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Chester, England

Bridge Of Sighs

Once the last route taken by condemned prisoners.
Liverpool, England

Mausoleum of William Huskisson

A memorial to the politician who became Great Britain's first fatality to be caused by a locomotive.
Liverpool, England

Church of St. Luke, Liverpool

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

The Cobweb Picture

Chester Cathedral is home to a unique painting crafted on a canvas of cobwebs.
Chester, England

Chester Imp

A mysterious demonic figure peers down from its perch within the gorgeous Chester Cathedral.
Chester, England

Medieval Coffin of St John's

A rare wooden coffin set vertically into the Gothic arch of an ruined church.
Chester, England

Minerva's Shrine

Western Europe's only representation of a Roman goddess still in its original location sits in an unassuming park.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Meat Market

The lasting remains of a bygone era of open-air meat markets.
Bologna, Italy

Bologna Centrale Station Clock

Time has been frozen at this station since the bombing in 1980—or so it was believed.
Bologna, Italy

Statue of Pope Gregory XIII

A large statue of Pope Gregory XIII in Bologna was disguised as Saint Petronius to avoid destruction.
Bologna, Italy

The Three Arrows

Stuck in the arcade of Casa Isolani are three arrows of mysterious origins.
Bologna, Italy

The Demon of Palazzo Salina

This building features dozens of faces along its facade, although one is a bit chilling.
Bologna, Italy

Fountain of Neptune

Legend has it this fountain built to symbolize the Pope’s power hides a strange secret concerning Neptune's manliness.
Bologna, Italy

Relics in the Basilica of San Domenico

A diverse collection of wax, bone, papier-maché and mummified relics.
Bologna, Italy

Towers of Bologna

Over 100 towers were built in Bologna during the Middle Ages, but only 22 survive.
Bologna, Italy

Saint Catherine of Bologna

The mummified relic of St. Catherine sits forever on a golden throne.
Bologna, Italy

Finestrella di Via Piella

A small window on Via Piella offers a lovely and rare peek at Bologna's lost canals.
Città di San Marino, San Marino

Montale

The smaller of the three towers of San Marino is a former prison inaccessible from the ground level.
Città di San Marino, San Marino

Prisoner Art of Guaita Tower

High in the clouds of San Marino sits an ancient tower with some curious prisoner graffiti.
Budapest, Hungary

Mihály Kolodko's Mini Statues

From cartoon characters to tiny tanks, a guerilla sculptor's little bronze statues are hidden throughout the city of Budapest.
Budapest, Hungary

Mátyás Fountain

A triumphant marble and bronze fountain depicting a 15th-century Hungarian king and his hunting party.
Lagoa, Portugal

Benagil Caves

Perhaps the most spectacular grotto along the Algarve coastline.
Cancún, Mexico

Old Airport Control Tower

One of Mexico's youngest major cities still holds on to this structure representing its short modern history.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'Woman and Child'

This statue stands as a message against the ills of Apartheid.