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Clare, Ireland

Doolin Cave

This controversial Irish show cave is home to a massive formation known as the Great Stalactite.
Kerry, Ireland

Charlie Chaplin's Vacation Statue

An Irish town has built a statue to a silent film actor simply thanks to the holidays he once spent there.
Killorglin, Ireland

King Puck

A proud bronze billy stands as an eternal symbol of Ireland's oldest festival, where a goat is made king.
Stradbally West, Ireland

Tyrone House

The remains of a majestic house that was once stood in the crosshairs of the Irish Republican Army.
Corofin, Ireland

The Burren

A hugely vast Irish landscape of barren rock that stretches for miles.
Glenslane, Ireland

The Hole of the Sorrows

This singular Irish dolmen is more Frank Lloyd Wright than upright stonehenge.
Dunloe Upper, Ireland

Gap of Dunloe

Traveling this mountain pass reveals quaint stone buildings, stunning Irish scenery, and a bridge said to grant wishes.
Cork, Ireland

Kilcoe Castle

A stunning medieval castle owned and restored by the famed actor Jeremy Irons.
Rosscarbery, Ireland

Drombeg Stone Circle

One of the most popular megalithic sites in Ireland stands as a humbler version of Stonehenge.
Cork, Ireland

Baltimore Beacon

An oddly conical beacon perched atop beautiful Irish cliffs.
Königswinter, Germany

Burg Drachenfels

A ruined castle stands atop a hill surrounded by dragon lore.
Leverkusen, Germany

Bayer Cross

Largest illuminated advertisement sign in the world.
Essen, Germany

Slab for the Ruhr

This monolithic slab of art metal crowns a German slag heap.
Bottrop, Germany

Tetrahedron in Bottrop

This massive steel pyramid can be entered by a set of jagged steps that let visitors stand in its heart.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

De Hef

A bridge that has seen many reiterations over its lifetime.
Hilversum, Netherlands

Natuurbrug Zanderij Crailoo

The world's longest wildlife overpass provides Hilversum's critters with a safe alternative to trying their luck on the roadway.
Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, Netherlands

Laagste Punt van Nederland (Lowest Point in the Netherlands)

A large measuring stick marks the lowest point of a country that is partially under sea level.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

New Ocean Paradise

A condensed piece of China floating in a Dutch harbor.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Van Nelle Factory

An icon of International Style architecture on the outskirts of Rotterdam.
The Hague, Netherlands

World Peace Flame Pathway

Lumps of significant stone from around the world surround a flaming monument for peace.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

REM Eiland

This pirate-broadcasting-tower-turned-restaurant played a rebellious role in the history of Dutch television.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

De Waag

Amsterdam's former hotspot for public executions and dissections.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

A'DAM Lookout and Over The Edge Swing

This 22-floor tower's Skydeck offers panoramic views of Amsterdam.
Hilversum, Netherlands

Pinetum Blijdenstein

Most complete collection of Gymnosperms in the world.