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HMS Alliance Submarine Museum
Gosport, England

HMS Alliance Submarine Museum

This colossal war machine is now a living museum dedicated to underwater warfare.
50.7882, -1.1195
Spinnaker Tower
Portsmouth, England

Spinnaker Tower

This striking observation tower shaped like a spinnaker sail is the newest icon in historic Portsmouth.
50.7956, -1.1085
(Kuriositas)
Pompei, Italy

Thermopolia of Pompeii

Ancient snack bar of the Roman Empire re-opened.
40.7507, 14.4841
Fresco erotic scene in the Lupanar
Pompei, Italy

The Ancient Brothels of Pompeii

In the Lupanare Grande the walls are still adorned with the services there offered.
40.7503, 14.4868
Plaster cast of a dog at Pompeii.
Pompei, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
40.7516, 14.4903
Salzburg Almkanal, Städtischer Arm
Salzburg, Austria

Almkanal of Salzburg

The medieval network of canals hidden underneath the city is opened to explorers each year.
47.7969, 13.0460
The Stiftskeller is through the arches to the right of St. Peter's
Salzburg, Austria

St. Peter's Stiftskeller

Quite possibly the world's oldest restaurant.
47.7975, 13.0440
Panorama Museum Salzburg
Salzburg, Austria

Panorama Museum Salzburg

This 19th century cyclorama acts like an analogue time machine to a different era.
47.7979, 13.0481
Fountains lining the garden grounds.
Chiemsee, Germany

Herrenchiemsee Neues Schloss

Originally envisioned by King Ludwig II to rival Versailles, Herrenchiemsee's "New Palace" remains half-gilded for lack of funds.
47.8606, 12.3981
Castle Werdenfels
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Castle Werdenfels

The stones of this formerly witch-obsessed castle were used to build a church.
47.5164, 11.0920
The dragon clinging to the side of the building.
Munich, Germany

Wurmeck

A fearsome dragon clings to a corner of Munich's city hall.
48.1376, 11.5752
Munich, Germany

Valentin Karlstadt Museum

A serious museum dedicated to two German comedians.
48.1351, 11.5818
Filmtheater Sendlinger Tor
Munich, Germany

Filmtheater Sendlinger Tor

This century-old cinema house has a marquee that has been hand painted by a single man for over 25 years.
48.1341, 11.5671
(Wikimedia Commons)
Munich, Germany

Eisbachwelle

Go surfing on this urban wave, "hacked" by local surfers.
48.1435, 11.5877
The devil's footprint or a clever tourist trap? Both?
Munich, Germany

Der Teufelstritt (The Devil's Footprint)

The footprint of a frustrated devil in Munich's Cathedral.
48.1386, 11.5736
Viscardigasse
Munich, Germany

Viscardigasse

Golden cobblestones remember a time when this small alley was used to avoid having to give a Nazi salute.
48.1413, 11.5775
Munich, Germany

Rathaus-Glockenspiel

Daily jousts and dancing barrel makers in Munich's mechanical clock.
48.1378, 11.5759
Saint Munditia, St. Peter's Kirche, Munchen
Munich, Germany

Jeweled skeleton of Saint Munditia

The patron saint of spinsters grasps a container of dried blood.
48.1366, 11.5754
The cycle of artists painting over prior pieces begins
London, England

Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel

A hands-off space for graffiti artists to hone and display their skills.
51.5015, -0.1150
London, England

The Navigators

Ship-sized kinetic sculptural fantasy.
51.5052, -0.0841
A wider shot of the rail cars.
London, England

Village Underground

Artists and musicians now rule over this former rail station.
51.5237, -0.0785
London's smallest police station.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
51.5078, -0.1288
The Cow and Calf, prominent rock features on the moor.
Ilkley, England

Ilkley Moor

This strange moor has a song written about it, Bronze Age carvings, and an alien sighting.
53.9164, -1.8008
The horned helmet.
Leeds, England

Horned Helmet Of Henry VIII

The bizarre headgear looks like it was made for a fool, not a king.
53.7919, -1.5324