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Ruth, Nevada

Garnet Hill Rockhound Area

Rich red almandine gemstones are waiting inside the drab volcanic rock strewn across this eastern Nevada hillside.
San Francisco, California

'Gods and Goddesses of Baseball'

A modern frieze of ancient Grecian mythological figures playing a national pastime.
Haiti

Citadelle Laferrière

This iconic fortress was once the crown jewel of Haiti's national defense.
Milot, Haiti

Sans-Souci Palace

The royal seat of Henri Christophe, a formerly enslaved man who became Haiti's only king.
Los Angeles, California

Brady Bunch Home

The exterior of this home was used for the hit television show, The Brady Bunch.
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

St. Mary's Well, Jesmond

A famous pilgrimage site that remains hidden in the midst of a city.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Northern Lighthouse Board

A miniature of a lighthouse acts as a beacon for what transpires inside this location.
Drogheda, Ireland

Knowth

This Neolithic passage tomb forms part of a World Heritage Site.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Miss Jean Brodie Steps

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

Casa dos Bicos

This unique architectural wonder is also tied to one of the 20th-century's most renowned writers.
Morelia, Mexico

Biblioteca Pública de la Universidad Michoacana

This former 17th-century church now houses a university's public library along with several mural masterworks.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Lodge of Edinburgh

Scotland's first Masonic lodge may also be the oldest in the world.
Athens, Greece

Ancient Ruins on Selley Street

These ancient ruins hide in plain sight next to a dessert shop.
Arequipa, Peru

Monasterio de Santa Catalina

This 16th-century monastery was founded to cloister the daughters of wealthy local families.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Trinity Apse

This 15th-century structure had a long, tortuous journey to its current location.
York, England

Kings Square Gravestones

This popular square's history as the former site of a church is hidden in plain sight.
Scotland

Medieval Water Pipes

These wooden pipes were crucial to providing water to Medieval Edinburgh.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Site of the Porteous Riots

The location of a citizen uprising that led to a gruesome act of mob justice.
York, England

Holy Trinity Church, Goodramgate

This medieval church is not only notable for its architecture, but also its connection with LGBTQ+ history.
Guangzhou, China

Tomb of Sa'ad Ibn Abi Waqqas

A shrine to the missionary who first brought Islam to China.
Guangzhou, China

The Qingping Market

A fantastic assortment of China's finest and most disturbing wares.
Stockbridge, Scotland

Old Stockbridge Market

The remnants of a facade from a 19th-century market stall emporium.
Guangzhou, China

Ceramic Pillows at the Museum of the Nanyue King's Mausoleum

Three floors above a 2,000-year-old royal tomb is a rare collection of ancient porcelain pillows.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Monuments Garden

An ornate "graveyard" for some of the country's forlorn building relics.