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Cameron, Arizona

Cameron Trading Post

More than a century old, this trading post resides in the Navajo Nation.
Prague, Czechia

Quo Vadis

A sculpture of the iconic East German car on four legs is a tribute to those who traveled to Prague seeking asylum.
San Marino, San Marino

Montale Tunnel

The San Marino-Rimini railroad was short-lived but this tunnel once provided shelter for hundreds of refugees during World War II.
Alcoy, Spain

Circulo Industrial de Alcoy

This local cultural center is housed in one of the most important Valencian Art Nouveau buildings in a town that is blessed with many.
Alcoy, Spain

La Sarga Cave Paintings

These 7,000-year-old cave paintings depict life in Neolithic Spain.
Venice, Italy

Monument to Niccolò Tommaseo

The pile of books behind the dignified writer gave the statue a most undignified nickname.
Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Bock Casemates

An expansive complex of subterranean tunnels is all that remains of one of Europe's most formidable medieval fortresses.
Ramallah, West Bank

Nöl Collective

The feminist fashion collective centering Palestinian craftsmanship and radical transparency.
Piediluco, Italy

Rocca di Piediluco

The ruins of this medieval castle overlook the lake of Piediluco in what was once a sacred forest.
Bocairent, Spain

San Blai Snow Cave

This human-made cave is one of the many snow storage chambers that supported the ice supply industry in the Sierra Mariola area.
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
Venice, Italy

Ponte delle Tette

In the past, Renaissance sex workers were encouraged to entice customers on this bridge.
Genoa, Italy

Genova-Casella Railway

This historic line is a remnant of an ambitious and unconventional project that today provides panoramic views of the Ligurian mountains.
Bocairent, Spain

Covetes del Colomer

This set of Berber granary caves is now an interpretation center for the cave window structures in the Clarino valley.
Viterbo, Italy

'Il Risveglio' ('The Awakening')

This fiberglass version of the Awakening sculpture by Seward Johnson, now resides in its third location in Italy, in Viterbo.
Bocairent, Spain

The Bridge Behind the Town and the Tax Collector's Cave

On market days, a tax collector sat in a small cave at the end of this arched bridge.
Bocairent, Spain

Covetes dels Moros

For many years, the origin of these enigmatic artificial caves was the subject of debate among historians.
Bocairent, Spain

Arc de l'Aigua (Arch of the Water)

This decorative arch symbolizes the history of this medieval village but still maintains a modern purpose.
Gateshead, England

Dunston Staiths

The largest timber structure in Europe.
Civitavecchia, Italy

Fort Michelangelo

The famous sculptor had a hand in this imposing fortress.
Viterbo, Italy

Fontana-Monumento al Paracadutista d’Italia

This war memorial commemorates some of the world's first paratroopers.
Terni, Italy

Basilica of St. Valentine

Terni calls itself the "City of Lovers" and celebrates its links to Saint Valentine on February 14th—but is it the right Saint Valentine?
Lido, Italy

Grande Albergo Ausonia & Hungaria

An intricate ceramic tile facade adorns this five-star hotel.
Peñíscola, Spain

Bufador de Peñiscola

The blowhole bursts spectacularly right next to the buildings in a medieval seaside town.