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The old town hall in Leipzig was built in 1556 in Renaissance style and remains one of Germany's largest. The position of the tower follows the ancient ideal of "golden mean".
In Bundaberg rum distillery you can take an interactive tour and learn about the history of rum making.
Kujukuri-hama (九十九里浜) beach (pictured) in Chiba is, for many travelers (coming in from east), their first glimpse of Japan: it's the long coastline you see from the plane coming in over the Pacific into Narita.
There are so many bars along Rue Saint Michel in Rennes that locals call the street Rue de la Soif, ie. "thirst street".
Harissa (pictured) is a very hot spicy chili paste (sometimes tempered with carrots or yogurt), served with bread as a starter at almost any meal in Tunisia.
A supernatural creature called "Mothman" was reportedly sighted on several occasions in the 1960's around Point Pleasant in West Virginia. Today there is a Mothman themed museum, research center, statue and festival in the city.
Huangshan is a granite massif consisting of 36 separate peaks, rising above 1,800 m. Famous throughout Chinese artistic history, Huangshan represents the typical mountain in Chinese paintings.
Wurstkuchl in Regensburg is thought to be the oldest fast food restaurant in the world.
Table mountain (pictured) in Cape Townis the home of a small animal, the rock rabbit (known locally as the 'Dassie') whose closest relative, DNA-wise, is the elephant.
Gloucester is America's oldest seaport. Established in 1623, the city's roots are tied to the sea.
Aberdeen has got many nicknames - among others "the Granite City", "the Rainbow city", "Silver City" and "Oil Capital of Europe".
Perth (pictured) is the most isolated capital city of over 1,000,000 people in the world.
In the Earthquake Awareness and Preparation Center in Yokosuka visitors can experience a strong earthquake in controlled surroundings, learn how to avoid injury, put out fires, and escape a smoky building.
A running joke among Moscow's taxi drivers is to take an unwary tourist from one of the three railway stations around the huge "Three stations square" to another.
Because the Earth is not a perfect sphere but a little bit "thicker" near the Equator, the peak of Chimborazo (pictured) in Ecuador is the point farthest away from the Earth's center.
The three largest artificial islands in the world are the Palm Islands located just off the coast of Dubai.
The Palais Royal du Roi Toffa in Porto-Novo, Benin, is a museum in a former royal residence and a gives the visitor a nice look into how African royalty really lived.
Königsallee, the main shopping street in Düsseldorf, is divided by a canal (pictured) and sometimes referred to as the German Champs-Élysées.