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Madrid, Spain

Palacio de Longoria

One of the best examples of the modernist movement in Madrid.
Clonmacnoise, Ireland

Clonmacnoise

The ruins of a sixth-century monastery sit on the banks of the River Shannon.
London, England

Goodman’s Fields Horses

Metal horses galloping through a London fountain provide a link to the city's past.
Bowmore, Scotland

Bowmore Round Church

This remote Scottish island has the only round church in the nation.
Woodside, California

Filoli

This old-world mansion with lush gardens is a gem in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Redwood City, California

Pulgas Water Temple

A classically inspired temple in Redwood City.
Woodside, California

Methuselah Tree (Redwood)

This massive redwood tree has stood in Northern California for nearly 2,000 years.
Pewsey, England

Pewsey White Horse

This figure was cut into the hillside in 1937 to commemorate the coronation of King George VI.
Topeka, Kansas

Great Mural Wall of Topeka

Topeka has its own great wall, and it's covered in colorful images from the city's history.
Falls Church, Virginia

'Mr. Dixie'

This local mascot has been a presence in the area since the 1960s.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Cannonball House

This cannonball embedded in the side of an Edinburgh house once served a surprisingly pedestrian purpose.
London, England

Sotheby's Sekhmet

Heralded as the oldest statue in London.
Strong City, Kansas

Tallgrass Prairie Bison

A Kansas nature preserve protecting the plants and animals that once stretched across central North America.
Ansignan, France

Pont-Aqueduc d'Ansignan

A functioning Roman-era aqueduct and bridge in rural southwest France.
Rennes-le-Château, France

The Blue Apples Of Rennes-le-Château

The way that light hits a stained glass window on a specific day is one of many "clues" to a mysterious treasure.
Linville, North Carolina

Mile High Swinging Bridge

You can find America's highest suspension footbridge at Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina.
Isle of Islay, Scotland

Dunyvaig Castle

It's believed a castle existed at this site since the 12th century.
İzmir, Turkey

Asansör

This elevator was built in 1907 to connect two neighborhoods separated by a steep, rocky cliff.
Alameda, California

USS Hornet Sea, Air and Space Museum

After serving in World War II and picking up Apollo astronauts, this aircraft carrier has been turned into a museum overlooking the San Francisco Bay.
Newport News, Virginia

Army Transportation Museum Foundation

A collection of vehicles across American military history.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Site of the Japanese WWII Surrender

A glass display case holds the document that ended the Second World War—which one person signed on the wrong line.
Portola Valley, California

Alpine Inn

The Internet Age began with a transmission from this biker bar.
Glendale Springs, North Carolina

Church of the Frescoes

Rural churches in the middle of nowhere with religious frescoes by famous artist.
Austinville, Virginia

Shot Tower Historic State Park

This tower was once used to create ammunition for early settlers.