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Stockholm, Sweden

Museum of Medieval Stockholm

The discovery of an old wall led to the creation of this fascinating museum about the city in the Middle Ages.
Orick, California

Fern Canyon

Canyon walls shrouded in ferns.
Inverness, California

Point Reyes Lighthouse

The lighthouse central to the 1980s horror classic "The Fog" is in fact located in one of the foggiest areas of the Pacific Coast.
Redcrest, California

Avenue of the Giants

One of the most scenic stretches of road in America winds between some of the country's oldest trees.
McMinnville, Oregon

The Spruce Goose

The wooden airship was the largest flying boat ever built.
Florence, Oregon

Sea Lion Caves

Only known mainland rookery of the threatened Stellar sea lion.
North Bend, Washington

Twede's Cafe

Twin Peaks' real life Double R Diner has been restored to its damn fine television look.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Lost Third Column

Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.
Gardone Riviera, Italy

Vittoriale Degli Italiani (Shrine of Italian Victories)

A military museum, art park, mausoleum, and architectural oddity all on one fascist's estate.
Gubbio, Italy

Fontana Dei Matti

Fountain where visitors can earn a license to be mad.
Sperlonga, Italy

Villa of Tiberius

The Roman Emperor's lost summer home and grotto full of enormous sculptures sit along the Italian seashore.
Pozzuoli, Italy

Phlegraean Fields

A sulfuric hellscape in southern Italy.
Ravello, Italy

Terrace of Infinity at Villa Cimbrone

Beautiful views and Roman-style statues on the Italian coast.
Capri, Italy

Villa Jovis

The Emperor Tiberius' palace of debauchery.
Pompeii, Italy

The Brothels of Pompeii

Erotic art covers the walls of the largest ancient pleasure palace.
Pompeii, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
Bomarzo, Italy

The Monsters of Bomarzo

A 16th-century horror show built in a lovely Italian garden.
Argolis, Greece

Mycenae

This legendary city has been a tourist attraction for centuries.
Brištane, Croatia

Visovac Monastery

This picturesque medieval monastery guards a small trove of historic treasures.
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

Central Park mosaic dedicated to John Lennon, groomed for years by a Beatles super-fan.
New York, New York

The Real Winnie the Pooh & Pals

The original toys that inspired the beloved children's stories are on display at the New York Public Library.
Blackpool, England

High Tide Organ

This sculpture is an instrument played by the swell of the seas.
Edinburgh, Scotland

6 Times

A succession of eerily contemplative iron figures lead from a Scottish museum to the sea.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Cemetery Mortsafes

Protecting the dead from opportunistic body snatchers.