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London, England

The Ruins of St. Dunstan-in-the-East

One of the few remaining casualties of the London Blitz, this destroyed church has become an enchanting public garden.
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
London, England

London Underground Labyrinths

A labyrinth hides in plain sight at each of the city's 270 Tube stations.
London, England

Joseph Grimaldi Park

An unassuming London park is actually a pilgrimage site for modern clowns.
London, England

Barbican Conservatory

This hidden green space is the city's second largest conservatory.
London, England

Postman's Park: Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice

A quiet memorial to those who died saving others in the heart of the City of London.
London, England

Sir John Soane's Museum

A cluttered and astounding collection of antiquities and curiosities.
London, England

Hunterian Museum, London

The anatomical-pathological collection of a man who changed surgery.
London, England

Down Street Underground Station

The secret wartime bunker built on the platforms of an abandoned Tube station.
London, England

Finch and Co Antiques

English antique dealers with a taste for the unusual.
London, England

Audley Square Spy Lamp Post

This overlooked street light once served as a KGB dead letter box.
London, England

The Dove

A glorious pub known for a spiteful printing feud and its famous typeface lost—then found—at the bottom of the Thames.
London, England

'Potteries and Piggeries' Bottle Kiln

A relic from one of London's worst 19th-century slums.
London, England

Museum of Brands

Collection dedicated to brands, packaging and advertising.
Belgrade, Serbia

Ružica Church

A Serbian church lit by chandeliers made of weapons.
Kotor, Montenegro

Fortifications of Kotor

These historic defenses ensured the city within would survive hundreds of years of occupations, sieges, and invasions.
Kotor, Montenegro

Cats Museum

A curious little museum dedicated to the furry feline in the cat haven that is Old Town Kotor.
Irkutsk, Russia

Nikita's Guesthouse on Olkhon Island

Intricate wood carvings on an island in Siberia.
Bulgan, Mongolia

Flaming Cliffs

Dinosaur eggs were first discovered at these fiery red cliffs.
Irkutsk, Russia

The Irkutsk Babr

Thanks to a spelling mistake this bizarre beaver-tiger hybrid became the symbol of a Siberian town.
Ulan-Ude, Russia

Giant Lenin Head of Ulan-Ude

This massive glowering Lenin head gazes out over eastern Siberia.
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The Zaisan Memorial

A huge communist-era propaganda monument and mural that offers stunning views of the Mongolian capital.
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Centre of Shaman Eternal Heavenly Sophistication

A nondescript dirt lot hides an intriguing center of shamanic healing.
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs

An exceptional assortment of fossils recovered from private collections.