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Israel

Avshalom Cave

This amazing ancient cave was kept secret for seven years to protect it from the public.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
Wiltshire, England

Longleat Hedge Maze

The longest hedge maze in the world.
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Castle Hill Funicular

Built in 1870 at the bridge that connected Buda and Pest, this spectacular incline railway was almost lost forever during World War II.
Ashbourne, England

Dovedale Stepping Stones

These quintessentially English stepping stones were built for Victorian tourists.
Israel

Red Canyon

Squeezing inside this deep, narrow canyon reveals a festival of desert colors.
London, England

Wellington Monument

This once-controversial and slightly confusing statue of Achilles was built out of captured cannons.
Israel

Sarona Templer Colony Clock

This clock is an architectural flourish that stands out as a landmark among a unique Israeli German community.
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Sarona

Tel Aviv's popular neighborhood went though endless waves of transformation.
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Hundertwasser Drinking Fountain

One of only three fountains created by the iconic architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Gan HaGat (Wine Press Garden)

A 2,000-year-old wine press hidden in an overlooked park in Tel Aviv.
Mitzpe Ramon, Israel

Khan Saharonim

One of the few guarded stops along the great spice route.
London, England

Memorial to the Women of World War II

The bronze uniforms commemorate the vital role of women during World War II.
Masada, Israel

Masada

This daunting 1st century fortress was purportedly the site of one of the most dramatic revolts of the Jewish-Roman wars.
Acre, Israel

Rosh HaNikra Grottoes

The bluer than blue waters in these natural Israeli caves are reached via the world's steepest cable car.
Bangkok, Thailand

Robot Building

The bank's whimsical shape was inspired by a child’s toy.
Herzliya, Israel

The Hermit House

This marvelous work of outsider architecture is built into the cliffs of an Israeli beach.
Jerusalem, Israel

Ades Synagogue

This "Jewish Sistine Chapel" was designed to reinvigorate Judaism's artistic legacy but was almost lost to misguided restoration.
Jerusalem, Israel

Water Sculptures

Two innocuous monuments found in separate locations attempt to unite a city.
London, England

Cleopatra's Needle Shrapnel Scars

This ancient Egyptian obelisk still bears the wounds of World War I.
London, England

Hungerford Footbridge Skateboard Graveyard

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

York Water Gate

These ornate arches show how the course of the River Thames has changed.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Kilt Rock and Mealt Falls

Ancient cliffs resembling a kilt on Scotland's second largest island emit an entrancing sound.
Jerusalem, Israel

Orson Hyde Memorial Garden

An elegant garden commemorating the 1841 visit from apostle and missionary, Orson Hyde.