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Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
Brussels, Belgium

The Belgian Centre for Comic Strip Art

From Tintin to the Smurfs, Europe's greatest graphic icons are celebrated in a grand Art Noveau gallery.
Rome, Italy

Passetto di Borgo

The Pope’s secret escape route.
Rome, Italy

Torre Argentina (Roman Cat Sanctuary)

Hundreds of lucky felines haunt the ruins where Caesar was murdered.
Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

Model Trains and Much More in Hamburg.
Berlin, Germany

The DDR Museum

A fascinating insight into daily life in the Eastern Bloc.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial Holocaust memorial.
Berlin, Germany

Stasi Museum

A museum dedicated to the history of a terrifying secret police is now held in their former headquarters.
Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial, museum in Germany.
Salford, England

Irwell Sculpture Trail

The longest sculpture trail in the United Kingdom.
Manchester, England

Gnome Island

Since 2017, the remains of Stretford's industrial past have been occupied by a collection of gnomes.
Manchester, England

'The Snowman'

This bronze statue stands throughout the year and illustrates an urgent message about the environment.
Manchester, England

Greater Manchester Police Museum & Archives

This 19th century police station now puts the history of the Manchester City Police on display.
Manchester, England

St. Michael's Flags and Angel Meadow Park

Contrary to its heavenly name, this tranquil oasis has a dark and tragic history buried with it (quite literally).
Rhyl, Wales

Rhyl Miniature Railway

Britain's oldest miniature railway.
Holcombe, England

Peel Monument

This landmark overlooking Ramsbottom pays homage to Sir Robert Peel, repealer of the Corn Laws.
Manchester, England

'22 Bees'

This massive memorial commemorates those who died in the Manchester Arena bombing.
Manchester, England

Peterloo Memorial

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

Lark Hill Place

This dreamy street will transport you to wintertime in Victorian England.
Manchester, England

Ice Age Andesite Boulder

A hunk of prehistoric lava rests amid the Gothic architecture of a campus quad.
Rawtenstall, England

Mr Fitzpatrick's Temperance Bar

The last of the 19th-century booze-free bars has been slinging teetotal tonics for over a century.
Alnwick, England

Alnwick Castle

This iconic 1,000-year-old medieval castle is a favorite of the film industry, most notably as the location for Hogwarts in Harry Potter.
Alnwick, England

Barter Books

This enormous secondhand bookstore inside a Victorian train station sparked the "Keep Calm and Carry On" craze.
Rochdale, England

Rochdale Pioneers Museum

A museum of co-operativism housed in the birthplace of the modern movement.