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Scarborough, England

Butter Cross

The sole surviving medieval street cross in Scarborough.
Leeds, England

Central Station Wagon Hoist

This device was crucial to the Industrial Revolution development of Leeds.
Hveragerði, Iceland

Hveragerði Sunnumӧrk Shopping Center

The Hveragerði fissure runs through this unassuming shopping center.
Ulverston, England

Ulverston Canal Rolling Bridge

This unique style of bridge is the last of its kind and runs over the straightest canal in Britain.
Silloth, England

'Big Fella'

One man and his dog, immortalized in a giant statue.
Glasgow, Scotland

Doulton Fountain

The largest terracotta fountain in the world, built to commemorate Britain’s Victorian achievements.
Kaunas, Lithuania

Banknote Building

Described as one of the Baltic region’s most daring and original construction projects.
Northumberland, England

The Giant Spoon

A giant piece of cutlery designed to remind us about the origins of our food.
Helsinki, Finland

'Oma maa mansikka'

This ten-ton fruit sculpture celebrates the Finland homeland.
Fort Worth, Texas

Billy Bob’s Texas

The "world’s largest honky-tonk" also has its own indoor rodeo arena.
Riga, Latvia

Victory Memorial to Soviet Army

This controversial monument was designed to lionize the Red Army, but also disheartened the Latvian people.
Tatra County, Poland

Rysy

The majority of the highest mountain in Poland is actually located in a different country.
Jarrow, England

Tyne Cyclist and Pedestrian Tunnels

Home to the longest wooden escalators in the world.
Prague, Czechia

Palladium Shopping Mall

Throughout this shopping mall are medieval ruins that were discovered during the mall's construction.
Faro, Portugal

Palace of Estoi

The extravagance of Portugal’s "Pink Palace" resulted in a noble title being awarded to its owner.
Stanley, England

Causey Arch

The world’s oldest surviving single-arch railway bridge.
Birmingham, England

Kings Norton Stop Lock

This ingenious engineering solution was built to stop the "theft" of canal water.
Kværndrup, Denmark

The Wooden Man

Generations have refused to move this doll from its dusty resting place to preserve a castle from a watery fate.
Aarhus, Denmark

Den Uendelige Bro (The Infinite Bridge)

Denmark’s never-ending bridge.
Riga, Latvia

Freedom Monument

This celebration of Latvia’s freedom and independence avoided demolition over half a century of Soviet occupation.
Glasgow, Scotland

Templeton on the Green

The former home of the world-famous Templeton Carpet Factory.
Deildartunguhver, Iceland

Deildartunguhver

Europe’s most powerful hot spring supplies the surrounding region with hot water.
Riga, Latvia

House of the Blackheads

The reconstruction of this prominent building fulfilled a long-written command.
Glasgow, Scotland

Nelson Monument Glasgow

One of the first monuments dedicated to the accomplishments of the great Vice Admiral, Horatio Nelson.