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Stockport, England

Where The Mersey Rises

The river that gave its name to a 1960s musical movement has a rather inauspicious starting point in town outside of Manchester.
London, England

The Fourth Plinth

Originally meant to hold a statue of King William IV, this support sat empty for years. Today, it hosts a rotating cast of public artwork.
Liverpool, England

Toilets at the Philharmonic Dining Rooms

These rose marble urinals are the most luxurious loos in Liverpool.
London, England

Of Alley and the Duke’s Streets

An agreement meant to honor the Duke of Buckingham led to this unusually-named passageway near Charing Cross.
Woking, England

The Sandpit on Horsell Common

This peaceful park saw the beginning of an extraterrestrial invasion in H.G. Wells's 'The War of the Worlds.'
Bratislava, Slovakia

Hans Christian Andersen Statue

A sculpture of the beloved author surrounded by characters from his fairy tales.
Bratislava, Slovakia

The Pamätné Kamene of Bratislava

Brass plaques embedded in pavement preserve the memories of those who lost their lives at the hands of Nazis during World War II.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Schöner Náci

A sculpture of a beloved local figure, who tipped his top hat to everyone he passed on the streets of Bratislava.
Budapest, Hungary

Statue of Imre Nagy

A much-loved sculpture depicting the hero of a 1956 anti-Soviet uprising.
Annecy, France

Palais de l’Île

A fortified palace in the shape of a ship on the Thiou river.
Geneva, Switzerland

John Calvin's Chair

A plain wooden seat that once belonged to one of the most prominent figures of the Protestant Reformation.
Geneva, Switzerland

Brunswick Monument

An opulent monument built for a duke who donated his entire fortune to the city of Geneva.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Napoleon's Army Soldier

An ode to a soldier who came to town, fell in love, then began making his own sparkling wine.
Zürich, Switzerland

Pavillion Le Corbusier

Constructed along the shores of Lake Zurich, this pavilion is a walk-through work of art.
Zurich, Switzerland

Heureka Useless Machine

One of a series of no-purpose kinetic artworks by Swiss sculptor Jean Tinguely.
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Bahnhof Eismeer (Eismeer Railroad Station)

The second-highest train station in Europe.
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Sphinx Observatory

A historic observatory precariously perched at the "Top of Europe."
Bern, Switzerland

The Child Eater of Bern

A nearly 500-year-old sculpture depicts a man eating a sack of babies, and no one is sure why.
Bern, Switzerland

Bärengraben

The bears of Bern have been a city highlight for over 500 years.
Montreux, Switzerland

Mountain Studios

A permanent exhibition honors Queen, which recorded seven albums at the casino-based studio, including “Under Pressure” with David Bowie.
Montreux, Switzerland

Freddie Mercury Statue

This statue pays tribute to the iconic musician in the place where he recorded his final studio album.
Vevey, Switzerland

La Fourchette (The Fork)

At 929 pounds and 26 feet tall, this stainless steel fork can only be used by the likes of King Kong.
Bourg-en-Lavaux, Switzerland

Lavaux

Swiss vineyards in a UNESCO heritage site.
Lausanne, Switzerland

Palais de Rumine

Florentine Renaissance style building in Switzerland, home to the world's largest taxidermy Great White Shark.