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Valencia, Spain

Torre Miramar (Miramar Tower)

This abandoned viewing platform has become a monument to unnecessary government spending.
Nelson, England

Weaving Shuttle Sculpture

This giant weaving shuttle celebrates Lancashire's importance during the Industrial Revolution.
Oxfordshire, England

Uffington White Horse

The granddaddy of English geoglyphs dates back to the late Bronze Age.
Dunfermline, Scotland

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

Andrew Carnegie funded the building of almost 3,000 libraries across the world, this was the first.
Perth, Scotland

North Inch

In 1396, two Scottish clans that had been violently feuding for centuries finally faced off in a bloody battle in this park.
Castalla, Spain

Xorret de Cati Hill Cycling Sculpture

This statue celebrates the winners of one of the most popular mountain stages in the Vuelta a España cycle race.
Cardiff, Wales

'Nightmare on Elm Street' Mural

The painting on an aptly named street honors the 1980s slasher movie.
Cardiff, Wales

Roman Walls of Cardiff Castle

The castle still holds traces of the abandoned Roman fort it was built atop.
Shepton Mallet, England

St. Peter and St. Paul's Wagon-Roof

Inside this magnificent 12th-century church is one of the finest carved wagon-roofs in all of England.
Robin Hood's Bay, England

The Visiter Memorial

This plaque commemorates an amazing 19th-century sea rescue.
Tattershall, England

Grave of Tom Thumb

An engraved stone in a village church claims to be the grave of a minuscule folk legend.
Almansa, Spain

Battle of Almansa Museum

Commemorating a battle where French troops were commanded by an Englishman, and English troops by a Frenchman.
Southampton, England

Marine Air Terminal Ruins

The rusting relics of Southampton's former luxurious flying boat industry.
Barnard Castle, England

The Butter Market

This building was once a town hall, a fire station, a prison, a dairy market, and the target for two marksmen.
Somerset, England

Wells Cathedral Clock

This astronomical clock is the second oldest in England.
Somerset, England

Vicars' Close

The oldest residential street in Europe also features an optical illusion.
Sagunt, Spain

Blast Furnace No. 2

The last of three massive blast furnaces that were once at the foundation of the Port of Sagunto economy.
Rashwood, England

Chateau Impney

A 19th-century British industrialist built this Louis XIII–inspired chateau for his homesick French wife.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin Botanical Garden

Started as a kitchen garden, now the second largest botanical garden in the world.
Paris, 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.
Nanuoya, Sri Lanka

The Main Line

Known as the most scenic route in Sri Lanka, this train line is steeped in history and offers an unparalleled view of the country.
Newchurch-in-Pendle, England

The Last Clarion House

At this snack-shack in the bucolic British countryside, you can still get a slice of socialism with your spot of tea.
Burnley, England

Oaks Hotel Stained Glass Window

This window celebrates the role of tea, coffee, cocoa, and cotton in creating the fortune of the man who commissioned it.
Lancashire, England

The Singing Ringing Tree

A metal tree emits eerie, melodic notes on top of Lancashire's Crown Point.