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Paphos, Cyprus

Basilica of Panagia Limeniotissa

The ruins of a fifth-century church dedicated to Our Lady of the Harbor.
St. Paul's Bay, Malta

Malta Classic Car Collection

One Maltese man’s hobby became an extensive collection of restored automobiles, motoring paraphernalia, and antiques.
Paphos, Cyprus

St. Paul's Pillar

Legend holds that St. Paul was flogged for preaching Christianity at this pillar.
London, England

Victoria Park's Old London Bridge Alcoves

These remnants of Old London Bridge possess unique acoustics that allow for whispered conversations to carry from one side to the other.
Birmingham, England

'A Life in the Year of the Chinchillas'

The ceiling of this shopping arcade is adorned with six trompe-l’œil artworks, including a grim funeral scene.
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Cloth Measures

These two 15th-century metal rods allowed people to check if they were swindled or not.
Kouklia, Cyprus

Aphrodite's Rock

This sea stack in Cyprus is traditionally seen as the birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite.
Dalat, Vietnam

The Massive Darahoa Rooster

Fowl, love and death in Vietnam.
Hanoi, Vietnam

B-52 Wreckage

Monument to a brutal, ineffectual US bombing campaign and a sobering reminder of the human cost of the Vietnam War.
Vienna, Austria

Museumsquartier Passages

This series of Baroque passageways in Vienna's cultural center mix old architecture with modern art.
Neo Chorio, Cyprus

Aphrodite's Bath

Legend holds that the Ancient Greek goddess of love once bathed in the waters of this grotto.
London, England

St. Bartholomew’s Gatehouse

One of London’s rare Tudor-era buildings is a fate-defying gatehouse for a church.
Birmingham, England

Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris Stained Glass Windows

A collection of windows created by two of the foremost leaders in the British Arts and Crafts Movement.
Bangkok, Thailand

The Standing Buddha

This statue took 60 years to complete.
Peyia, Cyprus

Edro III Shipwreck

While most shipwrecks are submerged, this ship in Cyprus ran ashore.
London, England

The Wrong Abbey Road

Tourists who rely on a transit map to find the iconic Beatles location often end up in a far-off neighborhood.
London, England

The Duke of Wellington’s Mounting Stone

Outside of one of Britain's most renowned social clubs, a step installed specifically for the Duke.
Paphos, Cyprus

Tombs of the Kings

An ancient necropolis of magnificent tombs.
Paphos, Cyprus

The Mosaics of Paphos

The ancient mosaics here are considered among the finest in the world, and serve as a stunning record of Greco-Roman daily life.
Valletta, Malta

Mysterium Fidei

After 400 years of being closed to the public, this monastery's underground tunnels and secret garden are now a museum.
London, England

The Hitchcock Gallery

Several colorful mosaic panels depict the life and creative genius of the Master of Suspense.
Mannheim, Germany

Mannheim Quadratestadt

In this German city center, the streets have no names.
Vinh An, Vietnam

An Bang Cemetery

A cityscape of burial tombs that you can easily lose yourself in.
Vienna, Austria

Stubentor Metro Station City Wall Remains

These relics of the city's past now exist as a prominent modern feature.