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Boudhanath Stupa
Kathmandu, Nepal

Boudhanath Stupa

One of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world keeps an eye out in every direction.
27.7215, 85.3620
Pont de la Concorde
Paris, France

Pont de la Concorde

Bridge built from the rubble of the Bastille prison.
48.8634, 2.3196
Locks on the Pont des Arts
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
48.8578, 2.3374
Bryn Celli Ddu
Isle of Anglesey, Wales

Bryn Celli Ddu

This neolithic stone grave has been altered and restored so often its now more neo than lithic.
53.2078, -4.2361
Paragliding above Westbury White Horse.
Bratton, England

Westbury White Horse

A giant white horse drawn on an English hillside may not have been intended to be a horse at all.
51.2676, -2.1265
Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
51.4966, -0.1765
Old Harry Rocks
Dorset, England

Old Harry Rocks

65 million-year-old chalk outcroppings mark the end of the Jurassic Coast.
50.6426, -1.9228
Eden glowing at night.
Cornwall, England

The Eden Project: The World’s Largest Greenhouse

Over one million types of plants in southwest England.
50.3611, -4.7384
Longleat Maze and a viewing bridge
Wiltshire, England

Longleat Hedge Maze

The longest hedge maze in the world.
51.1858, -2.2743
Oxford, England

Oxford Museum of Natural History

Home to the most complete dodo remains known - one head, and one foot.
51.7587, -1.2555
Avebury
Wiltshire, England

Avebury

The largest stone circle in the world has ended up bringing up more questions than it has answered.
51.4280, -1.8538
Glastonbury High Street. (dichohecho/Flickr)
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult.
51.1508, -2.7263
The Magic Roundabout
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

This hilarious English intersection is an automotive whirlpool.
51.5628, -1.7715
Cheshire East, England

Giant Straw Sculptures of Snugburys Ice Cream Farm

Each year a new straw behemoth is born.
53.0909, -2.5672
Ceredigion, Wales

Devil's Bridge, Ceredigion

Three bridges straddle a stream, one stacked upon the other.
52.3770, -3.8499
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo's City of the Dead

In Egypt's expanding metro area, many of the neighbors are dead.
30.0647, 31.2495
A Blue John seam.
Derbyshire, England

Blue John Cavern

A semi-precious cavern system that not only mines rare minerals but also tourists' dollars.
53.3455, -1.8036
Puppy at its permanent location in Aguirre plaza outside the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum.
Bilbao, Spain

Jeff Koons' Puppy

Giant topiary dog once played a role in a terrorist bomb plot.
43.2743, -2.9337
House and car destroyed by German SS after the massacre at Oradour.
Oradour-sur-Glane, France

Oradour

A French ghost town from World War II, left as a memorial to German atrocities.
45.9303, 1.0339
The ruins of Knossos.
Heraklion, Greece

Knossos

A minotaur, a labyrinth, and a dubious restoration pull in visitors from around the world.
35.2980, 25.1630
The Old Forge from the outside
Knoydart, Scotland

Old Forge Pub

A pub that is literally in the middle of nowhere, but continues to do business.
57.0405, -5.6978
Waterloo, England

Another Place

A hundred copies of Antony Gormley's naked body stare out across the water.
53.4779, -3.0448
Isle of Anglesey, Wales

Parys Mountain

The remains of centuries of copper mining appear like an alien landscape.
53.3871, -4.3459
Llanberis, Wales

Dolbadarn Castle Ruins

The stately remains of Llywelyn the Great's mighty fortress.
53.1165, -4.1141