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Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland

King William III Statue

Commemorating the landing of William of Orange with his European army on their way to the Battle of the Boyne.
Istanbul, Turkey

Haliç Metro Bridge

Taking the subway here means doing so over a bridge located in the middle of an estuary.
London, England

Tower Bridge’s Dead Man’s Hole

This unassuming alcove in London’s famous Tower Bridge once served to capture, store, and display dead bodies from the River Thames.
Porto, Portugal

Porto's Heritage Streetcar System and Museum

This historic streetcar system has been running since the 19th-century.
Güímar, Spain

Teide Observatory

A large collection of solar and night-time telescopes dot a small area on the Teide mountain range.
Berlin, Germany

'Molecule Men'

This monumental work of art symbolizes the coming together of a previously divided city.
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.
Beauvoir, France

Alligator Bay

Europe's largest community of crocodiles and alligators.
Carnac, France

Carnac Stones

Hundreds of prehistoric stones, arranged in perfect lines in a French field.
Auray, France

Port of Saint-Goustan

A quaint medieval harbour where Benjamin Franklin landed in 1776.
Saint-Malo, France

Quelmer Boat Graveyard

Old vessels have been transformed into artistic canvases in this unusual cemetery.
Saint-Malo, France

The Maison du Québec

In France, a medieval-style home pays homage to the intrepid explorer who discovered Québec.
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.
Saint-Malo, France

Cézembre Island

A small island that was once a key Axis fortification during World War II.
Corseul, France

Temple de Mars

Journey through the ruins of this ancient Roman temple dedicated to the god of war.
Plouha, France

Dance of Death at Chapelle Kermaria an Iskuit

Medieval Danse Macabre Fresco in Northern Brittany.
Lanleff, France

Temple de Lanleff

The precise origins of this pink sandstone temple are unknown.
Stirling, Scotland

Cowane's Hospital

This figure of a local merchant is said to reanimate and do a dance during Hogmanay.
Mantua, Italy

Torre della Gabbia (Tower Cage)

A medieval tower with a suspended iron cage used as an open-air jail for criminals who were exposed as a warning.
Inverkeithing, Scotland

Forth Bridge

A remarkable feat of Victorian engineering across the Firth of Forth.
Viana do Castelo, Portugal

Santuário de Santa Luzia

An icon of the city, this chapel features an amazing dome ceiling and offers panoramic views.
Taipei City, Taiwan

Treasure Hill

This densely-packed cluster of buildings was saved from the wrecking ball and turned into an art community.
Stirling, Scotland

Wolf Craig

A distinctive building that incorporates a mythical beast into its architecture.
Varenna, Italy

Varenna Cemetery

An unusual resting place built into the hill with an amazing view of Lake Como.