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Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Botafumeiro

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

Bench of Whispers

Thanks to an acoustic anomaly, this unassuming stone bench has heard one hundred years of secrets.
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

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

Cartuja de Miraflores

This Gothic church houses ornate royal tombs and a magnificent gilded altarpiece.
Burgos, Spain

Arco de Santa María

The most elaborate of 12 medieval arched doorways to the old city of Burgos.
Burgos, Spain

Museum of Human Evolution

This remarkable museum sprung from one of the most important prehistoric archaeological sites in the world.
Roncesvalles, Spain

Roncevaux Pass

The site of a legendary battle immortalized in medieval literature.
Madrid, Spain

Ahuehuete del Buen Retiro ("El Abuelo")

One of Madrid's oldest trees, with a long and colorful history, resides in El Retiro Park.
Ardales, Spain

El Caminito del Rey (The King's Little Pathway)

Spanning the El Chorro gorge, this pathway used to be one of the most dangerous crossings in the world.
Antequera, Spain

Torcal de Antequera

Rare karst landscape eroded from a flat seabed.
Granada, Spain

Muslim Gravestones of the Alhambra

Spanish architects used seized Muslim gravestones to rebuild parts of the fortress.
Rome, New York

Fort Stanwix National Monument

An interesting look into 18th-century American history.
Almuñécar, Spain

Cave of the Seven Palaces

Despite its grandiose name, this enigmatic first-century void under the town is no cave, and it's possibly not a palace either.
Almuñécar, Spain

El Majuelo Ruins

The extensive relics of an ancient Roman and Phoenician fish processing plant hide in a town park.
Córdoba, Spain

Estrella de los Deseos (Wishing Star)

Touching this little fossil embedded in the wall of a grand mosque-cathedral may make your wishes come true.
Córdoba, Spain

Mezquita (Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba)

Spain's unique Mosque-Cathedral has been a place of worship for both Muslims and Christians throughout its history.
Córdoba, Spain

Cross of the Captive

A curious carving hides on a marble column in the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba.
Vilafranca del Penedès, Spain

Castells of Catalonia

Living towers made of people that are now recognized by UNESCO.
Groveport, Ohio

Motts Military Museum

A unique collection of military history dating back to the American Revolution.
Seville, Spain

Yemas de San Leandro

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

Hospital de los Venerables

This former charity hospital for elderly clergy houses some of Seville’s most treasured paintings.
Seville, Spain

Casa de Pilatos (Pilate's House)

A 16th-century Andalusian palace.
Seville, Spain

Expo '92 Grounds

An eerie collection of the surviving structures from a past celebration of the future.