Total Eclipse: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Festival of Science, Music, and Celestial Wonder. August 19–21, 2017 in Eastern Oregon.
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Lego Bridge in Wuppertal, Germany
Wuppertal, Germany

Lego Bridge

This painted Lego bridge is the product of over a century of locomotive history.
51.2676, 7.1607
Rheinturm
Dusseldorf, Germany

Rheinturm

This futuristic German television spire is actually the world's largest digital clock
51.2179, 6.7617
Leverkusen, Germany

Bayer Cross

Largest illuminated advertisement sign in the world
51.0222, 6.9885
Cologne, Germany

Church of St. Ursula

A church filled with the bones of hundreds of virgins martyrs—or so they say.
50.9458, 6.9544
Severinsbrücke in Cologne
Cologne, Germany

Secret Grave in the Pylon of Severinsbrücke Bridge

The body of at least one victim of a construction accident was left behind in the collapsed pylon, buried under tons of concrete.
50.9310, 6.9697
Close up of some of the 40,000 padlocks of love.
Cologne, Germany

Cologne's Love Locks Bridge

Thousands of tourists and residents in Cologne affix "love padlocks" on the Hohenzollernbrücke Bridge to symbolize their affections
50.9415, 6.9656
St. Petersglocke
Cologne, Germany

St. Petersglocke

The largest bell in the world has been swinging high above a Cologne cathedral for almost a century
50.9414, 6.9583
Cube House
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Cube House

These slanted cubic abodes are a creative if odd solution to a zoning pickle.
51.9202, 4.4907
Bruges, Belgium

Basilica of the Holy Blood

Christ's blood preserved in a Belgian town
51.2089, 3.2272
The Flashing Streetlights of Ai Nati Oggi
Ghent, Belgium

The Flashing Streetlights of Ai Nati Oggi

Each time a baby is born in Ghent, these streetlights flash in silent celebration
51.0567, 3.7213
Werregarenstraat
Ghent, Belgium

Werregarenstraat

This narrow Ghent alleyway is an officially sanctioned street art tunnel
51.0555, 3.7246
Comic Strip Route
Brussels, Belgium

Comic Strip Route

This collection of over 50 murals celebrates Brussels' rich history as the self-proclaimed home of the "comic strip."
50.8485, 4.3417
Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children
London, England

Former Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children

This hospital helped pave the way for treatment that drove down child-mortality rates in 19th and 20th centuries
51.5313, -0.0690
Haggerston Bike Course
London, England

Extreme Bike Course in Haggerston Park

Visit on a Sunday morning to see some killer tricks
51.5326, -0.0661
London, England

Hackney City Farm

A flourishing garden with pigs, donkeys, goats, rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens, ducks, and sheep
51.5320, -0.0660
Orator at Speakers' Corner at 1974
London, England

Speakers' Corner

London's last remaining public soapbox site has seen speeches from Karl Marx, Vladmir Lenin, and George Orwell.
51.5120, -0.1592
Photo CC license "Emily Webber"  of www.londonshopfronts.com
London, England

Get Stuffed

Taxidermied animals galore, by appointment only
51.5387, -0.0989
I Goat
London, England

I Goat

Spitalfields' regal market goat is said to be a monument to the area's migrant population but most are pretty sure it's just a goat
51.5191, -0.0779
London, England

Columbia Road Shops and Flower Market

The Columbia Road Flower Market is now open every Sunday, rain or shine
51.5294, -0.0694
The Burlington Arcade Beadles
London, England

The Burlington Arcade Beadles

This luxury shopping lane has been protected by its own tiny police force for over a century
51.5090, -0.1402
The Star Tavern
London, England

The Star Tavern

The bar where "The Great Train Robbery" was planned was once a nexus of high society and low morals
51.4985, -0.1559
The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door
51.4775, 0.0000
Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home
51.4966, -0.1765
Nose on Bateman Street
London, England

Seven Noses of Soho

Hidden in plain sight, these nose sculptures have spawned historical myths and tales of fabulous riches.
51.5068, -0.1288