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Norwich, England

Balthild Seal Matrix

This unusual 7th-century Frankish seal offers more questions than answers about its past.
Luang Prabang, Laos

Tham Sakkarin Savannakuha

Abandoned limestone cave was once a sacred place of worship.
Oswiecim, Poland

Auschwitz Concentration Camp

The former Nazi concentration camp stands as a museum to remember this dark chapter in Germany's history.
Krakow, Poland

Wawel Dragon's Den

This Polish cave has housed a dragon, a brothel, and an enduring legend.
Krakow, Poland

St. Mary's Basilica

St. Mary's features one of the most spectacularly decorated cathedral interiors in all of Europe.
Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine

An underground city of salt.
Norwich, England

Norwich Plantation Garden

A magnificent Victorian garden that brings the charm and style of old-time aristocracy to the 21st century public.
Norwich, England

Tombland Alley

A 16th-century footpath said to be haunted by a young girl that died trapped within its misshapen old house.
Cookley, United Kingdom

Drakelow Tunnels

Near Birmingham, England three and a half miles of top-secret tunnels housed a World War II “shadow factory” and a Cold War nuclear bunker.
Kinver, England

Holy Austin Rock Houses

The last occupied troglodyte dwellings in England weren't abandoned until the 1960s.
Birmingham, England

Aston Hall

This ornate English estates "Prodigy House" still bears the cannonball marks of civil war.
Queens, New York

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

The remnants of two World's Fairs are here, complete with a 12-story globe, a mini-Manhattan, and a UFO-shaped pavilion.
New York, New York

Fearless Girl Statue

Wall Street has a new heroine, a bronze statue of a small but fierce girl.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
Cumbria, England

Scafell Pike

The highest peak in all of England is plagued by dangerously fickle climate shifts.
Shanklin, England

Shanklin Chine

This stream-carved gorge has inspired poets, hidden smugglers, and trained soldiers, all without losing its beauty.
Isle of Wight, England

Blackgang Chine

The UKs oldest theme park slowly slips away.
Newport, England

Carisbrooke Castle

The Last Home of an Executed King.
Dudley, England

The Crooked House

This pub can leave even the sober feeling slightly unsteady.
Bridgnorth, England

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway

This charming railway is one of the oldest and steepest funiculars in England.
Ironbridge, England

The Iron Bridge

This bridge is the first to be made entirely from iron, but designed like it was still made of wood.
Stonehaven, Scotland

Dunnottar Castle

The ruins of this gorgeous clifftop castle look like something from a fantasy novel.
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

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

Pulteney Weir

This picturesque horseshoe weir was first built in the 1600s to prevent flooding in the town of Bath.