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Heusweiler, Germany

The Heusweiler Motorway Faraday Cage

A Faraday Cage protects cars from a nearby high-power transmitter.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

American Science & Surplus

Robots, lasers, and whoopee cushions, oh my!
Berlin, Germany

Gärten der Welt (Gardens of the World)

Gardens representing parts of Asia, Europe, and the Mid East are tucked away among the Soviet-style buildings in East Berlin.
Berlin, Germany

Friede sei mit Dir

This obscene artwork on the side of a newspaper office pokes fun at a rival paper's former editor-in-chief.
Berlin, Germany

Deutsches Currywurst Museum

A museum dedicated to a Cold War era sausage.
Berlin, Germany

Führerbunker Parking Lot

The bunker where Hitler took his own life is hidden under this deliberately ordinary parking lot.
Berlin, Germany

DDR Watch Tower

This watchtower once presided over the Berlin Wall.
Berlin, Germany

Stolpersteine Holocaust Memorials

Tiny memorials honor individual victims of the Holocaust.
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Tun

Sitting in the basement of a castle, the largest wine barrel in the world is bigger than most apartments.
Metz, France

Jean Cocteau's Stained Glass Windows

A neighborhood church's unusual abstract stained glass was the final project of avant-garde artist Jean Cocteau.
Völklingen, Germany

Volklinger Ironworks

A former ironworks that was the first UNESCO industrial site.
Sankt Ingbert, Germany

Grosser Stiefel (Big Boot)

This rock resembling a turned-up boot has become the symbol of St. Ingbert.
Zweibrücken, Germany

Zweibrücken R2-D2

A university observatory dome painted like the beloved "Star Wars" robot.
Athens, Greece

Botanical Museum of the National Garden

This small museum once served as a royal hunting pavilion for King Otto Friedrich Ludwig.
Adalar, Turkey

Büyükada

Over the centuries, this island paradise has done it all, from providing monks with ecclesiastical respite to sheltering an exiled Leon Trotsky.
Jbeil, Lebanon

Byblos Archaeological Site

A patchwork of ruins from various civilizations in one of the world's oldest continually inhabited cities.
Jitta, Lebanon

Jeita Grotto

A monumental underground karstic wonderland is also the water source for over a million citizens of Beirut.
Beiteddine, Lebanon

Beiteddine Palace

After this one-of-a-kind palace was built the architect's hands are said to have been cut off to keep it that way.
Berlin, Germany

Stadtbahn Viaduct World War II Damage

Reminders of the Battle of Berlin still scar the railway.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin Botanical Garden

Started as a kitchen garden, now the second largest botanical garden in the world.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Maskeron

Gargoyle head that brings good luck.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Orlando's Column in Dubrovnik

An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom.
Gryfino, Poland

Crooked Forest

Countless stories attempt to explain Poland's mysterious J-shaped trees.
Berlin, Germany

Abandoned Iraqi Embassy

When German-Iraqi relations broke down, this embassy was vacated post haste.