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Edinburgh, Scotland

Cafe Royal

Come for the oysters, stay for the priceless art honoring inventors across history and Scotland's favorite outdoor sports.
Edinburgh, Scotland

St. Bernard's Well

A beautiful Greco-Roman structure houses a well once believed to have healing powers.
Edinburgh, Scotland

World's End Close

This otherwise ordinary close on the Royal Mile constituted the end of the world for Edinburgh’s poorest residents.
Edinburgh, Scotland

William Wallace and Robert the Bruce Statues

Overlooked by many, the two famous Scottish warriors guard the main gate of Edinburgh Castle.
Budapest, Hungary

Michael Jackson Memorial Tree

A random tree outside a Budapest hotel has become a DIY shrine to the late singer.
London, England

Nomadic Community Gardens

This secret garden has bloomed into London's most unique hub of urban creativity.
London, England

Wapping Hydraulic Power Station

This hydraulic power system in London was, at one time, seen as a rival to electricity and the last of its kind to shut down.
London, England

Fleet Air Arm Memorial

A haunting monument dedicated to the Royal Naval Air Service and the Fleet Air Arm.
London, England

Odeon Covent Garden

Formerly known as Saville Theatre, this mid-20th-century entertainment hub includes an ornate frieze.
London, England

Francis Bacon's Studio and Home

A plaque pays tribute to the artist's longtime London home.
London, England

Pudding Lane

The Great Fire of London and the regulation of one-way streets both started in this alley.
London, England

Aldwych Tube Station

This Underground station has been a popular filming location for decades, even before it closed.
London, England

Whitechapel Bell Foundry

This unassuming building produced some of the world's most famous bells.
London, England

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Where's a guy to go after a long, hard day at work?
London, England

Charing Cross Mural

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

Ernest Shackleton Statue

An effigy of the famous polar explorer stands outside the Royal Geographical Society's headquarters.
London, England

Victoria and Albert Museum WWII Battle Scars

The pockmarks across the building's facade are remnants of the Blitz.
London, England

The Tower of London Menagerie

These wire animal sculptures commemorate the exotic inhabitants that once called the Tower of London home.
London, England

London's Rose-Ringed Parakeets

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

10 Adam Street

England's most famous front door has an accidental doppelganger.
London, England

The Blind Beggar

This East End pub gained notoriety as the site where gangster Ronnie Kray publicly shot a rival.
London, England

Pink Floyd Plaque

This London marker celebrates the spot where the world-famous English band was founded.
London, England

Container City

Putting the "mod" in "modular" since 2000.
London, England

Isokon Flats

An exercise in radical design and social living that became the epicenter of Soviet spy networks in London.