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Glasgow, Scotland

The Trongate Cherub

An angelic, yet demonic-looking figurine presides over one of Glasgow's most ancient streets.
Glasgow, Scotland

Unmarked Grave of Pierre Emile L'Angelier

The final resting place of a poisoned lover whose death was at the center of one of Glasgow's most sensational murder trials.
Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow Cathedral's Hebrew Inscriptions

In the depths of Glasgow Cathedral's crypt, one pillar stands out from all others.
Xilitla, Mexico

Leonora Carrington Museum

This dreamlike museum is filled with the works of an influential surrealist artist whose name you may have never heard.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Grave of Lieutenant John Irving

This grave marks one of few bodies retrieved from the disastrous Franklin Arctic expedition.
London, England

Christchurch Greyfriars Church Garden

The ruins of a church destroyed by both the Great Fire of London and the Blitz, now turned into a peaceful garden.
London, England

The Bremer Car

Likely the first car with an internal combustion engine constructed in the United Kingdom.
Holywood, Scotland

Garden of Cosmic Speculation

A 30-acre garden inspired by the principles of modern physics.
Moffat, Scotland

The Moffat Ram

“It has nae lugs!”
Edinburgh, Scotland

Frederick Douglass Mural

A building-sized painting of the renowned 19th-century American abolitionist.
Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro, Mexico

Paricutin Volcano

Climb and walk into the crater of one of the youngest volcanoes on Earth.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Sciennes Jewish Burial Ground

This tiny weathered plot is one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in Scotland.
Mexico City, Mexico

La Casa Azul

Frida Kahlo's childhood home, now a museum of her life and works.
Scottish Borders, Scotland

Scott's View

This picturesque view of the Scottish Borders was beloved by Sir Walter Scott.
Melrose, Scotland

Robert the Bruce's Heart

The heart of a Scottish legend had a centuries-long journey before reaching its final resting place.
Mexico City, Mexico

Alexander Von Humboldt Monument

A bronze statue of the famed Prussian naturalist commemorates the year he spent exploring the Mexican country.
Stirling, Scotland

Cowane's Hospital

This figure of a local merchant is said to reanimate and do a dance during Hogmanay.
Stirling, Scotland

Wolf Craig

A distinctive building that incorporates a mythical beast into its architecture.
Stirling, Scotland

The Bastion & Thieves Pot

Hidden in this modern shopping center is a relic of 16th-century capital punishment.
Stirling, Scotland

Martyrs' Memorial

A striking glass tribute to two sisters who suffered during Scotland's "Killing Time."
Stirling, Scotland

Grave Robbing Headstone

A grave marker depicting a body snatching tableau on a 19th-century tombstone.
Oban, Scotland

McCaig’s Tower

Looking strangely like Rome's Colosseum, this unfinished tower has dominated the skyline for over 100 years.
Dalmally, Scotland

Kilchurn Castle

Overlooking a Scottish loch, this beautifully crumbling castle once inspired a poem by William Wordsworth.
Dalmally, Scotland

Ben Cruachan

This mountain is one of the largest in Scotland but is better known for its hollow insides.