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London, England

Get Stuffed

Taxidermied animals galore, by appointment only.
London, England

The Burney Relief

This bewitching Babylonian goddess haunts a hallway of the British Museum.
London, England

Shield of Parade

This magnificently macabre shield shows the power of chivalrous love in medieval times.
London, England

Wolf-God of Woodeaton

A gruesome and mysterious ancient sculpture of a pagan deity from the Roman occupation of Celtic Britain.
London, England

Mold Gold Cape

This intriguing Bronze Age artifact spent centuries hidden within a Welsh faerie hill.
London, England

Lindow Man

A naturally mummified 2,000-year-old man.
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

The Albert Bridge

Chelsea's soldiers were given strict orders when crossing this historic bridge.
London, England

The Lioness and the Lesser Kudu

This striking statue brings a scene from the African savannah into central London.
London, England

Wellington Monument

This once-controversial and slightly confusing statue of Achilles was built out of captured cannons.
London, England

Animals in War Memorial

A unique tribute to the millions of animals who served and died for the British military.
London, England

Norbury Hall Park

This peaceful park with centuries of history hides in an overlooked section of South London.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Normaal Amsterdams Peil (Amsterdam Ordnance Datum)

Europe's official "zero-level," the equator of elevation.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

De Waag

Amsterdam's former hotspot for public executions and dissections.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Cast-Iron Dogs of Tivoli Castle

Strange rumors surround the artist who created these solemn metal guard dogs.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Orlando's Column in Dubrovnik

An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Cathedral Treasury (Riznica Katedrale)

A wunderkammer of gold and silver reliquaries and ancient saintly bones.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

The Relic of St. Silvan

A full figure 4th century incorruptible saint lies in a glass coffin in Croatia.
Granada, Spain

Muslim Gravestones of the Alhambra

Spanish architects used seized Muslim gravestones to rebuild parts of the fortress.
Gibraltar

Operation Tracer Cave

There was a top secret plan during World War II to seal a group of soldiers inside the rock.
Gibraltar

Gibraltar Airport

Single runway interrupted by a busy road that cuts across its middle.
Gibraltar

Union Jack Steps

Red, white, and blue painted steps along with a Union Jack celebrate the outcome of Gibraltar's 1967 referendum.
Hartbeespoort, South Africa

Witwatersrand Basin

It's estimated that half of the world's gold was mined from South Africa's "golden arc."
Studenci, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Kravice Waterfalls

There's a mini version of Iguazu Falls hidden in the Balkans… and it's got a rope swing.