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the canyons
Minerve, France

Minerve, France

A well-preserved medieval village nested on a rocky outcrop and surrounded by a network of cliffs, natural bridges and canyons.
43.3541, 2.7466
The crushed guy is at the bottom of the pillar behind the St. Thomas Aquinas reliquary
Toulouse, France

Church of the Jacobins' Little Crushed Man

There is a strange little carving of a person seemingly crushed by a pillar behind the remains of St. Thomas Aquinas.
43.6034, 1.4403
Leonardo da Vinci's tomb inside the chapel
Amboise, France

Leonardo da Vinci's Tomb

The great Italian Renaissance painter was laid to rest here in the Chapel of Saint-Hubert.
47.4134, 0.9870
Cave of Lascaux; Prof Saxx/Photographer
Montignac, France

Cave of Lascaux

Ancient paintings known as the "Sistine Chapel of Cave Art"
45.0542, 1.1670
A sailboat cruises the perimeter of the fort
Île-d'Aix, France

Fort Boyard

Fighting the British and making game shows for over 150 years.
46.0211, -1.1728
La Dune du Pyla
La Teste-de-Buch, France

La Dune du Pyla

Bordered by forest on three sides and the ocean on the other, the Great Dune of Pyla is the highest sand dune in Europe
44.6188, -1.1579
Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via, France

World's Largest Solar Furnace

10,000 mirrors concentrate the sun's rays to generate power
42.5043, 2.0393
The great stone maze. (Grégoire Tricoire/Atlas Obscura)
Nébias, France

Labyrinthe Vert de Nebias

Green labyrinth formed by a karstic maze hidden in a preserved oak forest
42.9032, 2.1160
La Cité, Carcassonne
Carcassonne, France

La Cité Médiévale de Carcassonne

Historic medieval fortified city in southwest France
43.2066, 2.3662
Sagrat Cor, the church at the very top of Tibidabo. (Wikimedia Commons)
Barcelona, Spain

Tibidabo

Mountain where Jesus was first tempted by the Devil
41.4218, 2.1191
Barcelona, Spain

Montjuïc Cemetery

This cemetery features modernist statues as strange as its name
41.3578, 2.1536
Houses inside Park Güell designed by Gaudí
Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell

Gaudí's famously flamboyant architectural style is on full display in this sprawling park and garden
41.4136, 2.1528
(Flickr/Jaume Meneses)
Barcelona, Spain

Festa Major de Gràcia

Week-long block party becomes a competition for the best decorated street
41.3985, 2.1581
The church's interior
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026 - a century after the death of its architect
41.4036, 2.1744
Casa Batlló
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudi's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design
41.3917, 2.1650
Hachikō at the station
Tokyo, Japan

Hachiko

After a profound show of devotion for his master, a dog becomes the symbol of loyalty for an entire nation
35.7180, 139.7788
Odaiba Statue of Liberty
Tokyo, Japan

Odaiba Statue of Liberty

This little replica of Lady Liberty provides a bit of NYC in a Japanese city
35.6305, 139.7785
Night-time GUNDAM view with the lit-up cranes of the port district behind it.
Japan

Giant GUNDAM robot

Twenty meter robot towers over Tokyo Bay for one month only
35.6248, 139.7767
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
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
Pont de la Concorde
Paris, France

Pont de la Concorde

Bridge built from the rubble of the Bastille prison
48.8634, 2.3196
Paris, France

Arènes de Lutèce

Remains of Roman amphitheater hidden in a sleepy quarter of Paris
48.8450, 2.3530
Clément Ader's Avion III
Paris, France

Musée des Arts et Métiers

France's national museum of scientific and industrial instruments
48.8666, 2.3555
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