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Toronto, Ontario

Toronto PATH

The largest underground system of its kind runs under one of Canada's largest urban centers.
Toronto, Ontario

CN Tower: The Tallest Metal Staircase on Earth

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase.
Sudbury, Ontario

Big Nickel

Possibly the world's largest coin stands just outside of a Canadian science center.
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg Astronomical Clock

There has been an astronomical clock on this spot since the 14th century.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Glasgow Necropolis

"Respectful to the dead, safe and sanitary to the living, dedicated to the Genius of Memory..."
Pāhoa, Hawaii

Big Island Lava Flow

Watch the newest land on the planet form before your eyes.
Kilauea, Hawaii

The Blue Room

A once-glowing grotto at the bottom of Waikapalae Wet Cave.
Guelph, Ontario

Naked Fountain Family

The nude sculpture on this fountain shocked conservative townsfolk when it was first unveiled, but not as much as the dead body found in it decades later.
Guelph, Ontario

Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate

A 1975 bylaw prohibits the construction of any building that would block the view of this Gothic Revival church.
Guelph, Ontario

Guelph Covered Bridge

One of the last remaining covered bridges in the province of Ontario.
Amherstburg, Ontario

Boblo Island Abandoned Amusement Park

An abandoned Victorian-era amusement park is rusting away amidst luxury houses.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Museum of Childhood

The world’s first museum dedicated to the history of childhood opened in Edinburgh in 1955.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

360° views of the city plus five floors of optical illusions and hands-on science.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Holyrood Abbey Ruins

Ruined 11th century abbey built by King David I in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mary King's Close

17th century streets hidden under Edinburgh were once a breeding ground for the black death.
Nottingham, England

The Caves of Nottingham

A labyrinthine underworld of tunnels and caverns hides beneath the city.
Dublin, Ireland

Samuel Beckett Bridge

Dublin's most modern, visually spectacular bridge is modeled after Ireland's national emblem.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Albert Memorial Clock

This massive monument has been telling the time for 150 years—at a slight angle.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Samson and Goliath

These engineering masterpieces are a dominant feature of the Belfast skyline.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

'The Big Fish'

A giant sculpture of the legendary "Salmon of Knowledge" celebrates the return of fish to Belfast's River Lagan.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Launch Site of the Titanic

A museum marks and documents the site of the Titanic's launch.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

SS Nomadic

The ship built to ferry passengers and goods to the doomed Titanic is now the last remaining White Star Line vessel.
Glasgow, Scotland

Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre

The elaborate clockwork contraptions in this Scottish gallery create small worlds of whimsy and horror.
Bruges, Belgium

Basilica of the Holy Blood

Christ's blood preserved in a Belgian town.