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Somerset, England

Wells Cathedral Clock

This astronomical clock is the second oldest in England.
Glastonbury, England

The White Spring

A dark Victorian well house now plays host to mystical waters and pagan shrines.
Dublin, Ireland

'Meeting Place'

This statue celebrating everyday life in Dublin has a few unsavory nicknames.
Dublin, Ireland

Táin Bó Cúailnge Mosaic

This colorful and fiery mural depicts the Irish folk story of the beloved hero Cuchulain.
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
Granada, Spain

Muslim Gravestones of the Alhambra

Spanish architects used seized Muslim gravestones to rebuild parts of the fortress.
Los Angeles, California

Muscle Beach

An historic and oft-filmed spot for musclebound iron pumpers on the Pacific coast.
Los Angeles, California

Jim Morrison Mural

Legendary frontman of the Doors looms in this giant mural by famed Venice muralist, Rip Cronk.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Sign

Hollywood's most famous landmark, the "temporary" sign that has stood for decades longer than intended.
Bath, England

Pulteney Weir

This picturesque horseshoe weir was first built in the 1600s to prevent flooding in the town of Bath.
Pompei, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.
John o' Groats, Scotland

John o' Groats Marker

The sign marks one of the endpoints to mainland Britain's longest overland travel route.
Highland, Scotland

Cawdor Castle

The location of this historic castle was inspired by a donkey.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

MV Glenachulish

The last manually operated turntable ferry in the world.
Strathcarron, Scotland

Applecross Pass

This single-track road rewards brave drivers with stunning Scottish scenery.
Argyll and Bute, Scotland

The Drovers Inn

Nestled amid the peaks and lochs of the Scottish Highlands, this inn and pub has played host to outlaws and ghosts.
Highland, Scotland

Glenfinnan Viaduct

Now famous as the "Harry Potter bridge," this impressive concrete viaduct has long been an icon in its own right.
Stonehaven, Scotland

Dunnottar Castle

The ruins of this gorgeous clifftop castle look like something from a fantasy novel.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Old Man of Storr

An ancient Scottish rock formation said to be the gravesite of a giant remains ensconced in legend and intrigue.
Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland

Eilean Donan

The most iconic structure in Scotland has been home to bishops, colonels, and Sean Connery characters.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Fairy Glen

This dramatic landscape hidden on the Isle of Skye looks as though you've stepped into the magical realm.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Fairy Pools

These fantastically named natural pools look like something out of a Scottish myth.
New York, New York

Marie's Crisis

Those belting out show tunes might not realize this piano bar marks the site where Thomas Paine died in 1809.