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Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower (Torre dell'Orologio)

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
Sheffield, England

Rivelin Valley Chair

Seemingly straight out of a fairy tale, a steel chair sits on a tiny island only accessible by stepping stones.
Sheffield, England

Shepherd Wheel

In England, an 18th-century water-powered workshop still stands.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Eighty million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
Cornwall, England

The Eden Project

The largest greenhouse in the world is home to over one million types of plants.
Beamish, England

Beamish, the Living Museum of the North

Journey through this open museum where even employees remain true to period.
Deepcar, England

The Dragon of Wantley

A stone wall commemorates the legend of a ferocious dragon who literally got his butt kicked by a knight.
South Yorkshire, England

Dale Dyke Dam Marker and Memorials

The collapse of the brand-new dam caused one of the worst floods in British history.
South Yorkshire, England

Oaks Memorial Sculpture

Graham Ibbesons's moving tribute to the victims of England's worst mining disaster.
Yorkshire, England

The Oaks Disaster Memorial

A churchyard in Ardsley houses a memorial dedicated to the victims of England’s worst mining disaster.
Chesterfield, England

George Stephenson Statue

One of the town's most famous residents, holding one of his most famous creations.
Chicago, Illinois

Rainbo Club

Beloved bar home to musicians of all eras and reputations.
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

This mosaic dedicated to John Lennon was tended for years by a Beatles super-fan.
Auckland, New Zealand

Sky Tower

A New Zealand communications tower stands as the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
Halifax, England

Piece Hall

This Georgian architectural masterpiece is the only cloth hall left in Britain.
Newtown Linford, England

Bradgate House

The alleged birthplace of Lady Jane Grey, who was executed at age 16 for claiming the throne of England.
Thurgoland, England

Thurgoland Tunnel

A repurposed railway tunnel with otherworldly acoustic characteristics.
Wortley, England

Wortley Top Forge

This industrial museum is based on one of the oldest standing iron forges in the U.K.
Sheffield, England

Posh Pillar and her Daughters

As part of a larger public art project, three pillars honor the past of Wincobank.
Sheffield, England

The Lost Gateway

In the ancient Woolley Woods, an art project promises access to new worlds.
Manchester, England

Manchester Museum

19th century museum with an eclectic mix of curiosities, from Egyptian artifacts to items on archery history to the skull of the world's oldest horse.
London, England

The Blind Beggar

This East End pub gained notoriety as the site where gangster Ronnie Kray publicly shot a rival.
London, England

Speakers' Corner

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

The Imperial War Museum London

This massive collection of British military artifacts includes the heartbreaking personal letters of the men in the trenches of WWI.