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Paris, France

Mundolingua

A museum dedicated to linguistics, from how babies learn to talk to endangered and extinct languages.
Paris, France

Museum of Eroticism

Inside a former cabaret, seven floors of erotic art.
Paris, France

Le Musée du Fumeur

Dedicated to the history and culture of smoking, this small museum now includes a vape lounge.
Paris, France

The Sausage Stained Glass of the Eglise Saint Eustache

With a history of slaughter, feast, and famine, remnants of the pork industry decorate this area--even its church.
Paris, France

Musée Marmottan Monet

Former hunting lodge of a duke who was an avid collector of impressionist works.
Paris, France

Place de la Reunion Fountain

Ordinary art transforms to extraordinary thanks to locals' quirky sense of humor.
Paris, France

Beware of Words

A French artist's vague warning hangs over Belleville.
Paris, France

L'Atelier des Lumières (Workshop of Light)

An immersive projection art installation uses sound, scale, and light to take visitors inside classic works of art.
Paris, France

The One-Two-Two

This innocuous-seeming building is actually the remnant of a major wartime brothel.
Paris, France

Jardin d'Acclimatation

In this Parisian garden's grotesque former life as a zoo it fed exotic animals to the bourgeois and put humans on exhibit.
Paris, France

The Etched Mirror Salons of Laperouse Restaurant

Where the high court feasted, frolicked, and high courtesans put their royal lovers' diamonds to the test.
Paris, France

LaBeL RéCuP'

An off-the-beaten-path boutique stuffed with an eclectic collection of upcycled goods.
Paris, France

Le Musee des Moulages

A unrivaled and rather horrifying collection of wax dermatological models.
Paris, France

Lion of The Botanical Gardens

A majestic lion statue guards this Parisian botanical garden, and feeds on an unsettling item.
Paris, France

Danse de la Fontaine Emergente

This Parisian fountain is a little bit fantasy and a little bit nightclub.
Paris, France

Parc Monceau

The ruins of a Duke's bucolic dream, where camels once roamed alongside "Dutch" windmills and faux-Italian vineyards.
Paris, France

Foucault's Pendulum

19th century pendulum and a clock restored by a rogue group of guerilla artists.
Paris, France

Montparnasse Cemetery

A Parisian cemetery where the elite and artistic are interred beneath an eccentric collection of tombs.
Paris, France

Paris Point Zero

The very center of Paris is surrounded by a bevy of strange good luck rituals.
Paris, France

Museum of the History of Medicine

One of the oldest medical collections in Europe focusing on rare surgical instruments.
Paris, France

Montmartre Cemetery

A horde of stray cats rule in this secluded Parisian cemetery under a bridge.
Salamanca, Spain

Masonic Lodge Museum

An unusual but excellent display created in the 1930s as propaganda against the Freemasons.
Salamanca, Spain

Cathedral of Salamanca's Astronaut

The Cathedral of Salamanca has a number of unusual carvings but none so surprising as a modern astronaut.
Leiden, Netherlands

Bibliotheca Thysiana

This public library and its impressive collection of academic books have not changed since the 17th century.