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Somerset, England

Vicars' Close

The oldest residential street in Europe also features an optical illusion.
New Zealand

Kapiti Island Nature Reserve

Only 68 people per day are allowed to visit this New Zealand bird-watcher’s paradise.
Caerleon, Wales

Caerleon Amphitheatre

This Roman amphitheater is said to be King Arthur's legendary Round Table.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult.
Tintern, Wales

Tintern Abbey

This well-preserved Cistercian Abbey in a romantic pastoral setting has inspired artists like the poet Wordsworth.
Cardiff, Wales

The Arab Room at Cardiff Castle

A harem-inspired Moorish fantasy design in a Victorian-era Welsh castle.
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
Llanberis, Wales

Dolbadarn Castle Ruins

The stately remains of Llywelyn the Great's mighty fortress.
Denbigh, Wales

Denbigh Insane Asylum

The decaying ruins of Wales' first asylum for the mentally ill.
North Yorkshire, England

Fountains Abbey

One of the oldest and certainly best preserved Cistercian abbeys still in existence.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mary King's Close

17th century streets hidden under Edinburgh were once a breeding ground for the black death.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Calton Cemetery

A 18th century graveyard and its astonishing cortege of macabre iconography.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Holyrood Abbey Ruins

Ruined 11th century abbey built by King David I in Edinburgh, Scotland.
North Berwick, Scotland

Ruins of Tantallon Castle

The one-time stronghold of the noble Douglas family, now home to ghost sightings and nesting birds.
Roslin, Scotland

Rosslyn Chapel

A church that bred legends, and served as an inspiration for the Da Vinci Code.
Wiltshire, England

Longleat Hedge Maze

The longest hedge maze in the world.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
Cornwall, England

St. Michael's Mount

A island reachable by a causeway at low tide is possibly one of the earliest Western European locations to be identified in text.
Chester, England

Chester Rows

Mysteriously stacked storefront paths give this medieval British town an iconic style like none other.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Cable Car

New Zealand's only running funicular railway.
Windsor, England

Queen Charlotte Street

At just 51 feet and 10 inches long, it's the shortest street in England.
Canale Monterano, Italy

The Ghost City of Monterano

The remains of a town so thoroughly destroyed by French forces that the citizens simply left.
Carnac, France

Carnac Stones

Hundreds of prehistoric stones, arranged in perfect lines in a French field.