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Cornwall, England

St. Michael's Mount

A island reachable by a causeway at low tide is possibly one of the earliest Western European locations to be identified in text.
Cornwall, England

Minack Theatre

A open air theatre built on a cliff by an eccentric British woman.
Waitomo, New Zealand

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

A cave lit with glowworms.
Morro Bay, California

Morro Rock

A massive volcanic plug is now a protected area that hosts a number of bird species.
Sequoia National Park, California

General Sherman

Quite simply the largest tree in the world (by volume).
Paris, France

Pont de la Concorde

Bridge built from the rubble of the Bastille prison.
Dongcheng Qu, China

The Forbidden City

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

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
Lupșa, Romania

Geamana, Romania

Even drowned in an ocean of toxic waste, the remnants of this Romanian village stand tall.
Turda, Romania

Salina Turda

This massive underground salt mine now holds a sci-fi theme park in its depths.
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Zoological Museum

The Natural History Museum that time forgot.
Daniel Campos, Bolivia

The Bolivian Salt Flats

A seemingly endless landscape of pure salt stretches far across Bolivia.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.