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Sagunt, Spain

Roman Theatre of Sagunto

This ancient amphitheater was restored in the early 1990s.
Antrim, Northern Ireland

Lough Neagh Torpedo Test Platform

This former World War II torpedo testing location is now an important nesting site for migratory birds.
Iceland

Great Auk Sculpture at Valahnúkamöl

This five-foot-tall bronze bird is a memorial to a species that was hunted out of existence.
Warwickshire, England

Lord Leycester Hospital

A retirement home for soldiers that can trace its history to the Elizabethan era and beyond.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

The Story Stones

Each of these 87 large stones has a unique message. Together, they form part of the Minnesota Military Family Tribute.
Tarragona, Spain

Tarragona Amphitheater

This Roman arena once played host to bloody gladiatorial battles.
Warwickshire, England

Edstone Aqueduct

The longest canal aqueduct in England was built without a plan to get water past the moving boats.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Old Two Spot Logging Train

Crafted in 1911, this steam locomotive spent its entire working life in Flagstaff.
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.
Flagstaff, Arizona

The Museum Club

This 1930s log cabin began as a taxidermy museum but is now a popular country music venue.
Rotherham, England

Boston Castle

This small crenelated building was built by a British aristocrat who supported the American Revolution and may have named it in memory of a pivotal battle.
Devon, England

Templer Way

This trail follows unique stone railroad tracks and a historic waterway to the south coast of Devon.
Foxton, England

Foxton Locks

The longest and steepest staircase locks in the United Kingdom.
Cannock, England

Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery

Austrian and Germans who died on British soil during World War I and II are buried here.
Cheadle, England

Les Oakes and Sons Architectural Reclamation Yard

Inside this reclamation yard is a unique collection of horse-drawn vehicles.
Ashford in the Water, England

Sheepwash Pen and Lambs' Bank

This unique creation was used to house and wash sheep prior to shearing.
Wilhelmshaven, Germany

Kaiser Wilhelm Bridge

Once the longest swing bridge in Europe.
Belgium

Vennbahn Cycleway

Walk or bike along a narrow strip of Belgium sandwiched by German territory.
Market Harborough, England

The Old Grammar School

This iconic building was founded as a school for the impoverished, but became one for the sons of the local gentry.
Stokesay, England

Stokesay Castle

A 13th-century fortified manor house that was once sieged during the English Civil War.
Gateshead, England

Dunston Staiths

The largest timber structure in Europe.
Shropshire, England

The Shropshire Mammoth

A replica of one of the most complete mammoth skeletons discovered in England.
Lydbury North, England

Bury Ditches

This Iron Age hill fort remained hidden until a series of storms revealed its history.
Nottinghamshire, England

Queen's Sconce

A well preserved remnant of the English Civil War.