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El Grao de Castellón, Spain

Edificio Sol

Believed to be the largest Spanish sculpture affixed to a housing block.
Aranjuez, Spain

Pajarera del Jardín de la Isla

A massive birdcage in this royal, 18th-century garden has sparked a local controversy.
Covarrubias, Spain

Monument to Princess Kristina of Norway

Princess Kristina played a pivotal role in fostering diplomatic ties between two kingdoms, Norway and Spain.
Madrid, Spain

Museo Sorolla

A comprehensive look at the art of Joaquín Sorolla in his former home in Madrid.
Villarrubia de Santiago, Spain

Cueva de la Yedra

This cave in the heart of La Mancha is full of esoteric secrets.
Madrid, Spain

El Dragón de la Elipa

This dragon narrowly escaped demolition.
Aranjuez, Spain

Museo de Falúas Reales (Royal Barges Museum)

A collection of riverboats of the Spanish royal family in a quaint museum.
Berkane, Morocco

Monument de l'Orange de Berkane (Berkane Orange Monument)

A massive clementine marks the center of town in the citrus city of Berkane.
Colmenar de Oreja, Spain

Ulpiano Checa Museum

Dedicated to one of Spain’s most talented painters and also one of the least known.
Paris, France

Le Moulin de la Galette

Montmartre's sole surviving windmill became an iconic landmark for 19th-century painters, artists, and bohemians.
Olmedo, Spain

Mudéjar Thematic Park

The best collection of Mudéjar building replicas gathered in a theme park in Olmedo.
Bath, England

Bath Market Pillar

Since 1768, the pillar at Guildhall Market in Bath has been a hub of economic transactions.
Valencia, Spain

Dama Ibérica

This sculpture in Valencia features 22,000 tiny, obsidian blue figures that pay homage to the Lady of Elche.
Madrid, Spain

Museo de Escultura al Aire Libre de La Castellana

This open-air sculpture museum is located under a bridge in the center of Madrid.
Bristol, England

St. Mary Redcliffe Tram Rail

World War II air raids over Bristol dislodged this fragment of tram line that ended up embedded in a churchyard.
Quintanar de la Orden, Spain

Carved Stone Milestones

These milestones have survived centuries and still mark distances although incorrectly.
Madrid, Spain

Inscriptions on the Pavement of Huertas Street

Along the pavement of this neighborhood in Madrid are quotes from famous authors.
Bath, England

Head of Sulis Minerva

The accidental discovery of this gilt bronze head led archaeologists to find the Roman Baths in the city of Bath
Tangier, Morocco

Leila Alaoui Mural

Local authorities nearly destroyed this mural before a viral video rallied international support to save it.
Madrid, Spain

Automatons of the Goyesque Carillon

This piece of early engineering is rather unknown despite its location in the heart of Madrid.
Bristol, England

Model of the Matthew

A miniature version of the ship that took John Cabot from Bristol to Newfoundland.
Aranjuez, Spain

La Azuda

This 18th-century water provider for Aranjuez was refurbished in 2013 only to be neglected again.
Madrid, Spain

Peluquería Vallejo

At this century-old barbershop, clients used to be entertained with a glass of brandy and a cigar.
Madrid, Spain

Monument to Doctor Fleming

Dr. Fleming's work saved the lives of many bullfighters thanks to his discovery of penicillin.