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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.
Oxford, England

Pitt Rivers Museum

Ancient Egyptian wigs, South American feather headresses, a bounty of anthropological artifacts in Oxford.
Oxford, England

Oxford Museum of the History of Science

An extraordinary collection of scientific instruments - and Einstein's chalkboard - inside the world's oldest purpose built museum building.
Oxford, England

The Norrington Room

Once one of the largest rooms full of books in the world, this bookstore basement is still a treat for bibliophiles.
Munich, Germany

Wunden der Erinnerung (Wounds of Memory), LMU Library

The scars of World War II are preserved on its walls.
Paris, France

Jardin Alpin (Alpine Garden)

This recessed garden protects thousands of mountain plants by creating its own microclimates.
Caerphilly, Wales

Sultan the Pit Pony

The enormous earthwork sculpture honors the ponies that lived and worked in the old colliery.
London, England

Ernest Shackleton Statue

An effigy of the famous polar explorer stands outside the Royal Geographical Society's headquarters.
London, England

Monument to the Great Fire of London

The commemorative stone column conceals a secret laboratory.
Paris, France

'Jeune Éléphant pris au Piège' ('Young Elephant Caught in a Trap')

This emotive sculpture was originally created for the 1878 World's Fair.
Cambridge, England

Mathematical Bridge

Local legend says Isaac Newton built this footbridge without any screws, bolts, or nails.
London, England

Richmond Park

This beautiful deer park was built so King Charles I and his court could go hunting while escaping a deadly plague outbreak.
Richmond, England

King Henry's Mound

It is against the law to obstruct the view from the top of this English burial mound.
London, England

Highgate Cemetery

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

Fleet Air Arm Memorial

A haunting monument dedicated to the Royal Naval Air Service and the Fleet Air Arm.
Paris, France

Paris Space Invaders

The video game-themed street art first popped up in the French city.
London, England

Charing Cross Storm Tree

A living memorial to the trees London lost during the Great Storm of 1987.
London, England

Charing Cross Mural

The medieval woodcut-style artwork chronicles life in medieval London.
London, England

Electric Avenue

"We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue, and then we'll take it higher..."
Nabi Samwil, Israel

Prophet Samuel's Tomb

This ancient tomb in the West Bank is a holy site for Jews, Muslims, and Christians alike.
Be'er Sheva, Israel

Ein Avdat

A magical oasis in the middle of the Negev Desert.
Glasgow, Scotland

Duke of Wellington Statue

This stately monument has been wearing a traffic cone hat for decades much to the delight of the locals.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Highlandman's Umbrella

Displaced highlanders would take shelter from the wet Scottish climate under the large walled bridge at Glasgow Central Station.