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Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell

Gaudí's famously flamboyant architectural style is on full display in this sprawling park and garden.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oudekerksplein

This city square is home to Amsterdam's oldest church and a statue honoring Dutch sex workers.
Wiltshire, England

Avebury

The largest stone circle in the world has ended up bringing up more questions than it has answered.
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

This hilarious English intersection is an automotive whirlpool.
Tongwynlais, Wales

Castell Coch (The Red Castle)

High Victorian fantasy created a fairytale castle out of a ruined fortress in Wales.
Cardiff, Wales

The Arab Room at Cardiff Castle

A harem-inspired Moorish fantasy design in a Victorian-era Welsh castle.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mons Meg

A six-ton wedding present for the King of the Scots.
Ypres, Belgium

Menin Gate Memorial

A moving memorial to the fallen and missing from WWI trenches.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Hash, Marijuana and Hemp Museum

The history and future of cannabis.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Penis Fountain

Amsterdam's Red Light District leaves little to the imagination.
Cornwall, England

The Eden Project

The largest greenhouse in the world is home to over one million types of plants.
Isle of Wight, England

Blackgang Chine

The UK's oldest theme park slowly slips away.
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult.
Cheddar, England

The Cheddar Man and Cannibals Museum

Museum about life, death, and cannibalism in the Stone Age.
Saint Fagans, Wales

St. Fagans National History Museum

Stroll through Welsh history in a village of reconstructed structures.
Broadway, England

Broadway Tower and Nuclear Bunker

A petite castle folly in the English countryside.
York, England

National Railway Museum York

The National Railway Museum in York is the largest railway museum in the world, attracting almost 1 million visitors per year.
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
England

Mother Shipton's Cave and the Petrifying Well

Once thought to be the mysterious work of a witchy prophetess, a well with unusual properties turns objects into "stone".
North Yorkshire, England

Brimham Rocks

Astonishing rock formations dot the Brimham Moor landscape.