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London, England

Speakers' Corner

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

Peter Pan Statue

A statue marks the exact spot where The Boy Who Never Grows Up made his first literary appearance.
London, England

Monument to Hodge the Cat

Dictionary Johnson’s favorite feline.
London, England

Paddington Bear Statue

After nearly 60 years, there's still a bear at Paddington Station looking for help.
London, England

Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Abstract dinosaur models in London.
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.
London, England

Horniman Museum and Gardens

A Victorian natural history and ethnographic museum with wonderful turn-of-the-century, science-book-esque evolution displays.
London, England

The Morpeth Arms

A historic London pub with prison cells in the cellar and a "spy room" on the second floor.
London, England

Ruins of the Crystal Palace

The remains of Crystal Palace Great Exhibition of 1851.
London, England

The Clink Prison Museum

An incarceration museum on the spot of possibly the oldest prison in England.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

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

Hunterian Museum, London

The anatomical-pathological collection of a man who changed surgery.
London, England

The Old Curiosity Shop

The quaint little store that is said to have inspired a famous Dickens novel was only given its name after the book was released.
London, England

Wellcome Collection & Library

Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome.
London, England

Greenwich Foot Tunnel

A 1,215-foot tunnel transports pedestrians beneath the River Thames.
London, England

The London Dungeon

One part local history, 99 parts gruesome haunted house.
London, England

Grant Museum of Zoology

The only university zoological museum in London houses extinct animals, bizarre natural history specimens, and a Micrarium of microscopic creatures.
London, England

Temple Church

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

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
London, England

Leadenhall Market

This ornate Victorian marketplace was the setting for Diagon Alley and the Leaky Cauldron in the Harry Potter films.
Tangier, Morocco

Caves of Hercules

Along the most northwestern point in Africa is an ancient cave surrounded by legends.
Meknes, Morocco

Volubilis Archaeological Site

Mosaics, storks, and brothels—this ancient city has it all.
Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen

Founded as a refugee camp, now a popular tourist spot.