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Milan, Italy

Bosco Verticale

Two very green residential towers cleaning the air in one of Europe's most polluted cities.
Southampton, England

Southampton Walls

A half-mile-long stretch of medieval forts built after a devastating pirate attack persists amid the modern port city.
London, England

Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Abstract dinosaur models in London.
London, England

Ruins of the Crystal Palace

The remains of Crystal Palace Great Exhibition of 1851.
London, England

Bunhill Fields

A famous burial ground with a history both grim and literary.
London, England

Speakers' Corner

London's last remaining public soapbox site has seen speeches from Karl Marx, Vladmir Lenin, and George Orwell.
London, England

Earl's Court Police Box

The Metropolitan Police refurbished the blue box (perhaps not coincidentally) the same year "Doctor Who" returned to TV screens.
Salzburg, Austria

Schloss Hellbrunn

Trick water gardens from 1619 featuring a 200 piece mechanical theater powered by water.
Skagen, Denmark

Grenen

The northernmost point in Denmark is a turbulent sandbar created by two clashing seas.
Skagen, Denmark

The Sand-Covered Church

Tiring of digging out the door to this historic church for every service it was eventually abandoned to the sands.
Norresundby, Denmark

Lindholm Høje

This Danish rock field is actually a sprawling ancient cemetery holding the bodies of 700 vikings.
Thisted, Denmark

Thagaard's Plantation

A failed attempt to control drifting sands yielded a gnarled sylvan wonderland.
Vila Franca Do Campo, Portugal

Islet of Vila Franca do Campo

A perfectly circular lake formed by the crater of an ancient underwater volcano.
São Miguel, Portugal

Chapel of Nossa Senhora das Vitórias

This fairy-tale, neo-Gothic church in the Azores is a world of magical realism.
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow Hunterian Museum

200 year old collection of oddities and medical paraphernalia.
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.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Highlandman's Umbrella

Displaced highlanders would take shelter from the wet Scottish climate under the large walled bridge at Glasgow Central Station.
Augsburg, Germany

Augsburger Puppenkiste

This famed marionette theater and museum is bursting with imaginative string puppets.
Hamburg, Germany

Herbertstraße

Hamburg's first legal prostitution area is a gated street that still does not allow pedestrian women.
Berlin, Germany

Bahnhof Berlin Zoologischer Garten

Metro station with a claim to rock n' roll fame.
Munich, Germany

Filmtheater Sendlinger Tor

This century-old cinema house has a marquee that has been hand painted by a single man for over 25 years.
Munich, Germany

Eisbachwelle

Go surfing on this urban wave, "hacked" by local surfers.
Augsburg, Germany

Fuggerei

In this truly magical place, rent hasn't been raised since the year 1520.