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New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Tramway

One of only two commuter aerial tramways in the United States.
New York, New York

New York Federal Gold Vault

More gold than anywhere else, ever.
Cornwall, England

St. Michael's Mount

A island reachable by a causeway at low tide is possibly one of the earliest Western European locations to be identified in text.
Devon, England

Jay's Grave

This grave resides at the crossroad of three parishes.
London, England

Leadenhall Market

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

Highgate Cemetery

London's creepiest cemetery was once the site of dueling magicians and mobs of stake-carrying vampire hunters.
Stockholm, Sweden

Birthplace of the Stockholm Syndrome

Now a hotel, this former bank was the site of a robbery that spawned a psychological phenomenon.
London, England

The Dove

A glorious pub known for a spiteful printing feud and its famous typeface lost—then found—at the bottom of the Thames.
Cornwall, England

Restormel Castle

The ruins of an 11th-century Norman castle with a rare, perfectly circular shape.
Cerne Abbas, England

The Cerne Abbas Giant

Giant naked man on a hillside.
Cornwall, England

Merlin’s Cave

It is said the legendary wizard once lived in this sea cave beneath Tintagel Castle.
Dorset, England

Holloways of Dorset

These ancient sunken lanes were naturally tunneled into the soft ground by countless footsteps.
Cornwall, England

King Arthur's Stone

A 6th-century stone lies at the site of the mythical battle waged between King Arthur and his nemesis Mordred.
Cornwall, England

The Eden Project

The largest greenhouse in the world is home to over one million types of plants.
Cornwall, England

Lost Gardens of Heligan

400-year-old garden, restored to beauty.
Devon, England

Wistman's Wood

This tangled English forest looks like something right out of a fairytale.
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
Boscastle, England

The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic

The world's largest collection of witchcraft regalia.
Exeter, England

House That Moved

Old Tudor home moved on thick iron rails to a new spot.
London, England

Polly at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

The taxidermied remains of a once-great parrot.
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
London, England

Paddington Bear Statue

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

Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret

In this cobwebbed old operating theater, you can practically hear the screams of the unanesthetized patients.