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Knokke-Heist, Belgium

Vlindertuin

A garden of flying flowers (Now Closed)
51.3560, 3.3260
Mont Saint-Michel
Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide
48.6352, -1.5105
House and car destroyed by German SS after the massacre at Oradour.
Oradour-sur-Glane, France

Oradour

A French ghost town from World War II, left as a memorial to German atrocities
45.9303, 1.0339
The crystal casket of St. Bernadette
Nevers, France

The Not-Quite Incorruptible St. Bernadette of Lourdes

Perhaps the most beautiful of preserved saints, with a little help from Paris
46.9872, 3.1618
Antwerp, Belgium

Plantin-Moretus Museum of Printing

Most prolific publishing house in the 1600s open to the public
51.2184, 4.3990
Brussels, Belgium

The atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size
50.8949, 4.3411
Manneken Pis in US Air Force uniform
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe
50.8450, 4.3500
Panel of shells
Margate, England

Margate Shell Grotto

Grotto replete with mystical designs laid out in glued shell mosaics
51.3879, 1.3894
Soldiers marching through the Menin Gate (before the modern structure) at the start of WWI
Ypres, Belgium

Menin Gate Memorial

A moving memorial to the fallen and missing from WWI trenches
50.8513, 2.8842
Lo-Reninge, Belgium

Ruins of Fort de Knocke

The foundations of a forgotten fortress, wedged in between two streams
50.9793, 2.8055
West Gate and Caesar's Tree
Lo-Reninge, Belgium

Caesar's Tree

A taxus-tree to which Julius Caesar reputedly tied his horse
50.9803, 2.7456
Some rights reserved by Michel Coumans
Lelystad, Netherlands

Bataviawerf

Building Men of War and Indiamen from Holland's Golden Age
52.5024, 5.4195
The Guardhouse Monkey
Mons, Belgium

The Guardhouse Monkey

Petting this mysterious iron monkey supposedly brings good luck
50.4549, 3.9522
Vasari Corridor
Firenze, Italy

Vasari Corridor

This private skyway is filled with art and was expanded explicitly so that Hitler could appreciate a river
43.7710, 11.2480
L’importuno di Michelangelo
Firenze, Italy

L’importuno di Michelangelo

The famous sculptor left his mark on this Italian wall in an internationally protected example of street art
43.7697, 11.2556