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Kecamatan Prambanan, Indonesia

Prambanan

This massive complex is made up of hundreds of smaller temples that date back to the ninth century.
Tosari, Indonesia

Gunung Bromo

Of five volcanoes located in the massive Tengger caldera, this cone is the youngest and most active.
Abang, Indonesia

Amed Beach

The inky volcanic sand leads to reefs teeming with aquatic life waiting to be discovered by snorkelers and divers.
Abang, Indonesia

Tirta Gangga Water Palace

Sacred waters rescued from the wrath of a volcano.
Tampaksiring, Indonesia

Pura Tirta Empul

One of the holiest places in the region, devotees come to Tirta Empul to bathe in the holy spring water.
Funchal, Portugal

Principality of Pontinha

A micronation on an islet along the coast of a Portuguese island.
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
Anjuna, India

Anjuna Flea Market

This weekly bazaar started in the 1960s as a way for hippie travelers to barter their goods.
Melaka, Malaysia

A Famosa

Built by the Portuguese in the early 16th century, this fort is the oldest European structure in Southeast Asia.
Malacca, Malaysia

Museum of Beauty

Self-mutilation in the name of beauty.
Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi Sky Bridge

This dangerous-looking suspension bridge may have been too unstable to remain open.
Batu Caves, Malaysia

Batu Caves

Holy Hindu shrine in an enormous, monkey-filled limestone cavern.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park

Hang out with thousands of butterflies in one of the world's largest such enclosures.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Bukit Bintang Street Art Alleys

Cartoon clouds and nature-inspired murals have transformed the streets of Kuala Lumpur.
Reims, France

Joan of Arc Statue

An image of the legendary saint stands in the shadow of a cathedral she liberated.
Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Neak Pean

A small 12th-century temple surrounded by waters believed to have curative properties.
Krong Battambang, Cambodia

Pepsi Bottling Plant

Abandoned soda factory on a Cambodian roadside in a state of beautiful decay.
Krong Battambang, Cambodia

Well of Shadows

A gruesome memorial for those lost in this area during the Khmer Rouge genocide.
Kantuot, Cambodia

Preah Vihear Temple

This impressive clifftop temple was once at the center of an international custody dispute.
Durrës, Albania

Amphitheater of Durrës

The largest Roman amphitheater in the Balkans once held over 20,000 people, but managed to lay hidden for hundreds of years.
Përmet District, Albania

Benja Thermal Baths

A medieval bridge stretches over a sulfur-rich river that leads to year-round natural hot springs.
Brussels, Belgium

Jeanneke Pis

Brussels' favorite peeing boy has a sister.
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

'The Area With Ljubljana's Own Weather'

A public work of art that also provides some relief from the summer heat.