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Elsborg, Sweden

Falu Gruva (Falun Mine)

A centuries-old copper mine that once provided two thirds of the world's copper supply.
London, England

The Albert Bridge

Chelsea's soldiers were given strict orders when crossing this historic bridge.
Vernazza, Italy

Doria Castle

This amazing medieval fortress stands atop a promontory along the famous Cinque Terre.
Saugatuck, Michigan

Seurat at Saugatuck

In this quiet park a rendition of a classic painting graces the outside of a charming restroom.
Imola, Italy

Farmacia dell’Ospedale Santa Maria della Scaletta

An intact, still operating pharmacy from the 18th-century filled with numerous artifacts and paintings.
Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland

Carrickfergus Radar Tower

An abandoned shipping control tower looks like a satellite perched at the end of a pier.
Rouen, France

Musée Le Secq des Tournelles

A French museum of wrought iron.
Rouen, France

Aitre St. Maclou

An ancient ossuary in Rouen.
Rouen, France

Tower of Joan of Arc

This medieval tower is all that remains of the castle where Joan of Arc was held before being burned at the stake.
Vernon, France

The Old Mill of Vernon

A quaint medieval millhouse hovers surprisingly above the waters of the Seine.
Arques, France

Les Fontinettes

This disused boat elevator was saved from the scrap heap so that visitors could tour its rusting skeleton.
Classe, Italy

Sarcophagi of the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe

Numerous stone coffins from different centuries, lined up in a sixth century basilica.
Wiesbaden, Germany

Wiesbaden Kurhaus Spielbank

A historic casino where Dostoyevsky is said to have lost it all on a single spin of the roulette wheel.
Vicenza, Italy

Torre Bissara

One of the tallest bell towers in Italy plays a particular melody at just two times each day.
Stockholm, Sweden

Gamla Riksbanken (The Old National Bank)

One of the world's first dedicated bank buildings in the world is now the oldest one.
Surrey, England

'Alice and the White Rabbit'

This sculpture combines the literary Alice with her real-life inspiration.
Bassano del Grappa, Italy

Ponte degli Alpini

Destroyed numerous times, this centuries-old bridge has always been rebuilt with its original design.
Rome, Italy

Ludus Magnus

The ruins of the largest gladiatorial school in Rome are largely hidden under modern streets.
Segovia, Spain

Alcázar de Segovia

This magnificent castle grew from a small Moorish fortress, and reportedly inspired two iconic Disney castles.
London, England

Pudding Lane

The Great Fire of London and the regulation of one-way streets both started in this alley.
London, England

Roman Wharf Timber

The 2,000-year-old beam is tucked within the pedestrian entrance to the old London Bridge.
Singapore

Merlion

This statue once earned the distinction as one of the "Three Major Disappointments of the World."
Singapore

Sri Mariamman Temple

Singapore's oldest Hindu temple.
Riga, Latvia

House of the Blackheads

The reconstruction of this prominent building fulfilled a long-written command.