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Flåm, Norway

Flåmsbana (Flåm Railway)

One of the most breathtaking railways in Europe also takes one of the steepest climbs, from fjord to mountain plateau.
Bergen, Norway

Fløibanen Funicular

A favorite with sightseers, this Norwegian funicular provides easy access to a stunning view of Bergen and its environs.
Lerum, Sweden

Stenkullen ACDC Pylons

Only electricity pylons carrying both AC and DC circuits.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo Museum

The place to be if you love vintage Swedish cars.
Eyam, England

Eyam Plague Village Museum

Eyam took steps to quarantine themselves and keep the plague from spreading.
Derbyshire, England

Winnats Pass

A magnificent winding road through a steep valley, with deep natural caverns at the bottom
Chesterfield, England

Chesterfield's Crooked Spire

The whimsical twist of this spire was either caused by the Devil, an unexpected virgin, or lead.
San Francisco, California

Vaillancourt Fountain

This concrete tangle of square pipes has stood as a proud thorn in the city's side since the '70s.
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
Katoomba, Australia

The Giant Stairway

A massive stairway that almost wasn't leads to one of Australia's most scenic vistas.
Ghan, Australia

Lambert Centre of Australia

Finding the exact middle of a giant land mass is hard to determine, but this spot managed to do the trick.
Helsingborg, Sweden

Museum of Failure

From Coke II to Google Glass, this exhibit features some of the most spectacular commercial flops.
Paris, France

Paris Point Zero

The very center of Paris is surrounded by a bevy of strange good luck rituals.
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
Paris, France

The Stravinsky Fountain

A series of abstract, silly sculptures represent the works of a great modern classical composer.
Derbyshire, England

Chatsworth House

Seat of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire for centuries.
Derbyshire, England

Blue John Cavern

Semi-precious Blue John stones have been mined in this cavern system for centuries.
North Yorkshire, England

Fountains Abbey

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

Old Swan Hotel

Where Agatha Christie mysteriously disappeared in 1926.
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".
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.
Yorkshire, England

Bolton Strid

This lovely little burbling creek is actually a deadly waterway that has dragged down everyone who ever set foot in it.
Scarborough, England

Peasholm Park's Naval Battles

80 years of the Battle of Peasholm on a small English lake.
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.