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Brighton, England

Remains of the Royal Suspension Chain Pier

Half-drowned wooden stumps and stone blocks are all that remain of a Victorian landing that was destroyed by storms.
Brighton, England

Clayton Tunnel North Portal

This tunnel entrance is built to resemble a grand castle but no one is quite sure why.
Bath, England

Herschel Museum of Astronomy

Eighteenth-century home, where Herschel discovered the planet Uranus.
London, England

Time for Tea

A five-story homage to tea times past.
London, England

Nobrow Comics

A comic book store that puts the marvel back in marvellous.
London, England

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson Plaque

This plaque in one of London's oldest public hospitals commemorates the first meeting of two of Britain's most famous literary heroes: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
London, England

Wandsworth Roundabout Underpass

This underpass became an unlikely piece of cinematic history after its appearance in 'A Clockwork Orange.'
Charlotte, North Carolina

Hilton Sisters Grave

Conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton were stars of the vaudeville circuit.
Asheville, North Carolina

Odditorium

A 17th-century bezoar, dirt from an infamous site, and other curios decorate this unusual bar.
Asheville, North Carolina

Fleetwood’s

A wedding chapel, vintage clothing shop, and bar all under one roof.
Asheville, North Carolina

Sander Court

Asheville, North Carolina, was the the second place in the world to enjoy Kentucky Fried Chicken's secret recipe.
Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville Pinball Museum

This North Carolina museum is keeping the pinball craze alive, with a little Space Invaders on the side.
Asheville, North Carolina

Biltmore Estate's Secret Passages

The enormous 250-room Vanderbilt mansion conceals hidden doors and secret passageways.
Asheville, North Carolina

Biltmore McDonald's

Classy up your Big Mac with bow-tied servers and chandeliers at the world's fanciest McDonald's.
Asheville, North Carolina

Thomas Wolfe Memorial

An early life spent in this "Old Kentucky Home" inspired the writings of North Carolina's most famous novelist.
Asheville, North Carolina

Helen's Bridge

This bridge is haunted by the ghost of a distraught mother.
Asheville, North Carolina

Biltmore Industries Homespun Museum

The fine fabric handwoven at Biltmore Industries was once coveted around the world.
Lake Lure, North Carolina

Lake Lure

Practice your Dirty Dancing lifts in the manmade lake where Johnny Castle himself did.
Black Mountain, North Carolina

Craggy Gardens Rhododendron Tunnels

Gnarled canopies of pink and purple wildflowers arch over the trail to the summit.
Chimney Rock, North Carolina

Chimney Rock

A 315-foot spire jutting out from the Blue Ridge Mountains makes for breathtaking views.
Burnsville, North Carolina

Mount Mitchell

The highest point in North Carolina and the United States east of the Mississippi River, Mount Mitchell is named after argumentative explorer Elisha Mitchell.
Asheville, North Carolina

Folk Art Center

A wonderful display of arts and crafts handmade by local artisans in the Southern Appalachians.
Asheville, North Carolina

Haywood Street Fresco

This ancient art form was used to capture the lives and struggles of the Haywood Street ministry.
Asheville, North Carolina

Moogseum

A museum dedicated to the legacy of Bob Moog and his pioneering synthesizers.