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London, England

Houseboats of Regents Canal

A community of artists and entrepreneurs seeks a simpler life on London's waterways.
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East Highgate
London, England

Highgate Cemetery

London's creepiest cemetery was once the site of dueling magicians and mobs of stake-carrying vampire hunters.
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London, England

Kensal Green Cemetery and Catacombs

Winding paths and ramshackle mausoleums in the oldest "park cemetery" in London.
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The Museum
London, England

V&A Museum of Childhood

A museum wholly devoted to juvenescence.
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The kiln.
London, England

'Potteries and Piggeries' Bottle Kiln

A relic from one of London's worst 19th-century slums.
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London, England

Dennis Severs' House

A historic house left in "dramatic still life."
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David Bowie's Childhood Home
London, England

David Bowie's Childhood Home

The childhood home of Earth's alien chameleon is a humble Brixton flat.
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London, England

Brompton Cemetery

The sixth of London's "Magnificent Seven" cemeteries, and a source of unlikely inspiration to Beatrix Potter.
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London, England

Earl's Court Police Box

The Metropolitan Police refurbished the blue box (perhaps not coincidentally) the same year "Doctor Who" returned to TV screens.
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1870 drawing room
London, England

Geffrye Museum

Explore nearly 400 years of English middle-class home life.
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The flamingos are apparently named Bill, Ben, Splosh, and Pecks
London, England

Kensington Roof Gardens

This hidden rooftop garden in downtown London offers a quiet respite from a bustling city.
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The Ten Bells Pub.
London, England

The Ten Bells Pub

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

St. Leonard Church of Shoreditch

Historic church where a number of Shakespeare's actors are buried.
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Work by Nek Chand whose Sanctuary can be read about <a href="http://atlasobscura.com/places/nek-chand-sani">here</a>
London, England

The Museum of Everything (Moving Location)

London's largest outsider art museum.
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London, England

The Theatre

Two plaques commemorate the site of Shakespeare's first theatre.
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I Goat
London, England

I Goat

Spitalfields' regal market goat is said to be a monument to the area's migrant population but most are pretty sure it's just a goat.
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Two of the ravens at the Tower of London.
London, England

The Tower Ravens

Six ravens are kept captive (but well-fed) at the Tower of London to prevent the fall of the Crown.
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The long view of Cooper's Row
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.
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Water still flows through
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
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Aldgate Pump.
London, England

Aldgate Pump

This pump on the bad side of Victorian London betrayed a horrifying revelation about the water supply.
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London, England

Chelsea Physic Garden

London's old-school healing garden.
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Two Princes Staircase in the White Tower.
London, England

Two Princes Staircase

Richard III supposedly disposed of his nephews' bodies here in an effort to seal his claim to the throne.
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Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
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Exterior of St Olave's, taken from Seething Lane.
London, England

St Olave Hart Street

A hidden treasure in London with a rich medieval history, and the resting place of many luminaries.
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