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Waterloo, England

Another Place

A hundred copies of Antony Gormley's naked body stare out across the water.
Liverpool, England

Eleanor Rigby's Grave

What do we know about the real woman behind one of the Beatles' most famous songs?
Merseyside, England

Prince Rupert's Tower

This abandoned lock-up was saved because of its connection to a local football team.
Liverpool, England

Strawberry Field

The quiet field that inspired one of the most famous songs of all time.
Liverpool, England

Penny Lane

The Liverpool street made famous by the Beatles is real.
Liverpool, England

Liverpool Central Library Entrance Riddle

The red letters in the literary pavement leading to the library form a mysterious code.
Liverpool, England

Superlambanana

Created as a punny statement about genetic engineering this monstrous hybrid statue has become a beloved icon.
Liverpool, England

Martins Bank Building

Most of Britain's gold reserve was secretly stashed here after the start of World War II.
Liverpool, England

Sanctuary Stone

This stone once marked the boundaries of Liverpool's medieval markets.
Liverpool, England

'Penelope' Sculpture

This whimsical public art installation is a unique homage to Liverpool's industrial heritage.
Liverpool, England

St. John's Beacon

The tower was originally used as a chimney for the waste incinerator of St. John's Precinct and Market.
Merseyside, England

The Dream

Giant statue of a disembodied head.
Broomhall, England

'Allen the Peregrine Falcon'

This Sheffield sculpture composed of 17,000 Allen keys honors both urban falcons and a furniture icon.
Sheffield, England

Hillsborough Barracks

This commercial and retail center was crafted from walled military barracks.
Featherstone, England

Memorial to the Featherstone Massacre

A distinctive sculpture honors those killed and injured during a mineworkers strike in 1893.
South Yorkshire, England

Oaks Memorial Sculpture

Graham Ibbesons's moving tribute to the victims of England's worst mining disaster.
Sheffield, England

'Iron Henry'

This unique sculpture of a steelworker is hidden amid the trees of Sheffield.
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Thomas Bewick Bust

This sculpture commemorates a naturalist and an illustrator whose work was a forerunner to modern field guides.
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Blackfriars Friary

The remains of a Dominican friary, once one of the largest of its kind in the United Kingdom.
Tyne and Wear, England

St. Peter's Church

One of England's oldest stone churches and the birthplace of the "father of English history."
Tyne and Wear, England

'Shadows in Another Light'

This steel sculpture made from a recycled crane towers above a former shipyard.
Monkwearmouth, England

Steel Men Of Wearside

This tribute to Sunderland's mining past stands outside the home of its football club.
Jarrow, England

Tyne Cyclist and Pedestrian Tunnels

Home to the longest wooden escalators in the world.
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

The Vampire Rabbit of Newcastle

This century-old grotesque has a mysterious history and may not actually be a rabbit.