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Billund, Denmark

Legoland in Billund

The original home of the Lego has a huge amusement park dedicated to the iconic plastic toy.
London, England

Wellington Arch

Once designed as the entrance to Buckingham Palace, this structure was later relocated and stands as a victory arch.
London, England

Queen Caroline's Bath

The plunge pool is a surviving relic of a rowdy royal residence.
London, England

Tower Bridge Chimney

An architectural oddity hides in plain sight on this iconic London bridge.
London, England

Public Standards of Length

19th-century scientists would make the pilgrimage here to verify the precision of their measuring sticks.
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door.
London, England

Earl's Court Police Box

The Metropolitan Police refurbished the blue box (perhaps not coincidentally) the same year "Doctor Who" returned to TV screens.
London, England

Paddington Bear Statue

After nearly 60 years, there's still a bear at Paddington Station looking for help.
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Eighty million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
Leiden, Netherlands

Leiden's Monumental Urinal

This public toilet built in the famous Amsterdam School architectural style is a Dutch national monument.
Leiden, Netherlands

Leiden Observatory

Devious political maneuvering and four ancient, working telescopes are central to the world's second-oldest observatory.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

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

Pont de la Concorde

This bridge was constructed from the rubble of the infamous Bastille.
Paris, France

Paris Sewer Museum

The curious underground history of keeping Paris clean.
Paris, France

The Bouquinistes of Paris

The tradition of open-air secondhand and antiquarian bookselling in Paris dates back to the Renaissance.
Paris, France

Statue of Liberty at Pont de Grenelle

This statue was given to France by the United States to commemorate the centennial of the French Revolution.
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

This iconic Parisian bookstore doubles as the "Tumbleweed Hotel" for traveling writers.
Mörsdorf, Germany

Hängeseilbrücke Geierlay

Germany's longest suspension rope bridge.
Bernkastel-Kues, Germany

Spitzhäuschen

This 600-year-old home seems to defy physics.