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Church of St. Luke, Liverpool
Liverpool, England

Church of St. Luke, Liverpool

Gutted during the Liverpool Blitz, this architectural husk has been left destroyed in honor of the dead.
53.4017, -2.9750
Liverpool, England

St. John's Beacon

Tower originally planned as a ventilation shaft now houses a studio.
53.4062, -2.9820
The Chester shot tower from across the Shropshire Union Canal.
Chester, England

Chester Shot Tower

A 168-foot tower, part of the abandoned Chester Leadworks facility.
53.1949, -2.8774
Cheshire East, England

Giant Straw Sculptures of Snugburys Ice Cream Farm

Each year a new straw behemoth is born.
53.0909, -2.5672
Denbigh, Wales

Denbigh Castle Ruins

Picturesque ruins once held off mighty armies.
53.1813, -3.4206
The grave of Gelert, just outside of the village of Beddgelert in northwest Wales.
Gwynedd, Wales

Gelert's Grave

A tiny village in Wales claims the name of a noble medieval hound slain for a crime he didn't commit.
53.0088, -4.1022
Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial museum in Germany.
52.5212, 13.3969
La Cité, Carcassonne
Carcassonne, France

La Cité Médiévale de Carcassonne

Historic medieval fortified city in southwest France.
43.2066, 2.3662
Fès-  Fès-el-Bâli medina
Fez, Morocco

Fes el-Bali

Thousands of narrow alleyways in an ancient medieval city make up what's believed to be the world's largest car-free urban zone.
34.0619, -4.9778
Fès - El Karaouine
Fez, Morocco

University of Al-Karaouine

The oldest known university in the world is in Fes, Morocco.
34.0644, -4.9733
The Blue Gate
Fez, Morocco

The Blue Gate of Fes

The other side is actually green.
34.0617, -4.9839
Fez, Morocco

Merenid Tombs

Crumbling necropolis set high above Fez.
34.0659, -4.9705
Fez, Morocco

Chouara Leather Tannery

Traditional 11th-century outdoor tannery.
34.0661, -4.9780
Juliet's balcony
Verona, Italy

Juliet's Balcony

Pilgrimage site for star-crossed lovers.
45.4418, 10.9984
View from across Piazza San Marco.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
45.4347, 12.3389
Campo de Fiori
Rome, Italy

Campo de Fiori

This ritzy Italian market is built around a statue of an unforgiven heretic who was burned for his belief in an endless universe.
41.8956, 12.4722
Chamchamal, Iraq

Chamchamal Fire Well

A boiling wellspring flowing with natural gas burns in a continual blaze.
35.5640, 44.8592
Dokan, Iraq

Qyzqapan Tomb

Ancient rock-cut tomb? Definitely. That of a great Median king? Unlikely.
35.8097, 45.0044
Dust storms arise you read the words of Sennacherib on the Aqueduct of Jerwan.
Al-Shikhan, Iraq

Aqueduct of Jerwan

The surviving pieces of an ancient aqueduct that may have fed into the lost Hanging Gardens of Babylon.
36.6698, 43.3935
Historic Reading Room
Manchester, England

John Rylands Library

A Victorian Gothic masterpiece housing a world-class collection of rare books and manuscripts.
53.4804, -2.2488
East Molesey, England

Hampton Court Maze

England's oldest surviving hedge maze has been confusing visitors for over 300 years.
51.3985, -0.3494
The Chester Rows in an earlier century.
Chester, England

Chester Rows

Mysteriously stacked storefront paths give this medieval British town an iconic style like none other.
53.1902, -2.8891
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
54.4886, -0.6074
221b, Baker Street
London, England

221b Baker Street

The popularity of Sherlock Holmes led to the creation of his fictional address, turning the orderly London street numbers askew.
51.5237, -0.1583