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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

America's smallest national park site is the former residence of exiled Polish national hero Thaddeus Kosciuszko.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Irish Memorial at Penn's Landing

An Irish Memorial commemorating those who perished due to potato blight.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Laurel Hill Cemetery

This Philly cemetery is the eternal home of many famous area residents, including Rocky Balboa's wife.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia

This little-known collection holds everything from "Dracula" notes, to the manuscript of "Ulysses," to the forged works of Shakespeare.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

A layered tribute to the work of mosaicist Isaiah Zagar.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

World's first "penitentiary," meant to be humane, drove men insane.
Washington, D.C.

Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe

A museum cafe showcases Native American dishes and indigenous ingredients from across the Western Hemisphere.
Washington, D.C.

Summerhouse

A hidden gem on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.
Vienna, Austria

Flohmarkt Lager

Inside the corridors of this flea market, visitors are sure to find some obscure and odd treasures.
Vienna, Austria

Museumsquartier Passages

This series of Baroque passageways in Vienna's cultural center mix old architecture with modern art.
Vienna, Austria

Esperanto Museum

Museum devoted to the artificial language of Esperanto.
Vienna, Austria

Flak Towers

Giant WWII fortresses that fired 8,000 rounds a minute, now home to thousands of pigeons.
Vienna, Austria

Naturhistorisches Museum

Beautiful Austrian natural history museum with carved ceilings and row after row of ancient taxidermy.
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Pestsäule (Plague Column)

Baroque celebration of the end of the Great Plague of Vienna.
Vienna, Austria

Globe Museum

Handsomely crafted representations of our round planet.
Vienna, Austria

Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Austrian National Library)

The beautiful baroque library of the Hapsburg empire.
Prague, Czechia

Tančící dům - Dancing House of Prague

This tipsy office building in downtown Prague was originally called “Fred and Ginger.”
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Richmond, Virginia

Chimborazo Medical Museum

A former Confederate hospital serves as a remembrance of wounded and dead soldiers.
Richmond, Virginia

Egyptian Building

A convincing little bit of ancient Egypt smack dab in Richmond, Virginia.
Richmond, Virginia

Hollywood Cemetery

The final resting place of two (or three) presidents, one vampire, and 18,000 Confederate soldiers.
Richmond, Virginia

James River Park Pipeline Walkway

Heron, whitewater rapids, and urban industrialism all add to the beauty of this concrete nature walk.
Budapest, Hungary

Ronald Reagan Statue in Budapest

A statue in Budapest's Liberty Square honors the former U.S. president's efforts to end the Cold War.