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The Nails outside Bristol's Corn Exchange.
Bristol, England

The Nails

17th-century merchants in Bristol nailed their deals by placing money on these pedestals.
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Dual-time clock at the Bristol Exchange
Bristol, England

Corn Exchange Dual-Time Clock

The unusual clock on this 18th-century market building has an extra minute hand for "Bristol time."
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'Well Hung Lover.'
Bristol, England

'Well Hung Lover'

Banksy's image of a naked man dangling from the window of a sex health clinic.
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St. Mary and All Saints Church's spire.
Chesterfield, England

Chesterfield's Crooked Spire

The whimsical twist of this spire was either caused by the Devil, an unexpected virgin, or lead.
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The South Front and the South Lawn with the Seahorse Fountain. The exterior steps are a 19th century replacement for the original horseshoe shaped steps. (Wikimedia Commons)
Derbyshire, England

Chatsworth House

Seat of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire for centuries.
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Porta Nigra viewed from the south
Trier, Germany

Porta Nigra

The last bastion of Roman presence north of the Alps looms over a German town.
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Bern, Switzerland

Bärengraben

The bear pit or Bern, empty for the first time in nearly 500 years.
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Cheddar gorge and caves.
Cheddar, England

The Cheddar Man and Cannibals Museum

Museum about life, death, and cannibalism in the Stone Age.
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Archie in his tank. Creative Commons photo by Steve Sparshott
London, England

Archie the Giant Squid

The monster at the center of the Darwin Center Spirit Collection.
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London, England

Darwin Centre Spirit Collection

Repository for more than 22 million pickled specimens.
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Kryptonite-alike Jadarite
London, England

Kryptonite

Why Superman will never visit London's Natural History Museum.
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Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
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A breathtaking view.
Bath, England

Pulteney Weir

This picturesque horseshoe weir was first built in the 1600s to prevent flooding in the town of Bath.
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Orator at Speakers' Corner at 1974
London, England

Speakers' Corner

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

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
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Centuries of secrets await behind the red door
Bristol, United Kingdom

The Red Lodge Museum

One of Bristol's best-hidden gems has ties to Lord Byron, whence it became the nation's first reformatory school for girls.
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Chedworth Roman Villa, view from northeast.
Gloucestershire, England

Chedworth Roman Villa

Deep in the countryside lie the remains of one of the grandest Roman dwellings in Britain.
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Toad automaton.
Bourton-on-the-Water, England

Dragonfly Maze

Puzzles within puzzles hide a golden treasure in this hedge maze.
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Bourton-on-the-Water Model Village
Bourton-on-the-Water, England

Bourton-on-the-Water Model Village

A miniature village mimics the surrounding buildings so well it includes itself.
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Snowdon
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
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Amed Beach.
Abang, Indonesia

Amed Beach

The inky volcanic sand leads to reefs teeming with aquatic life waiting to be discovered by snorkelers and divers.
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The Hackpen White Horse, sporting a cartoonish eye.
Wiltshire, England

Hackpen White Horse

England's only square-dimension hill horse was built to celebrate Queen Victoria's coronation.
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Silbury Hill
Wiltshire, England

Silbury Hill

Europe's largest prehistoric mound – burial site of a legendary king?
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Sham Castle
Bath, England

Sham Castle

Don't be fooled by this fake medieval facade even if it is almost 300 years old.
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