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Budapest, Hungary

Kerepesi Cemetery

Time stands still at this serene burial ground in the center of Budapest.
Budapest, Hungary

Hospital in the Rock

A museum dedicated to a secret military hospital hidden beneath a castle in Budapest.
Budapest, Hungary

The Citadella

From Austrians to Nazis to Soviets, this historic Budapest fortress has a history as complex as the city itself.
Budapest, Hungary

Terror Háza

Museum dedicated to the terror regimes of Hungary.
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Cave Church

Once the home of a hermetic monk, this cave now houses a small church.
Budapest, Hungary

Shoes on the Danube Promenade

A trail of iron footwear stands as a monument to the thousands executed along this riverbank during WWII.
Guyana

Kaieteur Falls

The world's widest single drop waterfall, and the two men who legend says went over its edge in a boat.
Kayabwe, Uganda

Equator Line Restaurant

This small roadside eatery exists in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, as the equator runs right through it.
Cairo, Egypt

Citadel of Saladin

The medieval center of the Islamic world was also once the seat of Saladin's sultanate.
Al Lahoun, Egypt

The Pyramid of Senusret II

It might not be the prettiest pyramid in Egypt, but it may be the muddiest.
Luxor, Egypt

The Tomb of Nefertari

Known as the Sistine Chapel of Egypt, this tomb houses some of the most well-preserved paintings in Egypt.
Nubia, Egypt

The Temple of Abu Simbel

Ozymandias’ time-keeping temple.
Nizwa, Oman

Nizwa Fort

This beautifully restored fortification kept the city safe for centuries.
Muscat, Oman

The Muttrah Souq

This bazaar is one of the oldest in the Arabian world.
Qurayyat, Oman

Bimmah Sinkhole

A sinkhole and now a swimming hole, too, full of dazzling turquoise water.
Paris, France

Musée des Arts Forains

A museum of carnival attractions where you are invited to ride the rides.
Beijing, China

The Forbidden City

The most famous location in China was home to whole dynasties worth of imperial rulers.
Cairo, Egypt

Nilometer

An ancient instrument used to measure the waters of the Nile so Egyptian farmers would know whether to expect famine or flood.
Jinja, Uganda

Source of the Nile at Jinja

A strangely forgotten claimant to the much contested title of "Source of the Nile."
Uganda

Murchison Falls

Where the White Nile River dramatically cascades between Lake Kyoga and Lake Albert in Uganda.
Baku, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum

A unique museum dedicated to culture and artistry of carpet weaving.
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
Ravenscar, England

Peak Alum Works

At the height of alum production at this factory, human urine was a valued commodity.
Robin Hood's Bay, England

The R.N.L.I Fish

This coin collecting cod is over 130 years old, and the United Kingdom's smallest listed structure.