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The Flooded Crypt of San Zaccaria
Venice, Italy

The Flooded Crypt of San Zaccaria

As can be expected from a centuries old church built in a canal city, the undercroft of this house of worship is beautifully flooded.
45.4343, 12.3430
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Cave Church

Once the home of a hermetic monk, this cave now houses a small church.
47.4848, 19.0521
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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb's Museum of Broken Relationships

Where the lovelorn find a home for their sentimental keepsakes.
45.8158, 15.9736
Zero Kilometer Stone
Budapest, Hungary

Zero Kilometer Stone

The geographical center of Budapest is marked with a 10-foot-tall stylized zero.
47.4983, 19.0399
Budapest, Hungary

Ronald Reagan Statue in Budapest

A statue in Budapest's Liberty Square honors the former U.S. president's efforts to end the Cold War.
47.5049, 19.0499
Timewheel
Budapest, Hungary

Timewheel

Possibly the world's largest hourglass only needs to be reset every New Year's Eve.
47.5128, 19.0805
Vajdahunyad Castle
Budapest, Hungary

Vajdahunyad Castle

This Hungarian castle was built out of cardboard and wood until it proved so popular that it got upgraded to stone.
47.5150, 19.0833
The Gothic church towers above the Old Town.
Brașov, Romania

Biserica Neagră (The Black Church)

A fire once nearly devoured this gorgeous 14th-century Gothic cathedral.
45.6409, 25.5878
The owl figure is found on north side of of Notre Dame de Dijon
Dijon, France

The Magic Owl of Dijon

For over 300 years this little carving has been the city’s good luck charm.
47.3228, 5.0416
The Metallic Tower of Fourvière.
Lyon, France

Metallic Tower of Fourvière

Lyon's miniature version of the Eiffel Tower was built as a statement in support of French secularism.
45.7639, 4.8223
One of the detailed miniature scenes
Lyon, France

Musée Miniature et Cinéma

Monsters and miniatures are held in equal esteem at this wondrous museum.
45.7621, 4.8273
Main Fourvière theatre.
Lyon, France

Ancient Roman Theaters of Lyon

Lyon, France is home to two remarkably preserved Roman theaters, one dating back to 15 BCE.
45.7598, 4.8199
Dial of Astronomical Clock of Lyon.
Lyon, France

Astronomical Clock of Lyon

For hundreds of years, automatons moving to metallic music have been marking the passage of time.
45.7608, 4.8266
Artist impression of medieval Bologna.
Bologna, Italy

Towers of Bologna

Over 100 towers were built in Bologna during the Middle Ages, but only 22 survive.
44.4943, 11.3467
Geneva, Switzerland

CERN

Large Hadron Collider and the Birthplace of World Wide Web.
46.2340, 6.0530
Joneikiškės, Lithuania

Europos Parkas

A curious art sculpture park in the geographic center of Europe.
54.8309, 25.3513
Stebuklas Miracle Tile
Vilnius, Lithuania

Stebuklas Miracle Tile

While this monument tile is shrouded in mystery it also marks the end of the longest ever human chain.
54.6857, 25.2869
The Constitution
Vilnius, Lithuania

Republic of Uzupis

This micro-nation may be some sort of prank, but its constitution sure seems official.
54.6804, 25.2938
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.
52.5050, 13.4397
Riga, Latvia

Riga Central Market

3,000 market stands in five former Zeppelin hangars.
56.9462, 24.1043
Rio Celeste
Costa Rica

Río Celeste

This neon blue river gets its color from a unique mix of bacteria and volcano minerals.
10.7027, -84.9932
Prague, Czechia

Statue of King Wenceslas Riding an Upside-Down Dead Horse

A mocking tribute to the past and modern leadership of Prague.
50.0814, 14.4254
Statue of Franz Kafka with headphones for size comparison.
Prague, Czechia

Statue of Franz Kafka

A surreal statue honoring Prague's favorite literary son.
50.0901, 14.4207
Prague, Czechia

Municipal House

A turn of the century building boasting some of the most beautiful art nouveau architecture in Prague.
50.0876, 14.4282