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Amsterdam, Netherlands

Kleine Trippenhuis

One of Amsterdam's narrowest houses is located right across the canal from its widest.
Alcoi, Spain

Firefighters Museum of Alcoy

The first firefighters museum in southern Spain is ironically located in an old textile mill that burned down in 1985.
Almansa, Spain

Almansa Town Hall Sculpture Garden

This impressive former palace contains a hidden gem for fans of modern sculpture.
Sax, Spain

Colony of Santa Eulalia

An abandoned socialist utopia built in the late 19th century.
Burgos, Spain

Cartuja de Miraflores

This Gothic church houses ornate royal tombs and a magnificent gilded altarpiece.
Alrewas, England

'Shot at Dawn' at the National Memorial Arboretum

In an arboretum with hundreds of memorials to the fallen, this one might be the most poignant.
Ibi, Spain

Centenary Tree of Plaça de la Palla

This beloved ancient tree is the pride of this city center.
Banyeres de Mariola, Spain

Museo Torre Font Bona

An archaeological museum squeezed into a narrow 15th-century gate tower accessed only by a spiral staircase.
Llanelli, Wales

Loughor Viaduct

A section of a historic wooden trestle viaduct is preserved next to the railway line it once carried.
Barnard Castle, England

Deepdale Aqueduct

This Victorian footbridge over the River Tees was originally built to carry water from the high moorland to the industrial towns on the coast.
Seaham, England

Vane Tempest Sculptures

Public art now takes pride of place on the site of one of County Durham's last deep coal mines.
Seaham, England

'Eleven 'O' One'

Locals affectionately dubbed this World War I memorial "Tommy."
South Yorkshire, England

Wortley Top Forge

This industrial museum is based on one of the oldest standing iron forges in the U.K.
Thurgoland, England

Thurgoland Tunnel

A repurposed railway tunnel with otherworldly acoustic characteristics.
Haslingden, England

'Halo'

At night, the enormous sculpture looks like a UFO hovering above the English hills.
Valencia, Spain

Central Market of Valencia

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

St Michael's Russian Orthodox Church

The magnificent sanctuary is Spain's first purpose-built structure of its kind.
Hope Valley, England

The Round Building

This petite cutlery factory sits on the foundations of a defunct gasworks.
Torrelavega, Spain

Vaulted Ceiling of Iglesia de la Virgen Grande

This magnificent brick dome was made with an unusual design method.
Ontinyent, Spain

Pou Clar

Locals use these rock pools and waterfalls for swimming and cliff diving.
Cuenca, Spain

Hanging Houses of Cuenca

Cliffside houses provide a spectacular view from their perilous perch above the valley.
Cuenca, Spain

Castilla-La Mancha Paleontological Museum

This museum is known as the "Land of the Dinosaurs," but its full-scale dino models are just the start.
Albacete, Spain

Albacete Fairgrounds

This uniquely shaped 17th-century structure comes alive in early September.
Banyeres de Mariola, Spain

Valencian Paper Museum

A lovely look back at the manufacture and use of paper in all its forms.