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West Yorkshire, England

Huddersfield Sailing Club Race Control Tower

Collapsed television tower finds new life as a control tower for boat races.
53.5466, -1.7726
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mons Meg

A six ton wedding gift to King of the Scots.
55.9489, -3.2002
Sidi Bouhlel
Daqas, Tunisia

Sidi Bouhlel

A seemingly simple canyon that was the backdrop to a number of famous movies.
34.0379, 8.2791
Urfa - Balikli Lake (Sacred Lake)
Urfa, Turkey

Balikli Gol

A sacred lake with thousands of sacred carp and a biblical history.
37.1474, 38.7845
Underground Cathedral (Flickr/magro kr)
Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine

An underground city of salt.
49.9830, 20.0557
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

Bookstore serves double duty as "Tumbleweed Hotel."
48.8526, 2.3471
Locks on the Pont des Arts
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
48.8578, 2.3374
Plaster cast of a dog at Pompeii.
Pompei, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
40.7516, 14.4903
(Kuriositas)
Pompei, Italy

Thermopolia of Pompeii

Ancient snack bar of the Roman Empire re-opened.
40.7507, 14.4841
Herculaneum
Ercolano, Italy

Herculaneum

Pompeii's less famous neighbor is still revealing her secrets.
40.8062, 14.3475
Pushkin, Russia

The Amber Room

An 18th century wonder of the world, lost in WWII, re-created at the Catherine Palace.
59.7173, 30.3942
Prince Felix Yusupov and his wife, Irena.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Rasputin Museum at Yusupov Palace

Palace where the nearly un-killable Rasputin was murdered.
59.9294, 30.2987
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Peacock Clock

An over 200-year-old timepiece-automaton adorned with golden mechanical birds, which still sing to this day.
59.9398, 30.3146
Tiznit Province, Morocco

Legzira Beach

Rocky Atlantic beach home to two stunning stone arches.
29.4539, -10.1074
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Pestsäule (Plague Column)

Baroque celebration of the end of the Great Plague of Vienna.
48.2087, 16.3697
Liberation Army Soldier
Budapest, Hungary

Memento Park

Budapest's Communist-era statues, banished to the suburbs.
47.4264, 18.9989
Bletchley, England

National Museum of Computing

Museum celebrating the history of computers, especially their role in codebreaking.
51.9985, -0.7439
Ironbridge, England

The Iron Bridge

This bridge is the first to be made entirely from iron, but designed like it was still made of wood.
52.6272, -2.4855
Wings set against a sunny sky
Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
54.9129, -1.5863
View from the Memorial Bench
Whitby, England

Bram Stoker Memorial Seat

The view that inspired the scenes of Dracula's first landing in England.
54.4891, -0.6158
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
54.4886, -0.6074
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
54.1602, -0.7789
Indoor and outdoor exhibits abound, including live demonstrations of historic locomotives in action
York, England

British National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum in York is the largest railway museum in the world, attracting almost 1 million visitors per year.
53.9606, -1.0979
North Yorkshire, England

Brimham Rocks

Astonishing rock formations dot the Brimham Moor landscape.
54.0784, -1.6842