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Manchester, England

Southern Cemetery

The largest municipal cemetery in the United Kingdom and the second largest in Europe contains some of Manchester’s biggest characters.
Birmingham, England

Birmingham Walk of Stars

The star-studded street honors the city's most notable Brummies.
Birmingham, England

Newman Brothers Coffin Works

England's foremost purveyor of funeral furniture hasn't changed a bit since the 1960s.
Manchester, England

Sifters Record Shop

This small record store was a favorite of Oasis's Noel and Liam Gallagher, who mentioned it in one of their early songs.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Great Hall Ceiling at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Sprawled across the Great Hall ceiling are various constellations and images relating to the zodiac.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Talbot Rice Gallery

Once designed as a natural history museum, this building is now home to a massive art gallery.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Blair Street Underground Vaults

A labyrinthine network of chambers with a storied past hides below Edinburgh's South Bridge.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Caiy Stane

An ancient stone with mysterious origins stands in a residential neighborhood.
Edinburgh, Scotland

World War I Training Trenches

These trenches were used to train the Scottish military for life on the frontlines of World War I.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Colinton Tunnel

This former train tunnel is filled with lines from a poem crafted by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Wildlife Mural

One of Edinburgh's most popular works of street art is located well off the beaten path.
Portobello, Scotland

Dewar Monument

A controversial cenotaph dedicated to a local physician with an unscrupulous past.
Portobello, Scotland

The Porty Light Box

An iconic red telephone box turned tiny art gallery.
Portobello, Scotland

Coade Stone Columns

It's a mystery how these curious columns wound up in an Edinburgh suburb.
Portobello, Scotland

Portobello Bottle Kilns

The last remaining bottle-shaped kilns in Scotland stand alone in an Edinburgh suburb.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Craigentinny Marbles

This enormous, elaborate tomb looks oddly out of place next to a suburban Edinburgh bowling club.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Grave of 'The Great Lafayette'

A magician and his beloved, pampered canine were buried together, within days of each other, due to a tragic twist of fate.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Muschats's Cairn

This stack of stones honors a murdered 18th-century woman.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mons Meg

A six ton wedding gift to King of the Scots.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle Dog Cemetery

The final resting place of soldiers' loyal canine companions.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Calton Cemetery

A 18th century graveyard and its astonishing cortege of macabre iconography.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Balm Well

The healing properties of this well attracted royals and commoners throughout the Middle Ages.
Edinburgh, Scotland

GVIR Post Box

This ordinary-looking mailbox has a rather explosive history.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Zoological Roundels

These sculptures of various animals adorn the building that houses one of the capital's least known museums.