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Amsterdam, Netherlands

Normaal Amsterdams Peil (Amsterdam Ordnance Datum)

Europe's official "zero-level," the equator of elevation.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'The Cutty Stool'

A bronze statue of a low three-legged seat commemorates a piece of furniture that started a riot.
Oak Park, Illinois

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Museum

The famous author's birthplace is preserved in a town that he once described as narrow-minded.
Oak Park, Illinois

Park Grove Manor

Pumpkin-like gargoyles and grotesques peer down from the rooftop of this unassuming apartment building in Illinois.
York, England

Shrine of Saint Margaret Clitherow

A shrine to one of England's female saints in what is believed to be her former home.
Athens, Greece

Eleni Marneri Galerie Late Antiquity Urban Villa

The ruins of an ancient mansion sits in front of and underneath a contemporary art gallery.
Oak Park, Illinois

Unity Temple

After an Illinois church was struck by lightning and burned down, Frank Lloyd Wright designed this replacement.
Athens, Greece

St. Catherine's Greek Orthodox Church

A Byzantine church containing the holy remnants of three saints sits atop the site of an ancient temple.
Athens, Greece

Ancient Ruins on Selley Street

These ancient ruins hide in plain sight next to a dessert shop.
Goathland, England

Goathland Station

Harry Potter’s Hogsmeade Station is also a charming blast from the past situated in North Yorkshire.
Durham, England

Elvet Bridge

Though this bridge was originally built in the 12th century, only one of its 10 arches dates back that far.
Bruges, Belgium

The Devil's Pants

A piece of stonework relief commemorates the site where the Devil's rage, and odd apparel, destroyed a house.
Bruges, Belgium

Smallest Gothic Window in Bruges

You can spot this teeny tiny stained-glass window from the Bonifacius bridge.
Athens, Greece

Holy Church of Saint Andrew

A martyred saint built a nunnery and school for girls here known as the "Parthenon."
London, England

Hunterian Museum

The anatomical-pathological collection of a man who changed surgery.
York, England

Reliquary of St. Margaret Clitherow

The preserved left hand of a saint once known as "the Pearl of York."
Bishopthorpe, England

York Solar System Trail

Cycle the solar system—from the sun to Pluto—right here on earth.
London, England

Angela Flanders Perfumer

A boutique perfumery fashioned to look like a Victorian-era shop.
London, England

Columbia Road Shops and Flower Market

The Columbia Road Flower Market is now open every Sunday, rain or shine.
London, England

Kyoto Garden

A little slice of Japan and its aesthetics in London's Holland Park.
London, England

The Ten Bells Pub

Mary Kelly was last seen here before she was murdered by Jack the Ripper.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Netherbow Bell

The bell that once tolled atop a lost Edinburgh gate now hangs for all to see.
North Yorkshire, England

Butter Cross

The sole surviving medieval street cross in Scarborough.
London, England

Victorian Bath House

This 19th-century Turkish bath house survived the Blitz of London and is now an events venue.