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Wuppertal, Germany

Schwebebahn Wuppertal

This "floating railway" is one of the world's oldest monorail systems.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain.
Dresden, Germany

Schwebebahn Dresden

A unique hanging cable-car navigates through Dresden, the oldest suspension railway in the world.
Dresden, Germany

Parkeisenbahn

This small train ride offers stellar views of the Grand Garden Palace.
Glasgow, Scotland

Botanic Gardens Railway Station

The abandoned transportation hub hides within the Glasgow attraction it once served.
London, England

Difference Engine #2

Charles Babbage's proto-computer, painstakingly brought to life.
Starcross, England

Starcross Engine House & Brunel’s Atmospheric Railway

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the great Victorian engineers, was the driving force behind the short-lived atmospheric railway.
Tinajo, Spain

Timanfaya National Park

Visit a surreal landscape so otherworldly NASA actually used it to train the Apollo 17 crew.
Carnforth, England

Carnforth Railway Station

Inside this station, the 1945 film "Brief Encounter" is played on a loop daily.
Tewkesbury, England

Victoria Woodhull Memorial

An English cenotaph honoring an American feminist icon.
Buckinghamshire, England

Ivinghoe Beacon

Model aircraft soar over 360-degree views of the countryside at the start of England's oldest road.
London, England

The Albert Bridge

Chelsea's soldiers were given strict orders when crossing this historic bridge.
Stokesay, England

Stokesay Castle

A 13th-century fortified manor house that was once sieged during the English Civil War.
Windsor, England

'The Queen' Locomotive

A replica of the steam engine that hauled Queen Victoria's Royal Train is on display at Windsor.
Hertfordshire, England

Magic Roundabout

A giant roundabout made up of six smaller roundabouts can befuddle the uninitiated.
London, England

The Wallace Collection Armory

An eccentric Victorian aristocrat's enormous collection of medieval armor and weapons from around the world.
Stoke Heath, England

National Telephone Kiosk Collection

An ode to the classic piece of British street furniture.
Bewdley, England

Dowles Graveyard

The church is gone, but the graves and legends remain.
London, England

Trellick Tower

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

Snowshill Manor

The home of an eccentric Edwardian gentleman is packed to the rafters with handcrafted items collected over a lifetime.
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

This hilarious English intersection is an automotive whirlpool.
Chapel-le-Dale, England

Ribblehead Viaduct

This incredible viaduct was part of the Victorian railway boom and helped the Midland Railway navigate tough terrain.
London, England

Charing Cross Storm Tree

A living memorial to the trees London lost during the Great Storm of 1987.
Lynford, England

Grime's Graves

A strange and ancient landscape hides the dark, cavernous remains of a 5,000-year-old flint mine.