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Hayling Island, England

Mulberry Harbour Wreck

This concrete monster of a wreck lies in the mouth of Langstone Harbour as a monument to the incredible history of D-Day.
Warblington, England

Gravewatcher's Huts

These unassuming buildings in the tranquil churchyard of rural Warblington are in fact grave watchers’ huts.
Portsmouth, England

The Micronations of Baffins Pond

Three tiny islands in a Portsmouth pond are at the center of disputed land claims from a number of competing micronations.
Lisbon, Portugal

Santíssima Trindade Church

This oddly shaped church resembles a rocket.
Lisbon, Portugal

Pavilhão Chinês

Ring the bell to enter a bar that looks equal parts museum and old curiosity shop.
Ilkeston, England

The NatWest Hole

How did a literal hole in a wall become one of the top-rated tourist attractions in this English town?
Ilkeston, England

Scala Cinema

This 1913 single-screen cinema is a charming survivor in the age of the multiplex.
Ilkeston, England

The Ilkeston Giant Statue

A wooden statue commemorates a local celebrity who became a national sensation for his height.
Leicester, England

King Richard III's Car Park

More than 500 years after his death, a medieval ruler's remains were found buried under a parking lot.
Portsmouth, England

Charles Dickens Statue

A rare full-sized statue of one of Britain's famous writers.
London, England

Longplayer

A musical composition 1000 years in length plays at the Trinity Buoy Wharf in London.
London, England

Container City

Putting the "mod" in "modular" since 2000.
Porto, Portugal

Igreja de São Francisco

The stunning interior of this Gothic church is covered in ornate gold details.
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

'Half Rabbit'

This giant sculpture made of trash is a critique of society's wastefulness.
Porto, Portugal

Sao Bento Station

Elaborate tile work in this railway station tells the story of Portugal.
Porto, Portugal

Carmo and Carmelitas Churches

A hidden three-foot-wide house separates these two regal churches.
Porto, Portugal

McDonald's Imperial

This restored Portuguese cafe may well be the most beautiful place in the world to grab a Big Mac.
Porto, Portugal

Livraria Lello

One of the most beautiful bookstores in the world hides a neo-Gothic interior behind an art nouveau facade.
Coimbra, Portugal

Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha

These 400-year-old ruins are all that's left of the monastery where Ines de Castro was assassinated by the King of Portugal.
Shanghai, China

Confucian Temple of Shanghai

A prestigious learning institute of old Shanghai.
Madrid, Spain

Kiosko de Horchata Miguel y José

Madrid's last horchata kiosk is a blue-and-white beacon of refreshment.
Madrid, Spain

Dolmen de Dalí

The only urban monument in the world designed by the great surrealist painter Salvador Dalí.
Madrid, Spain

Ermita de San Pelayo y San Isidoro (Hermitage of Saint Pelagius and Saint Isidore)

The remains of this misplaced church were moved here stone by stone.
Madrid, Spain

Fisherman's House

Once a resting spot for King Fernando VII.