Through a haze of smog, the Monument to the People’s Heroes stands over Tiananmen Square honoring China’s war veterans in Beijing, China.
The Flamingo sculpture, by Alexander Calder, contrasted by the Loop Station Post Office behind it, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, are prime examples of the awesome architecture and public art in downtown Chicago, USA.
The sun came out between snowstorms to light up Half Dome and the treeline in Yosemite National Park, USA.
Several cities in Japan have distinctive manhole covers, such as this one in Kirashiki, Japan.
These are just a few of the many stone pagodas in the pagoda forest at the Shaolin Temple, Songshan, China.
This statue of King Sejong the Great sits on the main boulevard leading to Gyeongbokgung, the royal palace in Seoul, South Korea.
A shop displays some Chinese martial arts weapons for sale in the ancient town of Pingyao, China.