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Aachen, Germany

The Toaster

A distinctive former power plant turned university lecture hall looks like it could make you breakfast.
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.
Cologne, Germany

Senfmuseum (Mustard Museum)

This small condiment museum makes all manner of mustards with a 200-year-old mill.
Drumheller, Alberta

The Little Church

A six-person chapel n the middle of Alberta's badlands.
Coronado, California

Hotel del Coronado

L. Frank Baum wrote part of the "Wizard of Oz" series in this wooden Victorian beach resort.
Schiphol, Netherlands

Planes@Plaza

This old KLM airplane cut into three parts was transformed into an eclectic airport gift shop.
Antwerp, Belgium

Hand of Druon Antigoon

The legendary giant's severed hand sits on Antwerp's popular shopping street.
Luxor, Egypt

The Tomb of Nefertari

Known as the Sistine Chapel of Egypt, this tomb houses some of the most well-preserved paintings in Egypt.
Calgary, Alberta

1886 Buffalo Cafe

One of the last remaining buildings from one of Calgary's earliest businesses.
Casablanca, Morocco

'Tire Lion'

The rubbery beast is sculpted from recycled materials.
Vaals, Netherlands

Vaalserberg

The tallest mountain in the Netherlands isn't actually very tall.
Erfurt, Germany

Kika Figures of Erfurt

Beloved children's TV characters freckle the German city's streets.
Harderwijk, Netherlands

Aqueduct Veluwemeer

While most bridges allow roads to pass over water, this one allows water to pass over a road.
Chilliwack, British Columbia

Bridal Veil Falls

Cascading outward, this waterfall creates the appearance of a flowing veil.
Victoria, British Columbia

Mile 0

A monument stands at one of the starting lines of the Trans-Canada Highway, formerly the longest uninterrupted highway in the world.
Singapore

Changi Airport Slides

The busy transport hub is home to the tallest airport slide in the world.
Sibiu, Romania

Sibiu's Houses with Eyes

Something's watching you.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Central Station Bicycle Parking

The world's largest bicycle shelter can hold more than 12,500 bikes.
Bayfield, Prince Edward Island

Confederation Bridge

This engineering marvel is the longest bridge in Canada and one of the longest spans in the world.
Paris, France

Rue du Chat-qui-Pêche

The narrowest street in Paris.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Signal Hill

The first transatlantic wireless signal was received at this 17th-century fort.
Los Angeles, California

Snow White Cafe

This Hollywood dive houses a mural painted by the artists who animated its namesake film.
Tokyo, Japan

Jiyu Gakuen Girls' School Myonichikan

The buildings are among the few Frank Lloyd Wright structures still standing in Japan.
Keeler, California

Cerro Gordo

A lawless ghost town deep in Death Valley, famous for its riches and its death rate.