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Rome, Italy

Il Tempio di Adriano (Temple of Hadrian)

The remains of this 2nd-century Roman temple are incorporated into a modern building.
Lund, Sweden

Lund Observatory Clock

This antique clock once gave the most accurate time in the area.
Rome, Italy

Temple of Hercules Victor

This curious, round temple is the oldest still-standing marble building in Rome.
Rome, Italy

Arch of Janus

The one-of-a-kind Roman arch is not actually dedicated to the god Janus.
Yerevan, Armenia

Spider Statue

Destruction from Armenia's 1988 earthquake inspired an artist's sculptures of scrap metal.
Meknès, Morocco

Prison de Kara

Designed as a labyrinth, this subterranean prison was crafted without bars or doors.
Rome, Italy

Pons Fabricius

This is the oldest Roman-made bridge in the city still existing in its original state.
Rome, Italy

Casa Romuli

These hut foundations are believed to be the residence of Romulus, founder of Rome.
Rome, Italy

Antoninus and Faustina Temple

An ancient Roman temple first dedicated to an emperor's wife is now a church.
Rome, Italy

Mercatus Traiani (Trajan's Market)

This ancient market is often referred to as the oldest shopping mall in the world.
Èze, France

Nietzsche's Path

This mountain trail inspired Nietzsche to complete his magnum opus.
Rome, Italy

Tarpeian Rock

In the early Roman empire, people deemed traitors and criminals were tossed to their deaths from this rock.
Odzun, Armenia

Obelisk of Odzun

An unusual double-stelae obelisk with ancient and mysterious origins.
Rome, Italy

Temple of Portunus

This small, ancient Roman temple was once a church dedicated to the patron saint of penitents.
Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

Frieze of Lions

This pair of running lions engraved on animal bone is one of the earliest artistic depictions of big cats.
Saint-Malo, France

Grand Bé

On this romantic tidal island reachable only at low tide the tomb of a famous French writer overlooks the sea.
Paris, France

Gnomon of Saint-Sulpice

This 18th-century sundial was designed to calculate the date of Easter each year.
Creissels, France

Millau Viaduct

The world's tallest bridge is also possibly the most elegant.
Paris, France

Cimetière du Calvaire

The oldest and smallest cemetery in Paris is only open to the public twice a year.
Paris, France

Lion of The Botanical Gardens

A majestic lion statue guards this Parisian botanical garden, and feeds on an unsettling item.
Paris, France

Remnants of the Paris Guillotine

Indents in the pavement are all that remain from a grisly death machine in Paris.
Lund, Sweden

Newton's Apple Tree

A living descendant of the famous tree that helped Isaac Newton develop the theory of gravity.
Lund, Sweden

Runstenskullen (The Rune Stone Hill)

These ancient rune stones plucked from the countryside now call this university park home.
Cortona, Italy

Rocca di Pierle

The eerie ruins of this feudal fortress witnessed the execution of 60 conspirators in 1387.