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Wales

Gwrych Castle

After years of slow decline, a derelict Gothic castle is now being restored to life.
Manchester, England

Statue of Michael Jackson

Fulham F.C. imploded once everyone excised its giant, hated tribute to the King of Pop.
Manchester, England

Jules Rimet Trophy Replica

The fake World Cup prize was secretly created after the first one was stolen in 1966.
Manchester, England

Soviet Engels Statue

Manchester salvaged this sculpture of the adopted Mancunian when it was no longer wanted in Ukraine.
Manchester, England

The Undamaged Red Post Box

The small bright red pillar survived the 1996 Manchester bombing virtually unscathed.
Manchester, England

Ice Age Andesite Boulder

A hunk of prehistoric lava rests amid the Gothic architecture of a campus quad.
Manchester, England

Mr Smith's Dream

A tiny, heartwarming piece of art hiding in plain sight.
Schiphol, Netherlands

Schiphol Clock

It appears as if a man is standing behind this giant airport clock, painting the hands in real time.
Manchester, England

The Manchester Bee

Be on the lookout for the symbolic insect all over the city.
Manchester, England

Boardman’s Entry

A tiny, hidden alleyway dedicated to the father of meteorology.
Salford, England

Salford Lads' Club

This historic club for wayward boys has shaped some of the biggest names in music almost as much as they have shaped it.
Conwy, Wales

Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain

A former fisherman's hut deemed too small for habitation is now a delightful tourist draw.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Wales

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This Welsh village gave itself a ridiculous name in a publicity stunt a century ahead of its time.
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
Gwynedd, Wales

Portmeirion Village

A miniature Italianate fantasy village on the coast of Wales and the set of ITC classic "The Prisoner."
Adelaide, Australia

South Australian Museum

The largest collection of Indigenous Australian artifacts in the world, and the rare museum where wood-and-glass cabinets have trumped interactive exhibits.
Montreal, Québec

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
Montreal, Québec

Redpath Museum

One of Canada's oldest museums, the beautiful Redpath has been serving up Natural History and Ethnography since 1882.
Chamarel, Mauritius

Seven Coloured Earths

This small group of sand dunes manages to pack in a strange rainbow of colors.
Manchester, England

Victoria Baths

These lovely Turkish-styled baths were brought back to life after winning a reality show competition.
Manchester, England

Mayfield Railway Station

Manchester's abandoned train depot lingers in a post-industrial purgatory.
Manchester, England

A Monument to Vimto

A giant wooden soda bottle pays homage to a distinctly British drink on the very spot where it was invented.
Manchester, England

Alan Turing Memorial

Have a seat with the father of modern computing at this Manchester monument.
Manchester, England

Godlee Observatory

Despite having a dome made of papier-mâché this tiny observatory has survived for over a century.