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What Makes the London Eye the UK’s Most Popular Attraction?

Capturing the hearts and minds of residents and tourists to create a 21st century monument

The original Ferris wheel was opened to the public in the late 1800s, but the concept of a wheel that spins in a circle with chairs attached to it has been around for centuries. This history combined with the fact that Ferris wheels have been a major draw at amusement parks for decades might make […]

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Experiencing the Past, Present and Future of Scotland on Calton Hill

The connection that Calton Hill has with the past and future of the city has allowed it to influence the culture of the city in the present in a powerful way.

As the home to various icons that represent important aspects of Scottish culture, Calton Hill in Edinburgh allows visitors to connect with the country in a very real manner. The National Monument, the Nelson Monument and the Dugald Stewart Monument connect visitors to this past, while the City Observatory and stunning views of the city provide viewers with […]

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Wrocław’s Dwarfs Combine Soviet History with Contemporary Delight

A legacy that is so much more than the sum of its tiny parts

You wouldn’t know it at a quick glance, but Wrocław is full of dwarfs. The largest city in Western Poland is home to a collection of bronze statues that are about a foot tall. These dwarfs (krasnale in Polish) hide in various places within and just outside of the Old Town. Unlike trolls that live […]

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The Transformation of German Legacy via the Berlin Victory Column

A monument that embodies the transformation of Germany itself

Though it doesn’t tower over the skyline of Berlin like the Berlin Television Tower, the Berlin Victory Column, aka the Victory Column, aka Berlin Siegessäule, can still be seen from quite a distance. It is a monument that has a history directly and indirectly connected to the city of Berlin and nation of Germany. It […]

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