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Barcelona, Spain

'Dona i Ocell' ('Woman and Bird')

This colorful statue welcomes visitors to a Barcelona park.
Córdoba, Spain

Mezquita (Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba)

Spain's unique Mosque-Cathedral has been a place of worship for both Muslims and Christians throughout its history.
Lagoa, Portugal

Benagil Caves

Perhaps the most spectacular grotto along the Algarve coastline.
Porto, Portugal

McDonald's Imperial

This restored Portuguese cafe may well be the most beautiful place in the world to grab a Big Mac.
New York, New York

'Life Underground' Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
Barcelona, Spain

Font de Sant Just

This fountain was designed to honor the man who helped bring water to Barcelona.
Barcelona, Spain

La Llama

A bookstore dedicated to the intersection of comedy and art.
Barcelona, Spain

Palau Güell

One of Antoni Gaudí’s earliest buildings, built between 1886 and 1890 for the industrialist Eusebi Güell.
Barcelona, Spain

Parc de l'Espanya Industrial

A former steam-powered mill from the 1800s is now an industrial park with a giant steel dragon slide.
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
New York, New York

Keith Haring's 'Once Upon a Time' Bathroom Mural

A masterpiece of LGBT art has been restored in what may now be the most valuable restroom in America.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin Writers Museum

This museum is dedicated to the most famous Irish writers in history.
Valencia, Spain

Holy Chalice of Valencia

Of the many chalices in the running for the Holy Grail, this one in Valencia Cathedral sure looks the part.
Tarragona, Spain

Pont del Diable

Stunning Roman aqueduct used for 1900 years and still standing.
Madrid, Spain

Salt Street Watchmaker

An automaton perched above an classic clock and watch store
Valencia, Spain

Torre Miramar (Miramar Tower)

This abandoned viewing platform has become a monument to unnecessary government spending.
Elx, Spain

Palmeral of Elche

Originally planted by the ancient Carthaginians, this sprawling palm grove is one of the largest in the world.
Guadalajara, Spain

Osborne Bull

Originally used to sell brandy, the bull-shaped billboard became an iconic symbol of Spain.
Vilafranca del Penedès, Spain

Castells of Catalonia

Living towers made of people that are now recognized by UNESCO.
Madrid, Spain

El Oso y el Madroño (The Bear and the Strawberry Tree)

This sweet-toothed bear searching for snacks has been a symbol of Madrid for decades.
Salamanca, Spain

Cathedral of Salamanca's Astronaut

The Cathedral of Salamanca has a number of unusual carvings but none so surprising as a modern astronaut.
Ronda, Spain

Puente Nuevo

One of the most spectacular bridges in Spain spans a narrow chasm that divides the city of Ronda.
Valencia, Spain

Cat House

This house's itty bitty size means no humans allowed.
Madrid, Spain

Atocha Station Tropical Garden

A lush indoor jungle fills this bustling Madrid transportation hub.