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Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Prague, Czechia

Statue of Franz Kafka

A surreal statue honoring Prague's favorite literary son.
Milot, Haiti

Sans-Souci Palace

The royal seat of Henri Christophe, a formerly enslaved man who became Haiti's only king.
Haiti

Citadelle Laferrière

This iconic fortress was once the crown jewel of Haiti's national defense.
Rapa Nui, Chile

"El Gigante" and the Moai of Rapa Nui

The largest stone moai on Rapa Nui.
Rapa Nui, Chile

Orongo

This was once the center of the Birdman cult, and is now a World Heritage Site.
Rapa Nui, Chile

Mataveri International Airport

The world's most remote airport.
Rapa Nui, Chile

The Navel of the World

This large round boulder is said to emit spiritual power, but it may just be magnets.
Ushuaia, Argentina

The Time Capsule of Ushuaia

This plaza at the end of the world teems with monumental tributes to a problematic history, and laser discs.
Punta Arenas, Chile

Port Famine

The geographical center of Chile is a port so depressing that it has driven men to suicide.
Punta Arenas, Chile

'Sin Palabras' ('Speechless')

An hour south of Punta Arenas (Chile) along the Strait of Magellan, a Kcymaerxthaere plaque tells the story of Culev Larsze, cursed to live without words in the fictional world of Kcymaerxthaere.
Valparaiso, Chile

Elevators of Valparaiso

What was once a unique system of urban elevators is turning into a mechanical ruin.
Las Heras Department, Argentina

Thermal Baths of Villavicencio

Mineral springs believed to hold therapeutic properties draw in visitors from all over.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Xul Solar Museum

Xul Solar was an artist of alternate worlds, inventor of languages, and dreamer of utopias.
Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay

Plaza de Toros

Abandoned bull fighting ring, slowly falling apart in Uruguay.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Palacio Barolo

A tower devoted to — and modeled after — the Divine Comedy.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

La Manzana de las Luces

A gateway to a mysterious network of underground tunnels.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Floralis Generica

105-foot wide giant metallic flower blooms anew every day in the heart of Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cementerio de la Recoleta

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

This historic, palatial theater is now one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores.
Saint Peter's, Montserrat

Montserrat's City of Ash

A city continually buried under the ash of a volcano that has been erupting for more than 15 years.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Ruins of San Nicolás de Bari Hospital

The first hospital in the New World.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

The Sundial of Santo Domingo

The first official clock in North America, it kept time for the Spanish government of Santo Domingo.
Santo Domingo Este, Dominican Republic

Faro a Colon (Columbus Lighthouse)

The final resting place of Christopher Columbus - or possibly someone else.