during the Spanish-American War.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud (Chapel of the Holy Christ of Health)

This chapel on a cliff is renowned for its healing powers and was founded on the site of a supposed divine intervention.
Milan, Italy

Monumental Cemetery of Milan

Artistic tombs, monuments, and a beautiful "Hall of Fame" lurk inside this cemetery.
Rome, Italy

Fontana dell'Acqua Felice

A monumental fountain in Rome features a large statue of Moses that has been criticized for centuries.
Segovia, Spain

The Coining House

The first mechanized factory in Spain is also one of the most significant mints in the history of money.
Cleveland, Ohio

Memorial to Tamir Rice

This garden memorial marks the site where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by the Cleveland Police Department.
Puebla, Mexico

La Casa del que Mató al Animal

The scene of a legendary hunt is displayed on this building's facade.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Garita del Diablo

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

Rosalío Solano Museum of National Cinema

Dedicated to one of the most iconic cinematographers of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema.
Segovia, Spain

Sirenas de Segovia

These "mermaids" that surround a plaza in Segovia are rather sphinx-like.
Kelleys Island, Ohio

Kelley's Island Glacial Grooves

Deep scars on the earth left by the Ice Age.
Dayton, Ohio

SAM 26000

You can walk through the first Boeing Air Force One, which famously carried JFK's casket from Dallas back to D.C.
Dayton, Ohio

The Avrocar

A real flying saucer, contracted by the U.S. Air Force.
Riverside, Ohio

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Inside houses a vast collection of military aircraft and missiles spanning the ages.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Palace of the Governors

The oldest continuously occupied public building in the United States.
Salzburg, Austria

The Catacombs of St. Peter's Abbey

These 12th century catacombs carved into a mountainside were a place of mysticism and Christian hermitages.
Rome, Italy

Porto di Ripetta

An 18th century fountain and two columns are all that remains of Rome's forgotten river harbor.
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Stock Exchange Arch

A spectacular remnant of an Adler and Sullivan masterpiece that was destroyed in 1972.
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.