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Denver, Colorado

Hop Alley

A mural and a few historical markers commemorate Denver's once-thriving Chinatown, which was obliterated in a racist riot.
Denver, Colorado

Ralph Carr Memorial, Sakura Square

In a small Japanese garden off a busy Denver street, a memorial to a brave, principled politician.
Denver, Colorado

Daniels and Fisher Tower

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

Denver Omelet Plaque

This sidewalk tribute honors Colorado's great culinary creation.
Denver, Colorado

Big Blue Bear

Overlooking the Colorado Convention Center is this giant sculpture made from thousands of triangles.
Tokyo, Japan

Public Utility Conduits of Ginza

Peer into this window for an interesting glimpse into the public utilities that make this city run.
Tokyo, Japan

The Giant Ghibli Clock

Tokyo’s only Vaudeville-cuckoo clock–steampunk-Victorian curio cabinet time piece.
Tokyo, Japan

Godzilla Head

Not quite the menace it once was, this monster still has some chops.
Osaka, Japan

Fudo Myo-o Statue

A moss-covered statue of a Japanese Buddhist deity stands at a quiet temple in downtown Osaka.
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima Peace Memorial

Peace Park and the Atomic Bomb Dome.
Hiroshima, Japan

Human Shadow Etched in Stone

An eerie reminder to the horrors of World War II.
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima's Hypocenter

A plaque marks the site directly below the mid-air detonation of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima.
Hatsukaichi, Japan

Itsukushima Shrine

This Japanese national treasure was originally built in 593.
Hatsukaichi, Japan

World's Largest Rice Scoop

This enormous "shamoji" means more to the people of Miyajima than just a way getting rice onto a plate.
Bordeaux, France

Miroir d'eau

The world's largest reflecting pool is just two centimeters deep.
Bordeaux, France

Falling Car of Bordeaux

This Bordeaux parking garage has 712 indoor spaces, and one outdoor.
Carcassonne, France

La Cité Médiévale de Carcassonne

Historic medieval fortified city in southwest France.
Aix-en-Provence, France

Phallic Balconies of Place d'Albertas

Balconies that have a most unusual accent.
Lyon, France

The Flower Tree

A colorful piece of contemporary art cheerfully clashes with Lyon's historical architecture.
Lyon, France

Musée Miniature et Cinéma

Monsters and miniatures are held in equal esteem at this wondrous museum.
Lyon, France

Curiosities Garden

This hidden garden boasts amazing views of Lyon.
Lyon, France

Loyasse Cemetery

The first modern cemetery of Lyon is complete with more than 200 chapels and monuments.
Lyon, France

Ancient Roman Theaters of Lyon

Lyon, France is home to two remarkably preserved Roman theaters, one dating back to 15 BCE.
Lyon, France

L'Antiquaille Espace Culturel du Christianisme à Lyon (ECCLY)

Inside this museum, Christians were imprisoned when the Romans controlled Gaul.