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Pont de Grenelle Statue of Liberty
Paris, France

Statue of Liberty, Pont de Grenelle

France gave the U.S. the Statue of Liberty in 1886; Americans gave Paris a smaller version of the same statue in 1889.
48.8501, 2.2783
Hull, England

The Hull Mermaid

This mummified mermaid corpse is an aquatic curio that was eventually revealed to be a fake.
53.7439, -0.3387
Major Oak
Nottinghamshire, England

Major Oak

The largest oak in England is said to have been the hideout of Robin Hood and his Merry Men.
53.2046, -1.0724
Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival
North Yorkshire, England

Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival

Each year this small English village becomes overrun with outlandish straw men.
54.1472, -2.0475
A miniature erotic scene
Paris, France

Museum of Eroticism

Inside a former cabaret, seven floors of erotic art.
48.8836, 2.3338
Diving suit by the Carmagnolle brothers from 1882
Paris, France

Musée National de la Marine

Museum on French naval history, with magnificent figureheads, a historic diving suit, and a boat used by Napoleon.
48.8623, 2.2876
Flame of Liberty
Paris, France

Flame of Liberty

This life-size replica of the Statue of Liberty's flame is also a tribute to Princess Diana by default.
48.8647, 2.3014
Cleethorpes Air Raid Shelter
Cleethorpes, England

Cleethorpes Air Raid Shelter

The first privately owned air raid shelter in Britain, built after a horrifying night of Zeppelin bombings.
53.5574, -0.0294
The Grave of Tom Thumb
Tattershall, England

The Grave of Tom Thumb

An engraved stone in a village church claims to be the grave of a minuscule folk legend.
53.1057, -0.1863
Archie in his tank. Creative Commons photo by Steve Sparshott
London, England

Archie the Giant Squid

The monster at the center of the Darwin Center Spirit Collection.
51.4966, -0.1771
Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
51.4966, -0.1765
London, England

Darwin Centre Spirit Collection

Repository for more than 22 million pickled specimens.
51.4961, -0.1764
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby

The most loyal of little dogs, or a Victorian era publicity stunt?
55.9471, -3.1928
Bram Stoker, c. 1906
Whitby, England

Bram Stoker Memorial Seat

The view that inspired the scenes of Dracula's first landing in England.
54.4891, -0.6158
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
54.4886, -0.6074
Totoro stares out
Tokyo, Japan

Ghibli Museum

A magical place that lets you play in and explore the world of Studio Ghibli.
35.6962, 139.5704
Sengaku-Ji
Tokyo, Japan

Sengaku-Ji

This Buddhist temple is home to the graves of the Japanese national legends, the 47 Ronin.
35.6377, 139.7363
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
54.1602, -0.7789
RAF Stenigot
Lincolnshire, England

RAF Stenigot

A quartet of rusting satellite goliaths are all that remain of a communication network that protected Britain from Russian air strikes.
53.3270, -0.1160
At the Garden of the Gods
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
38.8784, -104.8698
Coin-operated rides
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Springs Penny Arcade

While most of the games in this arcade take quarters, that would have been a small fortune when they were made.
38.8589, -104.9180
Mac the Moose
Moose Jaw, Canada

Mac the Moose

World's largest moose statue, located in (where else?) Canada.
50.4128, -105.5417
Banff, Canada

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies.
51.1644, -115.5619
Drumheller, Canada

The Hoodoos of Drumheller Valley

Hoodoos, naturally eroded land formations, stand 20 feet tall in the Canadian badlands.
51.4619, -112.7163