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London, England

London Underground Labyrinths

A labyrinth hides in plain sight at each of the city's 270 tube stations.
Qrendi, Malta

Mnajdra

Stone Age solar temple is aligned with the sun on each equinox and solstice.
Dublin, Ireland

Samuel Beckett Bridge

Dublin's most modern, visually spectacular bridge is modeled after Ireland's national emblem.
Mdina, Malta

Mdina's Neo-Gothic House

This unique building in the main square stands out among the city's typically Baroque architecture.
Rabat, Malta

Domvs Romana

The remains of a 1st-century aristocratic Roman town house featuring beautiful well-preserved mosaics.
Rabat, Malta

Maltese Catacomb Complexes

Burial grounds for more than 1,000 bodies deep under the modern town of Rabat.
London, England

The Lewis Chessmen

These mysterious Viking chess pieces spent centuries hidden on a remote Scottish island.
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Royal Library of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

This influential Renaissance-era library was once the haunt of kings and monks.
Medway, England

Rochester Castle

This foreboding medieval castle was twice besieged by barons rebelling against the English king.
Città del Vaticano, Vatican

Vatican City Walls

Historic fortifications form the boundary of Vatican City, but it’s not entirely surrounded by walls.
Kent, England

Tomb of the Black Prince

An impressive armored bronze effigy marks the tomb of one of the medieval era's greatest warriors.
London, England

British Library Treasures Gallery

The library houses an incredible collection of some of the world's most impressive books and manuscripts.
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Crescent Beach

This gorgeous beach hides behind two headlands in Oregon's Ecola State Park.
London, England

Boadicea and Her Daughters

A statue of the legendary Celtic warrior queen who fought the Roman invaders stands in one of the cities she once destroyed.
London, England

Rubens Ceiling at the Banqueting House

The sumptuous ceiling was one of the last things Charles I saw before his execution.
London, England

Coade Stone Caryatids

A measuring mishap led to these artificial stone ladies losing their stomachs.
Edinburgh, Scotland

World's End Close

This otherwise ordinary close on the Royal Mile constituted the end of the world for Edinburgh’s poorest residents.
London, England

Temple Bar Memorial Dragon

The fierce beast perches atop a pedestal marking where the historic City of London gates once stood.
London, England

Hoa Hakananai'a

The "lost friend” is the most famous of the six moai statues that were removed from Easter Island.
London, England

'Titania and Bottom'

This macabre painting of a Shakespearean scene looks like something out of a nightmare.
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size.
London, England

The Ghost of a Flea

William Blake claimed to have painted this gothic masterpiece after encountering this nightmarish being in a vision.
Clare, Ireland

The Hole of the Sorrows

This singular Irish dolmen is more Frank Lloyd Wright than upright stonehenge.
Galway, Ireland

Thoor Ballylee

W.B. Yeats renamed his 14th-century tower house in order to connect it more with its Irish heritage.