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Darul Aman Palace
Kabul, Afghanistan

Darul Aman Palace

What was once supposed to be the symbol of a shining Afghani future is now a bombed-out ruin.
34.4645, 69.1186
Freiheitsglocke
Berlin, Germany

Freedom Bell

A replica of the Liberty Bell rang daily from West Berlin's City Hall throughout the Cold War.
52.4849, 13.3443
Tempelhof postcard, ca early 1960's
Berlin, Germany

Tempelhof Airport

Berlin's old airport.
52.4838, 13.3877
The Bebelplatz.
Berlin, Germany

The Bebelplatz

The site of the famous Nazi book burning campaign of 1933 remembers its "Night of Shame".
52.5166, 13.3941
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.
52.5139, 13.3789
The Currywurst Museum.
Berlin, Germany

Deutsches Currywurst Museum

A museum dedicated to a Cold War era sausage.
52.5088, 13.3913
Pfaueninsel
Berlin, Germany

Pfaueninsel

This Berlin island is home to a flock of free-roaming peacocks and as well as a historic ivory folly.
52.4342, 13.1304
Berlin, Germany

Teufelsberg

An abandoned NSA listening post on Berlin's "Devil's Mountain."
52.4973, 13.2409
Dolly at the National Museum of Scotland.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Remains of Dolly the Sheep

The taxidermy remains of the first mammal ever cloned from an adult cell are on display in Edinburgh.
55.9475, -3.1898
Close-up views of Old Town buildings
Edinburgh, Scotland

Rooftop Terrace at the National Museum of Scotland

There are plenty of wonderful panoramic vistas in Edinburgh, but not many are hidden smack in the middle of the Old Town.
55.9472, -3.1892
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle Dog Cemetery

The final resting place of soldiers' loyal canine companions.
55.9493, -3.2002
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Ballintoy, Northern Ireland

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

This short bridge is the only thing connecting a tiny Irish island to the mainland.
55.2362, -6.3440
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones.
55.2417, -6.5112
The Dark Hedges
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Dark Hedges

One of the world's most atmospheric roads was never meant to be so creepy.
55.1356, -6.3828
Halve Maan beer pipeline.
Bruges, Belgium

Halve Maan Brewery Beer Pipeline

A beer pipeline runs beneath Bruges.
51.2017, 3.2241
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
Luftbrückendenkmal and C-47 Rosinenbomber, Rhein-Main Airbase in Frankfurt.
Frankfurt, Germany

Luftbrückendenkmal: Monument to the Berlin Airlift

The sweet story of how American cargo planes became known as "Candy Bombers" during the Berlin Blockade.
50.0377, 8.5953
Kloster Allerheiligen
Oppenau, Germany

Kloster Allerheiligen

This ancient ruined monastery has been destroyed by fire so many times that it seems like God hates it.
48.5372, 8.1942
Busingen on the shore of the Rhine
Büsingen am Hochrhein, Germany

Büsingen Enclave

A remarkable two-country morph, this town is part of Germany legally but is by all other measures Swiss.
47.6970, 8.6904
The Donauquelle.
Donaueschingen, Germany

Donauquelle

The great Danube river starts here.
47.9519, 8.5025
Man Meets the Sea
Esbjerg, Denmark

Man Meets The Sea

Four alabaster giants contemplate the tides on the shore of Denmark.
55.4867, 8.4125
Billund, Denmark

Legoland in Billund

The original home of the Lego has a huge amusement park dedicated to the iconic plastic toy.
55.7354, 9.1303
Königstein im Taunus, Germany

Grosser Feldberg Telecommunication Tower

World's only telecommunication tower with a wooden pinnacle.
50.2319, 8.4572
The biggest cuckoo clock in the world.
Schonach im Schwarzwald, Germany

World's Largest Cuckoo Clock

A Black Forest cuckoo clock theme park features one timepiece big enough to walk inside.
48.1477, 8.2409