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Hertfordshire, England

Ruins of Minsden Chapel

This crumbling 14th century chapel became so unstable the roofing apparently collapsed during a wedding ceremony, narrowly missing the curate's head.
S'Archittu, Italy

S'Archittu

The titular "little arch" near this Italian resort is one of the most popular diving spots in the country.
Slough, England

Station Jim

This preserved puppy was an adorable beacon of charity.
Ashbourne, England

Royal Shrovetide Football Match

This wild game of "football" between two sections of an English town has been staged every year for countless centuries.
Kirkby Lonsdale, England

Devil's Bridge

A beautiful medieval bridge allegedly constructed by the Devil.
Grange-over-Sands, England

Grange Lido

Abandoned for over 20 years, this art deco seaside swimming pool is a magnificent waste.
Bago, Myanmar (Burma)

Shwethalyaung Buddha of Bago

The second largest reclining Buddha in the world got "lost" for over 120 years.
Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow Police Museum

This hidden gem reveals the history of Britain's first police force.
Glasgow, Scotland

Govanhill Baths

The community pools that the community refused to give up on.
Rome, Italy

The Aventine Keyhole

Rome's semi-secret peephole vista is also a former Crusader stronghold.
Beijing, China

The Forbidden City

The most famous location in China was home to whole dynasties worth of imperial rulers.
Halstead, England

The Village Signs of Gestingthorpe

A hunched figure depicted on the signs honors a local gentleman who died on an Antarctic expedition.
Bury Saint Edmunds, England

The World's First Internet-Enabled Park Bench

Long before wi-fi, this public seat provided the wonder of being online while outdoors.
Dorset, England

Abbotsbury Swannery

The world's only managed flock of mute swans was established as a factory for monk meat but is now an adorable sanctuary.
Dorset, England

Wimborne Minster Model Town

This tiny town features a tiny town that acts as a 3D snapshot of the town during the 1950's.
Dorset, England

Old Harry Rocks

65 million-year-old chalk outcroppings mark the end of the Jurassic Coast.
Bury Saint Edmunds, England

The Nutshell Pub

The smallest pub in Britain was once a cabinet of curiosities and it still has the dead cat to prove it.
Suffolk, England

The Spirit of Enterprise

A large piece of modern art makes this roundabout the only one in the world with its own laser.
Suffolk, England

Bures Dragon

A hill carving of the legendary dragon that terrorized the village of Bures in the Middle Ages.
Thetford, England

Thetford Warren Lodge

This 15th-century fortification was built to defend bunnies.
Swaffham, England

Green Britain Centre Wind Turbine

Climb to the top of this windmill for a scenic panorama and up-close look at wind energy production.
Norfolk, England

SS Vina Shipwreck

The wreckage of an old coastal trading vessel is only visible at low tide.
Norfolk, England

The Devil's Punchbowl

A mysterious crater-like pond has a spooky tendency to empty and fill with complete disregard to rainfall patterns.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury Tor

This hill and tower are steeped in legend, from King Arthur to the Holy Grail.