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Coimbra, Portugal

Portugal dos Pequenitos

The "Little Ones," show Portugal in full miniature splendor.
Luso, Portugal

Palace Hotel Bussaco

A majestic hotel for dreamers rises from the center of a fairytale wood.
Loriga, Portugal

Covão da Ametade

A glacial valley filled with silver beech trees in the mountains of Portugal.
Piódão, Portugal

Piódão

Nestled in the mountains of Portugal is a tiny village made almost entirely of schist.
Covilha, Portugal

Miradouro do Sanatório (Sanatorium Viewpoint)

Panoramic views from the mountains over a facility built to provide tuberculosis patients with fresh mountain air.
Belmonte, Portugal

Centum Cellas

This enigmatic Roman tower lurks just outside Belmonte.
Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal

The Village of Monsanto

Houses are tucked between, on, and underneath giant boulders.
Monsanto, Portugal

Necropolis of São Miguel

A windswept necropolis carved into the rocks overlooks the "most Portuguese town in Portugal."
Portugal

Ponte da Ajuda (Ajuda Bridge)

The ruins of a 16th-century bridge loom over Olivença's sovereignty.
Almoinhos, Portugal

Fortaleza de Juromenha

This abandoned fortress still stands guard over the Guadiana River despite a history of warfare.
Saint-Julien-des-Points, France

Skite Sainte Foy

Cloistered comestibles are served with style at this French Orthodox monastery.
Pavia, Portugal

Anta de Pavia

Pagan monument converted to Christianity with the population.
Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal

Montemor-o-Novo Castle

This crumbling Portuguese ruin overlooks the populace it once ruled.
Santiago do Escoural, Portugal

Dolmen Chapel of Sao Brissos

A neolithic tomb converted into a tiny chapel.
Évora, Portugal

Portugal's Chapel of Bones

A 16th century chapel decorated with bones, skulls, and entire bodies hanging from the wall.
Évora, Portugal

Almendres Cromlech

"Portugal's Stonehenge" is made up of nut-like stones aligned with the heavens.
Colares, Portugal

Convent of the Capuchos

The verdant mossy ruins of a Franciscan monastery lie in the remote Sintra hills awaiting exploration.
Sintra, Portugal

Quinta da Regaleira

This eccentrically decorated palace is replete with grottoes, fountains, tunnels, and caves.
Tallinn, Estonia

Kadriorg Palace

A spectacular Petrine Baroque summer palace commissioned for Catherine I by Peter the Great.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Museum of the Future

This futuristic building is yet another architectural wonder in Dubai.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dale Chihuly Sculpture

A unique configuration of blown glass can be found inside this hotel lobby.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Queen Elizabeth 2

This living legend of maritime history is enjoying a second life.
Tbilisi, Georgia

'Chronicle of Georgia'

This extraordinary, multi-pillared monument depicts the fascinating history of Georgia.
Zadar, Croatia

Pillar of Shame

Now harmless, this looming post struck fear into the heart of medieval troublemakers.