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Pretty stunning for 250 years old
Madrid, Spain

Real Jardin Botanico

Over two centuries old and counting, Madrid's massive botanical garden contains one of Europe's only desert environments.
40.4122, -3.6920
Scarborough, England

Peasholm Park's Naval Battles

80 years of the Battle of Peasholm on a small English lake.
54.2894, -0.4066
(Flickr/DoNotLick)
Ngong Ping, Hong Kong

Tian Tan Buddha

Valley in Hong Kong holds a tranquil Buddha that wants your money.
22.2526, 113.8997
Closer look on the former refugee camp
Tbilisi, Georgia

The Iveria

Luxury hotel turned into a refugee camp, then turned back into a luxury hotel.
41.7041, 44.7934
Gwynedd, Wales

Portmeirion Village

A miniature Italianate fantasy village on the coast of Wales and the set of ITC classic "The Prisoner."
52.9176, -4.0929
Berlin, Germany

Bahnhof Berlin Zoologischer Garten

Metro station with a claim to rock n' roll fame.
52.5076, 13.3336
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.
52.5050, 13.4397
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain.
52.5203, 13.3869
Berlin, Germany

AquaDom at Radisson Blu Berlin

The largest free standing aquarium in the world resides in a hotel lobby in Berlin.
52.5194, 13.4029
The highly textured Qenqo Temple
Cusco, Peru

Qenqo Temple

Death rituals and sacrifice inside a Peruvian megalith.
-13.5182, -72.0041
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.
-13.1547, -72.5254
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Maskeron

Gargoyle head that brings good luck.
42.6417, 18.1077
The wunderkammer-esque cathedral treasury of remains
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Cathedral Treasury (Riznica Katedrale)

A wunderkammer of gold and silver reliquaries and ancient saintly bones.
42.6420, 18.0835
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Orlando's Column in Dubrovnik

An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom.
42.6410, 18.1104
San Francisco, California

Mechanics' Institute Library and Chess Room

A library built during San Francisco's pioneer times is a student's retreat, bibliophile's sanctuary, and chess player's delight.
37.7887, -122.4030
Two Lions
Berlin, Germany

Propeller Island City Lodge

Come stay at a live-in art installation.
52.4969, 13.3037
Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem0115 947 3171
Nottinghamshire, England

Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

The oldest inn in England served brew to the crusaders.
52.9487, -1.1520
(Flickr/fidelramos)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oude Kerk

Amsterdam's oldest church, and the center of Dutch prostitution.
52.3744, 4.8980
Speciality shop in scientific and pharmaceutical objects.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat

An Amsterdam street lined with antique shops each one dedicated to a different obscure collection.
52.3634, 4.8887
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Theater Tuschinski

A beautifully eclectic mix of architectural styles.
52.3665, 4.8950
Liverpool, England

William MacKenzie's Tomb

Pyramid shaped monument with a tall tale attached.
53.4028, -2.9727