R.E.M. Murmer Railroad Trestle

R.E.M. Murmur Railroad Trestle (Athens, Georgia)

An otherwise ordinary railroad trestle in Athens, Georgia that should have been destroyed decades ago has become an important landmark and tourist attraction thanks to being featured on the back cover of the 1983 R.E.M.

Storelgen

Storelgen (Stor-Elvdal, Norway)

Storelgen, more commonly known as the Big Elk, is despite its 34 feet of height, not the world’s largest sculpture of a moose. Though it briefly held that title, it is currently outpaced by only

Sobrino de Botín

Sobrino de Botín (Madrid, Spain)

Sobrino de Botín, the oldest continuously operating restaurant in the world has been serving the fine people of Madrid, Spain since 1725. The famous Spanish restaurant was founded by Jean Botin, a Frenchman, and has

Torture Museum

The Torture Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

The Torture Museum in Amsterdam is one of the most popular attractions in the city and proudly displays the rusted metal and rotting wood of ancient torture devices used in a time when justice was

Sanquhar Post Office

The Sanquhar Post Office (Sanquhar, Scotland)

Established in 1712, just five years after the unification of Scotland and England, the oldest functioning post office in the world is located on the High Street in Sanquhar, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Since opening

Texas Legation

Texas Legation (London, England)

There was a point in time when Texas was more than a state, something the people of Texas will remind people from any other state in the United States. There is one thing that Texas

Pabst Mansion

The Pabst Mansion (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

As a testament to America’s Gilded Age, the stately home of Captain Frederick and Maria Pabst has survived as a symbol of American entrepreneurship since 1892. Designed by George Bowman Ferry and Alfred Charles Clas,

The Big Iron

Flat Iron Sculpture (Asheville, North Carolina)

Created by artist Reed Todd in 1997, the Flat Iron Sculpture in Asheville, North Carolina is conveniently positioned across from the city’s famous 1926 Flat Iron Building. Loved by locals and tourists alike, Todd’s sculpture

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