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Prestonpans, Scotland

Preston Market Cross

Reportedly the "most handsome" market cross in Scotland.
Atotonilco, Mexico

Santuario de Atotonilco

The walls and ceilings of the "Mexican Sistine Chapel" are almost completely covered with mural, sculpture, inscriptions and oil paintings.
Veracruz, Mexico

Plaza of the Lebanese Migrant

A coastal monument honors one of Mexico's most notable immigrant groups.
Reyes Etla, Mexico

Santuario del Señor de las Peñas

This small church is surrounded by a landscape filled with hidden Zapotec ruins.
Portobello, Scotland

Dewar Monument

A controversial cenotaph dedicated to a local physician with an unscrupulous past.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Regent Bridge

A roadway designed for a visiting monarch.
York, England

'Printer's Devil'

A Reformation-era fiery figurehead once denoted this location as a print shop.
Scalloway, Scotland

The Shetland Bus Memorial

This memorial celebrates the legacy of the British-Norwegian resistance movement during World War II.
York, England

Kings Square Gravestones

This popular square's history as the former site of a church is hidden in plain sight.
Mexico City, Mexico

Plaza Santos Degollado

A grand entrance to one of the world's smallest Chinatowns.
Mexico City, Mexico

Death Mask of Pakal the Great

The striking jade death mask of an ancient Mayan king is displayed in a replica tomb in Mexico City.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Tolbooth Tavern

Now home to a drinking establishment, this building has a macabre history.
York, England

Holy Trinity Church, Goodramgate

This medieval church is not only notable for its architecture, but also its connection with LGBTQ+ history.
York, England

The York Ghost Merchants

Makers and sellers of the original and finest York Ghosts.
York, England

The ‘Rocket' Locomotive

This innovative steam machine was no doubt the most famous of the pioneer locomotives.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Merdeka Square Flagpole

One of the world's tallest flagpoles.
Puebla, Mexico

La Casa del que Mató al Animal

The scene of a legendary hunt is displayed on this building's facade.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Cable Car

New Zealand's only running funicular railway.
Burravoe, Scotland

The Old Haa's Inuksuit Collection

These sculptures common among indigenous populations in North America, celebrate Shetland's unique geology.
Lerwick, Scotland

Lerwick Public Sign Snail

The unexpected mascot of Shetland's capital.
London, England

'A Conversation With Oscar Wilde'

An unusual ode to the late Irish playwright, complete with a squiggly bust and coffin-shaped bench.
London, England

Trafalgar Square Imperial Measurements

These official units of measurement lie hidden beneath tourists' feet in a popular London hub.
London, England

The Albert Bridge

Chelsea's soldiers were given strict orders when crossing this historic bridge.
London, England

Houseboats of Regents Canal

A community of artists and entrepreneurs seeks a simpler life on London's waterways.