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Carrollton, Mississippi

Mississippi John Hurt Grave

Tucked away on a hilltop in the backwoods of Mississippi lies the remains of a blues legend.
Clarksdale, Mississippi

Clarksdale Crossroads

Giant novelty guitars now mark the spot where Robert Johnson is said to have sold his soul to the devil.
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Tippu Tip's House

This slowly crumbling mansion was home to one of East Africa's richest and most powerful slave traders.
Zanzibar, Tanzania

The House of Wonders

In Zanzibar, a historic 19th-century palace is a reminder of the world's shortest war.
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Mercury House

Freddie Mercury's childhood home is now a monument to the iconic Queen rockstar.
Abiquiu, New Mexico

Ghost Ranch

Its history includes dinosaur fossils, cattle rustlers, Georgia O'Keeffe, and a mythical giant rattlesnake named Vivaron.
Quezon, Philippines

Mount Banahaw

This volcano in the Philippines is believed to have miraculous healing powers.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
Grindavík, Iceland

Blue Lagoon

Medicinal spa created with the discharge from a geothermal energy plant.
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Neon Boneyard

The neon signs from Las Vegas' past find their final resting place at this unusual graveyard.
Beatty, Nevada

Rhyolite Ghost Town

Odd outsider art installations surround a Gold Rush-era ghost town.
Marikina, Philippines

Marikina Shoe Museum

Iron Butterfly's personal collection of footwear.
Miri, Malaysia

Niah Caves

One of the largest caverns in the world has a maw large enough to stack cathedrals in.
Sandakan, Malaysia

Gomantong Cave

In this Borneo cave, it's not the thousands of bats you need to worry about, it's the blankets of roaches.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Musical Highway

If drivers cross the rumble strip on this stretch of Route 66 at just the right speed it plays "America the Beautiful."
Musanze, Rwanda

Dian Fossey's Grave

Burial site of the world's most widely known researcher on the endangered mountain gorilla.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Eighty million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
London, England

Hunterian Museum, London

The anatomical-pathological collection of a man who changed surgery.
London, England

Dennis Severs' House

A historic house left in "dramatic still life."
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
London, England

Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret

In this cobwebbed old operating theater, you can practically hear the screams of the unanesthetized patients.
London, England

Wellcome Collection & Library

Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome.