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London, England

Boadicea and Her Daughters

A statue of the legendary Celtic warrior queen who fought the Roman invaders stands in one of the cities she once destroyed.
London, England

Temple Church

An unusual round church in London with a Templar past.
Borgo Grotta Gigante, Italy

Grotta Gigante

One of the largest caves in the world open to the public.
Trieste, Italy

Bora Trieste

The Adriatic's most famous wind can be reliably experienced in the city's Marina.
Predjama, Slovenia

Predjama Castle

Castle and secret tunnel withstood a siege until its owner was killed by the Holy Roman Empire, while sitting on the toilet.
Klagenfurt, Austria

Lindwurmbrunnen

The medieval "dragon" on an Austrian city's coat-of-arms comes to life in a fountain.
Klagenfurt, Austria

Minimundus

The world's most important buildings shrunk to a tiny size.
Borovnica, Slovenia

Soteska Pekel (Hell Gorge)

Apparently, Hell has waterfalls in Slovenia.
Idrija, Slovenia

Idrija Mercury Mine

This was the second largest mercury mine in the world and one of the oldest preserved mine complexes in Europe.
Slovenia

'Ajdovska Deklica' ('Heathen Maiden')

An unmistakable facial pareidolia in the Julian Alps also includes a fantastic tale.
Stahovica, Slovenia

Velika Planina

An otherworldly alpine pasture with its own unique microculture that recalls Middle Earth.
Maribor, Slovenia

The Old Vine

The world's oldest grape-producing vine has survived four centuries of turmoil and even has its own anthem.
Postojna, Slovenia

Olm

The "dragon babies" of southeastern Europe.
Slovenia

Kamnik

This small Slovenian town has become a magnet for microbreweries.
Radovljica, Slovenia

Lečtarski Museum

Nibble as you learn about Slovenia's longstanding tradition of making beautiful honey cookies.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Slovenian Railway Museum

This former railway facility is the oldest in Slovenia, and now houses a museum showcasing the history of steam locomotives.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Cast-Iron Dogs of Tivoli Castle

Strange rumors surround the artist who created these solemn metal guard dogs.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Plečnik House

The Slovenian architect designed many landmarks in the capital city, including his own dream house.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Navje Cemetery and Park

A cemetery for Slovenian notables also serves as a popular recreation space.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

'Faces' of Locksmith Street

A trough of 700 strange bronze faces runs through a narrow alley in Ljubljana's old town.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Cyanometer

Martin Bricelj Baraga's monolithic sculpture measures the blueness of the sky, and changes color to match it.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dragon Bridge

A whimsical bridge adorned with decorative dragons.
Inverkeithing, Scotland

Forth Bridge

A remarkable feat of Victorian engineering across the Firth of Forth.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Royal Botanic Gardens of Edinburgh

One of the oldest scientific gardens in Britain, containing more than 13,302 plant species in its core collection.