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The tomb of Ines de Castro at the Monastery of Alcobaca
Alcobaça, Portugal

Tomb of Inês de Castro

The Corpse Bride of Portugal.
39.5481, -8.9793
Interior details.
Porto, Portugal

Igreja de São Francisco

The stunning interior of this Gothic church is covered in ornate gold details.
41.1410, -8.6157
Porto, Portugal

Livraria Lello

One of the most beautiful bookstores in the world hides an Neo-Gothic interior behind a Art-Nouveau facade.
41.1473, -8.6148
São Bento Railway Station
Porto, Portugal

Sao Bento Station

Elaborate tile work in this railway station tells the story of Portugal.
41.1456, -8.6105
Coimbra, Portugal

Conimbriga Ruins and Museum

One of the largest Roman settlements in Portugal.
40.1819, -8.5510
Manueline church.
Tomar, Portugal

Convento de Cristo

The medieval castle built as headquarters for the Pope's secretive Knights Templar.
39.6038, -8.4209
Pena National Palace
Sintra, Portugal

Pena National Palace

This unreal Portuguese palace looks as though it's made from a pile of different castles.
38.7876, -9.3906
The ramparts and towers were restored in the 1850s.
Sintra, Portugal

Castelo dos Mouros (Castle of the Moors)

An ancient and majestic fortress that played an integral role in Portugal's road to independence.
38.7972, -9.3895
Lisbon, Portugal

Carmo Convent Ruins

Legacy of the earthquake that nearly wiped Lisbon off the face of the Earth.
38.7121, -9.1404
Santa Justa Lift
Lisbon, Portugal

Santa Justa Lift

This Industrial Age architectural and engineering gem helps visitors and residents alike traverse Lisbon, “The City of Seven Hills.”
38.7121, -9.1394
Vienna, Austria

Habsburg Imperial Crypt

Final resting place for the remains of 143 Hapsburg royalty.
48.2055, 16.3699
First Honeybees in California
San Jose, California

First Honey Bees in California

A plaque outside the San Jose airport commemorates the insect's arrival to the West Coast.
37.3665, -121.9262
Mt. Umunhum Cube
Los Gatos, California

Mt. Umunhum Cube

An ominous concrete cube cuts a dystopian silhouette atop this California mountain.
37.1605, -121.8986
Tiny bits of the survivor's cabin were sold as souvenirs in the years after the Donner Party
Truckee, California

Donner Party Artifacts

Bits and pieces from the ill-fated Donner Party's winter cabins.
39.3246, -120.2329
The Djoser Pyramid (4,700 years old) and a camel (age unknown).
Al Badrashin, Egypt

Pyramid of Djoser

This ancient structure is widely thought to be the oldest intact pyramid in the world.
29.8713, 31.2165
The Athabasca Glacier has been receding at a rate of about 16 feet per year.
Jasper, Alberta

The Athabasca Glacier

This natural wonder is disappearing at an alarming rate.
52.8737, -118.0814
Bourbon Street
Edmonton, Alberta

West Edmonton Mall

This massive mall has hundreds of shops, an amusement park, and a history of deadly amusement attractions.
53.5222, -113.6228
Drumheller, Alberta

The Hoodoos of Drumheller Valley

Hoodoos, naturally eroded land formations, stand 20 feet tall in the Canadian badlands.
51.3806, -112.5342
Santa Clara, California

Shrine of Our Lady of Peace

One of the largest Marian shrines on the West Coast stands rather unexpectedly in Silicon Valley.
37.3892, -121.9777
Viscri Fortified Church
Viscri, Romania

Viscri Fortified Church

A medieval church built up to defend its village.
46.0549, 25.0885
Looking into the Blue Room
Kilauea, Hawaii

The Blue Room

A once-glowing grotto at the bottom of The Blue Room.
22.2205, -159.5806
Captain Cook, Hawaii

Place of Refuge

Ancient holy grounds that granted amnesty to all those who stepped inside.
19.4215, -155.9105
'Akaka Falls
Pepeekeo, Hawaii

'Akaka Falls

These picturesque Hawaiian falls are home to a rare species of fish that uses a special sucker to climb up cliffs.
19.8531, -155.1565
A small group stands as close as they dare
Pāhoa, Hawaii

Big Island Lava Flow

Watch the newest land on the planet form before your eyes.
19.3956, -154.9331