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Salcoatitán, El Salvador

La Ceiba Park

A legendary tree towers within its own vibrant sanctuary.
Datong, China

Hanging Temple of Hengshan

A 5th-century temple improbably built into the side of a cliff.
Güejar Sierra, Spain

Mohon del Trigo Observatory

This abandoned, turn-of-the-century astronomy hub is now the subject of more photographs than it ever took.
East Palo Alto, California

Chùa Giác Minh

An eatery within a Bay Area Buddhist temple pulls off all your favorite Vietnamese classics without the meat.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Dooky Chase's Restaurant

Parts of the civil rights movement unfolded in this historic eatery, helmed by the "Queen of Creole Cuisine."
Lake George, New York

The Last Howard Johnson's

All that remains of the once-booming chain is a single orange-roofed restaurant.
Zanesville, Ohio

Vasehenge

A circle of giant painted vases in the former pottery capital of the United States.
Helsingør, Denmark

Kronborg Castle (Elsinore)

Old Danish castle immortalized in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Jean Lafitte's Old Absinthe House

A 200-year-old bar in the historic French Quarter refuses to give up its place in history, nor its role in securing ours.
Stuttgart, Germany

The Pig Museum

An old slaughterhouse now holds the largest collection of pig artifacts.
Kaltbach, Switzerland

Kaltbach Cave

A 22-million-year-old sandstone cave is a natural habitat for award-winning cheese.
Cambridge, England

The Eagle

The Cambridge pub where Francis Crick announced that he and James Watson had discovered the DNA double-helix.