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North Saanich, British Columbia

Canada's Knottiest Tree

By public opinion, this is Canada's knottiest tree.
Victoria, British Columbia

Moss Lady

Greenery cloaks this serene sculpture inspired by the famous Lost Gardens of Heligan.
Victoria, British Columbia

Fan Tan Alley

The narrowest street in Canada was once a spot for dastardly doings, now a historic piece of Chinatown.
Victoria, British Columbia

The Empress Hotel

This historic Victorian hotel has a scandalous history of affairs and murder.
Scottish Borders, Scotland

Scott's View

This picturesque view of the Scottish Borders was beloved by Sir Walter Scott.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Robert Burns' Masonic Apron

The beloved bard's garb is proudly displayed within a Freemason's hall.
Edinburgh, Scotland

William Wallace and Robert the Bruce Statues

Overlooked by many, the two famous Scottish warriors guard the main gate of Edinburgh Castle.
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Big Edge

A giant open-air sculpture made of over 200 full-sized boats.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Art-o-mat

These banned cigarette vending machines now sell little pieces of pocket-sized art.
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Neon Boneyard

The neon signs from Las Vegas' past find their final resting place at this unusual graveyard.
London, England

Goodwin's Court

An easily overlooked stretch of ornate window fronts and gaslight lamps that could be right from the pages of Dickens.
London, England

Cecil Court

A charming 17th-century alley lined with secondhand bookstores and antiquarian shops.
York, England

Lloyds Bank Coprolite

An incredibly well-preserved piece of ninth-century Viking poop.
Paris, France

Gnomon of Saint-Sulpice

This 18th-century sundial was designed to calculate the date of Easter each year.
Port Renfrew, British Columbia

Big Lonely Doug

Saved by a logger, this Douglas fir is one of the last great old-growth trees in Canada.
Ghent, Belgium

Werregarenstraat

This narrow Ghent alleyway is an officially sanctioned street art tunnel.
Montreal, Québec

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
Montreal, Québec

Notre Dame Basilica

A grand Gothic Revival basilica with stained glass depictions of Montreal's religious history has only one soul resting in its crypt.
Québec City, Québec

Château Frontenac

This lovely, if imposing, piece of Canadian gothic is possibly the most photographed hotel in the world.
Hartland, New Brunswick

Hartland Bridge

The world's longest covered bridge is a quaint and incredible wooden tunnel.
Moncton, New Brunswick

Moncton Magnetic Hill

A mysterious spot where the laws of gravity seem not to apply.
O'Leary, Prince Edward Island

Canadian Potato Museum

The Canadian Potato Museum may sound like the least exciting museum in the world, but it has hidden charms aplenty.
Wellington County, Prince Edward Island

Edouard Arsenault Bottle Houses

Three buildings constructed of over 25,000 multicolored glass bottles.
Green Gables, Prince Edward Island

Anne of Green Gables Museum

Go inside the house that inspired L. M. Montgomery to create one of literature's most beloved heroines.