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Château d'If
Marseille, France

Château d'If

This historic island prison holds one of the dungeons from the Count of Monte Cristo even though it is a work of fiction.
43.2799, 5.3251
Victoria Beach's Pirate Tower
Laguna Beach, California

Victoria Beach's Pirate Tower

This strange seaside tower got its name from a wealthy eccentric who would hide coins among its stones.
33.5206, -117.7646
A section of the Tophet.
Site archéologique de Carthage, Tunisia

Tophet at Carthage

An ancient burial ground believed to have been used for ritual sacrifice.
36.8413, 10.3229
Ticket booth
Prague, Czechia

Municipal House

A turn of the century building boasting some of the most beautiful art nouveau architecture in Prague.
50.0876, 14.4282
Prague, Czechia

Jan Palach Memorial

Monument to a suicide protesting the Soviet invasion.
50.0798, 14.4297
The Vouves olive tree.
Ano Vouves, Greece

Olive Tree of Vouves

The oldest olive tree in Greece has been bearing fruit for at least 2,000 years.
35.4853, 23.7871
The minaret of the Mosque-Cathedral
Córdoba, Spain

Mosque-Cathedral

Spain's unique Mosque-Cathedral has been a place of worship for both Muslims and Christians throughout its history.
37.8791, -4.7792
Tomb of Columbus in Seville Cathedral
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his brother.
37.3857, -5.9938
St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

A New England curiosity cabinet, one hundred years on.
44.4201, -72.0198
Brookfield, Vermont

Floating Bridge of Brookfield, VT

One car at a time please.
44.0426, -72.6048
Spring Lane, which was named after the Great Spring.
Boston, Massachusetts

The Great Spring

A tiny plaque marks the location of the water source that facilitated the birth of modern-day Boston.
42.3574, -71.0578
The Frederick Law Olmsted designed Emerald Necklace at The Fenway Victory Gardens.
Boston, Massachusetts

Fenway Victory Gardens

One of the last remaining World War II Victory Gardens in the U.S. is quietly growing across from Fenway Park.
42.3459, -71.0943
The neo-Gothic house near the Mdina cathedral.
Mdina, Malta

Mdina's Neo-Gothic House

This unique building in the main square stands out among the city's typically Baroque architecture.
35.8865, 14.4033
Mosaics
Rabat, Malta

Domvs Romana

The remains of a 1st-century aristocratic Roman town house featuring beautiful well-preserved mosaics.
35.8851, 14.4004
The apse with the Christ Pantocrator.
Palermo, Italy

Cappella Palatina

Every inch of this chapel is covered in craftsmanship from across the world.
38.1106, 13.3535
The Jesus tree at roadside
Mdina, Malta

Jesus Tree of Malta

The Jesus tree of Malta bears a striking resemblance to Christ on the cross.
35.8875, 14.4016
Bermuda

Somerset Bridge

The world's smallest drawbridge.
32.2785, -64.8767
The Abandoned Royal Navy Docks
Bermuda

The Abandoned Royal Navy Docks

Once a strategically imperative naval base, large portions of this Bermuda dock complex lie abandoned.
32.3247, -64.8370
Rob Zombie "Welcome" sign
Haverhill, Massachusetts

Rob Zombie Sign

Welcome sign announcing Haverhill, MA, as the birthplace of horror rocker/artist/director Rob Zombie.
42.8074, -71.0449
Mµseum
Somerville, Massachusetts

Mµseum - The Tiny Museum

The self-proclaimed world's smallest museum, located next to a Massachusetts sandwich chain.
42.3803, -71.0968
Redemption Rock
Princeton, Massachusetts

Redemption Rock

This massive boulder is inscribed with the story of a sensational hostage negotiation dating back to Colonial times.
42.5067, -71.8697
Pooh's house before the door was stolen
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Pooh's House

This tiny, painted door at the base of a tree stump has been a fixture of the Harvard University campus for decades.
42.3763, -71.1166
Eliot Memorial Bridge and Tower
Milton, Massachusetts

Great Blue Hill

The hill that gave the Massachusett tribe, and later the state, its name.
42.2120, -71.1156
Cypress Street Playground
Brookline, Massachusetts

Cypress Street Playground

The oldest playground in America.
42.3314, -71.1257