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New Delhi, India

Khari Baoli Rooftop

The roof of one of the world’s largest spice markets provides a grand view over the neighborhood's glorious bustle.
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

Charing Cross Mural

The medieval woodcut-style artwork chronicles life in medieval London.
London, England

London Transport Museum

Its collection includes a broad array of social, geographic, graphic design, and political history.
New York, New York

Sakagura

More than 250 sakes are available in an izakaya hidden in the basement of a Midtown office building.
New York, New York

Grand Central Oyster Bar

This subterranean oyster house has been the pearl of Grand Central Station since 1913.
Cambridge, England

Mathematical Bridge

Local legend says Isaac Newton built this footbridge without any screws, bolts, or nails.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo Bobsleigh Track

A war-torn Olympic relic is being overtaken by graffiti and nature.
New York, New York

Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters

Mysterious 500-year-old tapestries depict a unicorn hunt.
New York, New York

Trinity Churchyard

This cemetery has graves dating back to the 17th century, including the city's oldest carved tombstone and an ominous cryptogram.
Paris, France

Gustave Eiffel's Secret Apartment

High atop the Eiffel Tower is a small apartment built exclusively to entertain the science elite and make the rest of Paris jealous.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial Holocaust memorial.
Beijing, China

798 Art District

This probably wasn't what Mao had in mind.
London, England

The Albert Bridge

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

V&A Museum of Childhood

A museum wholly devoted to juvenescence.
London, England

Highgate Cemetery

London's creepiest cemetery was once the site of dueling magicians and mobs of stake-carrying vampire hunters.
Cardiff, Wales

Roman Walls of Cardiff Castle

The castle still holds traces of the abandoned Roman fort it was built atop.
Cardiff, Wales

Animal Wall at Cardiff Castle

Recently restored menagerie of Victorian-era beasts.
Cardiff, Wales

Ianto's Shrine

An impromptu shrine appeared shortly after beloved "Torchwood" character Ianto Jones was killed off the show.
Moscow, Russia

Muzey Kino

For lovers of Soviet cinema, this museum is home to a vast collection of artifacts and costumes.
Moscow, Russia

'Compassion'

A monument to Malchik, a stray dog who lived in a Moscow metro station until his tragic death.
Moscow, Russia

Monument to Yuri Gagarin

This massive monument honors the first human in space.
Moscow, Russia

Children are the Victims of Adult Vices

Thirteen sculptures in central Moscow graphically depicting vices of the modern world.