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Varanasi, India

Cremation Ghats of Varanasi

Many Hindus make the long pilgrimage to this holy city to have their remains burned on the banks of the Ganges River.
Velha Goa, India

Church of St. Cajetan

The last remaining colonial-era Italian church in Old Goa.
Hong Kong

HSBC Building Feng Shui Cannons

Two cannon-like cranes were installed on top of the bank building to fend off bad feng shui.
Melbourne, Australia

Coop's Shot Tower

This historic Melbourne bullet factory is fully encased in a massive glass and steel cone.
Sydney, Australia

White Rabbit Gallery

It's said to be one of the most significant collections of contemporary Chinese art in the world.
Sydney, Australia

Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine

A monument to the 4,114 Irish orphan girls who arrived in Australia between 1848 and 1850.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Merdeka Square Flagpole

One of the world's tallest flagpoles.
Monaco, Monaco

Juan Manuel Fangio Statue

This statue of the great Argentinian car driver is located near a famous curve of the Monaco Grand Prix.
Andorra la Vella, Andorra

The Nobility of Time

In one of the smallest countries in the world stands an original Salvador Dali sculpture.
Saint-Louis, Senegal

Faidherbe Bridge

A 19th-century architectural masterpiece with ties to Gustave Eiffel.
Bhaktapur, Nepal

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

The former stronghold of the Malla Dynasty has remained virtually unchanged since the 17th-century.
Hamedan, Iran

Tomb of Esther and Mordechai

The most sacred Jewish shrine in Iran and a fine example of restoration works gone wrong.
Auckland, New Zealand

Sky Tower

A New Zealand communications tower stands as the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
Auckland, New Zealand

Maungawhau (Mount Eden)

The platform atop this verdant volcano was built with the help of a royal elephant.
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Port de Pêche

Thousands of colorful pirogues showcase ingenious craftsmanship at the largest fishermen port in Nouakchott.
Dresden, Germany

Dresden Frauenkirche

This Dresden church was purposely rebuilt Protestant after being demolished in World War II.
Dresden, Germany

Schwebebahn Dresden

A unique hanging cable-car navigates through Dresden, the oldest suspension railway in the world.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin Victory Column

A monument to the three wars that led to German unification towers within a Berlin traffic circle.
Sant Adrià de Besòs, Spain

Tres Xemeneies (Three Chimneys)

The unexpectedly beloved remnants of a controversial thermal power plant.
Barcelona, Spain

Las Arenas de Barcelona

An early 20th-century bullring converted into a modern shopping center.
Granada, Spain

Muslim Gravestones of the Alhambra

Spanish architects used seized Muslim gravestones to rebuild parts of the fortress.
Marrakesh, Morocco

Jardin Majorelle

It took 40 years to build this Eden-like garden in Marrakech, later restored by Yves Saint-Laurent.
Marrakesh, Morocco

Jemaa el-Fna Square

Fortune tellers, snake charmers, poets, and storytellers all gather on this historic square in Morocco.
Isfahan, Iran

Khaju Bridge

This 17th-century structure is a beautiful testimony to traditional Persian architecture