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Tocumwal, Australia

Big Murray Cod

Fiberglass fish built in 1968 after months of fundraising.
Raymond Island, Australia

Gippsland Lakes Bioluminescence

Australian Lake set aglow by Noctiluca Scintillans.
Beechworth, Australia

Woolshed Falls

This gold mine turned swimming hole is the perfect summer picnic spot immersed in nature and history.
Melbourne, Australia

The Haunted Bookshop

Occult books, tarot, oddities.
Melbourne, Australia

South Lawn Car Park

A unique underground car park that has become a popular filming location.
Melbourne, Australia

Wunderkammer

The word 'wunderkammer' translates as 'wonder-chamber'. This Wunderkammer is both a museum and a retail store.
Matlock Bath, England

Masson Mill

This historic textile mill has been repurposed as a shopping outlet, which houses a textile museum that celebrates its industrial past.
Fort Yates, North Dakota

Standing Rock Monument

This stone, said to have once been a young woman, is sacred to the Dakota and Lakota nations.
Milan, Italy

Torre Velasca (Velasca Tower)

A brutalist gem towering over the heart of Milan.
York, England

'Printer's Devil'

A Reformation-era fiery figurehead once denoted this location as a print shop.
Long Beach, California

Astronaut Islands

These four islands right offshore have waterfalls, colorful lights, fancy buildings, and a secret purpose.
Santa Monica, California

Georgian Hotel

One of the first skyscrapers in Santa Monica, and a famous getaway for the Hollywood elite of then and now.
Los Angeles, California

The Magic Castle

The private clubhouse for the members of the Academy of Magical Arts.
Los Angeles, California

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Hollywood's oldest hotel is the site of the first Academy Awards, the birthplace of Marilyn Monroe's career, and the home of Montgomery Clift's ghost.
Colmar, France

Statue of Liberty, Colmar

A copy of the Statue of Liberty greets visitors to the birthplace of Auguste Bartholdi.
Como, Italy

Roman Baths of Como

This 1st-century CE Roman bath sits under a carpark.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Ali’iolani Hale

Once the site of the Hawaiian monarchy, this building was originally designed as a palace.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Airport Runway

High winds and a short landing strip make this one of the scariest runways in the world.
Napier, New Zealand

Opossum World

This museum/fur store is devoted to educating guests on how awful opossums can be.
Waitomo, New Zealand

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Tubing through a cave lit with glowworms is a magical underground experience.
Sea Lake, Australia

Lake Tyrrell

Victoria's largest salt lake is a favorite haunt for photographers and stargazers.
Sacramento, California

Tower Bridge

Art Deco stylings conceal the true nature of this bridge.
United States / Canada

United States–Canada Border Slash

The entire length of the border is marked by a 20-foot-wide slash through the trees.
Portland, Maine

The Portland Observatory

The only remaining historic maritime signal station in the United States.