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Leiden, Netherlands

Victoria Amazonica

People have been placing babies on these lilies for photoshoots since the Victorian era.
London, England

Cecil Court

A charming 17th-century alley lined with secondhand bookstores and antiquarian shops.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The BMW

A dramatic art installation features a BMW flying out of a building in Rotterdam.
Consuegra, Spain

Consuegra Windmills

This line of 12 tower mills described in the story of Don Quixote is among the most iconic landscapes in Spain.
Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Netherlands

Beth Haim Cemetery

A Portuguese Jewish cemetery filled with stunning grave monuments that date back to 1614.
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

British Library Treasures Gallery

The library houses an incredible collection of some of the world's most impressive books and manuscripts.
Kent, England

Tomb of the Black Prince

An impressive armored bronze effigy marks the tomb of one of the medieval era's greatest warriors.
Vatican City

Vatican City Walls

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

El Oso y el Madroño (The Bear and the Strawberry Tree)

This sweet-toothed bear searching for snacks has been a symbol of Madrid for decades.
Vienna, Austria

Ampelpärchen

Vienna's diversity-themed traffic lights were inspired by the Eurovision Song Contest.
London, England

WWT London Wetland Centre

London's marvelous wildfowl reserve along the Thames.
Oxford, England

The Alfred Jewel

One of Oxford's greatest treasures likely belonged to the legendary King Alfred the Great.
London, England

The Lewis Chessmen

These mysterious Viking chess pieces spent centuries hidden on a remote Scottish island.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Kleine Trippenhuis

One of Amsterdam's narrowest houses is located right across the canal from its widest.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Ordnance Datum

This large copper bolt represents the benchmark for measuring sea levels in most of Europe.
London, England

Parliamentary Division Bells

A network of bells in the pubs and restaurants around Westminster alerts politicians when it's time to cast their votes.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rotterdam Historic Harbor

Old ships and machinery fill a historic harbor in the city that's home to Europe's largest port.
Los Angeles, California

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Hollywood's oldest hotel is the site of the first Academy Awards, the birthplace of Marilyn Monroe's career, and the home of Montgomery Clift's ghost.
London, England

London Underground Labyrinths

A labyrinth hides in plain sight at each of the city's 270 Tube stations.
London, England

The Four Mother Goddesses

One of the figures in this Celtic sculpture continues to puzzle archaeologists.
Luxor, Egypt

Hatshepsut's Myrrh Tree

This unassuming tree stump reportedly traces its roots to the famous pharaoh queen's reign.
London, England

Giro the Dog's Grave

The final resting place of a German diplomat's beloved companion.
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City's First Slot Machine

Amazingly, this old machine within the Resorts Casino still functions.