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York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
London, England

Temple Bar Memorial Dragon

The fierce beast perches atop a pedestal marking where the historic City of London gates once stood.
London, England

Panyer Boy

A mysterious carving from 17th-century London seemingly depicts a young boy sitting on a bread basket.
London, England

Roman Wharf Timber

The 2,000-year-old beam is tucked within the pedestrian entrance to the old London Bridge.
London, England

The London Stone

This legendary stone is of unknown origin, and throughout history has been a literal touchstone for British leaders.
London, England

Signs of Old Lombard Street

The last four extravagant street signs of London's historic banking street.
London, England

London's Original and All-Inspiring Coffee House

The site of London's first coffee house has been serving refreshments of one kind or another for 360 years.
London, England

Monument to the Great Fire of London

The commemorative stone column conceals a secret laboratory.
London, England

The Ten Bells Pub

Mary Kelly was last seen here before she was murdered by Jack the Ripper.
London, England

Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel

A hands-off space for graffiti artists to hone and display their skills.
Ypres, Belgium

The Birthplace of "In Flanders Fields"

The site where one of the most famous poems of World War I was composed is preserved to honor the legacy of the work.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

City Hall Urinal

A public urinal so pretty, it was declared a national monument.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tiny Hidden Houses on Westerstraat

Seven mini rowhouses fill the gap between 54 and 70 Westerstraat.
Hatton, England

The Hatton Flight

Known as the "Stairway to Heaven," this historic canal dates back to the 1700s.
Warwickshire, England

Baddesley Clinton

This medieval manor house was equipped with secret compartments for hiding priests.
Dudley, England

The Crooked House

This pub can leave even the sober feeling slightly unsteady.
Munich, Germany

Weiße Rose Pavement Memorial

These bronze pamphlets remember a remarkable group of Germans who fearlessly opposed the Nazis in the very center of their power.
Berchtesgaden, Germany

The Eagle's Nest

Soaring over 6,000 feet in the Bavarian Alps, this beer garden was once Hitler's 50th birthday present.
Nuremberg, Germany

The Kongresshalle, Nuremberg

This abandoned coliseum was intended to be a grand Nazi rallying ground before it was halted at the end of the war.
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Castle

A castle from the Holy Roman Empire that hosts traveling youth... in its stables.
Dachau, Germany

Dachau Concentration Camp

Prototype for all Nazi concentration camps.
Munich, Germany

Wurmeck

A fearsome dragon clings to a corner of Munich's city hall.
Munich, Germany

Viscardigasse

Golden cobblestones remember a time when this small alley was used to avoid having to give a Nazi salute.
Munich, Germany

Rathaus-Glockenspiel

Daily jousts and dancing barrel makers in Munich's mechanical clock.