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Park Güell in Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell is this magical wonderland of whimsical architecture, complete with colorful mosaics, detailed tiles, and odd shapes. The same Antoni Gaudí of Sagrada Familia fame also designed this masterpiece, which served as a public park. Located atop a hill, the park boasts panoramic views of Barcelona.

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Turó de les Tres Creus in Barcelona, Spain

From the Turó de les Tres Creus, which is located in Park Güell, you can see a magnificent 360 degree view of Barcelona, stretching from the mountains to the sea. The structure itself is made of stacked stones and three crosses. It's a bit of a trek from Park Güell, but not impossible to walk up the paved pathways. 

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Gothic District in Barcelona, Spain

The Gothic District or Barri Gòtic in Catalan and Barrio Gótico in Spanish has narrow medieval streets that are in stark contrast with some of Barcelona's more modern neighborhoods. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, renovations were made to turn this area into a "Gothic District" with restoration of building facades.

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Walk Along the Thames River in London, England

The River Thames starts in Thames Head, coursing through southern England and most notably London, until it reaches the North Sea. The river itself starts as a "small trickle" from the source, as described by the official site. Stretching two hundred and ten miles, this walk only features a small portion of this river.

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Portobello Market in London, England

Portobello Market in Notting Hill, London is perhaps one of the most well known street markets in the world. The stalls line the streets on Saturdays can you can get anything from clothing to jewelry to books to antiques and even food. The street itself is definitely lined with great shops even if you can't make it on a Saturday.

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