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Gyeongju, South Korea

Love Castle

This odd museum/art gallery embraces the physiological, zoological, and ethnographic side of sex.
Gongju, South Korea

Seoksu from the Tomb of King Muryeong

A guardian spirit sculpture that once guarded the tomb of a 6th-century Korean king.
Goyang-si, South Korea

Illsan Lake Park

Home to the largest artificial lake in Asia.
Gyeongju, South Korea

Cheonmachong

This tomb's name derives from a famous painting of a white horse found inside.
Gurye-gun, South Korea

Stone Pagoda of Hwaeomsa

An unusual pagoda design in in the northwestern part of Hwaeomsa Temple.
Gyeongsan-si, South Korea

Gatbawi Rock

According to legend, those who pray at this statue will also be granted a wish.
Gwangju, South Korea

Wang Dong's Rock Quarries

Rocks that take on the likenesses of several recognizable living entities crowd the Wang dong Rock Quarries.
Jindo, South Korea

Jindo-Modo Landbridge

Landbridge created by the South Korean version of Moses.
Jingwan-gil, South Korea

Jinkwansa Temple

An all-female order shares an ancient culinary art with visitors at their mountaintop monastery.
Suncheon, South Korea

Naganeupseong Folk Village

A Korean village where times stands still.
Yangpyeong, South Korea

Dreamy Camera Cafe

This quirky Korean eatery is built to resemble an equally quirky vintage camera.
Geoje-si, South Korea

Oedo Botania

One man and his wife have turned a barren Korean island into a fantastical botanical wonderland.
Paju, South Korea

Third Tunnel of Aggression

Secret North Korean passage discovered below the world's most dangerous border.
Jeju-si, South Korea

Jeju Glass Castle Theme Park

A theme park made of glass, from the gleaming books on the shelves to the crystal fish in the mirror lake.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Heave Awa Hoose

This monument is dedicated to a young boy who survived a disaster that forced Edinburgh to reevaluate its building codes.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'Center of Edinburgh' Bollard

This mundane post marks the old location of the city's main postal hub.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Golfer's Land

A British plaque explains that a house was built using the spoils of the first international golf bet.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Jougs Collar of Duddingston Kirk

A medieval device used to punish and shame wrongdoers still hangs outside the village church.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Portobello Bottle Kilns

The last remaining bottle-shaped kilns in Scotland stand alone in an Edinburgh suburb.
Edinburgh, Scotland

John Knox's Grave

The Scottish Reformation leader's grave was paved over and is now a parking lot.
Edinburgh, Scotland

John Knox House

This charming old building's loose connection with the Scottish Reformer is what saved it from demolition after it split apart.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Millennium Clock Tower

The dance of this huge clock is a magnificent and eerie commentary on good and evil in the history of humankind.
Edinburgh, Scotland

John Livingston's Tomb

Nestled among the living residents is the final resting place of an apothecary plague victim.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Gilbert the Phone Box

A former telephone box found new life as a photo booth and charity fundraiser.