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Porto, Portugal

Livraria Lello

One of the most beautiful bookstores in the world hides a neo-Gothic interior behind an art nouveau facade.
Porto, Portugal

Sao Bento Station

Elaborate tile work in this railway station tells the story of Portugal.
Leça da Palmeira, Portugal

Tidal Pools of Leça da Palmeira

An early work of the architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, these swimming pools blend into the beach.
Asturias, Spain

Villa Excelsior

An abandoned Indian-inspired mansion.
Yeres, Spain

Las Médulas

Devastated landscape used for hundreds of years by the Romans as their primary mining site.
O Rosal, Spain

Mills of Folon and Picon

"Satisfying" is a good way to describe these beautifully aligned rows of Spanish mills.
Ribadeo, Spain

Playa de las Catedrales

Natural stone arches form a walkable "cathedral" at low tide, then disappear entirely when the water returns.
O Grove, Spain

Shell Church of A Toxa

A 12th century church completely covered in shells.
Porto do Son, Spain

Castro de Baroña Celtic Ruins

Remains of an ancient Celtic culture on the coast of Spain.
Porto do Son, Spain

Castros de Baroña

Seaside example of a settlement dating from the first century BC.
Lugo, Spain

Roman Walls of Lugo

Remarkably intact Roman stone fortifications have encircled this Spanish city for centuries.
Camelle, Spain

Museum of the German

Open air sculptures by an eccentric and loin-clothed hermit.
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Bench of Whispers

Thanks to an acoustic anomaly, this unassuming stone bench has heard one hundred years of secrets.
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Botafumeiro

This enormous censer uses a pulley system installed over 400 years ago.
Betanzos, Spain

Parque del Pasatiempo

The remains of an encyclopedic sculpture garden later used as an internment camp.
Galicia, Spain

Tower of Hercules

The oldest Roman lighthouse still in use.
A Coruña, Spain

Manolo Paz's Menhirs

Giant granite sculptures representing family on the northern coast of Spain.