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New York, New York

Houston Bowery Art Wall

This wall on a street corner in Lower Manhattan has been a blank canvas for a rotation of renowned artists since the 1980s.
New York, New York

Crabs of Cleopatra’s Needle

Curious crustaceans support an obelisk from ancient Egypt that now stands in modern-day Central Park.
New York, New York

Antioch Chalice

Once thought to be the fabled Holy Grail, it is now known to be an oil lamp.
Monticello, Utah

Church Rock

Oddly shaped rock formation, misassociated with a nearby utopian community.
Breckenridge, Colorado

Barney Ford House Museum

The home of a formerly enslave man who went on to become a prospector, entrepreneur, and activist for Black rights.
Asparuhovo, Bulgaria

Chudnite Skali (Wonderful Rocks)

These natural cliffs look like they are a part of an old castle complex.
Beram, Croatia

Svetište Sv. Marije na Škriljinah (The Sanctuary of St. Mary of the Rocks)

Inside this small chapel tucked away in the forest is one of the most well-preserved Danse Macabre frescos.
Varna, Bulgaria

Retro Museum

The Grand Mall in Varna hosts one of the biggest collections of Soviet-era paraphernalia in Bulgaria.
Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria

Apartment of Soviet Life

This apartment is a true time capsule of local life in Bulgaria during the Soviet regime.
Pula, Croatia

Pula Arena

One of the best-preserved Roman amphitheaters is still used today, but for less brutal events.
Denver, Colorado

Daniels and Fisher Tower

A focal point of in Denver’s skyline for over a century, inspired by a Venetian basilica.
London, England

Carting Lane Sewer Lamp

The pretty iron lamp is a reminder of the architecture underneath London's streets.
Brooklyn, New York

Hoyt-Schermerhorn Subway Station

Michael Jackson got Bad and Crocodile Dundee walked on heads in this iconic Brooklyn subway station.
New York, New York

Audubon Mural Project

Walking around West Harlem reveals a scavenger hunt of beautiful bird murals.
New York, New York

Relics of the IRT 14th Street-Union Square Subway Local Platform

Red frames showcase remnants of one of New York's original subway stations.
New York, New York

Nikola Tesla Street Corner

Commemorating the spot where the famous scientist fed his pigeons.
Brooklyn, New York

Wyckoff Street Mosaic

Detailed facade of a brownstone in Boerum Hill.
New York, New York

The Evolution Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios.
Milan, Italy

San Bernardino alle Ossa

An ossuary built in 1210 to collect bones from the Ospedale Maggiore of Milan.
Palmanova, Italy

Palmanova Star Fort

A star-shaped fortress town fort built in the geometric model of the Renaissance utopian city.
Bologna, Italy

Towers of Bologna

Over 100 towers were built in Bologna during the Middle Ages, but only 22 survive.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Lost Third Column

Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.
Milan, Italy

Milan's Duomo "Dinosaur"

Milan's duomo is covered in beautiful carving including a curious "dinosaur-like" beast.
Milan, Italy

Bosco Verticale

Two very green residential towers cleaning the air in one of Europe's most polluted cities.