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The site of the second defenestration of Prague.
Prague, Czechia

Defenestration of Prague Window

The palace window through which Protestant nobles flung two Catholic regents, thus sparking the Thirty Years' War.
50.0902, 14.3996
The outside of the spring
Glastonbury, England

The White Spring

A dark Victorian well house now plays host to mystical waters and pagan shrines.
51.1437, -2.7056
Venice, Italy

Scala Contarini del Bovolo

This palatial spiral staircase was so unique the name "snail" was given to the noble family who built it.
45.4348, 12.3345
Slave cemetery information.
Alexandria, Virginia

Mount Vernon Slave Cemetery

The graveyard holding the remains of George Washington's slaves was forgotten for nearly 200 years.
38.7061, -77.0891
Florence, Italy

Bronze Replica of Michelangelo’s David

A copy of the famous statue can be found in this Florence piazza, along with one of the most breathtaking views of the city below.
43.7623, 11.2652
Komsomolskaya station.
Moscow, Russia

Moscow Metro Stations

The gorgeous entrances into the city's underbelly look more like grand halls than subway stops.
55.7763, 37.6558
A breathtaking view.
Bath, England

Pulteney Weir

This picturesque horseshoe weir was first built in the 1600s to prevent flooding in the town of Bath.
51.3829, -2.3584
Farmington, Connecticut

Shade Swamp Sanctuary

An abandoned Depression-era zoo hidden just off the highway.
41.7051, -72.8609
Two of the ravens at the Tower of London.
London, England

The Tower Ravens

Six ravens are kept captive (but well-fed) at the Tower of London to prevent the fall of the Crown.
51.5087, -0.0762
Robert the Bruce (left) and William Wallace (right) stand guard at the gates.
Edinburgh, Scotland

William Wallace and Robert the Bruce Statues

Overlooked by many, the two famous Scottish warriors guard the main gate of Edinburgh Castle.
55.9486, -3.1999
Allegorical figures for the Demidoff monument, Gipsoteca Bartolini.
Florence, Italy

Gipsoteca Bartolini

A slightly creepy gallery of plaster cast models in the same museum as Michelangelo's David.
43.7768, 11.2591
B. P. Roberts' tombstone.
Key West, Florida

Key West Cemetery

The island residents are known for taking their quirky sense of humor with them to the grave.
24.5563, -81.7953
The house used to be an alleyway.
Alexandria, Virginia

Hollensbury Spite House

The narrowest house in America is seven feet of pure spite.
38.8073, -77.0451
The Rotunda of Mosta.
Il-Mosta, Malta

Rotunda of Mosta

This spectacular dome managed to survive after being bombed in World War II, in an event known as the "Miracle of Mosta."
35.9099, 14.4259
Washington, D.C.

Old Stone House

The oldest building in the District of Columbia was preserved because of a mistaken connection to George Washington.
38.9057, -77.0603
A discreet entrance to the White House.
Washington, D.C.

Secret Entrance to the White House

The winding route passes through an enclosed alleyway, two tunnels, and leads to the White House basement.
38.9001, -77.0346
Recolored photo of George White's 1991 cornerstone.
Washington, D.C.

Missing Capitol Building Cornerstone

A promising candidate for the lost rock laid by George Washington was unearthed, but the hunt is still on.
38.8893, -77.0088
Washington, D.C.

Senate Corncob Capitals

Corn-inthian columns with a uniquely American take on neoclassical architecture.
38.8902, -77.0090
The stone has been worn down a bit over the years.
Washington, D.C.

District of Columbia Center Point

A little marble compass above George Washington's (empty) tomb marks the exact center of the city.
38.8898, -77.0090
The historical marker on the side of the highway.
Port Royal, Virginia

Assassin's End

The Virginia farm where John Wilkes Booth met his grisly end is now largely forgotten.
38.1401, -77.2286
Wall behind soldiers.
Washington, D.C.

The K-9 of the Korean War Veterans Memorial

Those with a sharp eye can find the hidden image of a German Shepherd on the memorial's Mural Wall.
38.8877, -77.0472
Temperance Fountain
Washington, D.C.

Temperance Fountain

A much-maligned monument to teetotalism.
38.8938, -77.0217
Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument
Washington, D.C.

Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument

Housing the National Women's Party since 1929, this historic house is now a monument to the fight for gender equality.
38.8923, -77.0038
Approximate location of the tunnel marked in yellow.
Washington, D.C.

Russian Embassy

The U.S. government's 300-foot spy tunnel under the embassy never quite delivered as promised.
38.9247, -77.0750