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Izena-son, Japan

Izena Island

Ruins and statues dot the landscape of this tiny island rich with royal history.
Sakyō-ku, Japan

Kyoto Botanical Garden

With over 12,000 different species of plants, this botanical garden is Japan's oldest and most diverse.
Hitachinaka, Japan

Kochia Hill

Every autumn, this hillside is ablaze with red summer cypress.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Shangri La

Doris Duke's lasting collection of Islamic Art, hidden in a Hawaiian paradise.
Kurashiki-shi, Japan

Washuzan Highland

A dilapidated amusement park with a million-dollar view.
Himeji, Japan

Taiyo Park

A remote and slightly overgrown park filled with replicas of world landmarks.
Miyazu-shi, Japan

Amanohashidate

Turn around and stick your head between your legs for the best view of this tree-covered sandbar.
Ine-chō, Japan

Funaya of Ine

The traditional houses along the coast of this charming Japanese fishing village allow people to sleep above the sea.
Hakone, Japan

Owakudani Black Eggs

Legend holds eating just one of these black eggs can add seven years to one's life.
Motobu-chō, Japan

Bise Village

A network of sandy streets lined with verdant fukugi trees weaves throughout this tiny seaside town.
Kyoto, Japan

Yasui Kompira-gu Shrine

Crawl through the hole in the middle of this stone to break off a bad relationship or initiate a good one.
Kōchi-shi, Japan

Sawada Mansion

Though technically an illegal structure, this eclectic DIY apartment complex is beloved by its residents.
Tambon Ban Pom, Thailand

Wat Tha Ka Rong

A colorful kitschy temple and floating market off the beaten path.
Kamikawa-chō, Japan

Tonomine Highlands

A thick blanket of beautiful pampas grass cloaks this unique Japanese landscape.
Noboribetsu-shi, Japan

Jigokudani (Hell Valley)

A steaming, boiling hellscape sources Hokkaido's thermal baths.
Tokyo, Japan

Ghibli Museum

A magical place that lets you play in and explore the world of Studio Ghibli.
Yoro, Japan

Yoro Park

Experience park where visitors are told to expect the unexpected.
Kinokawa, Japan

Kishi Station

A calico cat named Tama is the wildly popular Super Station Master at this train stop in southeast Japan.
Berriedale, Australia

Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)

This controversial museum includes such detested exhibits as a chocolate suicide bomber and fecal-smelling digestion machine.
Taree, Australia

Big Oyster

Homage to the local produce now serves as a car dealer.
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
Brisbane, Australia

Streets Beach

Brisbane's manmade urban beach has enough water to fill five Olympic-sized swimming pools.
Goulburn, Australia

Big Merino

Three-story concrete ram with a permanent gift shop.
Katoomba, Australia

Three Sisters

This trio of Australian rock spires may have inspired aboriginal legend or just modern tourism.