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Lerwick, Scotland

Lerwick Public Sign Snail

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

'The Rocket' Locomotive

This innovative steam machine was no doubt the most famous of the pioneer locomotives.
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.
Mexico City, Mexico

Biblioteca Vasconcelos

A jaw-dropping "megalibrary" that turns book-browsing into a geometric adventure.
York, England

Kings Square Gravestones

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

'La Ceiba' Water Tank

The majestic, sacred tree is represented on this piece of public infrastructure.
Tilaco, Mexico

"El Huracán de la Sierra" (Hurricane of the Sierra)

This truck is celebrated as part of the "miracle" that connected this town to the rest of Mexico.
York, England

The York Ghost Merchants

Makers and sellers of the original and finest York Ghosts.
Mexico City, Mexico

La Isla de las Muñecas (Island of the Dolls)

An island filled with hundreds of hanging, decomposing, decapitated dolls.
Ajijic, Mexico

'El Muro de los Muertos' ('The Wall of the Dead')

The corner walls of a primary school showcase a Mexican version of memento mori.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Miss Jean Brodie Steps

These steps offer a breathtaking view of one of Europe's most besieged fortresses.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Paolozzi Studio

A recreation of pop art pioneer Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi's London studio.
Glasgow, Scotland

Bearsden Roman Bathhouse

Remnants of the Roman empire's northern frontier nestled in suburban Glasgow.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Bust of Sir Patrick Geddes

A sculpture in a secluded garden honors one of Edinburgh's most innovative thinkers and city planners.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Trinity Apse

This 15th-century structure had a long, tortuous journey to its current location.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'A Drama in Time'

Neon artworks light up this dark Edinburgh tunnel.
Grangemouth, Scotland

The Kelpies

The heads of two giant mythological water horses honor Scotland's horselord past.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Leith Mural

A multi-storied painting that depicts the area's rich and diverse maritime history.
Puebla, Mexico

CIS San Javier

This palatial building has lived many lives as a convent, prison, cultural center, state archives, and government offices.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Cramond Lioness

This Roman relic was discovered in Scotland in a most peculiar fashion.
Mexico City, Mexico

Plaza Loreto

One of the world's richest men bought this former paper factory and transformed it into a mall.