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The portal made of sticks at the Redwood Forest.
East Warburton, Australia

Redwood Forest Tree Art

Woven tree art gives this towering Australian woodland a touch of mystical whimsy.
-37.7198, 145.7524
Fruit Bat!
Fairfield, Australia

Fruit Bats of Yarra Bend Park

Is there such thing as too many fruit bats? Not anymore.
-37.7954, 145.0120
Gog and Magog and Gaunt's Clock
Melbourne, Australia

Gog and Magog

These mythological giants take time out of their busy day guarding a Victorian market to let you know what time it is.
-37.8147, 144.9635
Melbourne, Australia

Wunderkammer

The word 'wunderkammer' translates as 'wonder-chamber'. This Wunderkammer is both a museum and a retail store.
-37.8133, 144.9594
Melbourne, Australia

The Haunted Bookshop

Occult books, Tarot, Oddities.
-37.8155, 144.9617
Full view of the Proclamation sculpture
Dublin, Ireland

The Proclamation Sculpture

A particularly disconcerting tribute to Irish martyrs.
53.3417, -6.3085
The cemetery as seen from the high cross.
Wicklow, Ireland

Glencree German War Cemetery

Ireland's only German military cemetery holds the remains of a spy who was moved there under the cover of darkness.
53.2008, -6.2919
Sweny's Pharmacy exterior
Dublin, Ireland

Sweny's Pharmacy

The 19th-century pharmacy (now a used bookstore) was featured in James Joyce’s "Ulysses," and has changed very little to this day.
53.3419, -6.2506
The statue to Phil Lynott, outside of Bruxelles pub
Dublin, Ireland

Phil Lynott Statue

A statue in the center of Dublin dedicated to one of their favorite sons of rock & roll.
53.3413, -6.2607
Famine sculptures at night in black and white
Dublin, Ireland

The Famine Memorial in Dublin

The somber sculptures commemorating Irish Famine on the river Liffey in Dublin.
53.3480, -6.2501
A facsimile of James Joyce's death mask
Dublin, Ireland

The Little Museum of Dublin

More than 5,000 artifacts donated by the people of the city, plus a room entirely devoted to the band U2.
53.3396, -6.2583
County Armagh, Northern Ireland

Kilnasaggart Pillar Stone

The inscribed stone at Kilnasaggart is a remnant from nearly a millennium ago.
54.0724, -6.3792
Interior of Grianán
County Donegal, Ireland

Grianán of Aileach

You can see three Irish counties from this Neolithic hillside fort, once the seat of the Kingdom of Ailech.
55.0237, -7.4275
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones.
55.2417, -6.5112
Mussenden Temple
Coleraine, Northern Ireland

Mussenden Temple

This Italian-style temple replica has been threatening to fall off the Irish coast for hundreds of years.
55.1680, -6.8060
Crown Liquor Saloon
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Crown Liquor Saloon

This Victorian-era public house has set the standard for pub-style elegance for over a hundred years.
54.5946, -5.9343
Fortingall, Scotland

The Fortingall Yew

Possibly the oldest living thing in Europe, more likely a pagan survivor.
56.5982, -4.0510
The Kelpies
Grangemouth, Scotland

The Kelpies

The heads of two giant mythological water horses honor Scotland's horselord past.
56.0191, -3.7553
Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Birnam Oak and Sycamore

Macbeth's infamous 'Great Birnam Wood.'
56.5598, -3.5793
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby

The most loyal of little dogs, or a Victorian era publicity stunt?
55.9471, -3.1928
Newgrange Passage Tomb Entrance
Meath, Ireland

Newgrange

The ancient tomb acts as a calendar that keeps perfect time.
53.6917, -6.4500
The GPO at night
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
53.3493, -6.2611
The Bebelplatz.
Berlin, Germany

The Bebelplatz

The site of the famous Nazi book burning campaign of 1933 remembers its "Night of Shame".
52.5166, 13.3941
Dublin, Ireland

Marsh's Library

The oldest public library in Ireland.
53.3392, -6.2715