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A beehive house.
Kerry, Ireland

Fahan Beehive Huts

Ireland's most remarkable collection of these curious cone-shaped houses is worth the buzz.
52.1015, -10.4215
Looking into the barrow from the entrance.
Wiltshire, England

West Kennet Long Barrow

It's possible to walk inside one of the largest Neolithic tombs in Britain.
51.4085, -1.8500
Inside the ruins of the old priory.
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kells Priory

These imposing walls and towers look more like the ruins of a fortress than a monastery.
52.5366, -7.2680
Wellington Cable Car.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Cable Car

New Zealand's only running funicular railway.
-41.2840, 174.7754
USS Blueback in Portland.
Portland, Oregon

USS Blueback

The U.S. Navy's last diesel-electric submarine rests half-submerged in the middle of Portland.
45.5079, -122.6669
The balcony.
Rome, Italy

Mussolini's Balcony

The spot where the fascist dictator made some of his most famous speeches including declaring war on Britain and France.
41.8963, 12.4808
The Alamo Theater holds extensive film archives.
Bucksport, Maine

Northeast Historic Film

A restored historic movie theater is the perfect place for a regional film archive.
44.5722, -68.7954
Undated Sidewalk Stamp
Corvallis, Oregon

Corvallis Sidewalk Stamps

Contractors in this Oregon town have been stamping their names in sidewalks since 1908.
44.5718, -123.2847
De Waag at the Nieuwmarkt in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

De Waag

Amsterdam's former hotspot for public executions and dissections.
52.3727, 4.9003
Entrance to the hidden chapel.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Begijnhof Chapel

A hidden church in a hidden courtyard tells the story of the Miracle of Amsterdam.
52.3694, 4.8896
Miami, Florida

Miami Jai-Alai

The timeworn "Yankee Stadium" of the fastest game in the world isn't going anywhere.
25.8082, -80.2564
Artifacts and information inside the museum.
Juneau, Alaska

Last Chance Mining Museum

Impressive artifacts from Juneau's gold mining days fill this mining site-turned-museum.
58.3066, -134.3846
Tlingit Indians wearing their regalia, Chilkat Indian village, Klukwan.
Haines, Alaska

Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center

The cultural center preserves the history of the native tribe that's lived in this Alaskan village for over 10,000 years.
59.3985, -135.8949
The Nine Ladies.
Stanton Lees, England

Nine Ladies Stone Circle

Legend says this little-known stone circle is formed from people petrified as punishment for dancing on the Sabbath.
53.1679, -1.6290
Beautiful Rose Island.
Newport, Rhode Island

Rose Island Lighthouse

You can spend the night as an honorary lighthouse keeper in this quaint, historic beacon.
41.4955, -71.3427
Second Beach.
Forks, Washington

Second Beach

A surreal landscape where fanged rocks rise from the ground and the ocean feels like a great mystery.
47.8852, -124.6207
The most photographed barn.
Moose, Wyoming

T. A. Moulton Barn

This rustic old building is said to be the most photographed barn in America.
43.6607, -110.6650
Tulip flowers at the Keukenhof garden
Lisse, Netherlands

Keukenhof Gardens

Unsurprisingly, Holland is home to one of the most magnificent flower gardens in the world.
52.2713, 4.5464
Our Lord in the Attic
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Our Lord in the Attic

The attic of a four-century-old canal house hides a clandestine church.
52.3751, 4.8994
A Strokkur geyser eruption
Iceland

Haukadalur Geothermal Field

This valley of hot springs and boiling mud pots is home to the record-holding "Geysir," which originated the English word.
64.3104, -20.3023
Rainbow
Iceland

Gullfoss (Golden Falls)

If a glacial river suddenly diving into a sheer chasm via a dramatic, multi-stage waterfall isn't peak Iceland, it's certainly close.
64.3270, -20.1200
The Bullitt Center
Seattle, Washington

The Bullitt Center

This unique Seattle structure was designed to be the greenest commercial building on the planet.
47.6144, -122.3124
Chinese Community Bulletin Board
Seattle, Washington

Chinese Community Bulletin Board

In the absence of a Chinese-language newspaper, for years the community posted daily updates on this simple bulletin board.
47.5980, -122.3240
Hanson Log Boat.
Derby, England

Hanson Log Boat

This Bronze Age boat was found buried remarkably intact in an English gravel pit.
52.9230, -1.4801