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Halifax, England

Piece Hall

This Georgian architectural masterpiece is the only cloth hall left in Britain.
Manchester, England

The Undamaged Red Post Box

The small bright red pillar survived the 1996 Manchester bombing virtually unscathed.
Manchester, England

Alan Turing Memorial

Have a seat with the father of modern computing at this Manchester monument.
London, England

Boadicea and Her Daughters

A statue of the legendary Celtic warrior queen who fought the Roman invaders stands in one of the cities she once destroyed.
Halle (Saale), Germany

Nebra Sky Disc

The 3,600-year-old archeological sensation is considered to be the oldest representation of the cosmos.
King's Lynn, England

Seahenge

This captivating Bronze Age timber circle spent centuries concealed by the tides.
London, England

The Lewis Chessmen

These mysterious Viking chess pieces spent centuries hidden on a remote Scottish island.
London, England

Mold Gold Cape

This intriguing Bronze Age artifact spent centuries hidden within a Welsh faerie hill.
Manchester, England

A Monument to Vimto

A giant wooden soda bottle pays homage to a distinctly British drink on the very spot where it was invented.
Manchester, England

Mr Smith's Dream

A tiny, heartwarming piece of art hiding in plain sight.
Manchester, England

Peterloo Memorial

The city of Manchester quietly unveiled this tribute to a 19th-century massacre.
Manchester, England

The Manchester Bee

Be on the lookout for the symbolic insect all over the city.
Glasgow, Scotland

Cameron Memorial Fountain

Glasgow's own "tipsy" temperance monument.
Glasgow, Scotland

Spitfire LA198

An icon of the Battle of Britain is frozen in flight in a grand Victorian museum.
Glasgow, Scotland

Kelvingrove Pipe Organ

Inside this art museum resides one of Glasgow's most famous musical instruments.
Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow Hunterian Museum

A 200-year-old collection of oddities and medical paraphernalia.
Glasgow, Scotland

Duke of Wellington Statue

This stately monument has been wearing a traffic cone hat for decades much to the delight of the locals.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Glasgow Necropolis

"Respectful to the dead, safe and sanitary to the living, dedicated to the Genius of Memory..."
Glasgow, Scotland

The Highlandman's Umbrella

Displaced highlanders would take shelter from the wet Scottish climate under the large walled bridge at Glasgow Central Station.
Glasgow, Scotland

'La Pasionaria'

Glasgow's memorial to the International Brigade volunteers from Great Britain who fought and died in the Spanish Civil War.
London, England

Walthamstow Market

Though it's not the largest, this one-kilometer outdoor market is reportedly the longest in Europe.
Liverpool, England

Superlambanana

Created as a punny statement about genetic engineering this monstrous hybrid statue has become a beloved icon.
Leeds, England

'Out of the Earth'

Since 1995, two red-painted metal figures have guarded the entrance to the Northern Ballet.
Leeds, England

'Cornucopia'

Winner of the Leeds Award for Architecture and the Environment.