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Il-Belt Valletta, Malta

Church of St. Paul's Shipwreck

This church is named for one of the most dramatic tales in the early Christian church.
Bristol, England

Edward Everard's Printing Works

This Grade II Listed Building with an Art Nouveau façade once contained a unique print shop.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Tolbooth Tavern

Now home to a drinking establishment, this building has a macabre history.
Sleepy Hollow, New York

Headless Horseman Bridge

The real-life site of Ichabod Crane's infamous gourd attack.
St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

A New England curiosity cabinet, one hundred years on.
Athens, Greece

Church of Agios Demetrios of Diakos

This Ottoman-era church is hidden amid a busy tourist area.
Athens, Greece

St. Catherine's Greek Orthodox Church

A Byzantine church containing the holy remnants of three saints sits atop the site of an ancient temple.
Athens, Greece

Anafiotika

The Cycladic architecture makes this Athens neighborhood feel like an island paradise hidden in the shadow of the Acropolis.
London, England

Odeon Covent Garden

Formerly known as Saville Theatre, this mid-20th-century entertainment hub includes an ornate frieze.
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Amatller

This home designed for chocolate magnate Antoni Amatller is an exquisite treasure-box of Catalan Modernism.
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
Paris, France

Statue of Liberty, Pont de Grenelle

France gave the U.S. the Statue of Liberty in 1886; Americans gave Paris a smaller version of the same statue in 1889.
Angkor, Cambodia

Phimeanakas

A secluded, little-known temple hidden amid the dense jungle.
Washington, D.C.

The Cairo

This unacceptably tall building was the real reason for Washington, D.C.'s skyscraper ban.
Washington, D.C.

Civil War Nurses Memorial

A bas relief commemorates the "Nuns of the Battlefield" who cared for soldiers on both sides of the conflict.
Pisa, Italy

The Camposanto

Next to the Leaning Tower of Pisa is a cemetery home to ancient sarcophagi and disturbing murals.
Pisa, Italy

National Museum of San Matteo

Inside features a display of how artistic crucifixes transformed throughout the centuries.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Trinity Apse

This 15th-century structure had a long, tortuous journey to its current location.
Athens, Greece

Ancient Ruins on Selley Street

These ancient ruins hide in plain sight next to a dessert shop.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin Writers Museum

This museum is dedicated to the most famous Irish writers in history.
Baltasound, Scotland

Bobby's Bus Shelter

This Shetland Islands bus shelter may be small, but it squeezes in a couch, a desk, some art, and even an old telly.
Munich, Germany

Wurmeck

A fearsome dragon clings to a corner of Munich's city hall.
Munich, Germany

Viscardigasse

Golden cobblestones remember a time when this small alley was used to avoid having to give a Nazi salute.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Jennie Wade House

Home of the only civilian casualty at the Battle of Gettysburg.