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West Montrose, Ontario

West Montrose Covered Bridge

Known as the "Kissing Bridge" for its privacy, it also happens to be the last covered bridge in Ontario.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Niagara Tesla Monument

Niagara Falls holds a special place in Nikola Tesla's history, so they put a statue on it.
London, England

The Tower of London Menagerie

These wire animal sculptures commemorate the exotic inhabitants that once called the Tower of London home.
Rye, England

Ypres Tower

Also known as Rye Castle, this 13th-century fortification later became a prison and held one of Rye's most famous criminals.
County Durham, England

Palace Green Library

This library dates back to the late 17th century and was one of the first public lending libraries in England.
Chapel-le-Dale, England

Ribblehead Viaduct

This incredible viaduct was part of the Victorian railway boom and helped the Midland Railway navigate tough terrain.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Palace of the Governors

The oldest continuously occupied public building in the United States.
Devizes, England

Devizes Market Cross

The plaques around this 19th-century structure recall some rather strange tales.
Rye, England

The Mermaid Inn

This centuries-old hotel hides a network of secret cellars and passages once used by smugglers.
Guelph, Ontario

Guelph Covered Bridge

One of the last remaining covered bridges in the province of Ontario.
Toronto, Ontario

'Woodpecker Column'

The giant birds honor two native North American species.
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Observatory

The city’s oldest gateway to the galaxy lies at the entrance to the Royal Botanical Gardens.
Brim, Australia

Brim Silo Murals

These giant grain silo portraits capture elements of rural life in Australia.
London, England

Memorial to the Women of World War II

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

Cleopatra's Needle Shrapnel Scars

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

St Catherine's College

This slice of 1960s Danish modernism does not conform to the Oxford college stereotypes.
Philip, South Dakota

Minuteman Missile Visitor Center

Dedicated to the history of the 1,000 nuclear missiles that once covered the Great Plains.
Oban, Scotland

McCaig’s Tower

Looking strangely like Rome's Colosseum, this unfinished tower has dominated the skyline for over 100 years.
London, England

Victoria and Albert Museum WWII Battle Scars

The pockmarks across the building's facade are remnants of the Blitz.
Canterbury, England

Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

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

Mathematical Bridge

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

Monument to the Great Fire of London

The commemorative stone column conceals a secret laboratory.
Avebury, England

The Red Lion

The only pub in the world surrounded by an ancient stone circle.
Abbotsford, Australia

Abbotsford Convent

This 19th-century convent is now a flourishing 21st-century hub for art.