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Places visited in Blackpool, England
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London, England

Ziggy Stardust Plaque

This London plaque marks the spot where David Bowie's famous alien made his debut.
London, England

The Ten Bells Pub

Mary Kelly was last seen here before she was murdered by Jack the Ripper.
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door.
London, England

Ruins of the Crystal Palace

The remains of Crystal Palace Great Exhibition of 1851.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Eighty million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
London, England

Temple Church

An unusual round church in London with a Templar past.
London, England

Cecil Court

A charming 17th-century alley lined with secondhand bookstores and antiquarian shops.
London, England

The Churchill War Rooms

The perfectly preserved underground rooms where Churchill plotted the war against Germany.
London, England

Twinings Tea Shop

A 300-year-old tea shop that brought tea to the English people, not to mention the Queen herself.
London, England

Leadenhall Market

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

High Tide Organ

This sculpture is an instrument played by the swell of the seas.
Blackpool, England

Sir Hiram Maxim's Captive Flying Machines

One of the oldest amusement rides in existence was a huge disappointment to its creator.
Blackpool, England

Comedy Carpet

A typographic tribute to the many comedic greats who make Great Britain laugh.