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Illes Balears, Spain

La Mola Lighthouse

A solitary lighthouse in Spain was an inspiration to the great Jules Verne.
Valencia, Spain

Cat House

This house's itty bitty size means no humans allowed.
Alicante, Spain

Archibald Dickson Memorial

A monument at Alicante Marina honors a little-known hero of the Spanish Civil War.
Alcoi, Spain

Puente de Sant Jordi (San Jorge Bridge)

If you like Art Deco you will love this bridge.
Alcoi, Spain

Locomotive No. 2 of the Alcoi-Gandia Railway

This 130-year-old, steam locomotive represents the Spanish industrial and agricultural boom of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Benidorm, Spain

Intempo Building

This 47-story "M" remains totally uninhabited.
Ravenscar, England

Peak Alum Works

At the height of alum production at this factory, human urine was a valued commodity.
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
North Yorkshire, England

Wreck of the MV Creteblock

The remains of the concrete ship can be seen during low tide.
North Yorkshire, England

Fountains Abbey

One of the oldest and certainly best preserved Cistercian abbeys still in existence.
Warsaw, Poland

Battle of Grunwald Painting

This enormous 32-foot painting depicts Poland's greatest medieval battle in glorious detail.
Warsaw, Poland

'Greetings from Jerusalem Avenue'

An artificial date palm stands as a memorial to Warsaw's Jewish community.
Warsaw, Poland

Mieszko the Stone Bear

Legend says this is actually a heartbroken prince waiting for his true love's kiss.
Opole Lubelskie County, Poland

Emilcin UFO memorial

A monument to Poland's famous alleged UFO abduction case.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Poster Museum

A national collection of Communist-era musical posters.
Warsaw, Poland

The Museum of Dollhouses, Games and Toys

A delightful museum entirely dedicated to the tiny homes of dolls.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Uprising Monument

A tribute to the Polish insurgents who fought in the failed attempt to end their city's Nazi occupation.
Warsaw, Poland

St John’s Arch Cathedral

The last king of Poland was interred in this church nearly 200 years after his death.
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.
Paris, France

Petite Ceinture

Abandoned railway line circling the city of Paris.