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East Sussex, England

Beachy Head

England's most notorious suicide spot.
Rye, England

Rye Water House

An ancient water supply dating back almost 500 years can still be found standing in East Sussex.
Rye, England

Ypres Tower

Also known as Rye Castle, this 13th-century fortification later became a prison and held one of Rye's most famous criminals.
East Sussex, England

The Quarter Boys

Two gilded cherubs perched on a church bell tower have been reminding visitors of the finitude of life since 1760.
Rye, England

Camber Castle

Henry VIII's forgotten castle was built by the gunpowder-obsessed king to be defended solely by cannons.
Rye, England

The Mermaid Inn

This centuries-old hotel hides a network of secret cellars and passages once used by smugglers.
Amer, India

Amber Fort

This opulent 16th-century Maharaja’s palace is a unique mix of Hindu and Muslim designs.
New Delhi, India

Gandhi Smriti

Time has stopped at the house where Gandhi died.
Fatehpur Sikri, India

Fatehpur Sikri

An imperial fortress city that incorporated cultural elements from the entire Mughal empire, only to be abandoned the year it was finished.
Jodhpur, India

Mehrangarh Fort

This stunning 15th-century royal hill fort preserves the age of chivalry in Rajasthan.
Mysore, India

Mysore Palace

Modest by day, illuminated majestically at sunset.
New Delhi, India

Bahá'í Lotus Temple

A blooming house of worship for the masses.
London, England

Two Princes Staircase

Richard III supposedly disposed of his nephews' bodies here in an effort to seal his claim to the throne.
London, England

Yeoman Warders Club

There's an exclusive Beefeaters pub hidden in the Tower of London.
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
London, England

The Tower of London Menagerie

These wire animal sculptures commemorate the exotic inhabitants that once called the Tower of London home.
London, England

Pudding Lane

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

Postman's Park: Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice

A quiet memorial to those who died saving others in the heart of the City of London.
London, England

The First Public Drinking Fountain

Public access to clean drinking water was an instant hit among the masses.
London, England

The Golden Boy at Pye Corner

A portly statue of a golden boy commemorates an unusual cause of the Great Fire of London: the sin of gluttony.
London, England

St Bride's Church & Charnel House

This landmark church concealed a crypt packed with bones that was discovered thanks to the London Blitz.
London, England

Polly at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

The taxidermied remains of a once-great parrot.
London, England

Monument to Hodge the Cat

Dictionary Johnson’s favorite feline.
London, England

Aldwych Tube Station

This Underground station has been a popular filming location for decades, even before it closed.