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London, England

Endangered Species Doorway

An archway adorned with vulnerable flora and fauna.
Washington, D.C.

'Ginevra de’ Benci' Portrait

The only Leonardo Da Vinci painting in the Western Hemisphere.
Sponsored by Washington.org
Siem Reap, Cambodia

The Reclining Buddha of Baphuon Temple

Though it was originally dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, Baphuon was converted to a Buddhist temple in the 15th century, complete with a massive hidden statue.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Phimeanakas

A secluded, little-known temple hidden amid the dense jungle.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Neak Pean

A small 12th-century temple surrounded by waters believed to have curative properties.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Dinosaur of Ta Prohm

Hoax, mistake, or evidence of dinosaurs in human times?
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'The Cutty Stool'

A bronze statue of a low three-legged seat commemorates a piece of furniture that started a riot.
Lisbon, Portugal

Pastéis de Belém

Eat the ultimate iteration of Portugal's most beloved pastry.
Istanbul, Turkey

Column of Marcian

The only Roman honorific column in Istanbul.
York, England

Shrine of Saint Margaret Clitherow

A shrine to one of England's female saints in what is believed to be her former home.
Paris, France

La Conciergerie

This former “ante-chamber to the guillotine” has been refurbished to illustrate the brutal history of French justice.
Malacca, Malaysia

Francis Xavier Statue

This statue of the famed saint is missing his right hand, a rare depiction of his posthumous amputation.
Singapore

Long Ya Men

A replica of the lost rock cliff that was once significant in Singapore's maritime history.
Shanghai, China

Longhua Temple

A temple complex has existed on this site since the third century.
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Tashkent Metro Stations

An underground world of gorgeous, palatial metro stations designed as a nuclear shelter complex.
Malacca, Malaysia

Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

This gorgeous Peranakan mansion’s family heritage includes a century-old baby gate, which was also used to keep out irresponsible husbands.
Seoul, South Korea

Namdaemun

A symbol of hope, survival, and national character, especially after it rose phoenix like from the flames.
Seoul, South Korea

Unhyeongung

The site of the last royal wedding in Korea.
Seoul, South Korea

Jongmyo Shrine

The supreme shrine of the state.
Seoul, South Korea

Sewoon Sangga (Sewoon Plaza)

Its humdrum facade only adds to its electrifying appeal: a rooftop with panoramic views of a shapeshifting metropolis.
Seoul, South Korea

Wongaksa Pagoda

This pagoda was once the central feature of a Buddhist temple that no longer exists.
Seoul, South Korea

Hyangwonjeong Pavilion

A unique structure located on the grounds of one of five grand palaces that were built by the Joseon dynasty.
Singapore

Civilian War Memorial

A monument to the civilian victims of the Japanese Occupation forces of World War II.