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Inverkeithing, Scotland

Forth Bridge

A remarkable feat of Victorian engineering across the Firth of Forth.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Arthur's Seat

This extinct volcano rises above Edinburgh and is special for its panoramic views over the city.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Burryman

As part of an 800-year-old tradition, a man parades through town covered in a suit made out of spiky burrs.
Dalgety Bay, Scotland

St. Bridget's Kirk

Wander around the extensive remains of this 12th-century medieval church.
Dechmont, Scotland

Bangour Village Hospital

This abandoned hospital village was once viewed as an innovative way to deal with mental illness.
Millport, Scotland

Crocodile Rock

A bizarre stone beast lurks on the beach of a popular tourist island.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Scotsman Steps

The colorful stairs are made with marble from the world's major quarries.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Bakehouse Close

This alley off Edinburgh's Royal Mile contains remnants of the city's seedier history.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby

The most loyal of little dogs, or a Victorian era publicity stunt?
West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Loch Lomond

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

Rooftop Terrace at the National Museum of Scotland

There are plenty of wonderful panoramic vistas in Edinburgh, but not many are hidden smack in the middle of the Old Town.
Dunbar, Scotland

Belhaven Bridge

At high tide this strange footbridge appears to have no purpose whatsoever.
Edinburgh , Scotland

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

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

Pudding Lane

The Great Fire of London and the regulation of one-way streets both started in this alley.
London, England

Chequer Street Wooden Paving

This may be the last of London's wooden pavements, which were once a common sight in the city.
London, England

'Treatment Rooms' Mosaic House

This home on a quiet suburban street is completely covered with vibrant mosaics.
Verona, Italy

Juliet's Balcony

Pilgrimage site for star-crossed lovers.
Venice, Italy

The Mad Colored Houses of Burano

This community on a small Venetian island has taken to painting their houses in bright neon hues.
Rome, Italy

The Mouth of Truth

The yawning maw of this pagan visage is said to bite off the hands of liars.
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.
London, England

Paddington Bear Statue

After nearly 60 years, there's still a bear at Paddington Station looking for help.
London, England

Kyoto Garden

A little slice of Japan and its aesthetics in London's Holland Park.
London, England

Seven Noses of Soho

Several plaster noses are hidden in plain sight around London's Soho neighborhood.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Eighty million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.