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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Čolina Kapa Astronomical Observatory

The haunting ruins of a military fortress turned astronomical observatory sit on a Sarajevo mountaintop.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Museum of the Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

The place where WWI started.
Midland, Ohio

Midland City Station

Now in disrepair, this 19th century station was a stop on of the famed B&O Railroad.
Hamilton, Ohio

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

Inside, ancient treasures. Outside, modern contradictions.
Fairfield, Ohio

Jungle Jim's International Market

An unusual, super-sized grocery adventure awaits in an Ohio suburb.
Istanbul, Turkey

Basilica Cisterns of Istanbul

A marvel of Byzantine engineering under the streets of Istanbul.
Peninsula, Ohio

Helltown, Ohio

The tragic reality of a town riddled with rumors of haunts, chemical spills, and serial killers.
McArthur, Ohio

Moonville Tunnel

The only remnant of a small mining town is an abandoned railroad tunnel that is steeped in ghostly lore.
Logan, Ohio

The Caves of Hocking Hills State Park

Rare recess caves fill this unbelievably beautiful Ohio park.
Galloway, Ohio

Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

Bison, America's national mammal, are staging a slow comeback in Ohio's prairie parkland.
Florence, Kentucky

Florence Y'all Water Tower

After a water tower painting was accused of being an ad, a simple fix was made that gave the city a motto.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Rookwood Ice Cream Parlor

An art deco ice cream shop covered in vintage train station tiles.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Old Jewish Cemetery of Sarajevo

This historic cemetery was inaccessible for several years due to dozens of land mines.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque

The first mosque in the world to receive electricity.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Old Sarajevo Clock Tower

This historic timepiece is thought to be the only public clock in the world that keeps lunar time.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo Spite House

Inat Kuća, or "House of Spite," is more than just an oddly named restaurant.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bascarsija

Oriental bazaar in the heart of Sarajevo.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo Roses

A number of craters left by fatal mortar strikes have been filled with red resin to remember those lost during the Siege of Sarajevo.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo Bobsleigh Track

A war-torn Olympic relic is being overtaken by graffiti and nature.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sternenweg Sculpture

This enormous abstract sculpture is part jungle gym, part elaborate noise-making machine.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

ICAR Canned Beef Monument

This ironic war memorial thumbs its nose at a campaign of inedible humanitarian aid food products.
Bourg-en-Lavaux, Switzerland

Lavaux

Swiss vineyards in a UNESCO heritage site.
Meyrin, Switzerland

'Wandering the Immeasurable'

CERN's beautiful, bending sculpture is a tribute to the spread of knowledge.
Vevey, Switzerland

La Fourchette (The Fork)

At 929 pounds and 26 feet tall, this stainless steel fork can only be used by the likes of King Kong.