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York, England

Hidden Wonders of York Minster

Semaphore saints, a golden dragon's head, and a stone carved with religious warnings all call this cathedral home.
Hobart, Australia

Mawson's Huts Replica Museum

The world's only full-size replica of the research hut used by Douglas Mawson for his 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Rosegate House

A typical "Old South" manor, once owned by author Anne Rice, served as the setting for several of her witchcraft sagas.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafayette Cemetery

This historic "City of the Dead" lies prominently in the center of New Orleans' famous Garden District.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

The world-record holder for the longest bridge stretching continuously over water.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mons Meg

A six ton wedding gift to King of the Scots.
Edinburgh, Scotland

William Wallace and Robert the Bruce Statues

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

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
York, England

Lloyds Bank Coprolite

An incredibly well-preserved piece of ninth-century Viking poop.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
Cornwall, England

Merlin’s Cave

It is said the legendary wizard once lived in this sea cave beneath Tintagel Castle.
Cornwall, England

The Eden Project

The largest greenhouse in the world is home to over one million types of plants.
Cornwall, England

St. Michael's Mount

A island reachable by a causeway at low tide is possibly one of the earliest Western European locations to be identified in text.
Sydney, Australia

Sirius Building

Though considered an eyesore by some, this boxy Brutalist high-rise plays a significant role in Sydney's past.
Sydney, Australia

Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine

A monument to the 4,114 Irish orphan girls who arrived in Australia between 1848 and 1850.
Young, Australia

Big Cherries

Honoring the annual National Cherry Festival.
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.
Pompeii, Italy

Thermopolia of Pompeii

Ancient snack bar of the Roman Empire re-opened.
Verona, Italy

Juliet's Balcony

Pilgrimage site for star-crossed lovers.
Pompeii, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
Dunloe Upper, Ireland

Gap of Dunloe

Traveling this mountain pass reveals quaint stone buildings, stunning Irish scenery, and a bridge said to grant wishes.
Wicklow, Ireland

The Round Tower of Glendalough

This ancient Irish tower could easily have stood in for Rapunzel's prison.
Paris, France

Pont de la Concorde

This bridge was constructed from the rubble of the infamous Bastille.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon

Witnesses claim the Virgin Mary statue outside the church once mysteriously shed a single tear.