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Rome, Italy

Sculpture of Giovanni Paolo II

A sculpture serving as an homage to Pope John Paul II.
41.9015, 12.5004
Rome, Italy

The Protestant Cemetery

The final resting place of the poets Shelley and Keats.
41.8784, 12.4808
Cats lounging on ancient architecture
Rome, Italy

Torre Argentina (Roman Cat Sanctuary)

Hundreds of lucky felines haunt the ruins where Caesar was murdered.
41.8959, 12.4765
This owl never sleeps and keeps his eyes on the main entrance door
Rome, Italy

Casina delle Civette

A fairy tale castle in modern Rome.
41.9143, 12.5129
Rome, Italy

Quartiere Coppedè

Architectureal fantasy quarter of Rome.
41.9187, 12.5024
Rome, Italy

Porta Alchemica

An alchemist's "magic door" stands in the middle of a Roman park.
41.8951, 12.5037
The Paddington Bear statue at Paddington station.
London, England

Paddington Bear Statue

After nearly 60 years, there's still a bear at Paddington Station looking for help.
51.5173, -0.1774
Lionhead carved on a pendant in the Rosslyn Chapel
Roslin, Scotland

Rosslyn Chapel

A church that bred legends, and served as an inspiration for the Da Vinci Code.
55.8561, -3.1591
London, England

Temple Church

An unusual round church in London with a sordid past.
51.5131, -0.1103
The central interior of Leadenhall Market
London, England

Leadenhall Market

This ornate Victorian marketplace was the setting for Diagon Alley and the Leaky Couldron in the Harry Potter films.
51.5126, -0.0834
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
51.5322, -0.1240
London, England

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History

Shop-come-gallery from The Last Tuesday Society is a modern-day cabinet of curiosities unassumingly positioned along an urban thoroughfare.
51.5346, -0.0575
Golden Hinde in London
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
51.5069, -0.0904
London, England

The Cross Bones Graveyard

Medieval prostitute cemetery.
51.5037, -0.0936
Angel in West Highgate
London, England

Highgate Cemetery

London's creepiest cemetery was once the site of dueling magicians and mobs of stake-carrying vampire hunters.
51.5675, -0.1483
Glastonbury High Street. (dichohecho/Flickr)
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult.
51.1508, -2.7263