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Biar, Spain

Medieval Aqueduct of Biar

This 15th-century aqueduct with distinctive pointed arches was used for irrigation in the Vinalopó valley.
Castalla, Spain

Sculptural Wall of Vida de las Palmeras

This elaborately decorated wall is an homage to the history, beauty and lore of the palm tree.
Alicante, Spain

Volvo Ocean Race Museum

This interactive museum highlights the history and philosophy of one of the world's most difficult sailing races.
Alicante, Spain

The Head of the Moor

Legends surround this natural rock formation that looks like a Moorish king wearing a crown.
Santa Coloma de Cervelló, Spain

Castillo Torre Salvana

The abandoned ruins of a beautiful medieval castle just outside Barcelona.
Martorell, Spain

Pont del Diable

A gravity-defying "devil's bridge" that has a surprising architectural feature for its stability.
Peñíscola, Spain

Bufador de Peñiscola

The blowhole bursts spectacularly right next to the buildings in a medieval seaside town.
Tortosa, Spain

Commemorative Monument of the Battle of the Ebro

This memorial, built by fascist dictator General Franco in 1960, has been repurposed by the people of Catalonia.
Tarragona, Spain

Roman Circus and Praetorian Tower

Long tunnels run under the ancient chariot racing circuit to the tower.
Tarragona, Spain

Tarragona Amphitheater

This Roman arena once played host to bloody gladiatorial battles.
Tarragona, Spain

Pont del Diable

Stunning Roman aqueduct used for 1900 years and still standing.
Barcelona, Spain

Jardins de les 3 Xemeneies

An open-air "garden" of mural art that changes weekly.
Riga, Latvia

P. Stradins Museum for History of Medicine

Medical museum that houses most notably the taxidermied remains of Vladimir Demikhov's famous two-headed dog experiment.
Kaunas, Lithuania

George Maciunas Square

The world's first invisible city square is an homage to a man who pushed the boundaries of art.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Palace of Concerts and Sports

An abandoned masterpiece of Soviet Brutalist architecture.
Põhja-Tallinna, Estonia

Fortress Patarei

A former imperial sea-fortress and Soviet prison.
Aralsk, Kazakhstan

Aral Sea

Rusting ships sit in a desert where a sea used to be.
Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Kalyan Minaret

This "tower of death" has acted as an observatory, a religious hub, and an executioner's lair.
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Seattle Peace Park

Touching displays of wishes for peace from the Cold War era.