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Paris, France

Salvador Dalí Sundial

A surrealist timepiece by the artist of melting clocks.
Paris, France

Danse de la Fontaine Emergente

This Parisian fountain is a little bit fantasy and a little bit nightclub.
Paris, France

La REcyclerie

This Parisian café sticks almost exclusively to an ethos of reuse.
London, England

Anaesthesia Heritage Centre

This knockout museum lies in a sleepy corner of London.
London, England

The Attendant, Fitzrovia

Drink your espresso at a Victorian-era urinal in this underground-restroom-turned-coffee-bar.
London, England

Ziggy Stardust Plaque

This London plaque marks the spot where David Bowie's famous alien made his debut.
London, England

Lock & Co.

Claiming to be the oldest hat store in the world, this historic haberdashery had a hand (and a head) in the creation of the Bowler.
London, England

Pelicans of St James's Park

Giant, friendly pelicans in Central London, the most unlikely of places.
London, England

The Burlington Arcade Beadles

This luxury shopping lane has been protected by its own tiny police force for over a century.
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
London, England

Novelty Automation

A tongue-in-cheek arcade where the games are based on everyday life.
London, England

Sir John Soane's Museum

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

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
London, England

Twinings Tea Shop

A 300-year-old tea shop that brought tea to the English people, not to mention the Queen herself.
London, England

Monument to the Great Fire of London

The commemorative stone column conceals a secret laboratory.
Paris, France

Le Tampographe Sardon

A letterpress workshop committed to the art of printing, with unique and creative designs.
Stanford, California

Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden

A sudden forest of traditional Papua New Guinean art works is hidden in a corner of Stanford University.
Paris, France

'French Republic or Death' Graffiti

For more than a century, revolutionary graffiti has marked the wall of a Parisian church.
Paris, France

Carousel of Extinct and Endangered Animals

Known as the "Dodo Manège," this carousel features a herd of animals that have disappeared—or may be gone soon.
Palo Alto, California

Gates of Hell Sculpture

Rodin's famous depiction of Dante's 'Inferno', amidst a sculpture garden of many of his other works.
Sofia, Bulgaria

The Largo

Sofia's legislative center is continuously reinventing itself.
Sofia, Bulgaria

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

A striking symbol of the Bulgarian capital.
Sofia, Bulgaria

National Palace of Culture

A vast Communist-era exhibition space in the Bulgarian capital.