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Leeds, England

'The Boules Player'

This sculpture celebrates a boules tournament and the link between Leeds and its twin city Lille.
Leeds, England

The Black Prince

This sculpture of Edward of Woodstock is surrounded by eight Victorian lamp bearers.
Leeds, England

Central Station Wagon Hoist

This device was crucial to the Industrial Revolution development of Leeds.
Sapporo, Japan

Historical Village of Hokkaido

An open-air museum exhibiting a total of 52 century-old buildings, recreating Hokkaido’s “pioneer village.”
Himeji, Japan

Kokoen Garden

Nine Gardens in one—with tea service.
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima's Hypocenter

A plaque marks the site directly below the mid-air detonation of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima.
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima Peace Memorial

Peace Park and the Atomic Bomb Dome.
Hiroshima, Japan

Human Shadow Etched in Stone

An eerie reminder to the horrors of World War II.
Hatsukaichi, Japan

World's Largest Rice Scoop

This enormous "shamoji" means more to the people of Miyajima than just a way getting rice onto a plate.
Hatsukaichi, Japan

Itsukushima Shrine

Japanese national treasure originally built in 593 CE.
Kyoto, Japan

Statue of Izumo-no-Okuni

The groundbreaking Japanese shrine maiden who invented the art of kabuki.
Kyoto, Japan

Ichiriki

More than 300 years old, Kyoto's historic "teahouse" still operates as an invitation-only geisha club.
Kyoto, Japan

Sanjūsangen-dō

1,001 carved statues of the Buddhist God of Mercy, each with a unique face.
Nara, Japan

Buddha's Nostril

Devoted Buddhists can earn enlightenment in the next life by crawling through this symbolic nostril.
Nara, Japan

Tōdai-ji Daibutsuden (The Great Buddha Hall)

This massive wooden building contains a giant Buddha, healing pillars, and tame deer wandering the grounds.
Eyam, England

Eyam Plague Village Museum

Eyam took steps to quarantine themselves and keep the plague from spreading.
York, England

Kings Square Gravestones

This popular square's history as the former site of a church is right beneath your feet.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
Nyabushozi, Uganda

Lake Mburo National Park

Uganda's smallest savannah park is home to over 350 species of birds and mammals.
Kayabwe, Uganda

Equator Line Restaurant

This small roadside eatery exists in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, as the equator runs right through it.
Kaabong, Uganda

Kidepo Valley National Park

This park is home to around 500 bird species.
Jinja, Uganda

Source of the Nile at Jinja

A strangely forgotten claimant to the much contested title of "Source of the Nile."
Stoke-on-Trent, England

Trentham Monkey Forest

An open air haven for tropical monkeys in the damp moors of the English country.
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kyteler's Inn

The oldest inn in Kilkenny was established by the first convicted witch in Ireland.