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Las Vegas, Nevada

Pinball Hall of Fame

This incredible collection of vintage pinball machines can be played at 25 cents a pop.
Mainz, Germany

Mainzelmännchen Traffic Lights

While you wait to cross the street at a traffic light in Mainz, you might notice that the light is staring back at you.
Deganwy, Wales

Deganwy Castle

This ancient castle has been abandoned since the Edwardian conquest of Wales.
Isle of Anglesey, Wales

South Stack Lighthouse

The lighthouse is on a island which is connected to another island, which is connected to another island, which is connected to one of the largest islands in the world.
Vienna, Austria

Gasometer Town

Apartment complexes built into huge repurposed natural gas tanks.
Munich, Germany

Herz-Jesu-Kirche

On high feast days, the entire blue-glass front of this modern church opens up to reveal the small wooden church inside.
Munich, Germany

Lady Bavaria

This massive statue is the personification of Bavaria and the first colossal statue of the modern period composed of bronze.
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Grand Ferris Wheel

Vienna's giant wonder wheel had a starring role in one of the greatest noir movies of all time.
Vienna, Austria

"Stock-im-Eisen" Nail Tree

Legends surround an ancient tree trunk riddled with nails for good luck.
Vienna, Austria

Wiener Pestsäule (Vienna Plague Column)

Baroque celebration of the end of the Great Plague of Vienna.
Vienna, Austria

Hundertwasser's Odd Architecture

Op-art architecture designed for happiness.
Vienna, Austria

Sigmund Freud Museum

The former private quarters and office of Dr. Sigmund Freud now hosts a museum housing the works of the founding father of psychoanalysis.
Roxbury, Connecticut

Mine Hill Preserve

The remnants of a 19th-century ironmaking complex hidden in the woods of Connecticut.
New York, New York

Grand Central Ceiling Dark Patch

A dark patch of the ceiling at Grand Central Terminal which was not restored is still stained brown by tobacco.
Chester, England

Chester Shot Tower

A 168-foot tower, part of the abandoned Chester Leadworks facility.
Chester, England

Chester Rows

Mysteriously stacked storefront paths give this medieval British town an iconic style like none other.
Chester, England

Chester Town Hall Clock Tower

The western face was supposedly left clock-less to snub the Welsh.
Rhyl, Wales

Rhyl Miniature Railway

Britain's oldest miniature railway.
Llandudno, Wales

St Tudno's Church

This 6th-century church honors St. Tudno, the patron saint of Llandudno.
Colwyn Bay, Wales

Harlequin Puppet Theatre

Britain's oldest permanent theatre designed and built for puppets.
New York, New York

Bryant Park Escape Hatch

A commemorative plaque hides a door that leads down to the New York Public Library's underground book bunker.
Rome, Italy

Mussolini's Balcony

The spot where the fascist dictator made some of his most famous speeches including declaring war on Britain and France.
St Mawes, England

St. Mawes Castle

A 16th-century artillery fort built to protect England against European invasion.
Newlyn, England

The Old Quay, Newlyn

A medieval quay that was the Mayflower's final port of call before sailing for America.