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Places visited in Liverpool, England
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Liverpool, England

Martins Bank Building

Most of Britain's gold reserve was secretly stashed here after the start of World War II.
Liverpool, England

St George's Hall

Charles Dickens described the concert room in this amazing Victorian hall as "the most perfect room in the world."
Liverpool, England

Western Approaches Museum

Hiding in plain sight is a World War II-era bunker that looks like it's frozen in time.
Liverpool, England

Liverpool Central Library Entrance Riddle

The red letters in the literary pavement leading to the library form a mysterious code.
Liverpool, England

Strawberry Field

The quiet field that inspired one of the most famous songs of all time.
London, England

Kew Gardens Underground Aquarium

A marine aquarium with an astounding variety of fish hides in the basement beneath the famous Palm House.
London, England

Trellick Tower

This iconic high-rise residential block was one of the last to be built in the Brutalist style.
London, England

Charing Cross Mural

The medieval woodcut-style artwork chronicles life in medieval London.
London, England

Quantum Cloud

Sculptor Antony Gormley used chaos theory and fractal growth to design his tallest creation.
London, England

Mold Gold Cape

This intriguing Bronze Age artifact spent centuries hidden within a Welsh faerie hill.
London, England

London's Rose-Ringed Parakeets

Legend says these colorful, invasive residents are the descendants of birds released by Jimi Hendrix.
London, England

Horniman Aquarium

A wonderfully eclectic Victorian aquarium lies in the basement of the Horniman Museum.
London, England

Richmond Park

This beautiful deer park was built so King Charles I and his court could go hunting while escaping a deadly plague outbreak.
London, England

Victoria & Albert Museum Dining Rooms

Revel in the Victorian splendor of the world's oldest eating establishment inside a museum.
London, England

The Executioner's Ax

Tucked away in the Tower of London is the weapon once used to execute high-profile prisoners.
London, England

York Water Gate

These ornate arches show how the course of the River Thames has changed.
London, England

The Golden Boy at Pye Corner

A portly statue of a golden boy commemorates an unusual cause of the Great Fire of London: the sin of gluttony.
London, England

London Underground Labyrinths

A labyrinth hides in plain sight at each of the city's 270 Tube stations.
London, England

The Oval Space

This former medical factory gives home to cutting edge arts in the shadow of a gas works.
London, England

Cabmen’s Shelter in Russell Square

Originally built for London’s cab drivers, this bright green hut now serves anyone a hot drink or meal.
London, England

Hoa Hakananai'a

The "lost friend” is the most famous of the six moai statues that were removed from Easter Island.
London, England

Boadicea and Her Daughters

A statue of the legendary Celtic warrior queen who fought the Roman invaders stands in one of the cities she once destroyed.
London, England

Signs of Old Lombard Street

The last four extravagant street signs of London's historic banking street.
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.