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Glasgow, Scotland

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall

The world's oldest surviving music hall was also once a freakshow.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Trongate Cherub

An angelic, yet demonic-looking figurine presides over one of Glasgow's most ancient streets.
Glasgow, Scotland

'All Greatness Stands Firm in the Storm'

A unique art installation located on what was once considered the widest railway bridge in the world.
Glasgow, Scotland

'La Pasionaria'

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

Glasgow Cathedral's Hebrew Inscriptions

In the depths of Glasgow Cathedral's crypt, one pillar stands out from all others.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Glasgow Necropolis

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

Glasgow City Center Mural Trail

A scattered trail of street art adds a pop of color to the city's stark structures.
London, England

Animals in War Memorial

A unique tribute to the millions of animals who served and died for the British military.
London, England

Wellington Arch

Once designed as the entrance to Buckingham Palace, this structure was later relocated and stands as a victory arch.
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.
Southampton, England

Hythe Pier Railway

The world's oldest operational public pier railway has shuttled seagoing commuters from ship to shore since 1909.
Manchester, England

'Journey'

This bronze sculpture represents the helpless, hapless, and the damned who have passed through Piccadilly station since it opened in 1842
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

Alan Turing Memorial

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

Godlee Observatory

Despite having a dome made of papier-mâché this tiny observatory has survived for over a century.
Manchester, England

Hanging Ditch Bridge

The construction of this bridge dates back to the 15th century.
Manchester, England

The Manchester Bee

Be on the lookout for the symbolic insect all over the city.
Manchester, England

The Undamaged Red Post Box

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

Forest of Borth

A 4,500-year-old forest is slowly being revealed from beneath the sands of a Welsh beach.
Aberystwyth, Wales

The Ancient Books of Wales

Welsh literary history is preserved in the delicate pages of these medieval manuscripts.
Caerleon, Wales

Caerleon Amphitheatre

This Roman amphitheater is said to be King Arthur's legendary Round Table.
Cardiff, Wales

Roman Walls of Cardiff Castle

The castle still holds traces of the abandoned Roman fort it was built atop.
Cardiff, Wales

Dead Man's Alley

This pedestrian walkway cuts through a cemetery and over several burial vaults.
Singapore

Merlion

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