19 April 2019

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The Exorcist Stairs in Washington DC

Exorcist Stairs (Washington D.C.)

Located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. at the corner of Prospect St NW and 36th St NW, The Exorcist Steps are famous for being featured in the film The Exorcist. The stone steps

Lombard Street

Lombard Street (San Francisco, California)

It’s rare that a truly great roadside attraction is actually a road, but there are a few examples around the world and one of them is definitely Lombard Street in San Francisco, California.  Lombard Street is

Clown Motel

Clown Motel (Tonopah, Nevada)

If you are looking for a nightmare inducing stay in a motel filled with clowns, The Clown Motel in Tonopah, Nevada is going to hit the spot. Complete with a clown theme throughout, this little

Brighton Bathing Boxes

Brighton Bathing Boxes (Melbourne, Australia)

The Brighton Bathing Boxes are multi-colored timber huts that line the beach of one of Melbourne’s most exclusive neighborhoods. Brighton was for many years in the late nineteenth century the favorite seaside destination for of

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  • The Dragon Bridge (Cầu Rồng) in Da Nang, Vietnam spans the River Hàn and breathes fire.  Crossing the Hàn River at the Lê Đình Dương / Bạch Đằng traffic circle, the Dragon Bridge provides the ...
  • Home to the government of California, the California State Capitol building located in Sacramento, California is an example of neoclassical architecture.  Listed with the National Register of Historic Places since 1973, and as a California ...
  • Bamahenge
    In a clearing of pine trees some 600 feet (183 meters) from the entrance to a marina on the Gulf Coast of Elberta, Alabama, there is a remarkably unrealistic recreation of the world famous ancient ...
  • Completed in 1902, the Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest is a shining example of Neo-Gothic architecture.  Construction began on the building in 1896 to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Hungary, the Parliament contains 601 rooms ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • The city of Pompeii was once a bustling city on a hill just across from the modern city of Naples.  Along with Herculaneum and many small villages in the surrounding area, Pompeii was destroyed by ...
  • The Walls of Ávila
    The Walls of Ávila, in central Spain are a well known and widely recognized symbol of the city, and it is highly likely that they are the main reason Ávila is one of the most ...
  • The Great Barrier Reef
    The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system and single structure.  Located off the coast of Queensland, Australia, the reef system is composed of more than 2,900 individual reefs and encompasses more ...
  • High above the Sacred Valley and tucked away from prying eyes for hundreds of years, Machu Picchu is a 15th century Inca citadel that sits on a mountain ridge 7970 feet ( 2,430m) above sea ...

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  • LOVE at Love park
    Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture permanently resides at the John F. Kennedy Plaza in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and has become such a symbol of the park that it’s most commonly referred to as Love Park.  Made of ...
  • The Women's Table at Yale
    The Women’s Table at Yale was designed by Maya Lin, the famous alumni best known for designing the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington in 1982, and is the most visible sign of the commemoration of ...
  • Inspired by liquid mercury, Cloud Gate often called “The Bean” is a public sculpture designed by British artist Anish Kapoor.   The crowning jewel of Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois, Cloud Gate looks as if it ...
  • Bamahenge
    In a clearing of pine trees some 600 feet (183 meters) from the entrance to a marina on the Gulf Coast of Elberta, Alabama, there is a remarkably unrealistic recreation of the world famous ancient ...