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Covington, Kentucky

Hierophany and Hedge

A shop for all your magical needs and notions.
Deva, Romania

Fortress of Deva

Visit an imposing 13th-century Transylvanian fortress lurking not far from the region's more heavily touristed attractions.
Bemidji, Minnesota

Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox, Bemidji

These crudely shaped folk giants may be the the second most photographed statues in the U.S.
Moscow, Russia

Moscow Metro Stations

The gorgeous entrances into the city's underbelly look more like grand halls than subway stops.
Edina, Minnesota

Southdale Center Shopping Mall

Opened in 1956, the first modern indoor shopping mall in the world was inspired by the shopping arcades found in European cities.
Fairport Harbor, Ohio

Finnish Heritage Museum

The charming collection celebrates a small Ohio village's Finnish roots.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Christ of the Ozarks

This monumental Jesus is often referred to as "Our Milk Carton With Arms."
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Basin Park Hotel

An extravagant western hotel where every floor is the "ground floor."
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa

This haunted hotel built on natural springs once served as a hospital for a quack doctor promising a cure for cancer.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Pivot Rock Park

This century-old roadside attraction is full of bizarre rock formations.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Thorncrown Chapel

This futuristically sylvan church is a glass-enclosed marvel of modern architecture.
London, England

Two Princes Staircase

Richard III supposedly disposed of his nephews' bodies here in an effort to seal his claim to the throne.
Paris, France

Dans le Noir?

"In the Dark" Restaurant in Paris offers dinner in complete darkness.
Aachen, Germany

Printen Museum

This bakery and museum offers tours of the tastes and mythology of Aachen's signature spice biscuit—just don't ask for the recipe.
Gibellina Vecchia, Italy

Cretto di Burri

Leveled by an earthquake, this Italian village is now preserved as a massive concrete art project.
Lanrivain, France

Gorges de Toull Goulig

A granite rock formation littered with various species of moss, lichen, and fern.
Badalona, Spain

Anís del Mono Factory

A bronze sculpture of a monkey sits outside this factory, which has made an anise-flavored liqueur for over 150 years.
Paris, France

Lasco Project at Palais de Tokyo

A modern-day Lascaux cave underneath Paris.
Chicago, Illinois

Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures

This surprising gem is a world-class archeological museum hidden at the University of Chicago.
Zennor, England

Mermaid Chair

This wooden chair dates possibly back to the 15th century, and commemorates a local legend.