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Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland

Eilean Donan

The most iconic structure in Scotland has been home to bishops, colonels, and Sean Connery characters.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Old Man of Storr

An ancient Scottish rock formation said to be the gravesite of a giant remains ensconced in legend and intrigue.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Flodden Wall

Remnants of the 16th-century defensive wall still stand unassumingly within Edinburgh.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Surgeons' Hall Museums

A book bound in the skin of an infamous criminal, along with countless other specimens.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Millennium Clock Tower

The dance of this huge clock is a magnificent and eerie commentary on good and evil in the history of humankind.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby

The most loyal of little dogs, or a Victorian era publicity stunt?
Edinburgh, Scotland

William Wallace and Robert the Bruce Statues

Overlooked by many, the two famous Scottish warriors guard the main gate of Edinburgh Castle.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Heart of Midlothian

A sweet symbol marks the place where torturous executions were once carried out.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mary King's Close

17th century streets hidden under Edinburgh were once a breeding ground for the black death.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Miss Jean Brodie Steps

These steps offer a breathtaking view of one of Europe's most besieged fortresses.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'Callum'

This painting of a beloved dog will be on display at the Scottish National Gallery at long as the museum exists.
Edinburgh , Scotland

Edinburgh Castle Dog Cemetery

The final resting place of soldiers' loyal canine companions.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mons Meg

A six-ton wedding present for the King of the Scots.
Buffalo, New York

Shark Girl

The absurd creation is a compulsory destination for selfies in Buffalo.
Rochester, New York

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

A beautiful final resting place with some surprising residents.
Rochester, New York

Rochester Lilac Festival

One of the largest festivals of flowers in North America takes place, appropriately, in the Flower City.
Rochester, New York

Susan B. Anthony's Grave

The gravestone of the suffragist leader attracted extra visitors during the 2016 election.
Rochester, New York

Mount Hope Cemetery

An antique cemetery in New York, this land is home to any number of famed corpses.
Grindavík, Iceland

Blue Lagoon

Medicinal spa created with the discharge from a geothermal energy plant.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Icelandic Phallological Museum

An encyclopedic collection of mammal penises.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

One of the tallest buildings in Iceland, and perhaps, the most visually impressive.
Vik, Iceland

Reynisdrangar

Three columns of volcanic rock shoot out of the ocean.
Iceland

Jökulsárlón

Iceland's largest lagoon is home to stunning multi-colored icebergs.
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri Heart-Shaped Traffic Lights

Instead of solid circles, the stoplights in this northern Icelandic town have glowing red hearts.