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Grasmere, England

Dove Cottage

This charming English house was once the home of England's most famous poet.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world.
Nashville, Tennessee

Concrete Parthenon

"Athens of the South."
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Clifton Hill

This Niagara Falls tourist trap is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
Dongcheng Qu, China

798 Art District

This probably wasn't what Mao had in mind.
Dongcheng Qu, China

The Forbidden City

The most famous location in China was home to whole dynasties worth of imperial rulers.
Pudong, China

Oriental Pearl Tower

The once highest point in China blends symbolic design with a kick of adrenaline.
Santa María del Tule, Mexico

El Árbol del Tule (The Tule Tree)

The stoutest tree in the world.
Montreal, Québec

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
Montreal, Québec

Oratoire St. Joseph

City law dictates that this mountaintop cathedral containing the heart of a saint is to remain the tallest building in town.
Montreal, Québec

Schwartz's

A Montreal deli that was so beloved that it was allowed to circumvent their laws of language.
Auburn, Indiana

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

A singular collection of hand-built art deco cars are held in a building with style to match.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Dublin, Ireland

The Famine Memorial in Dublin

The somber sculptures commemorating Irish Famine on the river Liffey in Dublin.
Glasgow, Scotland

Duke of Wellington Statue

This stately monument has been wearing a traffic cone hat for decades much to the delight of the locals.
Liverpool, England

Strawberry Field

The quiet field that inspired one of the most famous songs of all time.
Liverpool, England

Superlambanana

Created as a punny statement about genetic engineering this monstrous hybrid statue has become a beloved icon.
Jinja, Uganda

Source of the Nile at Jinja

A strangely forgotten claimant to the much contested title of "Source of the Nile."
Kampala, Uganda

The Ruins of the Kasubi Tombs of Uganda

Largest grass thatched hut in the world and the burial ground of four Buganda monarchs now lies in burnt ruins.
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg Astronomical Clock

There has been an astronomical clock on this spot since the 14th century.
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size.
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
Brussels, Belgium

Délirium Café

Cozy basement bar sports an inventory of over 2,000 beers.
Vienna, Austria

The Lost Garden of Schloss Schonbrunn

The topiary maze at the Habsburg hunting lodge.