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London, England

Battersea Power Station

Pop culture has helped to keep this iconic British building from being destroyed.
London, England

The Ruins of St. Dunstan-in-the-East

One of the few remaining casualties of the London Blitz, this destroyed church has become an enchanting public garden.
London, England

The Navigators

Ship-sized kinetic sculptural fantasy.
London, England

Bunhill Fields

A famous burial ground with a history both grim and literary.
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

Leadenhall Market

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

Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret

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

The London Stone

This legendary stone is of unknown origin, and throughout history has been a literal touchstone for British leaders.
London, England

The Hardy Tree

This churchyard arbor is surrounded by hundreds of gravestones placed there by author Thomas Hardy.
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

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

Guildhall's Underground Roman Amphitheater

A 2000-year-old Roman amphitheater lies just below Guildhall Yard.
London, England

The Clink Prison Museum

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

The Cross Bones Graveyard

Medieval sex workers' cemetery.
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

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

William Wallace Memorial

A plaque hangs near the execution place of the Scottish Independence leader famously depicted in "Braveheart."
London, England

The Star Tavern

The bar where "The Great Train Robbery" was planned was once a nexus of high society and low morals.
London, England

The Imperial War Museum London

This massive collection of British military artifacts includes the heartbreaking personal letters of the men in the trenches of WWI.
London, England

Leighton House Museum

This artist's home turned gallery/museum preserves the creator's love of "Eastern" influences.
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
London, England

Saint Bartholomew's Hospital Pathology Museum

A collection dedicated to the treatment of disease, held in London's oldest hospital.
London, England

Speakers' Corner

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

Wellcome Collection & Library

Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome.
London, England

St Bride's Church & Charnel House

This landmark church concealed a crypt packed with bones that was discovered thanks to the London Blitz.
London, England

Polly at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

The taxidermied remains of a once-great parrot.