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County Durham, England

Palace Green Library

This library dates back to the late 17th century and was one of the first public lending libraries in England.
Glasgow, Scotland

Unmarked Grave of Pierre Emile L'Angelier

The final resting place of a poisoned lover whose death was at the center of one of Glasgow's most sensational murder trials.
Glasgow, Scotland

Cameron Memorial Fountain

Glasgow's own "tipsy" temperance monument.
Glasgow, Scotland

Kelvingrove Pipe Organ

Inside this art museum resides one of Glasgow's most famous musical instruments.
Tallinn, Estonia

Raeapteek

The oldest continuously operating pharmacy in Europe.
The Hague, Netherlands

Mauritstoren

The location of the world's first telescope demonstration.
Tolyatti, Russia

AvtoVAZ Museum

A collection of iconic Soviet car models on display.
Glasgow, Scotland

Nelson Monument Glasgow

One of the first monuments dedicated to the accomplishments of the great Vice Admiral, Horatio Nelson.
Robin Hood's Bay, England

The Visiter Memorial

This plaque commemorates an amazing 19th-century sea rescue.
Riga, Latvia

House of the Blackheads

The reconstruction of this prominent building fulfilled a long-written command.
Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow Sherbet Factory Ruins

These ruins have been linked to a sherbet factory that exploded, but the story may be entirely fictional.
Glasgow, Scotland

Templeton on the Green

The former home of the world-famous Templeton Carpet Factory.
Kinver, England

Holy Austin Rock Houses

The last occupied troglodyte dwellings in England weren't abandoned until the 1960s.
Gloucestershire, England

Sezincote Estate

A majestic mansion designed in Mughalai style, complete with a turquoise onion dome.
El Jem, Tunisia

El Jem Amphitheatre

The largest and best-preserved Roman amphitheater in Africa was designed to seat 35,000 people.
Portobello, Scotland

Coade Stone Columns

It's a mystery how these curious columns wound up in an Edinburgh suburb.
County Durham, England

Beamish, the Living Museum of the North

Journey through this open museum where even employees remain true to period.
Rome, Italy

Il Facchino

A statue representing a lost Roman profession that was vandalized for centuries.
North Berwick, Scotland

St Andrew's Kirk Ports

The ruins of the second of three churches dedicated to the saint in a touristic Scottish town.
Kenilworth, England

Kenilworth Castle

This ruined medieval castle was the scene of Lord Robert Dudley’s seductive reception for Queen Elizabeth I.
Warwickshire, England

Baddesley Clinton

This medieval manor house was equipped with secret compartments for hiding priests.
Stow-on-the-Wold, England

St Edward's Church

This medieval sanctuary's tree-framed door looks like a portal to a mythical realm.
New Delhi, India

Indian Coffee House, Connaught Place

A favorite haunt of Delhi's politicos and intellectuals, this old-school coffee shop was shut down under Indira Gandhi's Emergency.
London, England

Trellick Tower

This iconic high-rise residential block was one of the last to be built in the Brutalist style.