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London, England

Athena the Owl

The Florence Nightingale Museum is home to the famous nurse's most treasured possession: her beloved pet owl.
London, England

The Navigators

Ship-sized kinetic sculptural fantasy.
London, England

Camera Museum

This museum tucked below a charming cafe gives a brief snapshot of photographic history.
London, England

Broad Street Cholera Pump

The John Snow Memorial marks the epicenter of London's 1854 cholera epidemic.
London, England

London Necropolis Railway Station

A closed London rail station created to cart away the dead still bears the marks of attempts to make it less morbid.
London, England

London's Original and All-Inspiring Coffee House

The site of London's first coffee house has been serving refreshments of one kind or another for 360 years.
London, England

Crossbones Graveyard

This South London cemetery holds the remains of more than 15,000 people.
London, England

Magic Circle Museum

This collection of illusory paraphernalia has been culled from the history of London's premier magician's club.
Plymouth, England

Beatle Bums

The only place where can you share a seat with the bums of the Fab Four.
Westward Ho!, England

Westward Ho!

How did this lovely seaside English village come by such an unusual name?
St Anthony, England

St. Anthony Head

On this headland lies a 19th-century lighthouse and historic gun battery.
London, England

Temple Church

An unusual round church in London with a Templar past.
England

Dennis Severs' House

A historic house left in "dramatic still life."
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ratni muzej (War Museum 1992 Sarajevo)

A small museum built by a family that survived the Siege of Sarajevo.
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.
Bangkok, Thailand

City Pillar Shrine

The pillars inside this small, ornate shrine hold Bangkok's horoscope within them.
Bath, England

Sally Lunn's

This restaurant's specialty is "a major enigma for food historians."
London, England

Long John Silver Figurehead Collection

The world's largest collection of ship figureheads includes figures from legends and history alike, from Sir Lancelot to Abraham Lincoln.
London, England

Street Cat Bob Memorial Statue

This life-size monument honors the legacy of a famous literary feline.
London, England

'The World Turned Upside Down'

Soon after its unveiling, this giant inverted globe sparked controversy and was vandalized.
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
Seattle, Washington

Center of the Universe Sign

Residents of Fremont in Seattle have considered it the center of the universe since the 1970s.
Seattle, Washington

Ballyhoo Curiosity Shop

This Seattle store is packed with all sorts of curious creatures and creations.
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.