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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.
Mühltal, Germany

Castle Frankenstein

The birthplace of an eccentric alchemist and possible inspiration for the fictional reanimator of monsters.
North Yorkshire, England

Fountains Abbey

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

Tees Transporter Bridge

Built in 1911, the Tees Transporter Bridge is one of only six transporter bridges still in operation.
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
York, England

National Railway Museum York

The National Railway Museum in York is the largest railway museum in the world, attracting almost 1 million visitors per year.
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".
Isle of Wight, England

Blackgang Chine

The UK's oldest theme park slowly slips away.
Waterloo, England

Another Place

A hundred copies of Antony Gormley's naked body stare out across the water.
Liverpool, England

Church of St. Luke, Liverpool

Gutted during the Liverpool Blitz, this architectural husk has been left destroyed in honor of the dead.
Stoke-on-Trent, England

Trentham Monkey Forest

An open air haven for tropical monkeys in the damp moors of the English country.
Isle of Anglesey, Wales

Parys Mountain

The remains of centuries of copper mining appear like an alien landscape.
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
Conwy, Wales

Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain

A former fisherman's hut deemed too small for habitation is now a delightful tourist draw.
Isle of Anglesey, Wales

Bryn Celli Ddu

This neolithic stone grave has been altered and restored so often its now more neo than lithic.
Essex, England

Angel Wine Tower

Thrilling and delicious complement to any dining experience.
Coventry, England

Lady Godiva and Peeping Tom Clock

Every hour on the hour a naked heroine and her leering foil appear from this giant cuckoo clock.
Corofin, Ireland

The Burren

A hugely vast Irish landscape of barren rock that stretches for miles.
Dublin, Ireland

Statue of Oscar Wilde

The comedy and tragedy of Oscar Wilde is preserved in a Dublin park, captured in a sculpture of colorful stone.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
Sausalito, California

The Bay Model

A working model of the entire San Francisco Bay and much of the Sacramento River Delta, complete with regular tides that change every 14 minutes.
Bilbo, Spain

Jeff Koons' Puppy

Giant topiary dog once played a role in a terrorist bomb plot.
Vallehermoso, Spain

The Whistling Island

On La Gomera, "Silbadors" communicate in a 4,000-word language of whistles.
Weston, England

Hawkstone Park

Created hundreds of years ago, the magical follies and landscapes at this park were almost lost to time before being restored.