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Wellington, New Zealand

Plimmer's Ark Remains

The remnants of a 1849 sunken ship lie underneath a building.
Wellington, New Zealand

Nairn's Street Cottage

Journey through time by touring Wellington's oldest original cottage.
Wellington, New Zealand

Taranaki Wharf Jump Platform

A winding staircase that appears to lead to nowhere is actually a diving platform into the Wellington Harbour.
Bristol, England

Model of the Matthew

A miniature version of a replica ship that took John Cabot from Bristol to Newfoundland.
London, England

Square the Block

A jumble of concrete on the corner of one of London’s terraced buildings is actually a work of art.
London, England

The Hitchcock Gallery

Several colorful mosaic panels depict the life and creative genius of the Master of Suspense.
Wellington, New Zealand

Moai Statue

One of the iconic moai of Rapa Nui stands guard in Lyall Bay as a symbol of the friendship between New Zealand and Chile.
Wellington, New Zealand

Zealandia

The world's first fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary is a haven for New Zealand's rare and endangered species.
Wellington, New Zealand

Lobster Loos

These concrete crustaceans are actually public restrooms.
Wellington, New Zealand

Moko Tree

This 800-year-old Rimu tree may be the oldest in the world.
Wellington, New Zealand

Listening and Viewing Device

This kinetic sculpture focuses the sounds of the city when you stand inside.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Writers Walk

Quotes and poems etched on stone plaques are hidden along this waterfront walkway.
Hamilton, New Zealand

Riff Raff Statue

The "Rocky Horror Picture Show" character has a hidden camera that broadcasts people doing the "Time Warp."
Hamilton, New Zealand

The Huddleston

A steampunk airship "floats" above Hamilton Gardens delivering plants and compost.
Wellington, New Zealand

Bucket Fountain

Referred to as "the crappiest fountain ever," this sculpture has been splashing unknowing passersby since 1969.
London, England

St. George’s Circus

At the center of London’s oldest roundabout stands an obelisk that was erected in 1771, but spent several decades elsewhere.
Bristol, England

John Cabot's Whalebone

A 15th-century whalebone is tucked away in an unassuming corner of this medieval church.
Doune, Scotland

Doune Castle

The castle that provided the setting for much of 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' is now a pilgrimage site for fans.
Bristol, England

Pero's Bridge

This pedestrian footbridge honors Pero Jones, an enslaved African who lived in Bristol.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

'Glass of Thrones Belfast'

A series of stained glass artworks that depict images of the hit TV show.
Singapore

Changi Airport's Butterfly Garden

Watch butterflies take flight before you fly.
London, England

Camera Museum

This museum tucked below a charming cafe gives a brief snapshot of photographic history.
London, England

Pamela Colman Smith's Fireplace

Inside a London bookstore, a fireplace that once belonged to the illustrator responsible for a famous set of tarot cards.
London, England

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

An small and easily overlooked archaeology museum chock full of Egyptian artifacts.