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Vienna, Austria

Stephansdom Crypt

The crypt of the imposing Stephensdom holds royal intestines and thousands of skeletons
48.2080, 16.3729
United Kingdom

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones
55.2417, -6.5112
Berlin, Germany

Bahnhof Berlin Zoologischer Garten

Metro station with a claim to rock n' roll fame
52.5076, 13.3336
Oslo, Norway

Fram Museum

Housing the famous Norwegian ice-defying 19th century polar exploration ship
59.9032, 10.6985
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York
40.7346, -73.9903
Sandwick, Scotland

Skara Brae

Amazing and mysterious Neolithic settlement on Scotland's Orkney Islands
59.0486, -3.3431
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain
52.5203, 13.3869
Known as a "Zip Tube" this carries the book requests down to the stacks many floors below.
New York, New York

Pneumatic System of the New York Public Library

One of the few places in Manhattan which still employs a pneumatic system
40.7533, -73.9823
Munich, Germany

Rathaus-Glockenspiel

Daily jousts and dancing barrel makers in Munich's mechanical clock
48.1378, 11.5759
Vancouver, Canada

Stanley Park

"Girl in a Wetsuit" is what happens when a sculptor has to find a way around a 100 year old copyright
49.3025, -123.1269
Berlin, Germany

Arthouse Tacheles

An old department store turned Nazi prison turned artist commune
52.5257, 13.3894
San Francisco, California

Lotta's Fountain

San Francisco's oldest surviving monument and meeting place for 1906 survivors
37.7879, -122.4033
Manneken Pis in US Air Force uniform
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe
50.8450, 4.3500
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

Bookstore serves double duty as "Tumbleweed Hotel"
48.8526, 2.3471
Detail of the sarcophagus of Emperor Charles VI.
Vienna, Austria

Habsburg Imperial Crypt

Final resting place for the remains of 143 Habsburg royalty
48.2055, 16.3699
City's sign lists local sights but not the infamous camp. (spinkk/Atlas Obscura)
Dachau, Germany

Dachau Concentration Camp

Prototype for all Nazi concentration camps
48.2594, 11.4343
Louise Bourgeois' Spider. (Creative Commons)
Ottawa, Canada

Maman

Louise Bourgeois' 30-foot-tall steel spider sculpture
45.4294, -75.6984
Private Passage. (Andriy Boychuk/Atlas Obscura)
New York, New York

Private Passage

Wine bottle sculpture with a ship's stateroom inside
40.7710, -73.9954
Pink painted elephants adorn the front doors of the Délirium Café in honor of its namesake.
Brussels, Belgium

Délirium Café

Cozy basement bar sports an inventory of over 2,000 beers.
50.8484, 4.3539
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Pestsaule (Plague Column)

Baroque celebration of the end of the Great Plague of Vienna
48.2087, 16.3697
Paris, France

Foucoult's Pendulum and the Paris Pantheon

19th century pendulum and a clock restored by a rogue group of guerilla artists
48.8468, 2.3459
Berlin, Germany

Ramones Museum

Blitzkrieg bop your way through Berlin's Ramones Museum
52.5252, 13.3954
(Flickr/pvsbond)
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

Artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past
40.7398, -74.0025
(Flickr/fidelramos)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oude Kerk

Amsterdam's oldest church, and the center of Dutch prostitution
52.3744, 4.8980