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Świebodzin, Poland

Internet Antennas of Christ the King

This towering statue of Jesus provided internet to the surrounding area.
Berlin, Germany

Artpark Tegel

This concrete residential area doubles as an open-air gallery.
Karpacz, Poland

Muzeum Zabawek (Toy Museum)

The largest toy museum in Poland showcases Europe's history of childhood.
Karpacz, Poland

Vang Stave Church

This fairytale medieval church in Poland originally spent centuries in Norway.
Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine

An underground city of salt.
Poland

Moving Sand Dunes

These massive moving sand dunes have swallowed an entire village and are still on the run.
Berlin, Germany

Das Schicksal Der (Fate of) Bravenleavanne

The site of good faith and good nature.
Sopot, Poland

Krzywy Domek - Crooked House

This fairytale inspired, warped building houses restaurants, shops, and a radio station.
Gdynia, Poland

Hotel Zdrowie

A haunting deserted hotel is a favorite with artists and photographers.
Krakow, Poland

The Bones of the Wawel Dragon

Real bones which are said to have belonged to a Polish dragon.
Warsaw, Poland

The Warsaw Basilisk

A menacing statue of this mythical creature can be seen at the legendary site of the monster's lair.
Warsaw, Poland

Gallery of Medieval Art

One of the world's largest collections of medieval religious art.
Warsaw, Poland

Battle of Grunwald Painting

This enormous 32-foot painting depicts Poland's greatest medieval battle in glorious detail.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw's Chopin Benches

Special benches that play Chopin's music are scattered throughout his native city.
Warsaw, Poland

Mermaid of Warsaw

The Polish capital has had a deep connection to its guardian mermaid for almost a millennium now.
Warsaw, Poland

Mały Powstaniec (The Little Insurrectionist)

A statue honors the children who fought Nazis in Poland.
Lasithi, Greece

Spinalonga Island

This abandoned Greek island was the last active leper colony in Europe.
Potsdam, Germany

Alexandrowka

A quaint Russian village in the middle of a German metropolis.
Germany

Bridge of Spies

Germany's Glienicke Bridge has a shady history of clandestine meetings, espionage, and spycraft.
Potsdam, Germany

Sanssouci Palace

The "Prussian Versailles" that is as glorious today as when it was built.
Valencia, Spain

Central Market of Valencia

This amazing example of Valencian Art Nouveau looks more like a cathedral than a public market.
Segovia, Spain

Alcázar de Segovia

This magnificent castle grew from a small Moorish fortress, and reportedly inspired two iconic Disney castles.
Madrid, Spain

Kilometre Zero

A stone slab in Madrid marks the point from which the distances of Spain's national roads are measured.
Toledo, Spain

Sinagoga El Transito

Once the grandest synagogue in medieval Spain, it now stands as a memorial of the 15th-century Jewish exile.