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London, England

The Lioness and the Lesser Kudu

This striking statue brings a scene from the African savannah into central London.
London, England

Battersea Power Station

Pop culture has helped to keep this iconic British building from being destroyed.
London, England

The Mail Rail

Hidden beneath the streets of London is a secret subway that only carried mail.
London, England

London Underground Labyrinths

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

Broad Street Cholera Pump

The John Snow Memorial marks the epicenter of London's 1854 cholera epidemic.
London, England

Algerian Coffee Stores

Since 1887, this old-school shop has stacked its shelves with extraordinary coffees and teas.
London, England

The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street

The signs of a long buried road can still be found hidden beneath a London sewer grate.
London, England

'Great Dangaroo Flood'

On a wall in linear London, a plaque hangs at the high water mark of one of the worst floods in fictional Kcymaerxthaereal times.
London, England

Cecil Court

A charming 17th-century alley is lined with secondhand bookstores and antiquarian shops.
London, England

Trafalgar Square Imperial Measurements

These official units of measurement—including chains and perches—lie hidden beneath tourists' feet in a popular London hub.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
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

Signs of Old Lombard Street

The last four extravagant street signs of London's historic banking street.
London, England

Leadenhall Market

This ornate Victorian marketplace was the setting for Diagon Alley and the Leaky Cauldron in the Harry Potter films.
London, England

London's Rose-Ringed Parakeets

Legend says these colorful, invasive residents are the descendants of birds released by Jimi Hendrix.
London, England

Statue of Guy the Gorilla

A sculpture of a famous ape who was once a beloved household name in London.
Boston, Massachusetts

New England Holocaust Memorial

Millions of numbers carved in glass represent the tattoos forced upon victims.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
Oswego, New York

Montcalm Park

This Upstate New York park squeezes a lot of history into its two-acre triangular space.
Ithaca, New York

Cayuga Nature Center

A six-story treehouse offers spectacular views of New York's Finger Lakes region.
Pittsford, New York

Mushroom House of Rochester

Eclectic architecture in the woods of New York.
Cohoes, New York

Site of the Cohoes Mastodon

A 13,000-year-old mastodon skeleton was found during the construction of a 19th-century New York mill.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Liberty Street Robot Supply & Repair

Trade in that pesky human soul for cold-hard circuits.
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Steelcase Pyramid

One lonely, modern pyramid has gone from corporate think tank to deserted boondoggle.