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Puymoyen, France

Moulin du Verger

"If there's a right way to make a piece of paper, it's the way that they've been doing it for 500 years at the water-powered mill."

Los Angeles, California, United States

Hollywood Melrose Hotel

This Hotel was designed by one of the most prolific movie theater architects of the 20th century.

Florence, Italy

Fotoautomatica

Two euros and a bit of patience get you the traditional strip of four black-and-white photographs.

Noto, Italy

Palazzo Ducezio

Named for the city’s founder, the baroque palace has a magnificent convex exterior

Rajasthan, India

Samode Palace

Nearly 500 years of history embedded into its walls.

Oradea, Romania

Black Eagle Palace

Before it became a palace of commerce, accommodation, and entertainment, in the 1700s it was simply the Black Eagle Inn (the Town’s Beer House).

New York, New York, United States

Sushi Noz

An Omakase-style restaurant, meaning patrons don’t presume to order but rather they “entrust” the chef to offer the finest culinary experience.

Agra, India

Agra Fort

Totaling 94 acres, this massive fortress made of red sandstone was the former residence and capital city of India's medieval Mughal Dynasty.

Hillah,Babil, Iraq

Ishtar Gate

Built in 575 BC, the Ishtar Gate was conceived as part of a grand processional way into the city of Babylon.

New York, New York, United States

FDNY Engine 55

Engine 55 was one of the first two fire companies to arrive at Ground Zero on 9/11.

Marrakesh, Morocco

Saadian Tombs

After being deliberately walled up in the 18th century, these royal tombs were rediscovered in 1917.

Penang, Malaysia

Kek Lok Si Temple

Featuring thousands of images and sculptures of Buddha, the Kek Lok Si Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia.

London, United Kingdom

Annabel’s

Touted as the most famous nightclub in the world, Annabel's counts Mick Jagger, Jack Nicholson, and the Royal Family among its members.

Kells, Ireland

Kells Handball Club

Inside the unassuming yellow-walled building with pronounced signage in powder blue trim, there are solely two courts..and a community of champions.

Marrakech, Morocco

Dar El Bacha

A prestigious Moroccan museum becomes not only a stunning display of Islamic architecture, but also houses a world renowned coffee shop within.

Tehran, Iran

Golestan Palace

Offering an array of gardens, royal buildings, and collections of Iranian crafts and European gifts, the Palace represents a spectrum of Iranian history and architecture that certified its place as a UNESCO World Heritage Site being one of Tehran’s oldest monuments.

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Palmer House

When the Palmer House opened on Chicago’s downtown Loop over 140 years ago, elevators in a hotel were kind of a big deal. In fact, Palmer House was the first hotel with elevators, electric lightbulbs, and telephones in the guest rooms.

Dublin, Texas, USA

Dublin Bottling Works

Established in 1891, this bottling factory in Texas was the first facility to produce Dr. Pepper.

New York, New York, USA

George F. Baker Jr. House

This impressive house was completed in 1931, but the intended resident, George Baker Sr., passed away before ever stepping foot inside. At the time of his death, he was the third richest man in the U.S., behind Henry Ford and John D. Rockefeller.

Odessa, Ukraine

Al Salam Mosque

The only monument to Islam in Odessa, the Al Salam Mosque and adjoining Arabian Culture Center are emblems of the long Muslim history of the Ukranian port city.

London, United Kingdom

Letter Slot

The invention of the letter slot dates back to 1840s England, but wasn't patented until 1892 by George Becket of Providence, Rhode Island.

Jaipur, India

Nahargarh Fort

The name of this historic fortification surrounding Jaipur means "The Abode of Tigers".

New York, New York, USA

Judson Memorial Church

Located in Washington Square, the Judson Memorial Church emerged as an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community in the 1960s.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Unity Park

Once the Grand Palace of the Emperor Menelik II, Unity Park features a sculpture garden, zoo, and museum of Ethiopian history.

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA

Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

This scenic railway in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania is referred to by locals as their own personal Polar Express.

Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, Canada

Kinsmen Scout Hall

This chapter of Kinsmen remains active with 26 members meeting every other week from September to June at the Scout Hall.

Napier, New Zealand

National Tobacco Company

Art Deco meets Art Noveau meets native New Zealand style in this former tobacco tycoon's headquarters.

Dublin, Ireland

The Hugh Lane

The gallery’s interior once held the first public collection of impressionist paintings in the UK while its entrance tells the story of Georgian architecture.

Jaipur, India

Jantar Mantar

A UNESCO World Heritage site in India featuring the world's largest stone sundial.

London, United Kingdom

Osterley Park

An 18th century remodel turned this 16th century London manor house into a unique and unusual work of art.

Surakarta City, Central Java, Indonesia

Surakarta Hadiningrat Royal Palace

Built in 1744, this ornate palace in Central Java, Indonesia is believed to be guarded by magical powers (in addition to the human guards).

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