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Bundaberg North, Australia

Bundaberg Botanic Gardens

Peanut butter trees and miracle berries are just the beginning.
Jerusalem, Israel

Razzouk Ink

This family tattoo parlor has been inking religious pilgrims in the Middle East for 700 years.
Cercado de Lima, Peru

Francisco Pizarro Statue

A monument to the conquistador became increasingly controversial in the very city that he founded.
Dakar, Senegal

African Renaissance Monument

This giant statue is the product of a mixture of corruption, Stalinist architecture, and North Korean manpower.
Keetmanshoop, Namibia

Quiver Tree Forest

A rare cluster of alien-like plants grows along a dusty highway.
Bangoua Kouni, Comoros

Lac Salé

Legend says this remote, “bottomless” lake was created by a curse.
Atsimo-Andrefana, Madagascar

Aven Cave

This underwater cave in Madagascar is home to what is thought to be the country's largest fossil graveyard.
In Amguel, Algeria

Amguid Crater

One of the best-preserved impact craters on the planet is located in the middle of the Sahara Desert.
Omodos, Cyprus

Linos tou Charilaou (Omodos Wine Press)

This medieval wine press is one of the oldest in Cyprus.
Hunedoara, Romania

Corvin Castle

This fairy-tale castle would make Dracula (who is said to have been imprisoned there) jealous.
Budapest, Hungary

The Citadella

From Austrians to Nazis to Soviets, this historic Budapest fortress has a history as complex as the city itself.
Despotovac, Serbia

Manasija Monastery

This 15th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery also contained a school for illuminating manuscripts.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Peacock Clock

A 250-year-old timepiece-automaton adorned with golden mechanical birds, which still sing to this day.
Odda, Norway

Trolltunga

Walk 2,300 feet above the ground on the "Troll's Tongue."
Lund, Sweden

Horologium mirabile Lundense

This Swedish astronomical clock was in storage for almost a century before its glorious workings were put on display once more.
Malmö, Sweden

'The Knotted Gun'

This poignant sculpture of a gnarled weapon is a symbol of non-violence.
Stockholm, Sweden

Newton's Apple

This giant subway sculpture celebrates the fruit that inspired the theory of gravity.
Malmö, Sweden

Øresund Bridge

This chimerical bridge/tunnel appears to dead end right into the sea.