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Places visited in East Sussex, England
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Lincoln, England

Prison Chapel at Lincoln Castle

Inside this chapel, Victorian jailers took the separate system to new levels.
Lincoln, England

The Lincoln Imp

Legend says this demonic carving inside a medieval cathedral was one of Satan's minions.
York, England

Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate

One of the shortest streets in York has an especially odd name.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
York, England

'Constantine the Great'

This sculpture marks the spot where one of the greatest Roman rulers was proclaimed emperor.
Glenslane, Ireland

The Hole of the Sorrows

This singular Irish dolmen is more Frank Lloyd Wright than upright stonehenge.
Corofin, Ireland

The Burren

A hugely vast Irish landscape of barren rock that stretches for miles.
Kerry, Ireland

Telegraph Field Valentia Island

This beautiful site is where the first transatlantic telegraph was sent from.
Kerry, Ireland

Charlie Chaplin's Vacation Statue

An Irish town has built a statue to a silent film actor simply thanks to the holidays he once spent there.
Rome, Italy

Domus Aurea

The engineering wonder and pleasure dome of a much-maligned emperor still holds undiscovered secrets.
London, England

Leadenhall Market

This ornate Victorian marketplace was the setting for Diagon Alley and the Leaky Cauldron in the Harry Potter films.
Brighton, England

The Royal Pavilion

Regency-era excess on the English Coast.
East Sussex, England

Litlington White Horse

This mysterious chalk figure of a horse has been recreated and restored for more than a century.
Bodiam, England

Bodiam Castle

A beautiful ruin of a 14th-century Plantagenet castle built by a medieval mercenary.
Brighton, England

West Pier

The rotting skeleton of a shoreside fun fair that was destroyed by fire and storms still haunts the Brighton ocean view.
Fontainebleau, France

Fontaine de Diane (Fountain of Diana)

Peeing dogs guard the Roman hunting goddess atop a fountain at France’s Château de Fontainebleau.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
Ireland

The Dry Stone Walls of the Aran Islands

Mortarless walls that stretch for miles are a lovely solution for creating grazing land in the harsh terrain of the Aran Islands.
Galway, Ireland

Dun Aonghasa

An Iron Age fort on the edge of a seaside cliff offers a glimpse into an ancient, mystical world.
Tokyo, Japan

Yanaka Cemetery

This sprawling scenic burial ground is the final resting place of Japan's last shogun.
Mitaka, Japan

Inokashira Park Benzaiten Shrine

Legend says the goddess this shrine honors curses any couples that pass by.
Tokyo, Japan

Shitamachi Museum

A museum dedicated to the history of Tokyo's often-overlooked working-class district.
Mutsu, Japan

Mount Osore

This mountain's identity is stuck somewhere between a nightmare and a scenic tourist attraction.
Kyoto, Japan

Kiyomizu-Dera Temple

A shrine contains nearly 200 statues of the Buddhist deity Jizo, dressed in bibs by parents who have lost a child.