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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

Two Princes Staircase

Richard III supposedly disposed of his nephews' bodies here in an effort to seal his claim to the throne.
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

The Executioner's Ax

Tucked away in the Tower of London is the weapon once used to execute high-profile prisoners.
London, England

Traitors' Gate

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

The Tower of London Menagerie

These wire animal sculptures commemorate the exotic inhabitants that once called the Tower of London home.
Dublin, Ireland

Phil Lynott Statue

A statue in the center of Dublin dedicated to one of their favorite sons of rock & roll.
Dublin, Ireland

Wolfe Tone Statue

An enigmatic monument to the Irish revolutionary who plotted an uprising against British rule.
London, England

Memorial to the Women of World War II

The bronze uniforms commemorate the vital role of women during World War II.
London, England

Boadicea and Her Daughters

A statue of the legendary Celtic warrior queen who fought the Roman invaders stands in one of the cities she once destroyed.
London, England

Cleopatra's Needle Shrapnel Scars

This ancient Egyptian obelisk still bears the wounds of World War I.
London, England

Trafalgar Square Imperial Measurements

These official units of measurement—including chains and perches—lie hidden beneath tourists' feet in a popular London hub.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

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

The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street

The signs of a long buried road can still be found hidden beneath a London sewer grate.
London, England

'Great Dangaroo Flood'

On a wall in linear London, a plaque hangs at the high water mark of one of the worst floods in fictional Kcymaerxthaereal times.
Dublin, Ireland

‘Why Go Bald’ Sign

This neon landmark has been posing this deadpan question to follicly-challenged Dubliners for over 50 years.
Eugene, Oregon

Pre's Rock

A memorial for the mustachioed record-setting runner.
Eugene, Oregon

Epic Seconds

Journey through a bit of nostalgia inside this classic record and video store.
Eugene, Oregon

Shelton McMurphey Johnson House

A Victorian-style home known as the “Castle on the Hill.”
New York, New York

The Fillmore East

A Yiddish theater turned movie house turned rock and roll landmark turned gay disco turned bank.
Brooklyn, New York

Sunny's Bar

Once a popular watering hole among longshoremen and shipyard workers, this neighborhood treasure spans more than 100 years of Red Hook history.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Warehouse

A massive forgotten storehouse from 1913 on the Brooklyn Waterfront has a spectacular view of Brooklyn.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook

A cruise terminal that changes the atmosphere of Red Hook's industrial waterfront.
Brooklyn, New York

Mary A. Whalen Oil Tanker

A retired oil tanker now offering amazing views of New York City.