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View of Casa Loma from the garden
Toronto, Ontario

Casa Loma

A 98-room castle in the middle of Toronto that bankrupted a 19th century electricity multimillionaire.
43.6781, -79.4094
Santa Justa Lift
Lisbon, Portugal

Santa Justa Lift

This Industrial Age architectural and engineering gem helps visitors and residents alike traverse Lisbon, “The City of Seven Hills.”
38.7121, -9.1394
The granaries of Soajo.
Portugal

Espigueiros do Soajo

A cluster of granite granaries perched on stilts.
41.8723, -8.2622
Staring up at the chapel from the bottom of Bom Jesus do Monte's tiered stairs
Braga, Portugal

Bom Jesus do Monte

A stunning 18th-century site where pilgrims ascend by a series of punishing stairs only to return via funicular.
41.5546, -8.3775
The observatory in winter.
Meyrueis, France

Mont Aigoual Weather Station

France's highest manned weather station is the only one still inhabited by meteorologists.
44.1212, 3.5561
Creissels, France

Millau Viaduct

The world's tallest bridge is possibly also the most elegant.
44.0775, 3.0228
Genoa, Italy

Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno

A stunning cemetery famous for its extraordinarily delicate & lifelike mourning sculptures.
44.4302, 8.9503
The suspended houses of Pont-en-Royans.
Pont-en-Royans, France

Suspended Houses of Pont-en-Royans

Quaint French houses dangle precariously over a precipice.
45.0606, 5.3441
Les Baux-de-Provence, France

Carrières de Lumières

Walk through living pictures and music in the Cathedral of Images.
43.7433, 4.7948
Bubble room at Attrap'Reves
Allauch, France

Attrap’Rêves Bubble Hotel

Sleep in a climate-controlled plastic bubble for the night.
43.3256, 5.4661
The Abandoned Village of Leri Cavour
Italy

The Abandoned Village of Leri Cavour

A formerly opulent Italian village is now a crumbling ghost town that no one really knows what to do with.
45.2576, 8.1983
Corniglia, Cinque Terre.
Vernazza, Italy

Cinque Terre

Five candy-colored villages on the Italian Riviera.
44.1324, 9.7077
(Cannon Films Archive)
Genoa, Italy

Roman Polanski's Neptune

Massive galleon from a box-office bomb docked in Genoa.
44.4102, 8.9273
Monterosso al Mare, Italy

Il Gigante

The bomb-ravaged remains of of a colossal Neptune.
44.1453, 9.6472
Hauterives, France

Le Palais Idéal

This whimsical castle of grottoes was the labor of love of a French postman, and one of the greatest achievements of outsider architecture.
45.2556, 5.0260
Inside the ossuary
Marville, France

Marville Ossuary

The remains of 40,000 humans, meticulously stacked in a tiny churchyard shed.
49.4539, 5.4585
Recreating the famous scene!
Turin, Italy

Fiat Lingotto Factory

Now an entertainment complex, the Lingotto building was once an avant-garde auto factory with a test track on the roof.
45.0321, 7.6654
Horses - Stables Market
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
51.5424, -0.1477
City of London, England

Angela Landers Perfumer

A boutique perfumery fashioned to look like a Victorian-era shop.
51.5286, -0.0705
I Goat
London, England

I Goat

Spitalfields' regal market goat is said to be a monument to the area's migrant population but most are pretty sure it's just a goat.
51.5191, -0.0779
221b, Baker Street
London, England

221b Baker Street

The popularity of Sherlock Holmes led to the creation of his fictional address, turning the orderly London street numbers askew.
51.5237, -0.1583
London's smallest police station.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
51.5078, -0.1288
Il Porcellino
Florence, Italy

Il Porcellino

This bronze boar's snout has been rubbed to a golden sheen by visitors seeking good fortune.
43.7699, 11.2542
View from across Piazza San Marco.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
45.4347, 12.3389