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Leeds, England

Equus Altus

The name of this suspended sculpture is Latin for "high horse," which is exactly what it is.
Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle Fort

This fort dates back to 1588 and was colonized by the Portuguese, Dutch, and English and sits prominently on the Indian Ocean where azure water lap the coast.
North Yorkshire, England

Scarborough Railway Station Bench

Believed to be the longest railway bench in the world.
Lefkoşa, Cyprus

Büyük Han

The largest caravanserai in Cyprus also includes amazing examples of Ottoman architecture.
Thành phố Hội An, Vietnam

Japanese Covered Bridge

One of Vietnam's most iconic landmarks was built by Japanese merchants and is now in danger of sinking.
Australia

West Wallabi Island

The oldest known European structures in Australia are the remnants of a story filled with mutiny, murder, jealousy and greed.
Yallabatharra, Australia

Hutt Lagoon

A massive concentration of algae is responsible for this lake's pink hue.
Cervantes, Australia

Lake Thetis

One of the few places in the world home to living stromatolites.
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Fort A Site

This former Union fort commands a fine view of downtown Cape Girardeau and the Mississippi River.
Ripponden, England

Stott Hall Farm

The house in the middle of the motorway.
Trieste, Italy

Faro della Vittoria (Victory Lighthouse)

One of the tallest lighthouses in the world also serves as a monument to the fallen of World War I.
Trieste, Italy

'Ursus'

This historic floating crane became an unlikely symbol of the port of Trieste.
Portsmouth, England

Hatch the Mary Rose Dog

Discovered on a shipwreck after more than 400 years, this Renaissance ratter tells a very waggly tale.
Capri, Italy

Arco Naturale (Natural Arch)

This clifftop arch is a natural stunner.
Stockholm, Sweden

Gamla Riksbanken (The Old National Bank)

One of the world's first dedicated bank buildings in the world is now the oldest one.
Cozumel, Mexico

San Gervasio

The ruins of an important pilgrimage destination for worshippers of a Maya fertility goddess.
Putrajaya, Malaysia

Masjid Putra (Putra Mosque)

Next to the Malaysian Prime Minister’s office stands this rose-colored mosque.
Plymouth, England

The Leviathan

Overlooking the spot where the Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower stands Devon's answer to the Colossus of Rhodes.
Rome, Italy

Ludus Magnus

The ruins of the largest gladiatorial school in Rome are largely hidden under modern streets.
Sofia, Bulgaria

DZI Sofia Center

This building has two facades of clashing architectural designs.
Westward Ho!, England

Westward Ho!

How did this lovely seaside English village come by such an unusual name?
York, England

'Constantine the Great'

This sculpture marks the spot where one of the greatest Roman rulers was proclaimed emperor.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury Tor

This hill and tower are steeped in legend, from King Arthur to the Holy Grail.
Plymouth, England

Napoleon Commemorative Stone

These stones mark 200 years of friendship between Britain and France following the Napoleonic Wars.