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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.
Cornwall, England

Tregothnan

Grab a cuppa at England's first and only domestic tea plantation.
Bishopthorpe, England

York Solar System Trail

Cycle the solar system—from the sun to Pluto—right here on earth.
Bray, England

Oakley Court

You can spend the night in Dr. Frank-N-Furter's castle.
Beamish, England

Beamish, the Living Museum of the North

Journey through this open museum where even employees remain true to period.
London, England

Memorial to the Women of World War II

The bronze uniforms commemorate the vital role of women during World War II.
Lincolnshire, England

Kinema in the Woods

This century-old cinema is complete with musical interludes and boasts a rare projection system.
Alnwick, England

The Treehouse Restaurant at Alnwick Gardens

This giant wooden treehouse within a sprawling garden has its own eatery.
London, England

The Troubadour

A 1950s beatnik coffee house, turned 60s counterculture hotspot, turned modern music venue.
Minquiers, Jersey

Minquiers Toilet

The southernmost toilet in the British Isles.
Ravenscar, England

Peak Alum Works

At the height of alum production at this factory, human urine was a valued commodity.
Ripponden, England

Stott Hall Farm

The house in the middle of the motorway.
Inverkeithing, Scotland

Forth Bridge

A remarkable feat of Victorian engineering across the Firth of Forth.
Prague, Czechia

'Babies'

Straight out of a nightmare, barcode-faced babies climb up and down Prague's television tower.
Prague, Czechia

David Černý's Embryo

One of the famous Czech artist's lesser-known Prague installations appears to be a glowing fetus affixed to a drainpipe.
Prague, Czechia

'Il Commendatore' ('Cloak of Conscience')

This spooky statue sits outside a famous Prague theater.
Prague, Czechia

The Penguins at Kampa Park

A series of playful yellow penguins share a serious message about the environment.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to Homosexuals Persecuted Under Nazism

A memorial in the Tiergarten is a reminder of the suffering inflicted on homosexuals by the Nazi regime.
Berlin, Germany

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

An imperial church bombed to ruins during WWII now stands as a jagged memorial.
Berlin, Germany

Soviet Memorial (Sowjetisches Ehrenmal)

For patriotic Russians, this memorial honoring defenders who died in the 1945 Battle of Berlin is the most sacred location outside of Russia.
Berlin, Germany

'Molecule Men'

This monumental work of art symbolizes the coming together of a previously divided city.
York, England

'Printer's Devil'

A Reformation-era fiery figurehead once denoted this location as a print shop.
Bristol, England

Lollipop Be-Bop

A plaque claims this artwork outside a children's hospital was used in the 1998 Quidditch World Cup.