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East Molesey, England

Hampton Court Maze

England's oldest surviving hedge maze has been confusing visitors for over 300 years.
Twickenham, England

Strawberry Hill

In Twickenham sits a small whitewashed castle that inspired Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.
London, England

Longplayer

A musical composition 1000 years in length plays at the Trinity Buoy Wharf in London.
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door.
London, England

The Cathedral of Sewage

This elaborate Byzantine-style building was designed for a not-so-pretty purpose.
London, England

Greenwich Foot Tunnel

A 1,215-foot tunnel transports pedestrians beneath the River Thames.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Seventy million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
London, England

Chelsea Physic Garden

London's old-school healing garden.
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
London, England

Speakers' Corner

London's last remaining public soapbox site has seen speeches from Karl Marx, Vladmir Lenin, and George Orwell.
London, England

Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Abstract dinosaur models in London.
London, England

Battersea Power Station

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

Ruins of the Crystal Palace

The remains of Crystal Palace Great Exhibition of 1851.
London, England

The Burlington Arcade Beadles

This luxury shopping lane has been protected by its own tiny police force for over a century.
London, England

Ziggy Stardust Plaque

This London plaque marks the spot where David Bowie's famous alien made his debut.
London, England

Lock & Co.

Claiming to be the oldest hat store in the world, this historic haberdashery had a hand (and a head) in the creation of the Bowler.
London, England

Magic Circle Museum

This collection of illusory paraphernalia has been culled from the history of London's premier magician's club.
London, England

Pollock's Toy Museum

A toy store with a century-long history preserves the craftsmanship of playthings of the past.
London, England

Broad Street Cholera Pump

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

Pelicans of St James's Park

Giant, friendly pelicans in Central London, the most unlikely of places.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

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

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
London, England

The London Dungeon

One part local history and 99 parts gruesome haunted house.
London, England

Sir John Soane's Museum

A cluttered and astounding collection of ethnographic items.