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Melbourne, Australia

'The Public Purse'

This giant, granite purse is one of Melbourne's most unique and distinctive pieces of public art.
Cumbria, England

Sunkenkirk

One of the best-preserved, yet least visited stone circle sites in Cumbria.
Cartwright, North Dakota

The Fairview Lift Bridge

A railroad lift bridge that was only lifted once and became obsolete before construction was finished.
Prahran, Australia

Dr James Ramsay Fountain

This Australian drinking fountain pays tribute to the generosity and talent of a 19th-century Scottish doctor.
East Melbourne, Australia

Model Tudor Village

A historic model village gifted from residents of London to Melbourne as thanks for their help during World War II.
Penrith, England

Long Meg and Her Daughters

Legends say this red sandstone monolith and the dozens of smaller boulders that surround it were once a coven of witches—before a Scottish wizard turned them all to stone.
Walhalla, Australia

Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine

A rare chance to enter an original gold mine from the 1800s.
Richmond, Australia

Richmond Bridge

It's beautiful, it's haunted and its claim to fame is that it's the oldest existing stone arch bridge in Australia.
Glenrowan, Australia

Ned Kelly Animatronic Museum

A totally unique, animatronic depiction of the Australian gunslinger's last stand.
Beechworth, Australia

Beechworth Asylum

This former psychiatric hospital was once one of the largest in Australia.
London, England

Tower Bridge’s Dead Man’s Hole

This unassuming alcove in London’s famous Tower Bridge once served to capture, store, and display dead bodies from the River Thames.
Echuca, Australia

Echuca Wharf

A timber wharf that contributed to Echuca becoming the largest inland port in 19th-century Australia.
Robin Hood's Bay, England

The R.N.L.I Fish

This coin collecting cod is over 130 years old, and the United Kingdom's smallest listed structure.
Alpine Shire, Australia

Cresta Valley Ski Resort

This Australian ski resort was forced to close due to changing climate conditions.
North Geelong, Australia

The Sphinx Hotel

A taste of Egypt on the outskirts of Geelong.
Inverkeithing, Scotland

Forth Bridge

A remarkable feat of Victorian engineering across the Firth of Forth.
Tocumwal, Australia

Big Murray Cod

Fiberglass fish built in 1968 after months of fundraising.
Raymond Island, Australia

Gippsland Lakes Bioluminescence

Australian Lake set aglow by Noctiluca Scintillans.
Beechworth, Australia

Woolshed Falls

This gold mine turned swimming hole is the perfect summer picnic spot immersed in nature and history.
Melbourne, Australia

The Haunted Bookshop

Occult books, tarot, oddities.
Melbourne, Australia

South Lawn Car Park

A unique underground car park that has become a popular filming location.
Melbourne, Australia

Wunderkammer

The word 'wunderkammer' translates as 'wonder-chamber'. This Wunderkammer is both a museum and a retail store.
Matlock Bath, England

Masson Mill

This historic textile mill has been repurposed as a shopping outlet, which houses a textile museum that celebrates its industrial past.
Fort Yates, North Dakota

Standing Rock Monument

This stone, said to have once been a young woman, is sacred to the Dakota and Lakota nations.