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Brim, Australia

Brim Silo Murals

These giant grain silo portraits capture elements of rural life in Australia.
London, England

Wellington Monument

This once-controversial and slightly confusing statue of Achilles was built out of captured cannons.
London, England

Memorial to the Women of World War II

The bronze uniforms commemorate the vital role of women during World War II.
Istanbul, Turkey

Tünel

Climb a steep hill in 90 seconds on the second-oldest urban subway in the world.
Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Musée Hergé (Hergé Museum)

Tintin's creator is celebrated in an immersive museum that's an astounding work of modern art.
London, England

Cleopatra's Needle Shrapnel Scars

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

St Catherine's College

This slice of 1960s Danish modernism does not conform to the Oxford college stereotypes.
Oxford, England

Site of the Rewley Road Rail Station

A plaque is all that remains of a lost Oxford transport hub.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Netherbow Bell

The bell that once tolled atop a lost Edinburgh gate now hangs for all to see.
London, England

Tower of London's Ceremony of the Keys

The ritual has been performed uninterrupted for nearly 700 years.
London, England

Freud Museum London

The pioneer of psychoanalysis spent the final year of his life here, still seeing patients on that famous couch.
Bath, England

Beazer Garden Maze

Created by one of England's most prolific labyrinth designers, inspired by Bath city history.
Oxford, England

The Norrington Room

Once one of the largest rooms full of books in the world, this bookstore basement is still a treat for bibliophiles.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Church of Our Saviour

Climb to the top of its spiral spire for spectacular views of Copenhagen.
Oxford, England

Rewley Road Swing Bridge

The remnants of this unusual bridge await an uncertain fate.
Paris, France

'Jeune Éléphant pris au Piège' ('Young Elephant Caught in a Trap')

This emotive sculpture was originally created for the 1878 World's Fair.
Paris, France

Statue Le Rhinoceros

A beautiful Victorian statue shows France's enduring love of the rhinoceros.
Paris, France

Paris Catacombs Golem

A mud statue stands in the dark tunnels, seeming to hold up the weight of the city above.
Paris, France

Montmartre Funicular

The water-powered carriages are long gone, but for over a century this funicular railway has been the fastest route to the highest point in Paris.
Paris, France

Le Passe-Muraille

This surreal statue brings a famous French novel about a supernatural cad to arresting life.
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

This iconic Parisian bookstore doubles as the "Tumbleweed Hotel" for traveling writers.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
London, England

Brompton Cemetery

The sixth of London's "Magnificent Seven" cemeteries, and a source of unlikely inspiration to Beatrix Potter.
London, England

Animals in War Memorial

A unique tribute to the millions of animals who served and died for the British military.