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Oxford, England

The Headington Shark

A 26 foot shark sculpture for nuclear disarmament, clever antennae disguise, and municiple battle royale
51.7596, -1.2133
Newgrange Passage Tomb Entrance
Meath, Ireland

Newgrange

The ancient tomb acts as a calendar that keeps perfect time
53.6917, -6.4500
Varlaam Monastery
Kalabaka, Greece

Meteora

Monasteries on rock pillars, once accessible only by frayed ropes
39.7142, 21.6311
Crypt of the Three Skeletons
Rome, Italy

Santa Maria della Concezione Crypts

The crypts of Capuchin friars decorated with the bones of over 4000 friars, including an entire "crypt of pelvises"
41.9047, 12.4882
Attard, Malta

Malta Cart Tracks

Ancient mysterious ruts carved in the bedrock
35.8913, 14.4141
Athens, Greece

Syntagma Square Metro Station

Where commuters walk through remnants of an ancient Greek necropolis
37.9792, 23.7166
Angel in West Highgate
Greater London, England

Highgate Cemetery

London's creepiest cemetery was once the site of dueling magicians and mobs of stake-carrying vampire hunters
51.5675, -0.1483
Brussels, Belgium

The Belgian Centre for Comic Strip Art

Museum full of Europes greatest comic art masters, from TinTin to the Smurfs
50.8510, 4.3600
The Antikythera mechanism.
Athens, Greece

Antikythera Mechanism

2000-year-old computer demonstrates remarkable engineering and astronomical precision
37.9892, 23.7325
Brussels, Belgium

Mini-Europe

Theme park featuring miniature replicas of European monuments
50.8957, 4.3392
Oxford, United Kingdom

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Used as an example in one of the first dictionary entries for "museum" in 1706
51.7553, -1.2601
Necromanteion of Ephyra
Aetolia-Acarnania, Greece

Necromanteion of Ephyra

Ancient Greek Oracle of the Dead
38.5207, 21.2402
The Stathatos Mansion houses the temporary exhibits of the Museum of Cycladic Art. (Wikimedia Commons)
Athens, Greece

Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art

Large collection from the 3rd millennium BCE
37.9739, 23.7417
Qrendi, Malta

Mnajdra

Stone Age solar temple is aligned with the sun on each equinox and solstice
35.8268, 14.4364
Brussels, Belgium

The atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size
50.8949, 4.3411
The gallery of maps, showing the ceiling
Vatican City, Vatican

Gallery of Maps - Galleria delle Carte Geografiche

Breathtaking and huge 430 year old maps of Italy
41.9029, 12.4534
Manneken Pis in US Air Force uniform
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe
50.8450, 4.3500
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 Banqueting Room
Brighton, England

The Royal Pavilion

Regency era excess on the English Coast
50.8223, -0.1377
Inside the dome of St. Paul's
Greater London, England

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome
51.5138, -0.1004
The cat and the rat
Dublin, Ireland

Oddities of Christ Church Cathedral

The mummified heart of a saint beats in the basement - or did, until someone took it
53.3433, -6.2716
Athens, Greece

The Athenian Agora

This ancient Greek "place of assembly" and marketplace is being revealed layer by layer below the modern Athens cityscape
37.9941, 23.7176
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

El Caganer

A fantastic Christmas tradition where defecation meets the manger
41.3845, 2.1756