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Berlin, Germany

Friedrichsfelde Socialist Cemetery

The final resting place of many of Germany's most famous communists.
Berlin, Germany

Fliegeberg

This conical hill was built as a testing ground for an engineer known as the Glider King.
Berlin, Germany

Monster Kabinett

Part art gallery, part haunted house, this robotic art display is a terrifying experience.
Berlin, Germany

Burgermeister

Where once there was a train station bathroom, there is now this German burger joint.
London, England

Kensington Roof Gardens

This hidden rooftop garden in downtown London offers a quiet respite from a bustling city.
Pleasley, England

Pleasley Pit

This park and coal mine heritage site is home to two of the last steam winding engines in the UK.
Lancashire, England

Carnforth Railway Station

Inside this station, the 1945 film "Brief Encounter" is played on a loop daily.
Nottinghamshire, England

Queen's Sconce

A well preserved remnant of the English Civil War.
Bolton-le-Sands, England

The Praying Shell

A limestone sculpture of a praying man resides over the site where 23 Chinese cockle pickers died.
Coventry, England

The Phil Silvers Archival Museum

The only museum in the world dedicated to preserving the life and work of American comedian and entertainer, Phil Silvers.
London, England

The Albert Bridge

Chelsea's soldiers were given strict orders when crossing this historic bridge.
Sheffield, England

Sheffield Botanical Gardens Bear Pit

In the 19th century, this pit housed a fully grown black bear for the entertainment of visitors. Today there is a sculpture in tribute to the poor creature.
Hope Valley, England

The Round Building

This petite cutlery factory sits on the foundations of a defunct gasworks.
Ripponden, England

Stott Hall Farm

The house in the middle of the motorway.
Hull, England

White Phone Booths of Hull

The phone booths in this English town have distinctly milky hues.
Belper, England

Strutt's North Mill

This industrial gem was one of the earliest examples of a metal-framed building.
Emley, England

Emley Moor Transmitter Tower

The tallest freestanding structure in the United Kingdom.
Preston, England

Preston Bus Station

Locals spent years successfully fighting to save this beloved Brutalist behemoth from demolition.
Sheffield, England

The Steelworker Mural

This magnificent mural was created with over 30,000 colored bricks.
Westward Ho!, England

Westward Ho!

How did this lovely seaside English village come by such an unusual name?
Nottingham, England

The Flying Horse

A 15th-century former coaching inn forms the implausibly grand entrance to a 1980s shopping mall.
Merseyside, England

Southport Pier

The second-longest pier in the UK stretches a whole kilometer into the ocean.
Norwich, England

Norwich Keyboard

This imprint of an old computer keyboard has a very unique backstory.
Eyam, England

Hall Hill Troughs

One of the U.K's earliest public water supplies is within the "plague village."