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Birmingham, England

Aston Hall

This ornate English estates "Prodigy House" still bears the cannonball marks of civil war.
Birmingham, England

Curzon Street Station

This historic abandoned train station looks like a stop for ghost trains.
Liverpool, England

St. John's Beacon

The tower was originally used as a chimney for the waste incinerator of St. John's Precinct and Market.
Liverpool, England

Liverpool Central Library Entrance Riddle

The red letters in the literary pavement leading to the library form a mysterious code.
Liverpool, England

Church of St. Luke, Liverpool

Gutted during the Liverpool Blitz, this architectural husk has been left destroyed in honor of the dead.
Cornwall, England

Merlin’s Cave

It is said the legendary wizard once lived in this sea cave beneath Tintagel Castle.
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
Boscastle, England

The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic

The world's largest collection of witchcraft regalia.
Cornwall, England

Dobwalls Bypass Bat Bridge

These "bridges" help confused bats cross the road.
Cornwall, England

Goonhilly Earth Station

Arthur, Merlin, and Guinevere are among the largest and oldest satellite dishes on the planet.
Cornwall, England

The Eden Project: The World’s Largest Greenhouse

Over one million types of plants in southwest England.
Berlin, Germany

Berliner Unterwelten (Subterranean Berlin)

A tour of underground Berlin takes you through WWII air raid shelters and tunnels used to smuggle people out of East Germany.
Berlin, Germany

Soviet Graffiti in the Reichstag

The walls of Germany's Parliament still show the scars of the Red Army takeover in World War II.
London, England

The Tower Ravens

Six ravens are kept captive (but well-fed) at the Tower of London to prevent the fall of the Crown.
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
London, England

Paddington Bear Statue

After nearly 60 years, there's still a bear at Paddington Station looking for help.
London, England

Tipu's Tiger

A delightful crank-operated pipe organ depicts a tiger calmly devouring a hapless colonial.
London, England

Leadenhall Market

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

The London Stone

This legendary stone is of unknown origin, and throughout history has been a literal touchstone for British leaders.
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
London, England

Temple of Mithras

Rebuilt remains of a temple to Roman god Mithras.
London, England

Scenes from the Frost Fair

Murals of the wild parties once held on the frozen River Thames.
London, England

Speakers' Corner

London's last remaining public soapbox site has seen speeches from Karl Marx, Vladmir Lenin, and George Orwell.