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Places visited in Auvers-sur-Oise, France
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The Arch of Gallienus, the Church of Saints Vito and Modesti on the left
Rome, Italy

Arch of Gallienus

This Roman arch marks the location of an ancient gate at one of the Seven Hills of Rome.
41.8958, 12.5009
View of the Passetto from above
Rome, Italy

Passetto di Borgo

The Pope’s secret escape route.
41.9027, 12.4664
Water still flows through
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
51.5074, -0.0769
Rome, Italy

Porta Alchemica

An alchemist's "magic door" stands in the middle of a Roman park.
41.8951, 12.5037
The cour des miracles as imagined in an illustration to The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.
Paris, France

Cours des Miracles (Court of Miracles)

Beggars were miraculously "cured" of their fake ailments when they returned home to this 17th century Paris slum each night.
48.8680, 2.3483
São Bento Railway Station
Porto, Portugal

Sao Bento Station

Elaborate tile work in this railway station tells the story of Portugal.
41.1456, -8.6105
The front entrance.
Porto, Portugal

McDonald's Imperial

This restored Portuguese cafe may well be the most beautiful place in the world to grab a Big Mac.
41.1466, -8.6108
Interior details.
Porto, Portugal

Igreja de São Francisco

The stunning interior of this Gothic church is covered in ornate gold details.
41.1410, -8.6157
Aerial view of the Erbil citadel (also known as Hawler Castle)
Erbil, Iraq

Erbil Citadel

An ancient fortified mound raised over the millennia from settlements built one on top of the other.
36.1915, 44.0092
Roma, Italy

The Martyr Murals at Santo Stefano Rotondo

Charles Dickens was not a fan of the ghastly wall dressings in this 6th century church.
41.8846, 12.4967
The gallery of maps, showing the ceiling
Città del Vaticano, Vatican City

Gallery of Maps - Galleria delle Carte Geografiche

Breathtaking and huge 430 year old maps of Italy.
41.9065, 12.4534
Roman Theater in Plovdiv
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv Roman Theater

This ancient theater, restored in the 20th century, lives on as a venue for dramatic and musical performances.
42.1470, 24.7511
Paris, France

The Grand Lodge of France

One of the oldest masonic museums in Paris.
48.8832, 2.3218
Le Comptoir Général
Paris, France

Le Comptoir Général

This Paris art space celebrates the creativity and ingenuity that springs from abject poverty, especially in Africa.
48.8724, 2.3655
Paris, France

Tombées du Camion

Stroll through retro Paris while shopping for old postcards and discarded doll heads.
48.8709, 2.3416
Normandy American Cemetery
Colleville-sur-Mer, France

Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

A memorial to the nearly 10,000 American soldiers laid to rest on the beaches of Normandy during WWII.
49.3592, -0.8532
Peek into the room where Vincent van Gogh died at Auberge Ravoux
Auvers-sur-Oise, France

Auberge Ravoux

The room where Vincent van Gogh died.
49.0708, 2.1716
Paris, France

Erotic Erosion: The Recumbent Effigy of Victor Noir

Victor Noir's effigy gets more action than the man himself ever did.
48.8614, 2.3933
The funicular as it operates in Montmartre today.
Paris-18E-Arrondissement, France

Montmartre Funicular

The water-powered carriages are long gone, but for over a century this funicular railway has been the fastest route to the highest point in Paris.
48.8846, 2.3426
Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy - mammoth and Lascaux paintings
Paris, France

Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy

This museum houses an imposing skeleton army comprised of creatures great and small.
48.8429, 2.3628
Exterior of the Old New Synagogue.
Prague, Czechia

Old New Synagogue

Synagogue built from the stones of Solomon's temple contains the golem of Prague.
50.0901, 14.4186
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
50.0870, 14.4208
The Dark Hedges
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Dark Hedges

One of the world's most atmospheric roads was never meant to be so creepy.
55.1356, -6.3828
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.
48.6352, -1.5105