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Hunstanton, England

Wreck of the Steam Trawler Sheraton

All that remains of the fishing-vessel-turned-warship is its weathered hull.
Devon, England

Burgh Island

Take a sea tractor to the Art Deco hotel on the island that inspired Agatha Christie.
Workington, England

Lookout

This unique sculptural clock transforms into a periscope every hour.
Darlington, England

Brick Train

A locomotive made from 185,000 bricks celebrates the town's pioneering railway history.
Viana do Castelo, Portugal

Gil Eannes

This ship offers visitors the chance to spend the night aboard a former floating hospital for fishermen.
Porto, Portugal

McDonald's Imperial

This restored Portuguese cafe may well be the most beautiful place in the world to grab a Big Mac.
Porto, Portugal

Porto's Heritage Streetcar System and Museum

This historic streetcar system has been running since the 19th-century.
Bremen, Germany

House of the Glockenspiel

Böttcherstraße's bells, extolling Nordic virtues and the great conquerors of the world.
Toledo, Spain

Roman Circus of Toledo

The ruins of an ancient stadium that hosted gripping chariot and horse races.
Salamanca, Spain

Cathedral of Salamanca's Astronaut

The Cathedral of Salamanca has a number of unusual carvings but none so surprising as a modern astronaut.
Porto, Portugal

Museum of the Central Hospital of Porto

When this former hospital pharmacy closed in 2013 it already looked like a museum, so they turned it into one.
Porto, Portugal

Igreja de São Francisco Catacombs

Ancient catacombs form the foundation for this Rococo orgy of a church.
Porto, Portugal

Sao Bento Station

Elaborate tile work in this railway station tells the story of Portugal.
Bremen, Germany

Spuckstein Gesche Gottfried

A spitting ode to a German serial killer.
Derbyshire, England

England's 'ER' Plantations

The patches of trees pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.
Lucca, Italy

Piazza dell'Anfiteatro

This bustling Italian plaza is built on the ruins of an ancient Roman amphitheater.
Cleethorpes, England

The Signal Box Inn

This tiny business claims to be "the smallest pub on the planet."
Derbyshire, England

Clock Cottage

A gardener saved a beloved clock face from destruction by building it into a wall outside his house.
Newtown Linford, England

Bradgate House

The alleged birthplace of Lady Jane Grey, who was executed at age 16 for claiming the throne of England.
Clermont-Ferrand, France

Clermont-Ferrand Cathedral

A Gothic cathedral created from volcanic rocks.
Lyon, France

Astronomical Clock of Lyon

For hundreds of years, automatons moving to metallic music have been marking the passage of time.
Charmouth, England

Charmouth Beach

Cliffs full of fossils at the portal to England's Jurassic Coast.
Gibraltar

Gibraltar Airport

Single runway interrupted by a busy road that cuts across its middle.
Sheffield, England

Bishops' House

This house was home to a succession of park keepers for more than 90 years, but in all that time, it never had a toilet.