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York, England

Kings Square Gravestones

This popular square's history as the former site of a church is hidden in plain sight.
Mexico City, Mexico

Plaza Santos Degollado

A grand entrance to one of the world's smallest Chinatowns.
Mexico City, Mexico

Death Mask of Pakal the Great

The striking jade death mask of an ancient Mayan king is displayed in a replica tomb in Mexico City.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Tolbooth Tavern

Now home to a drinking establishment, this building has a macabre history.
York, England

Holy Trinity Church, Goodramgate

This medieval church is not only notable for its architecture, but also its connection with LGBTQ+ history.
York, England

The York Ghost Merchants

Makers and sellers of the original and finest York Ghosts.
York, England

'The Rocket' Locomotive

This innovative steam machine was no doubt the most famous of the pioneer locomotives.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Merdeka Square Flagpole

One of the world's tallest flagpoles.
Puebla, Mexico

La Casa del que Mató al Animal

The scene of a legendary hunt is displayed on this building's facade.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Cable Car

New Zealand's only running funicular railway.
Burravoe, Scotland

The Old Haa's Inuksuit Collection

These sculptures common among indigenous populations in North America, celebrate Shetland's unique geology.
Lerwick, Scotland

Lerwick Public Sign Snail

The unexpected mascot of Shetland's capital.
London, England

'A Conversation With Oscar Wilde'

An unusual ode to the late Irish playwright, complete with a squiggly bust and coffin-shaped bench.
London, England

Trafalgar Square Imperial Measurements

These official units of measurement lie hidden beneath tourists' feet in a popular London hub.
London, England

The Albert Bridge

Chelsea's soldiers were given strict orders when crossing this historic bridge.
London, England

Houseboats of Regents Canal

A community of artists and entrepreneurs seeks a simpler life on London's waterways.
Mexico City, Mexico

Biblioteca Vasconcelos

A jaw-dropping "megalibrary" that turns book-browsing into a geometric adventure.
Villahermosa, Mexico

'La Ceiba' Water Tank

The majestic, sacred tree is represented on this piece of public infrastructure.
Tilaco, Mexico

"El Huracán de la Sierra" (Hurricane of the Sierra)

This truck is celebrated as part of the "miracle" that connected this town to the rest of Mexico.
Mexico City, Mexico

La Isla de las Muñecas (Island of the Dolls)

An island filled with hundreds of hanging, decomposing, decapitated dolls.
Ajijic, Mexico

'El Muro de los Muertos' ('The Wall of the Dead')

The corner walls of a primary school showcase a Mexican version of memento mori.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Miss Jean Brodie Steps

These steps offer a breathtaking view of one of Europe's most besieged fortresses.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Paolozzi Studio

A recreation of pop art pioneer Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi's London studio.
Glasgow, Scotland

Bearsden Roman Bathhouse

Remnants of the Roman empire's northern frontier nestled in suburban Glasgow.