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Jordans, England

William Penn’s Grave

The remains of the man who founded Pennsylvania lie in an unassuming grave in the English countryside.
Beaconsfield, England

Bekonscot Model Village

The world's oldest model village.
Bournemouth, England

Mary Shelley's Grave

The author of Frankenstein is buried here, along with her parents and the heart of her husband, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley.
London, England

Cittie of Yorke

This pub has roots dating back to 1430.
London, England

The Fourth Plinth

Originally meant to hold a statue of King William IV, this support sat empty for years. Today, it hosts a rotating cast of public artwork.
London, England

The Fortnum & Mason Clock

At the top of the hour, figures of the London department store's two co-founders emerge and bow to each other.
London, England

Wellington Arch

Once designed as the entrance to Buckingham Palace, this structure was later relocated and stands as a victory arch.
London, England

'The World Turned Upside Down'

Soon after its unveiling, this giant inverted globe sparked controversy and was vandalized.
London, England

Dog and Pot Sculpture

A recreation of a sign that Charles Dickens used to see on his walk home.
London, England

Alfred the Great Statue

King of the Saxons on top, Roman goddess of wisdom on the bottom.
London, England

London's Stretcher Railings

The fences outside some of South London's estates are made from recycled World War II stretchers.
London, England

Rotherhithe Street

The arching stretch of London's longest street holds many reminders of the area's maritime past.
London, England

Ye Olde Mitre

Down a pint of ale where the Bishop of Ely's servants slept in 1546.
Salem, Massachusetts

Salem Witch Trials Memorial

A simple but powerful tribute to the 20 victims of the 1692 witch trials.
London, England

Pamela Colman Smith's Fireplace

Inside a London bookstore, a fireplace that once belonged to the illustrator responsible for a famous set of tarot cards.
London, England

Street Cat Bob Memorial Statue

This life-size monument honors the legacy of a famous literary feline.
London, England

The London Dungeon

One part local history, 99 parts gruesome haunted house.
London, England

Books for Cooks

This bookstore serves recipes from the cookbooks on sale.
London, England

Hoover Building

A masterpiece of Art Deco architecture hidden in plain sight in West London.
Brighton, England

Brighton Beach Flint Grotto

One fisherman has used his love of pebbles and shore to create a crazy garden of rocky art.
Budapest, Hungary

Péter Mansfeld Monument

This statue of a falling man commemorates a teenage martyr of the Hungarian Revolution.
London, England

Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

A Roman spa buried deep beneath the City of London.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

KattenKabinet

Cat art as far as the eye can see.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Museum Tot Zover

This museum inside Amsterdam's largest cemetery explores how people deal with death.