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County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones.
55.2417, -6.5112
Heraklion, Greece

Phaistos Disc

This famous archeological mystery may be an ancient example of movable type.
35.3418, 25.1372
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
Fleury-devant-Douaumont, France

Douaumont Ossuary

This modern French ossuary contains the jumbled bones of 130,000 WWI soldiers.
49.2075, 5.4242
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.
48.6352, -1.5105
La Dune du Pyla
La Teste-de-Buch, France

La Dune du Pyla

Bordered by forest on three sides and the ocean on the other, the Great Dune of Pyla is the highest sand dune in Europe.
44.6188, -1.1579
Clément Ader's Avion III
Paris, France

Musée des Arts et Métiers

France's national museum of scientific and industrial instruments.
48.8666, 2.3555
Diving suit by the Carmagnolle brothers from 1882
Paris, France

Musée National de la Marine

Museum on French naval history, with magnificent figureheads, a historic diving suit, and a boat used by Napoleon.
48.8623, 2.2876
Paris, France

Arènes de Lutèce

Remains of Roman amphitheater hidden in a sleepy quarter of Paris.
48.8450, 2.3530
Schomburgk's Deer
Paris, France

The Room of Endangered and Extinct Species

A haunting collection of the vanished and disappearing natural world.
48.8422, 2.3563
Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
Paris, France

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution

Natural history museum celebrating biodiversity with a parade of taxidermy animals.
48.8417, 2.3564
Musée des Arts Forains
Paris, France

Musée des Arts Forains

A museum of carnival attractions where you are invited to ride the rides.
48.8331, 2.3889
Chartres, France

Labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral

The famous winding walk at Chartres is surrounded in mystery and myth.
48.4472, 1.4878