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Places visited in Heraklion, Greece
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London, England

Sir John Soane's Museum

A cluttered and astounding collection of ethnographic items.
Belgrade, Serbia

Pobednik (The Victor) Monument

A towering spire in the fortress of Kalemegdan honors the victorious armies of Serbia during their struggles against the Ottoman Empire.
Postojna, Slovenia

Olm

The "dragon babies" of southeastern Europe.
Verona, Italy

Juliet's Balcony

Pilgrimage site for star-crossed lovers.
Norton, England

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

A preserved 18th century steel factory.
London, England

The London Stone

This legendary stone is of unknown origin, and throughout history has been a literal touchstone for British leaders.
Derbyshire, England

Blue Lagoon of Buxton

This beautifully deceiving "lagoon" is actually a toxic soup filled with cars, carcasses, and trash...of course this doesn't stop people going for a dip. So the town dyed it black.
Vienna, Austria

Kunstkammer Wien

The Habsburgs' royal collections of art and wonders.
Paris, France

Musée de Cluny

Medieval museum built over Roman baths that features famous tapestries of a lady and a unicorn.
Wrocław, Poland

Racławice Panorama

19th century panorama lets you relive a Polish uprising via 120 year old Panorama painting.
Cornwall, England

St. Michael's Mount

A island reachable by a causeway at low tide is possibly one of the earliest Western European locations to be identified in text.
Roermond, Netherlands

The Linked Headstones of Het Oude Kerkhof

Two gravestones clasp hands over the religious divide.
San Francisco, California

Portals of the Past

The remains of a ruined mansion memorialize the 1906 earthquake.
Heraklion, Greece

Phaistos Disc

This famous archeological mystery may be an ancient example of movable type.
Porto, Portugal

Livraria Lello

One of the most beautiful bookstores in the world hides an Neo-Gothic interior behind a Art-Nouveau facade.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

The Relic of St. Silvan

A full figure 4th century incorruptible saint lies in a glass coffin in Croatia.
Barbados

Project HARP Space Gun

A giant gun barrel in Barbados that once hoped to shoot outer space with science.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Royal Danish Naval Museum

A museum filled with tiny, adorable versions of the mighty Royal Danish Navy.
Selçuk, Turkey

The Public Toilets of Ephesus

The ancient latrines of the Greeks, in all their public glory.
Wiltshire, England

Longleat Hedge Maze

The longest hedge maze in the world.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Tax Riot

One of the indelible moments of the American Revolution took place at this location.
London, England

Greenwich Foot Tunnel

A 1,215-foot tunnel transports pedestrians beneath the River Thames.
San Francisco, California

Palace of Fine Arts

The last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition.