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Old Québec Funicular
Québec City, Canada

Old Québec Funicular

This steep cable railway has been hoisting passengers in the heart of Québec City for over a century.
46.8125, -71.2039
Château Frontenac
Québec City, Canada

Château Frontenac

This lovely, if imposing, piece of Canadian gothic is possibly the most photographed hotel in the world.
46.8119, -71.2063
Morrin Centre
Québec City, Canada

Morrin Centre

This former prison now houses a lovely library devoted to Quebec's oft-maligned English-speaking history.
46.8129, -71.2106
Kyteler's Inn today.
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kyteler's Inn

The oldest inn in Kilkenny was established by the first convicted witch in Ireland.
52.6532, -7.2532
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones.
55.2417, -6.5112
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
53.3440, -6.2567
The GPO at night
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
53.3493, -6.2611
Cheval de frise on the west side of Dún Aonghasa
Galway, Ireland

Dun Aonghasa

An Iron Age fort on the edge of a seaside cliff offers a glimpse into an ancient, mystical world.
53.1258, -9.7681
One Times Square
New York, New York

One Times Square

This historic address is home to the beloved ball and is an almost totally empty building among the most expensive real estate in the world.
40.7563, -73.9864
Toronto, Canada

Bata Shoe Museum

A collection of more than 12,000 shoes, displayed in a building shaped like a shoebox.
43.6674, -79.4000
The Biblio-Mat dispenses random used books to delighted readers
Toronto, Canada

The Monkey's Paw

A book collector's dream, The Monkey's Paw in Toronto has the world's first "Biblio-Mat", a random book vending machine.
43.6584, -79.4424
Paris Point Zero
Paris, France

Paris Point Zero

The very center of Paris is surrounded by a bevy of strange good luck rituals.
48.8534, 2.3482
Paris, France

Foucault's Pendulum and the Paris Pantheon

19th century pendulum and a clock restored by a rogue group of guerilla artists.
48.8468, 2.3459
Locks on the Pont des Arts
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
48.8578, 2.3374
London Stone
London, England

The London Stone

This legendary stone is of unknown origin, and throughout history has been a literal touchstone for British leaders.
51.5116, -0.0895
Golden Hinde in London
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
51.5069, -0.0904
The haunted-house-like entrance.
London, England

The Clink Prison Museum

An incarceration museum on the spot of possibly the oldest prison in England.
51.5070, -0.0919
London, England

Pelicans of St James's Park

Giant, friendly pelicans in Central London, the most unlikely of places.
51.5029, -0.1301
London's smallest police station.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
51.5078, -0.1288
Père Lachaise in snow
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.
48.8594, 2.3910
London, England

Temple Church

An unusual round church in London with a sordid past.
51.5131, -0.1103
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

Bookstore serves double duty as "Tumbleweed Hotel."
48.8526, 2.3471
Bones from the former Magdeleine cemetery (La Ville Leveque Street numbers 1 and 2). Deposited in 1844 in the western ossuary (bone repository) and transferred to the catacombs in September 1859.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
48.8343, 2.3322
The colour coded directions are integrated into the signs.
Toronto, Canada

Toronto PATH

The largest underground system of its kind runs under one of Canada's largest urban centers.
43.6487, -79.3781