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Edinburgh, Scotland

The Witchery

Near the former site of numerous witch burnings, this lavish Edinburgh mainstay pays homage to Scotland's brutal history.
Dalmally, Scotland

Kilchurn Castle

Overlooking a Scottish loch, this beautifully crumbling castle once inspired a poem by William Wordsworth.
Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Iona Abbey

A small island abbey is the final resting place of many medieval Scottish monarchs, including the real Macbeth.
Isle of Staffa, Scotland

Fingal's Cave

This astonishingly geometric cave has inspired everyone from Jules Verne to Pink Floyd.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Tolbooth Tavern

Now home to a drinking establishment, this building has a macabre history.
Beit Hanania, Israel

Hadrianic Aqueduct of Caesarea

Built by a king and rebuilt by an emperor, this aqueduct transported water for 1,200 years to this ancient Mediterranean hub.
East Jerusalem, Israel

Western Wall Tunnel

Descend 2,030 years into the past in an ancient tunnel built to support Jerusalem's most famous wall.
Acre, Israel

Rosh HaNikra Grottoes

The bluer than blue waters in these natural Israeli caves are reached via the world's steepest cable car.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Regent Bridge

A roadway designed for a visiting monarch.
Inverness, Scotland

Clava Cairns

This site contains overlapping ancient graveyards that existed about 1,000 years apart.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Canongate Kirkyard

This Scottish graveyard is the final resting place of the man who inspired the character Ebenezer Scrooge.
Edinburgh, Scotland

David Balfour and Alan Breck Stewart Statue

These characters from a Robert Louis Stevenson novel stand in an unlikely place.
Edinburgh, Scotland

John Knox's Grave

The Scottish Reformation leader's grave was paved over and is now a parking lot.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Shrine to Saint Andrew

Inside this cathedral is a shoulder bone belonging to the Patron Saint of Scotland.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Wardrop's Court Dragons

A quartet of brightly colored mythical beasts stand sentry at this gateway.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'A Drama in Time'

Neon artworks light up this dark Edinburgh tunnel.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'The Stones of Scotland'

A poetic monument to the Scottish Parliament.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'The Manuscript of Monte Cassino'

This sculpture of disembodied body parts forms a poignant memory of the horrors of World War II.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Luckenbooths

Brass bricks outline the locations of Edinburgh's lost, lively market stalls.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Death Cell Door of Calton Jail

Many of Edinburgh's more unsavory characters spent their final days behind this door while awaiting their executions.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Wooden Animal Sculptures

Another entry into the world of Edinburgh's pop-up artworks.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Queen Mary's Bath House

The building where Queen Mary of Scotland was said to have bathed in white wine.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Sanctuary Stones

A series of three shiny letters mark the boundary of an old refuge for those being pursued by debt collectors.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Miss Jean Brodie Steps

These steps offer a breathtaking view of one of Europe's most besieged fortresses.