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Portugalete, Spain

Vizcaya Bridge

Two towns are linked by an engineering marvel masquerading as a boring suspension bridge.
Santander, Spain

Magdalena Peninsula

This beautiful spit of land was once the summer playground of the king of Spain.
Bordeaux, France

Miroir d'eau

The world's largest reflecting pool is just two centimeters deep.
Bordeaux, France

Falling Car of Bordeaux

This Bordeaux parking garage has 712 indoor spaces, and one outdoor.
London, England

Dick Whittington’s Cat

A monument to the thrice mayor of London who according to lore made his fortune by selling his rat-chasing cat.
London, England

Ruins of the Crystal Palace

The remains of Crystal Palace Great Exhibition of 1851.
London, England

Banksy's 'Designated Graffiti Area'

Banksy gives himself artistic license with this piece of London street art.
London, England

Highgate Cemetery

London's creepiest cemetery was once the site of dueling magicians and mobs of stake-carrying vampire hunters.
Bilbo, Spain

Jeff Koons' Puppy

Giant topiary dog once played a role in a terrorist bomb plot.
Givenchy-en-Gohelle, France

Canadian National Vimy Memorial

A monument to the thousands of Canadian soldiers who died capturing the French ridge during World War I.
Swansea, Wales

Tower of the Ecliptic Observatory

Quirky Welsh observatory unites art and science.
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
Hull, England

White Phone Booths of Hull

The phone booths in this English town have distinctly milky hues.
Canterbury, England

Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

A wonderfully eccentric Victorian-era museum and library.
Folkestone, England

Zigzag Path

A winding cave grotto walkway built to provide employment for veterans after World War I.
England

Derek Jarman's Garden

An avant-garde artist is survived by his seaside garden.
London, England

Memorial to the Women of World War II

The bronze uniforms commemorate the vital role of women during World War II.
Folkestone, England

Folkestone White Horse

One English town's celebratory landmark spurred more trouble than anticipated.
Dover, England

Bronze Age Boat

One of the oldest seagoing boats in the world can be found at the Dover Museum.
London, England

The Oval Space

This former medical factory gives home to cutting edge arts in the shadow of a gas works.
Waterloo, England

Another Place

A hundred copies of Antony Gormley's naked body stare out across the water.
London, England

Hungerford Footbridge Skateboard Graveyard

The broken skateboards that became a poignant memorial to a murdered skater.
Canterbury, England

Crooked House

This skewed English house has looked like it's going to fall over for centuries.
London, England

Hoa Hakananai'a

The "lost friend” is the most famous of the six moai statues that were removed from Easter Island.