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London, England

The Golden Boy at Pye Corner

A portly statue of a golden boy commemorates an unusual cause of the Great Fire of London: the sin of gluttony.
London, England

Postman's Park: Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice

A quiet memorial to those who died saving others in the heart of the City of London.
London, England

The Ten Bells Pub

Mary Kelly was last seen here before she was murdered by Jack the Ripper.
London, England

Dennis Severs' House

A historic house left in "dramatic still life."
London, England

Get Stuffed

Taxidermied animals galore, by appointment only.
London, England

Tea Building

A building that survived WWII, possibly on the virtue of its name alone.
London, England

St. Leonard Church of Shoreditch

Historic church where a number of Shakespeare's actors are buried.
London, England

Weaver's Field

This lush area was the site of extensive enemy bombing during WWII.
London, England

Geffrye Museum

Explore nearly 400 years of English middle-class home life.
London, England

Columbia Road Shops and Flower Market

The Columbia Road Flower Market is now open every Sunday, rain or shine.
London, England

Hackney City Farm

A flourishing garden with pigs, donkeys, goats, rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens, ducks, and sheep.
London, England

V&A Museum of Childhood

A museum wholly devoted to juvenescence.
London, England

Town Hall Hotel

You will not be able to miss this building.
London, England

St Augustine's Tower

This medieval church tower has maintained its clockworks since the 16th century.
London, England

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History

Shop-come-gallery from The Last Tuesday Society is a modern-day cabinet of curiosities unassumingly positioned along an urban thoroughfare.