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Granada, Spain

Muslim Gravestones of the Alhambra

Spanish architects used seized Muslim gravestones to rebuild parts of the fortress.
Ronda, Spain

Ronda, Spain

Three bridges and one giant canyon make up this fantastic Spanish settlement.
Benalmádena, Spain

Castillo Monumento Colomares

A New York–based physician returned home to Spain to build his own elaborate monument to Christopher Columbus.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
London, England

Earl's Court Police Box

The Metropolitan Police refurbished the blue box (perhaps not coincidentally) the same year "Doctor Who" returned to TV screens.
London, England

Battersea Power Station

Pop culture has helped to keep this iconic British building from being destroyed.
London, England

Electric Avenue

"We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue, and then we'll take it higher..."
London, England

British Dental Museum

The collection contains over 25,000 items and details the painful dental practices of the past.
London, England

Richmond Park

This beautiful deer park was built so King Charles I and his court could go hunting while escaping a deadly plague outbreak.
London, England

London's Rose-Ringed Parakeets

Legend says these colorful, invasive residents are the descendants of birds released by Jimi Hendrix.
London, England

Kyoto Garden

A little slice of Japan and its aesthetics in London's Holland Park.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh Memorial Stupa

5,000 skulls in memorial to those killed by the Khmer Rouge.
Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound

Dolphins, ancient clams and hundreds of waterfalls make this one of the world's top tourist destinations.
Matamata, New Zealand

Hobbiton

The real life Hobbiton, this sheep farm has been forever transformed since being built for The Hobbit film series.
Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland

Eilean Donan

The most iconic structure in Scotland has been home to bishops, colonels, and Sean Connery characters.
Highland, Scotland

Clootie Well

A pagan tradition of draping trees with rags eerily lives on.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Kilt Rock and Mealt Falls

Ancient cliffs resembling a kilt on Scotland's second largest island emit an entrancing sound.
East Ayrshire, Scotland

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory

This observatory within Europe's first dark sky park offers stunning views of the night sky.
Highland, Scotland

Dunrobin Castle

A castle in the Scottish Highlands has been continuously inhabited since the 1300s.
Highland, Scotland

Ruthven Barracks

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

Ebenezer Place

The world's shortest street was created by an awkwardly placed hotel.
Dunnet, Scotland

Dunnet Head Lighthouse

The most northern place on the mainland of Great Britain.
John o' Groats, Scotland

John o' Groats Marker

The sign marks one of the endpoints to mainland Britain's longest overland travel route.
Durness, Scotland

Smoo Cave

A sea cave with a waterfall and Viking past