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Dundee, Scotland

Grissel Jaffray Memorial

A pair of mosaics marks the spot where the last accused witch of Dundee was put to death.
Dundee, Scotland

The Howff Cemetery

People leave coins atop an unusual grave marker in one of Scotland's oldest burial grounds.
Saint Andrews, Scotland

Hamish McHamish Statue

This bronze statue was erected to honor a small Scottish town's beloved stray cat.
Edinburgh, Scotland

James Clerk Maxwell Foundation

Small museum dedicated to the founder of electromagnetic theory.
Dunfermline, Scotland

Saint Margaret's Cave

A hidden tunnel leads to a medieval queen's shrine buried beneath a parking lot.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Highlandman's Umbrella

Displaced highlanders would take shelter from the wet Scottish climate under the large walled bridge at Glasgow Central Station.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg Medical History Museum

A 200-year-old collection of medical paraphernalia in a historic house.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo Museum

The place to be if you love vintage Swedish cars.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Museum of Edinburgh

This 16th-century house tells the city's history through old artifacts and quirky tales.
Gateside, Scotland

Bunnet Stane

This unusual rock looks like a giant, otherworldly mushroom sprouting atop a cave.
Saint Andrews, Scotland

Saint Salvator's Unlucky PH

Every St. Andrews student knows to avoid this inscription for fear of a martyr's curse.
Fife, Scotland

Elie Chain Walk

The only fixed chain and post trail in Scotland snakes its way along the base of a towering seaside cliff.
East Wemyss, Scotland

Wemyss Caves

These ancient sea caves hold Britain's highest concentration of Pictish rock carvings.
Anstruther, Scotland

Anstruther Model Solar System

Bronze plates placed around this Scottish fishing village form a true-scale model of the solar system.
Saint Monans, Scotland

St Monans Salt Pans

The ruins of Scottish sea salt production.
Saint Monans, Scotland

Wellie Garden of St Monans

Some cheeky plantings brighten an old slipway on Scotland's Firth of Forth.
Birnam, Scotland

Beatrix Potter Garden

This Birnam-based garden honors the legacy of 19th-century children’s book author Beatrix Potter.
Highland, Scotland

Ruthven Barracks

These ruins witnessed the final gathering of the failed Jacobite Rebellion.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mons Meg

A six ton wedding gift to King of the Scots.
Glasgow, Scotland

Duke of Wellington Statue

This stately monument has been wearing a traffic cone hat for decades much to the delight of the locals.
Glasgow, Scotland

St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art

This Scottish museum is the only one in the world to focus not on one religion but all of them.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby

The most loyal of little dogs, or a Victorian era publicity stunt?
Paisley, Scotland

'Alien' Gargoyle

A familiar otherworldly creature guards this 12th-century Scottish abbey.
Lerwick, Scotland

Up Helly Aa

During this Shetland Islands celebration, hundreds of torch-carrying "guizers" lead a procession to burn a viking longboat.