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Places visited in Auvers-sur-Oise, France
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Geneva, Switzerland

Brunswick Monument

An opulent monument built for a duke who donated his entire fortune to the city of Geneva.
Geneva, Switzerland

L’horloge Fleurie (The Flower Clock)

The world's largest second-hand graces a clock surrounded by constantly changing flower beds. 
Geneva, Switzerland

Treille Promenade

One of the longest wooden benches in the world snakes around Geneva's Treille Promenade.
Geneva, Switzerland

Mère Royaume

On the side of a building, a depiction of the woman who became a local legend by tossing soup out her window.
Geneva, Switzerland

Gravestone of Jorge Luis Borges

This famous writer's tombstone is a literary pilgrimage site that was publicly defiled by a rival.
Geneva, Switzerland

Statue of Frankenstein's Monster

One of the most historical literary characters continues to stroll his hometown.
Pudong Xinqu, China

Oriental Pearl Tower

The once highest point in China blends symbolic design with a kick of adrenaline.
Suzhou, China

Luohanyuan Shuangta (Twin Pagodas)

Two nearly identical Chinese pagodas stand side by side, along with ancient stone relics.
Suzhou, China

Ruiguang Tower

The earliest pagoda built in the beautiful Panmen Scenic Area of Suzhou.
Auvers-sur-Oise, France

Auberge Ravoux

The room where Vincent van Gogh died.
Auvers-sur-Oise, France

Musée de l'Absinthe

One woman's decades-long obsession with the "La Fée Verte."
Auvers-sur-Oise, France

Grave of Vincent and Theo van Gogh

The artist and his brother are buried in a landscape straight out of a van Gogh painting.
Paris, France

Statue of Liberty, Pont de Grenelle

This statue was given to France by the United States to commemorate the centennial of the French Revolution.
Paris, France

Gustave Eiffel's Secret Apartment

High atop the Eiffel Tower is a small apartment built exclusively to entertain the science elite and make the rest of Paris jealous.
Paris, France

Napoleon's Angels

Twelve grave-faced marble angels guard the emperor's tomb at Les Invalides.
Paris, France

Musée des Plans-Reliefs

The Sun King's military models, saved from the Louvre.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The vast, legendary catacombs hold secrets much stranger than stacked bones.
Paris, France

Musée de Cluny

Medieval museum built over Roman baths that features famous tapestries of a lady and a unicorn.
Paris, France

Paris Space Invaders

The video game-themed street art first popped up in the French city.
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

This iconic Parisian bookstore doubles as the "Tumbleweed Hotel" for traveling writers.
Paris, France

The Bouquinistes of Paris

The tradition of open-air secondhand and antiquarian bookselling in Paris dates back to the Renaissance.
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
Paris, France

Argonaute Submarine

The Argonaute submarine was the French navy's pride and joy in the 1950's.
Maisons-Alfort, France

Musée Fragonard

The only remaining collection of flayed figures made by French "madman" Honoré Fragonard.