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Dallas, Texas

The Texas Woofus

A mythical chimera first sculpted in 1936 as a mix of the main animals of Texas livestock.
Dallas, Texas

Thanks-Giving Square

A serene temple with stunning stained glass hides in downtown Dallas.
Dallas, Texas

'Eye' Sculpture

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

Pioneer Plaza Cattle Drive

A symbol of Texas pride.
Dallas, Texas

Texas Theatre

This theatre was made famous after Lee Harvey Oswald was captured inside watching a film.
Dallas, Texas

Texas Centennial Art Deco Buildings

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

The Traveling Man

A trio of colossal statues spread across a Dallas neighborhood chart the emergence of a giant robot born of a locomotive and spilled gin.
Soufriere, Saint Lucia

Gros Piton

The larger of two volcanic peaks rising out of the crystalline waters of the Caribbean.
Hong Kong

Jumbo Kingdom

A colossal floating restaurant built to look like a ancient Chinese imperial palace.
Tallinn, Estonia

Väike-Õismäe District

A series of concentric circles represented a bold new experiment in socialist urban planning, and it notoriously difficult to get around.
Tartu, Estonia

Museum of KGB Cells

The secret cells in the basement of the KGB's Estonian "Grey House" have been preserved as a grim Cold War museum.
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn Black Angus Sculpture

A unique sculpture calls the outside of this steakhouse home.
Tallinn, Estonia

St Catherine's Passage

A medieval setting reimagined into a unique art alley.
Port Townsend, Washington

Starrett House

The building features one of the last remaining free-floating spiral grand staircases in the U.S.
Annapolis, Maryland

John Paul Jones' Crypt

Rediscovered after a century, the father of the American Navy was reinterred in something dredged up from Davy Jones' Locker.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Little Woodcutter

This unattributed sculpture in Amsterdam is hiding in plain sight.
Stockholm, Sweden

The First Grave of René Descartes

Inside this church, a monument honors the first burial site of the famed philosopher.
Stockholm, Sweden

Love Locks of Västerbron

A former suicide bridge is now accumulating symbols of love instead of a body count.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Observatory

When this 18th-century observatory's meridian was moved, it set Sweden's time back by 0.04 seconds.
Stockholm, Sweden

Ribbinska Huset

It is said that each of the white stones in the red facade of this medieval house represents the head of a murdered Swedish noble.
Budapest, Hungary

The Hungarian Geological Institute Building

This hidden art nouveau gem was designed by an architect in search of a national style.
Tallinn, Estonia

Telliskivi Creative City

Estonia's largest creative city is a vibrant bohemian hub located within a former industrial complex.
Tallinn, Estonia

The Bronze Soldier of Tallinn

This stoic bronze soldier stands as a symbol of Russian sacrifice or Soviet oppression, or maybe both.
Hanko, Finland

Pike's Gut

The etchings on this narrow channel between two islands bear witness to maritime travelers who have passed through since the Middle Ages.