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World’s best dinosaur destinations
Crystal Palace Dinosaurs, London, UKAn important part of Victorian history, the dinosaur sculptures in Crystal Palace Park have been in situ since 1854. The large-scale installations were created by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, a natural history sculptor, and it's reputed that Queen Victoria visited the site numerous times. Despite only a handful of more than 30 statues being technically accurate, this fun-filled and historic park represents the world's first ever attempt to model these incredi
The incredible stories behind the world’s most historic cities
Chester, England, UKAside from its Roman legacy, the pretty city is also home to the 12th-century Agricola Tower (pictured). It was once a gateway to Chester Castle, which was founded by William the Conqueror in 1070. Chester is also famous for the Rows – a series of unique two-level galleried arcades that are 700 years old – and its 1,000-year-old cathedral.