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Coventry, England

Caludon Castle Ruins

This ruin in a suburban park may be the place where Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" was first performed.
London, England

Horniman Museum and Gardens

A Victorian natural history and ethnographic museum with wonderful turn-of-the-century, science-book-esque evolution displays.
London, England

Horniman Aquarium

A wonderfully eclectic Victorian aquarium lies in the basement of the Horniman Museum.
London, England

Cabmen’s Shelter in Russell Square

Originally built for London’s cab drivers, this bright green hut now serves anyone a hot drink or meal.
Odiham, England

Birthplace of the British Tommy

According to the Soldiers Account Book, the village of Odiham is home to Thomas Atkins, whose name became shorthand for all British soldiers.
London, England

Goodwin's Court

An easily overlooked stretch of ornate window fronts and gaslight lamps that could be right from the pages of Dickens.
London, England

Viking Tombstone

This Viking gravestone carved in a rare runic style was dug up from a London churchyard.
London, England

The Four Mother Goddesses

One of the figures in this Celtic sculpture continues to puzzle archaeologists.
London, England

Walbrook Skulls

It's a mystery why these remains were found with no traces of their bodies in sight.
London, England

The Aurochs Skull

The gigantic skull of a long-extinct species that once roamed the forests of England and Ireland.
Winchester, England

The Winchester Mizmaze

A rare labyrinth-style path carved into a historic hill.
Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Alice Liddell's Grave

The grave of Mrs. Reginald Hargreaves, who inspired the tale 'Alice in Wonderland.'
Hampshire, England

Portuguese Fireplace

This unlikely memorial honors the Canadian and Portuguese laborers who felled trees for the Allies in World War I.
Cambridge, England

Corpus Clock & Chronophage

Numberless clock creates a meal of time for the dreaded, insectile Chronophage.
West Midlands, England

Moseley Bog

An ancient woodland that inspired a young J.R.R. Tolkien.
London, England

Rolling Bridge

This unique bridge curls up like a caterpillar to let boats pass and then unfurls again to span a small canal.
Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon

Jounieh Cable Car

An intimate look into the apartments of Jounieh via cable car.
Jitta, Lebanon

Jeita Grotto

A monumental underground karstic wonderland is also the water source for over a million citizens of Beirut.
Beirut, Lebanon

The Egg

This modernist cinema has survived war and reconstruction to become a symbol of Lebanon’s revolutionary spirit.
Beirut, Lebanon

The Grudge (Al Ba’sa)

Beirut's thinnest building was the result of feuding brothers.
Palmyra, Syria

Palmyra

Mysterious lost empire of the Silk Road.
Aleppo, Syria

Souk al-Saqatiya

Amid the rubble of Aleppo's Old Quarter, part of a historic market has been restored and re-opened.
Safita, Syria

Krak des Chevaliers

Ruins of the Crusaders' headquarters.
Hama, Syria

Norias of Hama

Only a handful of these gorgeous historic waterwheels remain but even those are in danger from local unrest.