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Geneva, Switzerland

Repère Pierre du Niton

This stone in Lake Geneva was once the reference point used to determine altitude in Switzerland.
Tokyo, Japan

Niimi Jumbo Cook

Rumored to be a giant robot in disguise, this colossal chef has been the beloved symbol of Tokyo’s kitchenware district for decades.
Budapest, Hungary

Memorial for Victims of the German Occupation

A highly-criticized monument in Budapest has become the site of a makeshift Holocaust memorial.
Durham, England

Elvet Bridge

Though this bridge was originally built in the 12th century, only one of its 10 arches dates back that far.
São Miguel, Portugal

Lagoa das Sete Cidades (Lagoon of the Seven Cities)

Legend has it the lovelorn tears of a princess and a shepherd boy formed the blue and green twin lakes in the Azores archipelago.
Budapest, Hungary

Empress Sissi Statue

This memorial to a murdered empress took 20 years to design, then spent 30 years hidden away in storage.
Budapest, Hungary

Dominican Convent and Saint Margret's Resting Place

On a teardrop-shaped island in the Danube, the ruins of a convent and the final resting place of a saint.
Florence, Italy

Statue of Fernando I

A plaque on the base of this statue holds a bewitching design.
London, England

Francis Bacon's Studio and Home

A plaque pays tribute to the artist's longtime London home.
London, England

The Clockmakers' Museum

This museum inside a museum tells the story of London's timepieces.
London, England

Difference Engine #2

Charles Babbage's proto-computer, painstakingly brought to life.
London, England

Clock of the Long Now: Prototype 1

A clock designed to run with perfect accuracy for 10,000 years.
Shildon, England

The ‘Rocket' Locomotive

This innovative steam machine was no doubt the most famous of the pioneer locomotives.
London, England

I Goat

Spitalfields' regal market goat is said to be a monument to the area's migrant population but most are pretty sure it's just a goat.
London, England

Spitalfields Charnel House

Preserved behind glass, the ruins of a medieval building used to store human remains.
London, England

The Ten Bells Pub

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

Goodman’s Fields Horses

Metal horses galloping through a London fountain provide a link to the city's past.
London, England

St Olave Hart Street

A hidden treasure in London with a rich medieval history, and the resting place of many luminaries.
London, England

The Ruins of St. Dunstan-in-the-East

One of the few remaining casualties of the London Blitz, this destroyed church has become an enchanting public garden.
London, England

Sir Ernest Shackleton's Crow's Nest

The barrel-made lookout from Shackleton's final ship is tucked away in the crypt of one of London's oldest churches.
London, England

Tower Hill Execution Site

A memorial for public executions that dates back to the 14th century.
London, England

Tower Bridge Chimney

An architectural oddity hides in plain sight on this iconic London bridge.
London, England

Tower Bridge’s Dead Man’s Hole

This unassuming alcove in London’s famous Tower Bridge once served to capture, store, and display dead bodies from the River Thames.
London, England

Silver Jubilee Crystal Crown

A discarded movie prop that was the original monolith for "2001: A Space Odyssey."