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Madrid, Spain

Muslim Walls of Madrid

Among the oldest structures in Madrid, these Moorish walls once guarded the medieval city of Mayrit.
Chester, England

Chester Town Hall Clock Tower

The west-facing wall was supposedly left blank to snub the Welsh.
Millport, Scotland

Crocodile Rock

A bizarre stone beast lurks on the beach of a popular tourist island.
Snowshill, England

Snowshill Manor

The home of an eccentric Edwardian gentleman is packed to the rafters with handcrafted items collected over a lifetime.
Alnwick, England

The RMS Olympic Dining Room

This restaurant was removed from the famed sister ship of the Titanic and placed within a hotel.
Split, Croatia

Froggyland

A wonderfully strange collection of 500+ stuffed frogs doing people things.
London, England

K2 Telephone Boxes

The wooden telephone box tucked away in London's Piccadilly was the original prototype of the iconic kiosk.
London, England

Black Cats of Carreras Cigarette Factory

Black cat statues guard this temple-like Egyptian revival factory.
London, England

Charlton House

The grounds of this Jacobean estate contain one of the oldest mulberry trees in England.
London, England

The Tower Ravens

Six ravens are kept captive (but well-fed) at the Tower of London to prevent the fall of the Crown.
London, England

The Soho Square Hut

The Tudor-style cottage in the middle of the square is not quite what it seems.
Coventry, England

Coventry Cathedral Ruins

The bombed out remains of the old church were kept intact next to the new one, as a reminder of the futility of war.
Riga, Latvia

The Three Brothers

The oldest housing complex in Riga is a mini timeline of architectural trends.
Kaunas, Lithuania

Žaliakalnis Funicular Railway

The oldest funicular in Lithuania has been climbing this steep hill since 1931.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Edinburgh Maiden

This early version of the guillotine was used to execute the man responsible for its construction.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
East Lothian, Scotland

Bass Rock

This tiny island is home to the world's largest colony of Northern gannets.
Saint Monans, Scotland

St Monans Salt Pans

The ruins of Scottish sea salt production.
London, England

Cabmen’s Shelter in Russell Square

Originally built for London’s cab drivers, this bright green hut now serves anyone a hot drink or meal.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Kulturtårnet

A little-known cafe in an old copper bridge tower with 360-degree views of the harbor.
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.
Dublin, Ireland

The Joker's Chair

This courtly monument celebrates an influential comedian who turned taking the piss out of the powers-that-be into an art.
Dublin, Ireland

Statue of Oscar Wilde

The comedy and tragedy of Oscar Wilde is preserved in a Dublin park, captured in a sculpture of colorful stone.
Dublin, Ireland

Marsh's Library

The oldest public library in Ireland.