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Aghlabid Basins
Kairouan, Tunisia

Aghlabid Basins

This grand hydraulic installation has provided water for townspeople since the Middle Ages.
35.6864, 10.0955
Mosque panorama
Kairouan, Tunisia

Great Mosque of Kairouan

Founded in 670, this ancient mosque is an architectural time portal.
35.6814, 10.1039
Hotel Sidi Driss
Matmatat-Al-Qadimal, Tunisia

Hotel Sidi Driss

The original film set of Luke Skywalker's Tatooine home from the "Star Wars" trilogy.
33.5458, 9.9685
Pont de la Concorde
Paris, France

Pont de la Concorde

Bridge built from the rubble of the Bastille prison
48.8634, 2.3196
Exterior of Centre Pompidou
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
48.8606, 2.3526
Locks on the Pont des Arts
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
48.8578, 2.3374
The Bronze Soldier of Tallinn
Tallinn, Estonia

The Bronze Soldier of Tallinn

This stoic bronze soldier stands as a symbol of Russian sacrifice or Soviet oppression, or maybe both
59.4218, 24.7655
Tallinn, Estonia

Old Thomas

The Guardian of Tallinn
59.4371, 24.7455
Riga, Latvia

Riga Central Market

3,000 market stands in five former Zeppelin hangars
56.9462, 24.1043
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size
50.8949, 4.3411
Valencia, Spain

La Mascletá

A daily pyrotechnic celebration marks a beloved tradition during Valencia's festival season.
39.4698, -0.3770
Look for the pilgrim between the Royal Doors and the edge of the clock tower
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Shadow Pilgrim

An accidental trick of light casts the perfect shadow of a pilgrim of the Camino de Santiago against the cathedral wall
42.8806, -8.5437
 Hospital de Bonecas
Lisbon, Portugal

Hospital de Bonecas

Catering to broken dolls for almost 200 years, this repair shop is now a charnel house of doll parts.
38.7141, -9.1376
Lisbon, Portugal

Carmo Convent Ruins

Legacy of the earthquake that nearly wiped Lisbon off the face of the Earth
38.7121, -9.1404
Standing in the middle of Almendres Cromlech
Évora, Portugal

Almendres Cromlech

"Portugual's Stonehenge" is made up of nut-like stones aligned with the heavens
38.5575, -8.0611
The Reynisdrangar from the cliffs above.
Vik, Iceland

Reynisdrangar

Three columns of volcanic rock shoot out of the ocean.
63.4087, -19.0173
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

The tallest building in Iceland, and certainly one of the most visually impressive
64.1417, -21.9266
Þingvellir
Iceland

Þingvellir

The picturesque birthplace of Icelandic democracy is drenched in the blood of its brutal past
64.2581, -21.1250
"Venus Kallipygos" - "Venus with the lovely ass"
Naples, Italy

Gabinetto Segreto

The once forbidden "secret cabinet" of erotic art from excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum
40.8532, 14.2509
(Kuriositas)
Italy

Thermopolia of Pompeii

Ancient snack bar of the Roman Empire re-opened
40.7507, 14.4841
Fresco erotic scene in the Lupanar
Pompei, Italy

The Ancient Brothels of Pompeii

In the Lupanare Grande the walls are still adorned with the services there offered
40.7503, 14.4868
Naples, Italy

Fontanelle Cemetery Caves

Skulls from the plague of 1656 and the bombings of WWII united by a cult dedicated to caring for the ancient dead.
40.8588, 14.2391
Naples, Italy

The Anatomical Machines of Cappella Sansevero

These "anatomical machines" are only one of the many strange items in this Italian crypt
40.8492, 14.2548
Naples, Italy

Catacombs of San Gennaro

Underground paleo-Christian burial site, composed of the remains of several cemeteries and Basilicas
40.8653, 14.2469