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Otterlo, Netherlands

Kröller-Müller Museum

Located inside Hoge Veluwe National Park, this museum began as the private collection of a prominent female art collector.
Barrow-in-Furness, England

Dock Museum

A modern museum built within a Victorian dry dock charts the history of the industrial town.
Winchester, England

The Great West Window

This cathedral's stained-glass patchwork of psychedelic colors and shapes was put in place long before the swinging 60s.
Ambleside, England

Ambleside Roman Fort

This beautifully situated lakeside Roman settlement was likely built during the reign of the Emperor Hadrian.
Bowness-on-Windermere, England

New Hall Inn (The Hole in t' Wall)

This 17th-century pub once had a hole in its wall so the neighboring blacksmith could easily access beer.
Leeds, England

Central Station Wagon Hoist

This device was crucial to the Industrial Revolution development of Leeds.
Manchester, England

Gnome Island

Since 2017, the remains of Stretford's industrial past have been occupied by a collection of gnomes.
Manchester, England

Mayfield Railway Station

Manchester's abandoned train depot lingers in a post-industrial purgatory.
Durham, England

Sanctuary Knocker

Hundreds of years ago, this lion-shaped door knocker could help a person accused of a crime find temporary safe haven in Durham Cathedral.
Savannah, Georgia

Jen Library Bee

You’ve heard of bookworms, but this small sculpture at a university library may be the world’s first bookbee.
Charleston, South Carolina

Rainbow Row

Thirteen pastel palaces in downtown Charleston add a gorgeous splash of color to the city.
Venice, Italy

Attila's Throne

An island on the Venetian Lagoon hosts this stone chair that has nothing to do with the King of the Huns.
Morecambe, England

'Venus & Cupid'

A powerful statue sits on Scalestone Point, looking out over Morecambe Bay.
Athens, Greece

Caves of Filopappou Hill

These caves secretly held national treasures during World War II.
Heysham, England

The Stone Graves Of Heysham

These ancient rock graves were featured on the cover of a Black Sabbath compilation album.
Croatia

Limski Kanal

This narrow fjord-like bay is the largest ria in the Mediterranean Sea.
Leeds, England

Royal Armouries Museum

One of three sites in England that house the National Collection of Arms and Armour.
Carnforth, England

Carnforth Coke Ovens

These early 19th-century kilns were used to make coke, a key Ingredient in steel production.
Morecambe, England

Eric Morecambe Statue

Dedicated to the legendary comedian Eric Morecambe depicting his iconic "Bring Me Sunshine" stance.
Sofia, Bulgaria

The Necropolis of St. Sophia Church

Underneath this Byzantinian church lies a necropolis filled with ancient tombs and the ruins of previous churches.
Genoa, Italy

Palazzo San Giorgio

Once home to one of the oldest banks in the world, this building is also where Marco Polo's famous travelogue was written.
Genoa, Italy

Monteverde Angel

The "Mona Lisa" of funerary art.
Èze, France

Nietzsche's Path

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

Torcello

The small peaceful island off the Venice tourist circuit is where the city began more than 1,500 years ago.