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Beaconsfield, England

Bekonscot Model Village

The world's oldest model village.
51.6133, -0.6437
Avebury
Wiltshire, England

Avebury

The largest stone circle in the world has ended up bringing up more questions than it has answered.
51.4280, -1.8538
Silbury Hill
Wiltshire, England

Silbury Hill

Europe's largest prehistoric mound – burial site of a legendary king?
51.4158, -1.8574
Longleat Maze and a viewing bridge
Wiltshire, England

Longleat Hedge Maze

The longest hedge maze in the world.
51.1858, -2.2743
King Alfred's Tower.
Stourton, England

King Alfred's Tower

Gothic tower mentioned in Thomas Hardy poem "The Channel Firing."
51.1050, -2.3156
Paragliding above Westbury White Horse.
Bratton, England

Westbury White Horse

A giant white horse drawn on an English hillside may not have been intended to be a horse at all.
51.2676, -2.1265
Stones and Henge, respectively.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world.
51.1797, -1.8265
Winchester Round Table in the Great Hall, Dendrochronology dating has placed it at 1275.
Winchester, England

Winchester Round Table

A medieval replica of King Arthur's legendary table, the Round Table hanging in Winchester Castle was decorated by Henry VIII.
51.0625, -1.3194
The Abode of Chaos
Saint-Romain-au-Mont-d'Or, France

The Abode of Chaos

An art world insider finds himself battling for his artistic home.
45.8375, 4.8267
Hauterives, France

Le Palais Idéal

This whimsical castle of grottoes was the labor of love of a French postman, and one of the greatest achievements of outsider architecture.
45.2556, 5.0260
Pont d'Arc
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France

Pont d'Arc

A natural arch carved by a river gave its name to the so-called "Cave of Forgotten Dreams."
44.3820, 4.4160
(paul_appleyard/Flickr)
Bollène, France

Barry Troglodyte Village

Series of underground houses inhabited continuously for centuries.
44.3017, 4.7727
Arles Amphitheatre
Arles, France

Arles Amphitheatre

This ancient theater was once the home of fierce gladiatorial battles.
43.6786, 4.6308
Les Baux-de-Provence, France

Carrières de Lumières

Walk through living pictures and music in the Cathedral of Images.
43.7433, 4.7948
Pont du Gard
Vers-Pont-du-Gard, France

Pont du Gard

This ancient Roman bridge and aqueduct still stands as a wonder of classical construction.
43.9473, 4.5355
Saint-Paul de Mausole
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

Saint-Paul de Mausole

The mental institution where Van Gogh created some of his most famous work now allows guests to walk in the artist's footsteps.
43.7860, 4.8231
Roquemaure church
Roquemaure, France

Relics of St. Valentine in Roquemaure

Celebrate the end of the Great French Wine Blight with a festival of kissing.
44.0519, 4.7789
Dutch Kremlin in Winkel, The Netherlands.
Winkel, Netherlands

Kremlin of the Netherlands

This miniature take on the Kremlin is one Dutch man's retirement project.
52.7485, 4.9162
Wave Rock
Hyden, Australia

Wave Rock

This gracefully curving formation looks like a massive wave that was suddenly turned to stone.
-32.4449, 118.8961
Entryway to Sanctuary
Mount Dandenong, Australia

William Ricketts Sanctuary

A collection of outdoor mystical statues paying homage to Aborigines and ecological stewardship.
-37.8334, 145.3555
Ned Kellys Armour
Melbourne, Australia

Ned Kelly's Armour

The bullet-banged DIY suit of armour belonging to Australia’s most famous outlaw.
-37.8098, 144.9652
Melbourne, Australia

Wunderkammer

The word 'wunderkammer' translates as 'wonder-chamber'. This Wunderkammer is both a museum and a retail store.
-37.8133, 144.9594
london-bridge-after collapse
Port Campbell, Australia

The Twelve Apostles

Nine limestone rock stacks on Australia's "Shipwreck Coast."
-38.6490, 143.0640
Loch Ard Gorge panorama, July 2005. (Wikimedia Commons)
Port Campbell, Australia

Loch Ard Gorge

A clear example of the process of erosion in action.
-38.6177, 142.9986