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Places to Explore
This semicircular-cylindrical light house guards a fishing village in Iceland. Its light flashes three different colors.
Husavik, Iceland | C. 1956
This hotel in a UNESCO-protected region of Prague, Czech Republic survived the rise and fall of communism to remain a family-run four-star establishment.
Prague, Czech Republic | C. 1891
This British royal palace on the banks of the Thames is survived by the Dutch House, built in an Artisan Mannerist style dominated by Dutch gables.
Richmond, United Kingdom | C. 1631
These iconic pink silos in Cleveland, Ohio belong to a 3rd generation family-owned chocolate company.
Cleveland, Ohio, USA | C. 1935
This storage shed housed freight goods that were carried on steamers between Queenstown and Glenorchy, New Zealand.
Glenorchy, New Zealand | C. 1885
A stunning example of art deco style, this building pulls strong influence from Egyptian motifs.
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | C. 1936
This Croatian national park is popularly known more for its waterfalls than its pancakes.
Lozovac, Dalmatia, Croatia | C. 1985
These quaint Californian cottages represent an important part of Oceanside's history.
Oceanside, California, USA | C. 1928
This marble-lined pool is housed in an Art Deco recreation complex on the site of even older public baths.
London, United Kingdom | C. 1850
This pool was added to this Zanzibarian hotel in the 21st century, but the original structure dates back several centuries.
Zanzibar, Tanzania | C. 1559
This colorful Catholic church supposedly got its start when a basket containing a statue of the Virgin Mary washed ashore.
Kerala, India | C. 1875
Still functioning despite appearances, this lighthouse is the only structure left on a formerly busy island in the Caribbean Sea.
Willemstad, Klein Curacao | C. 1879
This 110-year-old club at one time had 2,500 members, including avid swimmer, Fred Rogers.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA | C. 1909
This Swiss funicular traverses the Alps to take 65 passengers from the Mulenen train station to the peak of the nearby Niesen mountain every 30 minutes.
Bern, Switzerland | C. 1910
Amer Fort is the former residence of the Rajput Maharajas and their families, now the main tourist attraction in Jaipur.
Amer, Rajasthan, India | C. 967
Attracting thousands of tourists, photographers, and architecture enthusiasts each year, this basketball court in Hong Kong is a world-famous attraction in itself.
Hong Kong, Hong Kong | C. 1964
Home of the Steel Dragon 2000, this Japanese amusement park is billed as "the best amusement park for roller coasts" and also contains a water park with natural hot springs.
Kuwana, Japan | C. 1966
This Serbian hotel was opened in 1908 by King Peter I to welcome the world's cultural elite. Curiously, no guests can stay in Room 13 as it doesn't exist.
Belgrade, Serbia | C. 1908
Now a YMCA youth camp, this Colorado forest retreat was once the homestead of a large and enterprising family.
Deckers, Colorado, USA | C. 1900
Scientists from this research organization were the first to discover the hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica.
Cambridge, United Kingdom | C. 1962
An engineering feat occurred in 1999 when the massive concrete Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in North Carolina was moved almost a mile inland to safer ground.
Hatteras, North Carolina, USA | C. 1803
Guard posts like this one exist near many tourist areas in Egypt, including at the Colossi of Memnon, two stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III.
West of Luxor, Egypt
This pier near Charleston, North Carolina was host to countless musical acts before burning down twice.
Folly Beach, South Carolina, USA | C. 1995
This colorful roof can be seen from across Budapest's skyline.
Budapest, Hungary | C. 1897
This castle was built for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst and contains 56 bedrooms, 127 acres of gardens, a movie theater, tennis courts, an airfield, and the world's largest private zoo.
San Simeon, California, USA | C. 1919