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St. Augustine, Florida

González–Álvarez House

Built around 1723, this is the oldest surviving home in the U.S.'s oldest colonial city.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Bún Thang 29 Hàng Hành

This time-honored eatery near Hoàn Kiếm Lake serves the classic pairing of rice vermicelli soup and savory sticky rice.
Istanbul, Turkey

Column of Marcian

The only Roman honorific column in Istanbul.
Leeds, England

Hyde Park Picture House

The last gas-lit cinema in the United Kingdom, and perhaps the world.
West Alton, Missouri

Jones Confluence Point State Park

Stand at the point where the two mightiest rivers in the United States converge.
Ramsgate, England

Royal Harbour, Ramsgate

Ramsgate’s Royal Harbour has the unique status of being the only Royal Harbour in the United Kingdom.
Guildford, Australia

Dr. Russell's Imaginarium

This antique store and museum features unusual items from all corners of the world.
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

Buddha Head in Tree Roots

One of Ayutthaya’s most iconic locations is a mysterious, hauntingly surreal miracle.
Singapore

Civilian War Memorial

A monument to the civilian victims of the Japanese Occupation forces of World War II.
Sydney, Australia

Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair

A 19th-century perch for spotting sailing ships now boasts one of the most iconic views in the Southern Hemisphere.
Vientiane, Laos

That Dam (Black Stupa)

This mysterious tower is said to enshrine a dormant seven-headed serpent that once protected Vientiane from destruction.
Plymouth, England

Tinside Lido

A 1930s Art Deco swimming pool with a design inspired by grand ocean liners.
Whitby, England

Whitby Whale Bone Arch

These 20-foot jaw bones honor a time when the leviathan bones were a sign that whalers survived the hunt.
Whitby, England

Scoresby's Polar Bear

A monument to the real explorer and bear who inspired characters in Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials.'
Whitby, England

Fortune's Smokehouse

This tiny traditional smokehouse is the only one left in this historic fishing port.
York, England

Kings Square Gravestones

This popular square's history as the former site of a church is right beneath your feet.
York, England

Baile Hill

The little-known second castle that William the Conqueror built in York.
York, England

Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate

One of the shortest streets in York has an especially odd name.
York, England

The York Ghost Merchants

Makers and sellers of the original and finest York Ghosts.
York, England

The Snickelways of York

This network of narrow, medieval passages has the most delightful name.
Knaresborough, England

Chapel of Our Lady of the Crag

A 600-year-old mini shrine guarded by a sword-wielding knight hides in a crumbling cliff face.
York, England

Yorkshire Air Museum

This aircraft museum is home to one of just three Halifax bombers in the world.
Leeuwin, Australia

Water Wheel - Cape Leeuwin

This water wheel turned to stone in a matter of decades.
Broome, Australia

Sun Pictures

The oldest operating picture gardens in the world.