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The front entrance.
Porto, Portugal

McDonald's Imperial

This restored Portuguese cafe may well be the most beautiful place in the world to grab a Big Mac.
41.1466, -8.6108
Barcelona, Spain

Mirador de Colom (Columbus Monument)

A vista of the city and sea from atop the little-known viewing deck on an unassuming Columbus statue.
41.3758, 2.1777
A street performer on Las Ramblas.
Barcelona, Spain

Street Performers of Las Ramblas

The iconic boulevard is the perfect place to catch sight of a bicycling skeleton, a levitating Satan, or a chef with his head stuck in a pizza.
41.3812, 2.1733
Houses inside Park Güell designed by Gaudí
Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell

Gaudí's famously flamboyant architectural style is on full display in this sprawling park and garden.
41.4136, 2.1528
The aqueduct at night.
Segovia, Spain

Segovia Aqueduct

One of the few remaining ancient aqueducts described by Frontinus as 'the most solemn testimony of the Empire.'
40.9480, -4.1178
An Osborne bull among poppies.
Guadalajara, Spain

Osborne Bull

Originally used to sell brandy, the bull-shaped billboard became an iconic symbol of Spain.
40.6262, -3.1849
A public courtyard inside La Tabacalera. (Photo:
Madrid, Spain

La Tabacalera de Lavapiés

This funky former tobacco factory is one of the most striking examples of Madrid's cultural diversity.
40.4065, -3.7033
Pretty stunning for 250 years old
Madrid, Spain

Real Jardin Botanico

Over two centuries old and counting, Madrid's massive botanical garden contains one of Europe's only desert environments.
40.4122, -3.6920
Madrid, Spain

Kilometre Zero

A stone slab in Madrid marks the point from which the distances of Spain's national roads are measured.
40.4169, -3.7029
Part of the "Royal Quartet."
Madrid, Spain

The Royal Quartet

A rare set of strings by famed instrument maker Antonio Stradivarius is on display in the Royal Palace.
40.4130, -3.7137
A maze of graves.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Cemitério São João Batista

Try not to get lost in this picturesque Brazilian labyrinth of the dead.
-22.9593, -43.1885
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Escadaria Selarón Mosaic Steps

A 125-meter long "tribute to the Brazilian people."
-22.9153, -43.1792
Rio de Janeiro Cathedral
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro Cathedral

This massive Brazilian church is built like an angular, technicolor pyramid left by Mayans from the future.
-22.9107, -43.1808
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Parque Lage

Beautiful public park off the beaten path and away from tourists.
-22.9612, -43.2132
The Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading

This stunning Brazilian library contains the largest collection of Portuguese texts outside of Portugal itself.
-22.9055, -43.1821
Fantoft Stave Church
Bergen, Norway

Fantoft Stave Church

The burning of this 12th-century church kicked off a campaign of Norwegian Black Metal terror.
60.3393, 5.3532
The Warsaw Uprising Monument.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Uprising Monument

A tribute to the Polish insurgents who fought in the failed attempt to end their city's Nazi occupation.
52.2491, 21.0042
Barack Obama visited the castle in 2009.
Cape Coast, Ghana

Cape Coast Castle

Where thousands of slaves passed through the "Door of No Return."
5.1033, -1.2425
The Neon Museum
Warsaw, Poland

The Neon Museum

A program of Communist glamour in post-Stalin Poland is preserved in this colorful museum.
52.2501, 21.0623
Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem0115 947 3171
Nottinghamshire, England

Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

The oldest inn in England served brew to the crusaders.
52.9487, -1.1520
Interior of the Hunterian Museum
London, England

Hunterian Museum, London

The anatomical-pathological collection of a man who changed surgery.
51.5154, -0.1159
London, England

Columbia Road Shops and Flower Market

The Columbia Road Flower Market is now open every Sunday, rain or shine.
51.5294, -0.0694
London, England

Pelicans of St James's Park

Giant, friendly pelicans in Central London, the most unlikely of places.
51.5029, -0.1301
Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
51.4966, -0.1765