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London, England

Sir John Soane's Museum

A cluttered and astounding collection of ethnographic items
51.5168, -0.1176
Cambridge, England

Queens' College Moondial

A complicated contraption for telling time by the moon
52.2018, 0.1142
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself
54.1602, -0.7789
Père Lachaise in snow
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs
48.8594, 2.3910
Meyrin, Switzerland

CERN

Large Hadron Collider and the Birthplace of World Wide Web
46.2337, 6.0524
The stunning arc of the gravestones is best appreciated from the platform
Cambridge, England

Madingley American Cemetery

Vast fan-shaped British cemetery honouring American servicemen lost in World War II
52.2117, 0.1005
Cats lounging on ancient architecture
Rome, Italy

Torre Argentina - Roman Cat Sanctuary

Hundreds of lucky felines haunt the ruins where Caesar was murdered
41.8962, 12.4763
North Yorkshire, England

Brimham Rocks

Astonishing rock formations dot the Brimham Moor landscape
54.0784, -1.6842
A street in the close.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mary King's Close

17th century streets hidden under Edinburgh were once a breeding ground for the black death
55.9501, -3.1882
Ruins in Dunwich
Dunwich, England

The Lost Town of Dunwich

A village on the east coast of England that has almost completely eroded into the North Sea
52.2773, 1.6318
Kelvedon Hatch, England

Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker

The biggest and deepest Cold War bunker open to the public in South East England
51.6721, 0.2617
Angel in West Highgate
Greater London, England

Highgate Cemetery

London's creepiest cemetery was once the site of dueling magicians and mobs of stake-carrying vampire hunters
51.5675, -0.1483
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain
52.5203, 13.3869
Greater London, England

Kensal Green Cemetery and Catacombs

Winding paths and ramshackle mausoleums in the oldest "park cemetery" in London
51.5277, -0.2176
The strange creature on the Duomo portal
Milan, Italy

Milan's Duomo "Dinosaur"

Milan's duomo is covered in beautiful carving including a curious "dinosaur-like" beast
45.4637, 9.1917
View from the main axis.
Milan, Italy

Santa Maria presso San Satiro

Small on the outside, big on the inside, this church is an astonishing act of visual deception
45.4626, 9.1880
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oak Beams, New College Oxford

The beams of the New College, Oxford dining hall come with an amazing story
51.7542, -1.2520
Oxford, England

Oxford Electric Bell

This battery powered bell has been ringing since 1840 and is one of the worlds longest running science experiments
51.7611, -1.2595
Oxford, England

Pitt Rivers Museum

Ancient Egyptian wigs, South American feather headresses, a bounty of anthropological artifacts in Oxford.
51.7590, -1.2564
Oxford, United Kingdom

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Used as an example in one of the first dictionary entries for "museum" in 1706
51.7553, -1.2601
Panorama showing the Sphinx Observatory, Top of Europe Restaurant and Rail Station, and the Research Station.
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Sphinx Observatory

Historic observatory precariously perched at the "Top of Europe"
46.5475, 7.9850
Plaster cast of a dog at Pompeii
Pompei, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

Their last minutes captured in plaster
40.7492, 14.5007
Greater London, England

Wellcome Collection & Library

Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome
51.5259, -0.1339
London, England

Temple Church

An unusual round church in London with a sordid past
51.5131, -0.1103