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Paris, France

Witch Rock of Montmartre

This oddly shaped boulder in Paris is rumored to be cursed.
Paris, France

'Bouquet of Tulips'

One of Jeff Koons’s largest sculptures and his first commemorative work.
Paris, France

Les Abattoirs de Vaugirard

The site of slaughterhouses that once satisfied Parisians' taste for horse meat is now home to a park and book market.
Saint-Malo, France

Fort de la Conchée

A unique military outpost carved into a rocky outcrop in the English Channel.
Saint-Malo, France

Rock Sculptures of Abbe Foure

Folklore and history carved into Brittany's coast.
Schiphol, Netherlands

Schiphol Clock

It appears as if a man is standing behind this giant airport clock, painting the hands in real time.
Nassau, Bahamas

Queen's Staircase

This staircase in a lush tropical grotto was built by enslaved laborers and renamed to honor Queen Victoria's role in ending slavery in the British Empire.
Washington, D.C.

Andrew Jackson Downing Urn

This large garden vase urn has nothing to do with the seventh U.S. President—it was designed by one landscape designer to honor another landscape designer's contributions to the National Mall.
Jersey City, New Jersey

Empty Sky Memorial

This haunting monument honors the victims of 9/11.
Washington, D.C.

Library Of Congress Gutenberg Bible

One of the three perfect vellum copies of this historic book known to exist is on display in a specially-designed case.
New York, New York

'Crack is Wack'

In 1986, Keith Haring was arrested for painting this anti-drug mural on a Harlem handball court.
Ronks, Pennsylvania

Strasburg Rail Road

This vintage short line in Amish country runs passenger steam train excursions and still hauls freight.
Salisbury, England

Old Sarum Castle

This modest relic, with rich history as a strategic fort through multiple eras.
Washington, D.C.

Fort Stevens

This American Civil War-era fort still stands near the border between Washington, D.C. and Maryland.
Salisbury, England

High Street Gate

This gate served as a small lock-up jail in the 14th century.
Glasgow, Scotland

Cineworld Renfrew Street

The Guinness Record holder as the "tallest cinema in the world" is a building with screens in almost every one of its 12 floors
Glasgow, Scotland

'All Greatness Stands Firm in the Storm'

A unique art installation located on what was once considered the widest railway bridge in the world.
Glasgow, Scotland

Lion and Unicorn Staircase

This emblematic representation is said to bring the students good fortune.
Glasgow, Scotland

Cameron Memorial Fountain

Glasgow's own "tipsy" temperance monument.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Scotia Bar

Glasgow's oldest pub has a proud literary tradition and possibly a ghost or two.
Glasgow, Scotland

Clydeside Expressway Mural Wall

Vibrant paintings stretch across 600 feet of derelict railway.
Paris, France

Stohrer

Order a boozy baba au rhum at the oldest patisserie in Paris.
Paris, France

Au Pied de Cochon

Offal and flawless onion soup are on the menu at this restaurant that once catered to the workers of Les Halles.
Strasburg, Pennsylvania

Choo Choo Barn

This extraordinary model train layout covers over 1,700 square feet, with multiple trains running simultaneously.