Worldhop Places II

Worldhop Places of Worship

Meiji-jingu Shrine (Shinto),Tokyo
Sawasdee Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha), Bangkok
Sukhothai Traimit (Temple of the Golden Buddha), Bangkok, Thailand
Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), Bangkok, Thailand
Temple of the Big Buddha, Ko Samui, Thailand
Many small Buddhist temples, Thailand
Daragh Mosque, Fatehpur Sikri, India
Jain Temple, Jaiselmer, India
Jain Temple, Amar Sagar, India (visited on camel trek)
Many Byzantine churches, Greece
Athens Cathedral, Greece
Chapel of Agios Georgios, Lykavittos Hill, Athens
St. Andrews Anglican Church, Athens
Kalliviani Nunnery and Orphanage, Crete, Greece
St. George Coptic Church, Egypt
Iglesia del Almudena, Madrid
Iglesia de San Andrés, Madrid
Catedral de Avila, Avila Spain
Convento de Santa Teresa, Avila Spain
Basilica de San Vicente, Avila Spain
La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona (Gaudi)
Cathedral St. Pierre (where John Calvin preached), Geneva
Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris
Westminster Abbey (Evensong), London
St. Mary's Anglican Church, Lower Slaughter
St. Martin in the Fields, London
Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Chiddingstone, England
Gallarus Oratory, Ireland
Kilmalkedaar Church/St. Brendan's House
St. Peter's Church, Drogheda Ireland (where Oliver Plunkett's mummified head is preserved in a reliquary)
Kilbaha Church, Ireland (w/ the 'little ark')

Worldhop Parks, Gardens, and
Natural Attractions

Parks, Gardens, and Natural Attractions: 74
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, Hawaii
Pu'uhonua o Honaunau (City of Sanctuary) Nat'l Hist. Park, Hawaii, Hawaii
Lava Tree St. Mon., Hawaii, Hawaii
Ka Lae (South Cape), Southernmost tip of Hawaii and the US
Nani Mau Gardens, Hawaii, Hawaii
Mauna Kea SRA, Hawaii, Hawaii
Captain Cook State Park, Hawaii (monument to Capt. Cook)
Waimea Canyon State Park, Kauai, Hawaii
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve/St Underwater Park, Hawaii
Diamond Head St. Monument, Oahu, Hawaii
U.S.S. Arizona National Memorial, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Waimea Bay Beach Co. Park, Oahu, Hawaii
Na Pali Coast State Park, Kauai, Hawaii
Imperial Gardens and Tea House, Tokyo, Japan
Kiritappu Shitsugen (crane) Center, Hokkaido, Japan
Shinjuku-gyoen Garden, Tokyo, Japan
Meiji-jingu-gyoen Park, Tokyo, Japan
Yoyogi-Koen Park, Tokyo ("Sunday subcultures on display")
Tancho Protection & Propagation Center (Japanese Crane Reserve), Tsuruoka, Kushiro, Japan
Victoria Peak and Tram, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yuexiu Park, Guanzhou, China (statue of the Five Rams)
Sariska National Park, Tiger Reserve and Sanctuary, India
Krishnagiri Upavan National Park, Bombay
Vondelpark, Amsterdam
Lycabettus Hill (w/funicular), Athens
National Gardens, Athens
Zappelo Gardens and Zoo, Athens
Real Jardîn Botáico, Madrid
Parque del Buen Retiro (we went rowing on the lake), Madrid
Plaza Mayor, Madrid
Plaza de España/Mto a Cervantes, Madrid, Spain
Jardines del Cabo Nova, Madrid, Spain
Parc Güell, Barcelona
Parc Ciutadella, Barcelona
Jet d' Eau, Geneva
Parc Mon Repos, Geneva
Jardin Anglais, Geneva
Promenade des Bastions (w/monument to the Reformation), Geneva
Mont Blanc/Aguielle Du Midi, Chamonix, France
Gardens of Versailles, France
North York Moors National Park, England
Royal Forest of Dean, England
Cotswold Hills, England
Peak District National Park, England
Croagh Patrick, County Mayo, Ireland (where St. Patrick is said to have driven the snakes from Ireland)
Killarney National Park, Ireland
Bearra Peninsula/ Pass, Ireland
Wicklow Mountains, Ireland
Twelve Bens, Ireland
Connemara National Park, Ireland
Bridges of Ross, Ireland
Doolough Valley/Famine Memorial, Ireland
Cúchulainn's Leap, Ireland
Loop Head, Ireland
The Burren, Ireland
West Woods (bluebell forest, May Day), Marlboro, England
Loch Ness, Scotland (home of Nessie)
Loch Lomond, Scotland ("You take the high road. . .")
Glen Coe, Scotland
Scottish Highlands
The Trossachs, Scotland
Cairngorms National Nature Reserve, Scotland
'Rest and be Thankful' mountain pass, built by soldiers mid-18th C, Scotland
Manistee National Forest, Michigan
Ludington State Park, on the shores of Lake Michigan, Michigan
Grant Park, Chicago
Windmill State Recreation Area, Nebraska
Cimmaron Canyon State Park, New Mexico
Black Buttes, Tahoe National Forest, Sierra Nevada Mts., California
Richardson Grove State Park, California
Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California
Redwood National Park, California
Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Oregon
Rocky Creek Wayside, Oregon

Significant Caves: 4
Cheng Dan, Thailand
Kahneri, India
Marble Arch, Ireland
Matala, Crete, Greece

Significant Waterfalls: 11
Wailua Falls, Kauai
Akaka Falls, Hawaii, Hawaii
Rainbow Falls, Hawaii, Hawaii
Unknown name near Lahu Village, Thailand (on Elephant Trek)
Kahneri Caves, India
Near Samaria Gorge, Paleochora Crete Greece
Pistyll Rhaeadr, Wales
Torc Waterfall, County Killarny, Ireland
Powerscourt Waterfall, County Wicklow, Ireland
Glenmacnass Waterfall, County Wicklow Ireland
Eagle Nest, New Mexico

Worldhop Museums
(sans monuments)

This category is for buildings specifically used as a museum; not those that are a part of a castle or other monument.

Bishop Museum and Planetarium, Honolulu, Hawaii
Jomon Museum, Fujimi, Japan
Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
Prince of Wales Museum and Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay, India

Van Gogh Museum
Torture Museum
Erotic Museum

Archaeology Museum, Athens
Herakleion Museum
Museum of Cretan Ethnology, Vori, Crete
Mask Exhibit, City Hall Gallery, Rethymno

Cairo Museum
Coptic Museum

The Prado, Madrid
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
Teatre-Museu Dali, Figueres

The Louvre, Paris
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Lock Ness Monster Museum, Scotland
Scotch Whiskey Museum, Edinburgh, Scotland

Victoria & Albert Museum, London
British Museum, London
The Natural History Museum, London

Field Museum, Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), Portland
Portland Art Museum, Dale Chihuley Exhibit, Portland

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