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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.
Melbourne, Australia

The Gothic Bank

This Melbourne bank has unique Gothic-style architectural features and is one of the most majestic operating bank branches in the world.
Rhyll, Australia

Phillip Island Koala Conservation Reserve

A conservation sanctuary for rescued koalas, some of which were saved from devastating Australian bushfires.
Walmer, England

Walmer Castle and Gardens

This curious Tudor-era castle was once home to Napoleon's greatest adversary, the Duke of Wellington.
Stirling, Scotland

The King's Knot

These formal gardens were designed to be admired from the vantage point of the castle.
Stirling, Scotland

The Star Pyramid

This pyramid is dedicated to all those who suffered martyrdom for civil and religious liberty in Scotland.
Stirling, Scotland

Martyrs' Memorial

A striking glass tribute to two sisters who suffered during Scotland's "Killing Time."
Melbourne, Australia

Adnate Collingwood Mural

This 20-story artwork on a public housing block is the tallest mural in the Southern Hemisphere and tells the story of a community.
Wall, South Dakota

Delta-09 Minuteman Missile Site

One of the first intercontinental ballistic missile sites in the United States.
Stirling, Scotland

The Lion's Den

It's said this was once the home of King James V's pet lion.
Docklands, Australia

Webb Bridge

This modern pedestrian bridge on the Yarra River was modeled after an Aboriginal fish trap.
Fairfield, Australia

Deep Rock Swimming Hole

The gathering point of an old Melbourne swimming club and site of a historic world-record dive in 1918.
Robin Hood's Bay, England

The Visiter Memorial

This plaque commemorates an amazing 19th-century sea rescue.
Melbourne, Australia

Australian Nurses Memorial

A poignant memorial to remember the Australian nurses who lost their lives during the Second World War.
Melbourne, Australia

Ferenc Puskás Memorial

A bronze statue paying tribute to the Hungarian player and coach, one of soccer's first international superstars.
Yarraville, Australia

The Trugo Mural

The artwork celebrates Trugo, a odd yet beloved local sport played only around Melbourne.
Washington, D.C.

Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega

The "lovely red Vega" of the legendary record-settling pilot.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument Marble Stripe

Look closely and you’ll notice that the color changes a third of the way up the tower.
Collingwood, Australia

Keith Haring Mural

A large Melbourne wall is home to an iconic work of art from one of the world's most renowned street artists.
Brunswick, Australia

Sunshine Lane

A hidden lane full of top-quality street art.
Brunswick, Australia

King Leonidas Statue

This statue commemorates a special connection between ancient Greece and the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick.
East Melbourne, Australia

The Dolphin Fountain

Somewhat controversial when first unveiled, this gathering of sea creatures has become a hidden gem.
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Rectangular Stadium

Equipped with thousands of LED lights, this geodesic dome-shaped stadium is an engineering delight.
London, England

Christchurch Greyfriars Church Garden

The ruins of a church destroyed by both the Great Fire of London and the Blitz, now turned into a peaceful garden.