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Berlin, Germany

Burgermeister

Where once there was a train station bathroom, there is now this German burger joint.
Berlin, Germany

Liquidrom

This futuristic German spa allows visitors to float in a pool of salt water while zoning out to underwater techno.
South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Hamilton Mausoleum

A magnificent tomb that was the final resting place of the Dukes of Hamilton.
Glasgow, Scotland

Jamie Wright's Well

A watering hole from the late 1800s in the heart of the Campsie Fells.
Edinburgh, Scotland

St. Bernard's Well

A beautiful Greco-Roman structure houses a well once believed to have healing powers.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Paolozzi Studio

A recreation of pop art pioneer Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi's London studio.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Colinton Tunnel

This former train tunnel is filled with lines from a poem crafted by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Kilsyth, Scotland

Antonine Wall

Scotland still bears an enormous scar of its Roman past.
Dunfermline, Scotland

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

Andrew Carnegie funded the building of almost 3,000 libraries across the world, this was the first.
Stirling, Scotland

Beheading Stone

Legend says this rock was once a chopping block for public executions.
Stirling, Scotland

The Lion's Den

It's said this was once the home of King James V's pet lion.
Stirling, Scotland

The Star Pyramid

This pyramid is dedicated to all those who suffered martyrdom for civil and religious liberty in Scotland.
Stirling, Scotland

Mar's Wark

The main residence of the Erskine family and the hereditary keeper of the nearby royal Stirling Castle.
Stirling, Scotland

The World's Oldest Football

Tucked away in this local museum is a piece of sporting equipment that dates to the 16th-century.
Stirling, Scotland

The Bastion & Thieves Pot

Hidden in this modern shopping center is a relic of 16th-century capital punishment.
West Hollywood, California

Rainbow Bar & Grill

An Italian restaurant became a rock-and-roll hangout and the lair of the "Hollywood vampires."
Dechmont, Scotland

Bangour Village Hospital

This abandoned hospital village was once viewed as an innovative way to deal with mental illness.
Airth, Scotland

The Dunmore Pineapple House

A giant pineapple, a symbol of hospitality, and an amazing vacation rental option.
Falkirk, Scotland

Torwood Blue Pool

The mystery of this small, brick pond eluded its possibly only investigator until his death.
Falkirk, Scotland

Falkirk Wheel

Old-fashioned knowledge and modern engineering create the world's only rotating boatlift.
Grangemouth, Scotland

The Kelpies

The heads of two giant mythological water horses honor Scotland's horselord past.
Falkirk, Scotland

Forbes Mausoleum

This abandoned mausoleum from 1815 sits deep within the forest surrounding Callendar House.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'A Drama in Time'

Neon artworks light up this dark Edinburgh tunnel.
Edinburgh, Scotland

David Balfour and Alan Breck Stewart Statue

These characters from a Robert Louis Stevenson novel stand in an unlikely place.