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Incheon, South Korea

Jjajang Myeon Museum

This tiny museum immortalizes the birthplace of an iconic Chinese-Korean noodle dish.
Seoul, South Korea

Poopoo Land

A bright and wacky exhibit answers every question you may have had about human excrement, flatulence, and more.
Jeongseon, South Korea

Hwaam Cave

Asia's largest limestone cave is home to a world of plastic goblins and gold mining history.
Gyeongju, South Korea

Love Castle

This odd museum/art gallery embraces the physiological, zoological, and ethnographic side of sex.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Watecha Bowl

Chef Lawrence West serves up Indian tacos, wojapi, and other Lakota dishes at the brick-and-mortar incarnation of his popular food truck.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

John Lennon Street

A small and surprising passageway in Saint Petersburg devoted to the Beatles.
Berlin, Germany

Spreepark

An eerie derelict amusement park sits abandoned in Berlin.
Tokyo, Japan

Rokugeishin

A miniature shrine in the busy corner of Tokyo's historic Broadway, honoring a sextet of unusual entertainment gods.
Tokyo, Japan

Jimbōchō Book Town

A bibliophile's heaven that contains hundreds of bookstores, offering over a third of secondhand books for sale in Tokyo.
Nikko, Japan

Three Wise Monkeys of Tōshōgū Shrine

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.
Tokyo, Japan

Book and Bed Hostel

If you forgot something to read during your trip to Tokyo, this hostel has you covered.
Okinawa, Japan

Okinawan Bullfights

A bovine sumo match in which both bulls live to fight another day.
Iga, Japan

Iga Ryu Ninja Museum

Be a ninja - or just act like one.
Tokyo, Japan

Yanaka Cemetery

This sprawling scenic burial ground is the final resting place of Japan's last shogun.
Kyoto, Japan

Tenryu-Ji Shrine's Bamboo trail

A beautiful bamboo trail tucked in this famous Japanese Shrine.
Asheville, North Carolina

Biltmore Estate's Secret Passages

The enormous 250-room Vanderbilt mansion conceals hidden doors and secret passageways.
Onsted, Michigan

Prehistoric Forest Amusement Park

The remains of an abandoned dinosaur theme park litter the woods just off the highway.
Boston, Massachusetts

Franklin Park's Overlook Shelter Ruins

The often-overlooked ruins of one of the first buildings designed by famous landscape architect Frederick Olmsted.
Bryson City, North Carolina

Clingmans Dome

The highest point in Tennessee, Clingmans Dome bears witness to the ravages of one type of insect.
Inyo County, California

Badwater Basin

The lowest point in North America is home to an undrinkable pool surrounded by fields of geometric salt flats.
New York, New York

Graffiti Hall of Fame

For over 30 years the walls of this Harlem schoolyard have been a gallery of street art by "Kings and better."
Los Angeles, California

Marilyn Monroe's Crypt

Her final resting place was intended to be modest and private, but the power of her popularity continues to draw visitors.
New York, New York

Patent Pending

Nikola Tesla's former home contains an homage hidden from plain sight.
Queens, New York

Fort Totten

Read between the lines of the subway map to find the hidden abandoned Civil War fort.