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Whitby, England

199 Steps Coffin Benches

These planks were originally installed to hold the dead.
North Yorkshire, England

Coldstones Cut

A dramatic sculpture high up in Yorkshire with vistas on an industrial scale.
North Yorkshire, England

Malham Cove

Harry Potter once visited this massive limestone cliff, which was carved by an ancient glacial river.
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
Whitby, England

Fortune's Smokehouse

This tiny traditional smokehouse is the only one left in this historic fishing port.
Whitby, England

Whitby Whale Bone Arch

These 20-foot jaw bones honor a time when the leviathan bones were a sign that whalers survived the hunt.
North Yorkshire, England

Kilburn White Horse

England's largest white horse isn't even white.
North Yorkshire, England

Fountains Abbey

One of the oldest and certainly best preserved Cistercian abbeys still in existence.
North Yorkshire, England

Brimham Rocks

Astonishing rock formations dot the Brimham Moor landscape.
Knaresborough, England

Mother Shipton's Cave and the Petrifying Well

Once thought to be the mysterious work of a witchy prophetess, a well with unusual properties turns objects into "stone".
Emley, England

Emley Moor Transmitter Tower

The tallest freestanding structure in the United Kingdom.
Clovelly, England

The Sledges of Clovelly

Wooden sleds have replaced donkeys to cart goods around this utterly charming car-free village.
Cornwall, England

The Eden Project

The largest greenhouse in the world is home to over one million types of plants.
Cornwall, England

Minack Theatre

A open air theatre built on a cliff by an eccentric British woman.
Larmor-Baden, France

Cairn de Gavrinis

One of the great treasures of Neolithic art lies within this carefully constructed pile of rocks.
Carnac, France

Carnac Stones

Hundreds of prehistoric stones, arranged in perfect lines in a French field.
Bordeaux, France

Miroir d'eau

The world's largest reflecting pool is just two centimeters deep.
Carcassonne, France

La Cité Médiévale de Carcassonne

Historic medieval fortified city in southwest France.
Villerouge-Termenès, France

Cathar Castles

The site of the first medieval crusade that pitted Christians against Christians.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Play Shoreline Monument

Dedicated to a song so popular the request to "Play Shoreline" became part of Swedish culture.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Old Police Station at Slottsskogen

The charming storybook building now houses a small police museum.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Feskekôrka - The "Fish Church"

A Gothic-inspired fish market is Gothenburg's best place to find loaves and fishes.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Maritiman

The world's biggest floating museum in Gothenburg, Sweden.