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Dublin, Ireland

Samuel Beckett Bridge

Dublin's most modern, visually spectacular bridge is modeled after Ireland's national emblem.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
Maastricht, Netherlands

Fort Saint Pieter

This historical Netherlands fortress still bears the marks of its single siege.
Maastricht, Netherlands

St. Pietersberg Caves

Incredible labyrinth of man made caves.
Barcelona, Spain

El Caganer

A fantastic Christmas tradition where defecation meets the manger.
Barcelona, Spain

Mirador de Colom (Columbus Monument)

A vista of the city and sea from atop the little-known viewing deck on an unassuming Columbus statue.
Barcelona, Spain

Basilica of Saints Justus and Pastor

Possibly the oldest church in Barcelona, this basilica has its pagan and Christian mythologies all mixed up.
Barcelona, Spain

Palau Dalmases

This former Baroque palace on the historic Calle Montcada is a rare architectural gem and was once the meeting place of an aristocratic scholarly society.
Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell

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

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudí's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design.
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
Gaspé, Québec

Fort Péninsule

When World War II came to Canada, Fort Péninsule was part of the first line of defense for Allied shipping convoys.
Montreal, Québec

‘La Leçon’ (‘The Lesson’)

Immortalized in bronze, this frazzled student will be glued to his screen for centuries.
Montreal, Québec

‘Trois Disques’ ('Three Disks')

A swaggering, monumental souvenir of the most extravagant party Montreal’s ever thrown.
Ottawa, Ontario

Hogs Back Lockstation

These locks on North America’s oldest canal are named after a porcine rock formation.
Saguenay, Québec

La Petite Maison Blanche (The Little White House)

The little house that stood up to a disastrous flood has become a symbol of perseverance.
Montreal, Québec

Canadian Centre for Architecture Sculpture Garden

This hidden park hosts a rogue’s gallery of eccentric architectural obelisks.
Québec City, Québec

Cartier Avenue's Giant Lampshades

The floating gallery illuminates the heart of Québec City's arts district.
Québec City, Québec

Musee du Fort

A 400-square foot model of historic Quebec is the playing field for a state of the art light and sound show.
Saguenay, Québec

Pyramide des Ha! Ha!

Despite its name this unique art piece was established to commemorate a tragic flood.
Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!, Québec

Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!

The only town in the world with two exclamation points in its name.
Montreal, Québec

Beaudry Metro

Montreal's colorful subway station showing its support of the local LGTB community.
Montreal, Québec

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
Montreal, Québec

Farine Five Roses Sign

Two thirds of this Montreal neon icon has survived to flash another day.