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Kyiv, Ukraine

Arsenalna Metro Station

The deepest metro station in the world.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Museum of the Great Patriotic War

One of the largest museums in Ukraine remembers the story of the German-Soviet War in iconic, brutalist style.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Rodina-Mat : Mother Motherland

340-foot statue built to honour the Heroes of the Soviet Union.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum

This unassuming museum's slogan translates to “there is a limit of sadness, anxiety has no limits."
Tyne and Wear, England

National Glass Centre

A museum pays tribute to the glass-making industry of Sunderland.
Ripon, England

Ripon Cathedral Crypt

Reputedly based on the tomb of Jesus Christ, this crypt is the oldest surviving structure of any cathedral in England.
Tyne and Wear, England

The Red House

An enigmatic sculpture depicts a ruined home with debris stretching for over half a mile along the river.
Tyne and Wear, England

Mowbray Park Walrus

This lonely bronze walrus celebrates a character in a Lewis Carroll poem.
Tyne and Wear, England

St. Peter's Church

One of England's oldest stone churches and the birthplace of the "father of English history."
Tyne and Wear, England

'Shadows in Another Light'

This steel sculpture made from a recycled crane towers above a former shipyard.
Seaham, England

'Eleven 'O' One'

Locals affectionately dubbed this World War I memorial "Tommy."
Sunderland, England

Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

A museum and gardens with unusual plants and a history of progressive programming for the blind.
North Yorkshire, England

Kilburn White Horse

England's largest white horse isn't even white.
Forest-in-Teesdale, England

High Force and Low Force Waterfalls

These remarkable cascades are the jewels of Upper Tees.
Whitby, England

199 Steps Coffin Benches

These planks were originally installed to hold the dead.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Millennium Clock Tower

The dance of this huge clock is a magnificent and eerie commentary on good and evil in the history of humankind.
Manchester, England

The Manchester Bee

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

The Treehouse Restaurant at Alnwick Gardens

This giant wooden treehouse within a sprawling garden has its own eatery.
Isle of Wight, England

Blackgang Chine

The UK's oldest theme park slowly slips away.
Keswick, England

Derwent Pencil Museum

A museum in England’s Lake District dedicated to the trusty pencil wants you to know the story of their World War II spy pencils.
Whitby, England

Whitby Whale Bone Arch

These 20-foot jaw bones honor a time when the leviathan bones were a sign that whalers survived the hunt.
Fraserburgh, Scotland

Museum of Scottish Lighthouses

An 18th-century lighthouse built on a 16th-century castle is now a monument to the maritime beacons of Scotland.
Coventry, England

Coventry Cathedral Ruins

The bombed out remains of the old church were kept intact next to the new one, as a reminder of the futility of war.
London, England

Water Dragons of Kew Gardens

These docile dragons are ideal inhabitants for the conservatory greenhouses.