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Places visited in East Sussex, England
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Gravensteen
Ghent, Belgium

Gravensteen

This fairytale castle was built as a show of power but was nearly torn down thanks to its history of torture.
51.0575, 3.7207
Mercator Globe
Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

Mercator Museum

Housing the groundbreaking maps and globes of Gerard Mercator.
51.1672, 4.1447
The Zimmer Tower Clock Face
Lier, Belgium

The Zimmer Clock Tower and Museum

A 14th century fortified keep showcases the masterpieces of a 20th century ingenious clockmaker.
51.1291, 4.5705
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size.
50.8949, 4.3411
Maison de la Bellone
Brussels, Belgium

Maison de la Bellone

This modern arts center is built around a gem of late-Baroque architecture.
50.8514, 4.3464
Exterior of Centre Pompidou
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
48.8606, 2.3526
Sprookjesbos
Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Efteling Sprookjesbos

This fairy tale forest hides scenes from some of the more obscure and bizarre Western nursery stories.
51.6504, 5.0435
Wiltshire, England

Woodhenge

The first archaeological site discovered by aerial photography.
51.1894, -1.7858
Stones and Henge, respectively.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world.
51.1797, -1.8265
More found object art.
England

Derek Jarman's Garden

An avant-garde artist is survived by his seaside garden.
50.9226, 0.9762
Dover, England

Dover Castle

One of the few standing Roman lighthouses and a labyrinth of tunnels are a couple of the secrets at this historic castle.
51.1288, 1.3234
The Toad.
Sheffield, England

Toad's Mouth

The view from this giant Stone Age toad is unexpectedly beautiful.
53.3222, -1.6100
Seven Sisters Cliffs
East Sussex, England

Seven Sisters Cliffs

These stark white cliffs were spat up by the sea and are slowly being retaken by it.
50.7519, 0.1715
Puzzlewood
Coleford, England

Puzzlewood

Mysterious, fantastical woodland inspiration for "The Lord of the Rings."
51.7817, -2.6114
The sound mirrors.
Greatstone, England

Greatstone Sound Mirrors

Huge concrete structures designed as an early warning system for Britain to detect enemy aircraft.
50.9556, 0.9536
Cat Statues of York
York, England

Cat Statues of York

A century-old tradition has culminated in a small but singular collection of feline effigies.
53.9623, -1.0819
Camber Castle.
East Sussex, England

Camber Castle

Henry VIII's forgotten castle was built by the gunpowder-obsessed king to be defended solely by canons.
50.9427, 0.7477
East Sussex, England

Beachy Head

England's most notorious suicide spot.
50.7374, 0.2477
Trelleborg Museum and Viking longhouse
Slagelse Municipality, Denmark

Trelleborg Viking Ring Fortress

A perfectly circular stronghold constructed in the 10th century is now a nucleus of Viking culture housing a museum, village, and reenactment of an epic Viking battle.
55.3944, 11.2720
Man Meets the Sea
Esbjerg, Denmark

Man Meets The Sea

Four alabaster giants contemplate the tides on the shore of Denmark.
55.4867, 8.4125
Lindholm Høje
Norresundby, Denmark

Lindholm Høje

This Danish rock field is actually a sprawling ancient cemetery holding the bodies of 700 vikings.
57.0772, 9.9125
One of the relics, restored to her former glory. (sort of)
Roskilde, Denmark

Roskilde Viking Ship Museum

Nordic giants resurrected from the sea and restored to their former greatness.
55.6496, 12.0780
Walls of the gorge
Vilémovice, Czechia

Macocha Abyss

The deepest sinkhole in Central Europe comes with a grisly tale and an unusual nickname: “The Stepmother Abyss.”
49.3731, 16.7297
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Hash, Marijuana and Hemp Museum

The history and future of cannabis.
52.3719, 4.8974