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Denbigh, Wales

Leicester's Church

Also known as "Leicester's Folly," this almost cathedral was left unfinished and in ruins.
London, England

The Cockpit

A friendly pub with a sordid past in cock fighting.
Beijing, China

The Forbidden City

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

Knowth

This Neolithic passage tomb forms part of a World Heritage Site.
Denbighshire, Wales

Castell Dinas Bran

These precariously placed ruins harken back to a 13th-century castle.
Llantysilio, Wales

Valle Crucis Abbey

This ancient abbey now lies in majestic ruin behind a caravan park.
Llandudno, Wales

St Tudno's Church

This 6th-century church honors St. Tudno, the patron saint of Llandudno.
London, England

'Out of Order'

A domino effect created with Britain’s iconic telephone boxes.
Santiago, Chile

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino (Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art)

This museum covers 10,000 years of Pre-Columbian Latin American history.
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Tower of History

Watch the ships come in on Michigan's 210 ft. high observation deck in Sault Ste. Marie.
Papaikou, Hawaii

Hawaiʻi Tropical Botanical Garden

More than 2,000 species of tropical plants call this nature preserve and sanctuary home.
Magdalena, New Mexico

The Very Large Array

Twenty-seven massive radio antennas on the high plains of New Mexico search for life on other planets.
Timperley, England

Frank Sidebottom Statue

A statue honoring Frank Sidebottom, a beloved cartoon figure from Timperley.
Chester, England

Chester Town Hall Clock Tower

The west-facing wall was supposedly left blank to snub the Welsh.
York, England

Hob Moor and Plague Stones

When the plague struck York, this stone was used to leave supplies for the sick.
York, England

'Constantine the Great'

This sculpture marks the spot where one of the greatest Roman rulers was proclaimed emperor.
York, England

Dick Turpin's Tombstone

The final resting place of England's most notorious bandit.
York, England

Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate

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

The Snickelways of York

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

Cat Statues of York

A century-old tradition has culminated in a small but singular collection of feline effigies.
Bowness-on-Windermere, England

New Hall Inn (The Hole in t' Wall)

This 17th-century pub once had a hole in its wall so the neighboring blacksmith could easily access beer.
Merseyside, England

Prince Rupert's Tower

This abandoned lock-up was saved because of its connection to a local football team.
Liverpool, England

The Ancient Chapel of Toxteth

17th century puritan church with connections to the Salem Witch Trials.
Liverpool, England

Martins Bank Building

Most of Britain's gold reserve was secretly stashed here after the start of World War II.