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Nine strange and fascinating secrets hidden underground in Leeds

Rumours about secret spaces under the streets of Leeds may easily be dismissed as far-fetched urban myths, but a hidden side to the city actually does exist.

There are a startling number of mysterious underground areas across the city which have long been forgotten. READ MORE: Nine best kept secrets in Leeds even some locals won't know about

The tram stands in the city centre housed underground toilets.

5. December 1953

The tram stands in the city centre housed underground toilets.
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The 'dinner in the tunnel'' at Leeds inner ring road.

6. 1964

The 'dinner in the tunnel'' at Leeds inner ring road.
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The old bear pit on Cardigan Road in Headingley. It would be viewed from the turrets above the pit, with visitors climbing spiral stairs to access the platform.

7. 1968

The old bear pit on Cardigan Road in Headingley. It would be viewed from the turrets above the pit, with visitors climbing spiral stairs to access the platform.
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A view under the Queen's Hotel in the city centre.

8. September 2011

A view under the Queen's Hotel in the city centre.
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