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Windows at the Hippodrome before the new tenant moved in.
San Francisco, California

Site of the San Francisco Hippodrome

An art supply shop holds the secrets of this quiet neighborhood's raucous Barbary Coast past.
37.7972, -122.4043
San Francisco, California

Corporate Goddess Sculptures

Faceless white figures loom over the city from the rooftop.
37.7928, -122.4043
The little tunnel is unexpectedly full of concrete stalagtites
San Francisco, California

Alvord Lake Bridge

An overlooked and unassuming engineering marvel.
37.7690, -122.4547
San Francisco, California

Portals of the Past

The remains of a ruined mansion memorialize the 1906 earthquake.
37.7708, -122.4825
San Francisco, California

Buena Vista Park Tombstones

Gold Rush-era tombstones line the park's paths.
37.7682, -122.4418
A full scale fossil skeleton.
Ogden, Utah

Eccles Dinosaur Park

Jurassic Park--A Still Life.
41.2385, -111.9373
Herriman, Utah

Kennecott Utah Copper-Bingham Canyon Mine

Largest man-made excavation on earth!
40.5312, -112.1375
Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City Public Library

Visitors to this library are in for a real-world education in modernist architecture.
40.7601, -111.8848
Seven Sisters Cliffs
East Sussex, England

Seven Sisters Cliffs

These stark white cliffs were spat up by the sea and are slowly being retaken by it.
50.7519, 0.1715
The new faery door.
San Francisco, California

Faery Door

San Franciscans leave gifts and messages for the magical beings that live behind the tiny, mysterious door installed on a tree in Golden Gate Park.
37.7701, -122.4703
The tunnels all look slightly differiently
Washington, D.C.

Capitol Building Tunnel System

Members of Congress have traveled between the buildings on Capitol Hill for a century hidden from tourists, press, and storm clouds.
38.8922, -77.0080
Porto, Portugal

Igreja de São Francisco Catacombs

Ancient catacombs form the foundation for this Rococo orgy of a church.
41.1408, -8.6153
The ramparts and towers were restored in the 1850s.
Sintra, Portugal

Castelo dos Mouros (Castle of the Moors)

An ancient and majestic fortress that played an integral role in Portugal's road to independence.
38.7972, -9.3895
Walls built of femurs
Faro, Portugal

Capela de Ossos Bone Chapel

This small chapel is built of human bones and decorated with a golden skeleton.
37.0202, -7.9347
Portugal's Chapel of Bones
Évora, Portugal

Portugal's Chapel of Bones

A 16th century chapel decorated with bones, skulls, and entire bodies hanging from the wall.
38.5689, -7.9090
Alcains, Portugal

The Village of Monsanto

Houses tucked between, on, and underneath giant boulders.
40.0394, -7.1142
Porto, Portugal

Livraria Lello

One of the most beautiful bookstores in the world hides an Art Nouveau interior behind a Neo-Gothic facade.
41.1473, -8.6148
Portuguese Royal Coaches at the National Coach Museum in Lisbon.
Lisbon, Portugal

National Coach Museum

An exquisite collection of fairytale conveyances that puts most car museums to shame.
38.6966, -9.1984
The famous facade and portal to the church.
Lisbon, Portugal

Jerónimos Monastery

Elaborately carved to showcase the glorious wealth that the age of exploration brought to the Portuguese empire.
38.6970, -9.2069
Beautiful internal machinery
Lisbon, Portugal

Electricity Museum

Located in the thermoelectric factory that once powered the entire city, this Portuguese museum is shockingly fascinating.
38.6963, -9.1949
Santa Justa Lift
Lisbon, Portugal

Santa Justa Lift

This Industrial Age architectural and engineering gem helps visitors and residents alike traverse Lisbon, “The City of Seven Hills.”
38.7121, -9.1394
From the water
Lisbon, Portugal

Belem Tower Rhinoceros - Torre de Belém

A king's pet, a pope's gift, an artist's inspiration, and a tragic shipwreck.
38.6916, -9.2160
Lisbon, Portugal

Carmo Convent Ruins

Legacy of the earthquake that nearly wiped Lisbon off the face of the Earth.
38.7121, -9.1404
The Banker's Heart sculpture in front of the old Bank of America building.
San Francisco, California

Banker's Heart

A shining, cold, black organ lies in San Francisco's financial district.
37.7923, -122.4037