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London, England

Magic Circle Museum

This collection of illusory paraphernalia has been culled from the history of London's premier magician's club.
London, England

Queen Caroline's Bath

The plunge pool is a surviving relic of a rowdy royal residence.
London, England

'The Wisdom of Solomon' Stone Pyramid

This mysterious pyramid is said to be part of a complex web of occult and Freemason symbols.
London, England

The Hitchcock Gallery

Several colorful mosaic panels depict the life and creative genius of the Master of Suspense.
London, England

Barbican Conservatory

This hidden green space is the city's second largest conservatory.
London, England

Square the Block

A jumble of concrete on the corner of one of London’s terraced buildings is actually a work of art.
London, England

London Necropolis Railway Station

A closed London rail station created to cart away the dead still bears the marks of attempts to make it less morbid.
London, England

Athena the Owl

The Florence Nightingale Museum is home to the famous nurse's most treasured possession: her beloved pet owl.
London, England

Spencer Perceval Memorial

A place of remembrance for the Prime Minister that met a violent end.
London, England

Tomb of Mary Wollstonecraft

Visit the grave of a famous feminist author and the mother of Mary Shelley.
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo

Nabemba Tower

The tallest building in the Republic of the Congo is a source of pride despite its towering maintenance costs.
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo

De Brazza's Mausoleum

A crypt believed by many Congolese to be a center of black magic.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Sebastopol Artillery Mortar Replica

This roadside monument commemorates the huge weapon built by an Ethiopian emperor's hostages.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Red Terror Martyrs' Memorial Museum

A powerful tribute to the victims who suffered under Ethiopia's most devastating regime.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Fendika Azmari Bet

This nightlife venue and cultural center keeps a unique Ethiopian musical tradition alive in the nation’s capital, but breakneck urban development threatens to shut it down.
London, England

Archie the Giant Squid

The monster at the center of the Darwin Center Spirit Collection.
London, England

Linley Sambourne House

Home of one of history's most famous cartoonists just as he left it.
London, England

Leighton House Museum

This artist's home turned gallery/museum preserves the creator's love of "Eastern" influences.
London, England

'The Seven Ages of Man'

A totem pole of heads to represent the different stages of life.
London, England

St Bride's Church & Charnel House

This landmark church concealed a crypt packed with bones that was discovered thanks to the London Blitz.
London, England

The Deadhouse

Tombstones and enigmatic inscriptions hide within a vault beneath a popular London arts venue.
London, England

Rules

Classic game cookery takes center stage at what's widely considered London's oldest restaurant.
London, England

Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries

This long-hidden space above Westminster Abbey now displays the battle gear of the legendary King Henry V.
London, England

Dirac Equation

The "beautiful" equation predicting the movement of all electromagnetic particles is engraved in front of Newton's tomb.