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New York, New York

Fearless Girl Statue

Wall Street has a new heroine, a bronze statue of a small but fierce girl.
New York, New York

The SeaGlass Carousel

Manhattan’s Battery Park has a whimsical carousel full of spinning, glowing fish.
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones.
Aberystwyth, Wales

University of Aberystwyth Old College

A real-life Professor Snape once taught in this Welsh university building, which students of course nicknamed “Hogwarts.”
Bath, England

Pulteney Weir

This picturesque horseshoe weir was first built in the 1600s to prevent flooding in the town of Bath.
Hereford, England

Hereford Mappa Mundi

The largest known medieval map of the world.
Pembrey, Wales

Former RAF Pembrey Airfield

This former military airfield's claim to fame came from a lucky accident during the Second World War.
Bristol, England

The Nails

17th-century merchants in Bristol nailed their deals by placing money on these pedestals.
Bristol, England

The Observatory & Camera Obscura

The Bristol Camera Obscura housed in an ancient windmill.
Tintern, Wales

Tintern Abbey

This well-preserved Cistercian Abbey in a romantic pastoral setting has inspired artists like the poet Wordsworth.
Cardiff, Wales

The Arab Room at Cardiff Castle

A harem-inspired Moorish fantasy design in a Victorian-era Welsh castle.
Verona Island, Maine

Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory

The first bridge observation tower in the U.S. offers one of the best views of Maine.
Boston, Massachusetts

New England Holocaust Memorial

Millions of numbers carved in glass represent the tattoos forced upon victims.
Boston, Massachusetts

Bunker Hill Monument

This monument on Breed's Hill proves that one of the most famous battles of the Revolutionary War is misnamed.
London, England

Rolling Bridge

This unique bridge curls up like a caterpillar to let boats pass and then unfurls again to span a small canal.
London, England

Leinster Gardens False Facades

You'd never know the houses at 23-24 Leinster Gardens were fakes—until you see the train tracks on the other side.
London, England

Vauxhall Bridge's Miniature St. Paul's Cathedral

A tiny replica of the iconic London landmark hides on the side of the steel structure.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
London, England

S.O.E. Monument

A bronze bust commemorates the heroism of the secret agents who led covert operations against the Nazis.
London , England

Captain Bligh's Grave

The breadfruit-adorned final resting place of the infamous Captain of the HMS Bounty.
Richmond, England

Marianne North Gallery at Kew Gardens

A gallery specifically dedicated to the botanical illustrations of a remarkable traveling lady.
London, England

Kew Gardens Underground Aquarium

A marine aquarium with an astounding variety of fish hides in the basement beneath the famous Palm House.
London, England

Coade Stone Caryatids

A measuring mishap led to these artificial stone ladies losing their stomachs.
London, England

Wellcome Collection & Library

Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome.