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London, England

Strand Lane 'Roman Baths'

Victorian-era Londoners really wanted to believe this 17th-century cistern was actually an ancient artifact.
London, England

Charlton House

The grounds of this Jacobean estate contain one of the oldest mulberry trees in England.
London, England

Topolski's 'Memoir of the Century'

Tucked inside a South Bank bar is an epic expressionist chronicle of the 20th century.
London, England

Spencer Perceval Memorial

A place of remembrance for the Prime Minister that met a violent end.
London, England

Victoria and Albert Museum WWII Battle Scars

The pockmarks across the building's facade are remnants of the Blitz.
London, England

Chi-Chi the Giant Panda

The beloved beast's taxidermy remains sit in the Natural History Museum's cafe.
London, England

Westland London

High-end antique collection housed in a centuries-old church.
London, England

Bunhill Fields

A famous burial ground with a history both grim and literary.
London, England

Museum of Methodism

This religious museum resides in a church crypt next to the founder's house.
London, England

Masonic Lodge of the Andaz Hotel

Hidden behind a wall for decades, this masonic lodge was only rediscovered during renovations.
London, England

I Goat

Spitalfields' regal market goat is said to be a monument to the area's migrant population but most are pretty sure it's just a goat.
London, England

Former Decca Studios

This studio was home to David Bowie's first single, even if it did turn away the Beatles.
London, England

Dennis Severs' House

A historic house left in "dramatic still life."
London, England

Kirkaldy Testing Museum

A collection of machines designed to break things for science.
London, England

Isokon Flats

An exercise in radical design and social living that became the epicenter of Soviet spy networks in London.
London, England

'Treatment Rooms' Mosaic House

This home on a quiet suburban street is completely covered with vibrant mosaics.
London, England

10 Adam Street

England's most famous front door has an accidental doppelganger.
London, England

Brown Dog Statue

A memorial to a memorial to a dog that inspired rioting in the streets of London.
London, England

'Tapestry of Life' Mural

This peeling mural of Adam and Eve was inspired by the greenhouses at Kew Gardens.
London, England

The Star Tavern

The bar where "The Great Train Robbery" was planned was once a nexus of high society and low morals.
London, England

Handel & Hendrix in London

The next-door homes of two very different musicians, George Frideric Handel and Jimi Hendrix.
London, England

Allies Sculpture

Bronze sculpture celebrating the relationship between Churchill and Roosevelt.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

In't Aepjen

This historic Amsterdam bar used to accept sailor's monkeys as payment.
London, England

Hampstead Pergola

This secluded walkway overlooks a magnificently wild London green space.