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Bylakuppe, India

Bylakuppe

The world's largest Tibetan refugee settlement.
Hampi, India

Hampi

The remains of what was, not so long ago, the world's largest city.
Vijayapura, India

Gol Gumbaz

This 17th-century mausoleum is topped with an acoustic marvel.
Velha Goa, India

Body of St. Francis Xavier

Scholar, adventurer, saint, and instigator of the Goa Inquisition.
Lund, Sweden

Horologium mirabile Lundense

This Swedish astronomical clock was in storage for almost a century before its glorious workings were put on display once more.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Highlandman's Umbrella

Displaced highlanders would take shelter from the wet Scottish climate under the large walled bridge at Glasgow Central Station.
Glasgow, Scotland

Maryhill Burgh Halls

A community's effort restores the historical Maryhill Burgh Hall.
Ayr, Scotland

Ayr Town Hall Cells

Forgotten jail cells beneath this Scottish town hall are now used for delightfully artful storage.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Whale Bone Arch

A whale's jawbone and a malfunctioning harpoon welcome you to the village of Bragar and its lore.
Rothesay, Scotland

Rothesay Victorian Loos

A bay of elaborate, historic toilets are held in high esteem at this Scottish dock.
Scottish Borders, Scotland

Great Polish Map of Scotland

This huge concrete map of Scotland was built as a thank you gift from a Polish soldier.
Dunblane, Scotland

Leighton Library

The oldest library in Scotland was built from the remains of a church to hold a churchman's library.
Pittenweem, Scotland

St. Fillan's Cave

This tiny little cave was said to have been a refuge for a saint with a glowing arm.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Cemetery Mortsafes

Protecting the dead from opportunistic body snatchers.
Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Iona Abbey

A small island abbey is the final resting place of many medieval Scottish monarchs, including the real Macbeth.
Highland, Scotland

Ben Nevis

The highest peak in the United Kingdom has a history of physics, specters, and a pilgrimage of strange objects.
West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Loch Lomond

Largest lake in Great Britain measured by surface area.
Largs, Scotland

Kelburn Castle

A 13th-century castle covered in a gigantic graffiti mural.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Gilmerton Cove

This series of Scottish caves has no clear purpose other than baffling historians.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Surgeons' Hall Museums

A book bound in the skin of an infamous criminal, along with countless other specimens.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Royal Botanic Gardens of Edinburgh

One of the oldest scientific gardens in Britain, containing more than 13,302 plant species in its core collection.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Calton Cemetery

A 18th century graveyard and its astonishing cortege of macabre iconography.
Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland

Eilean Donan

The most iconic structure in Scotland has been home to bishops, colonels, and Sean Connery characters.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

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