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Bassano del Grappa, Italy

Ponte degli Alpini

Destroyed numerous times, this centuries-old bridge has always been rebuilt with its original design.
Rome, Italy

Ludus Magnus

The ruins of the largest gladiatorial school in Rome are largely hidden under modern streets.
Segovia, Spain

Alcázar de Segovia

This magnificent castle grew from a small Moorish fortress, and reportedly inspired two iconic Disney castles.
London, England

Pudding Lane

The Great Fire of London and the regulation of one-way streets both started in this alley.
London, England

Roman Wharf Timber

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

Merlion

This statue once earned the distinction as one of the "Three Major Disappointments of the World."
Singapore

Sri Mariamman Temple

Singapore's oldest Hindu temple.
Rīga, Latvia

House of the Blackheads

The reconstruction of this prominent building fulfilled a long-written command.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Queen Mary's Bath House

The building where Queen Mary of Scotland was said to have bathed in white wine.
Parma, Italy

Cattedrale di Parma (Parma Cathedral)

The city of Parma's cathedral is home to one of the greatest illusionistic frescoes of the Renaissance.
Rabat, Morocco

Kasbah of the Udayas

Morocco’s modern capital was once a haven for Barbary pirates, who went so far as to establish a republic of their own.
London, England

Old Shoreditch Station

Once a train station along the Great Eastern Railway this vibrant coffee shop and bar is where members of London’s creative class mingle.
London, England

Shoreditch Town Hall

A recently restored Shoreditch landmark with ties to Jack the Ripper.
London, England

St. Leonard Church of Shoreditch

Historic church where a number of Shakespeare's actors are buried.
London, England

Tea Building

A building that survived WWII, possibly on the virtue of its name alone.
London, England

Tramshed

This restaurant offer just two choices: steak or chicken.
London, England

British Library Treasures Gallery

The library houses an incredible collection of some of the world's most impressive books and manuscripts.
London, England

Coade Stone Caryatids

A measuring mishap led to these artificial stone ladies losing their stomachs.
London, England

Black Cats of Carreras Cigarette Factory

Black cat statues guard this temple-like Egyptian revival factory.
London, England

Isokon Flats

An exercise in radical design and social living that became the epicenter of Soviet spy networks in London.
London, England

London Underground Labyrinths

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

World's Largest Potted Plant

The cedar tree in Highgate Cemetery earned its title by accident.
London, England

Highgate Cemetery

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

Village Underground

Artists and musicians now rule over this former rail station.