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Seville, Spain

Yemas de San Leandro

Hidden behind a wall, Spanish nuns distribute their signature sweets on a revolving tray.
Sanlúcar la Mayor, Spain

Solar Power Tower

Spain's stunning solar energy plant.
Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell

Gaudí's famously flamboyant architectural style is on full display in this sprawling park and garden.
Los Albaricoques, Spain

Los Albaricoques

This small Spanish village still pays homage to the Spaghetti Western films that were shot there in the 1960s.
Cartagena, Spain

Bateria de Castillitos

The two massive guns that defended Cartagena Bay.
Cartagena, Spain

National Museum of Underwater Archeology

An impressive display of ships and artifacts from the ancient Mediterranean maritime trade.
Alicante, Spain

The Head of the Moor

Legends surround this natural rock formation that looks like a Moorish king wearing a crown.
Alicante, Spain

Volvo Ocean Race Museum

This interactive museum highlights the history and philosophy of one of the world's most difficult sailing races.
Castalla, Spain

Sculptural Wall of Vida de las Palmeras

This elaborately decorated wall is an homage to the history, beauty and lore of the palm tree.
Valencia, Spain

Parque Gulliver

This massive fiberglass Gulliver turns every visitor into a Lilliputian.
Valencia, Spain

Central Market of Valencia

This amazing example of Valencian Art Nouveau looks more like a cathedral than a public market.
Valencia, Spain

Torre Miramar (Miramar Tower)

This abandoned viewing platform has become a monument to unnecessary government spending.
Consuegra, Spain

Consuegra Windmills

This line of 12 tower mills described in the story of Don Quixote is among the most iconic landscapes in Spain.
Miajadas, Spain

Miajadas Tomato

A small town celebrates its cash crop with a giant highway sculpture.
Esperança, Portugal

The World’s Shortest International Bridge

You can cross from one country to another in a single hop on this little bridge.
Elvas, Portugal

Fort of Graça

This star-shaped military outpost is now simply trying to protect itself from neglect.
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Shadow Pilgrim

An accidental trick of light casts the perfect shadow of a pilgrim of the Camino de Santiago against the cathedral wall.
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Botafumeiro

This enormous censer uses a pulley system installed over 400 years ago.
Avilés, Spain

Sculpture of Eugenia Martínez Vallejo

The young girl gained fame for her atypical size and was regarded as a curiosity by the Spanish aristocracy.
Estella, Spain

Park of the Sleepless (El Parque de los Desvelados)

A landscape decorated with enormous skull sculptures.
Singapore

Fountain of Wealth

This fountain was once heralded as the largest in the world.
Su'ao Township, Taiwan

Robert Y Museum

This former factory turned private museum contains surreal and creepy artwork created by Robert Y.
Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Pier2 Art Center

A thriving community of Taiwanese art.
Taipei City, Taiwan

Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall

Memorial to the father of the Republic of China.