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Sundi, Sao Tome and Principe

Roça Sundy

This nearly abandoned plantation was once witness to an eclipse that proved Einstein's theory of relativity.
Caue, Sao Tome and Principe

Pico Cao Grande

Nature’s skyscraper launches out of the terrain with attitude.
London, England

Barnet Museum

At this small museum, visitors can view artifacts from the only battlefield in London during the War of the Roses.
London, England

Polly at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

The taxidermied remains of a once-great parrot.
London, England

Whitefriars Crypt

Buried for centuries, this hidden cellar is all that remains of London's medieval Whitefriars Monastery.
London, England

Temple Church

An unusual round church in London with a Templar past.
London, England

Urine Deflectors of Fleet Street

One of the few remaining examples of 19th-century London’s attempt to clean up its reputation.
London, England

Temple Bar Memorial Dragon

The fierce beast perches atop a pedestal marking where the historic City of London gates once stood.
London, England

Lincoln's Inn

This inn of the court provides a fascinating window into London’s legal and architectural history.
London, England

The Old Curiosity Shop

The quaint little store that is said to have inspired a famous Dickens novel was only given its name after the book was released.
London, England

Sir John Soane's Museum

A cluttered and astounding collection of antiquities and curiosities.
London, England

The London Beer Flood

On October 17, 1814, a 15-ft. wave of beer ran rampant through the streets of London.
London, England

Camera Museum

This museum tucked below a charming cafe gives a brief snapshot of photographic history.
London, England

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Vectors of Disease Frieze

The Art Deco artwork depicts gilded carriers of deadly illnesses.
London, England

The Wiener Holocaust Library

One of the world’s leading and most extensive archives on the Holocaust, the Nazi era, and genocide, this collection includes published and unpublished works, press cuttings, photographs, and eyewitness testimony.
London, England

British Library Treasures Gallery

The library houses an incredible collection of some of the world's most impressive books and manuscripts.
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.
London, England

Peace Garden at Tavistock Square

A quiet, semi-secret square with statues of Mahatma Gandhi, Virginia Woolf, and a conscientious objectors stone.
London, England

Joseph Grimaldi Park

An unassuming London park is actually a pilgrimage site for modern clowns.
London, England

Myddelton Passage Police Graffiti

These marks in Myddelton Passage aren't your run-of-the-mill vandalism, and they weren't made by your typical vandal.
London, England

Isokon Flats

An exercise in radical design and social living that became the epicenter of Soviet spy networks in London.
London, England

Black Cats of Carreras Cigarette Factory

Black cat statues guard this temple-like Egyptian revival factory.
Turvey, England

Higgins Mausoleum

A 19th century grave house with a unique message formed by the stone supports to the railing around the walls.
Everton, England

RAF Tempsford Memorial Barn

Set amid the remains of a secret WWII airfield, this barn was preserved as a memorial to Allied agents who parachuted into Europe.