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Isola del Liri, Italy

Cascata Grande di Isola del Liri

Italy's only urban waterfall has enchanted artists and travelers for centuries.
Anagni, Italy

Cripta di San Magno

The “Sistine Chapel” of the Middle Ages merges 11th-century science and religion in wondrous hues.
Anagni, Italy

Barnekow House

A medieval house with mysterious alchemical inscriptions on its facade
Cori, Italy

Temple of Hercules

The ruins of this Roman temple dominate the small city in southern Lazio.
Cori, Italy

Temple of the Dioscuri

Only three columns survive from this ancient temple in the town of Cori.
Grizzana Morandi, Italy

Rocchetta Mattei

Sitting on an Italian hilltop is this surreal fortress built by the mad inventor of electrohomeopathy.
Pavia, Italy

Monumento alla Lavandaia

An ode to the washerwomen who called Pavia home.
Basel, Switzerland

Tinguely Fountain

This artistic fountain display pays homage to this area's theatrical history.
Bern, Switzerland

Méret Oppenheim Fountain

The Swiss artist's bulbous and overgrown shape-shifting sculpture controversially graces the center of Bern.
Bern, Switzerland

The Child Eater of Bern

A nearly 500-year-old sculpture depicts a man eating a sack of babies, and no one is sure why.
Bern, Switzerland

Einsteinhaus

This simple apartment may have inspired some of the most important theories in the history of science.
Massa Marittima, Italy

Massa Marittima Mural

Does this strange mural depict witches battling beneath a penis tree?
Rome, Italy

The "Little London"

A modern sliver of architecture in Roma.
Munich, Germany

Lady Bavaria

This massive statue is the personification of Bavaria and the first colossal statue of the modern period composed of bronze.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Bellagio Patisserie Chocolate Fountain

Formerly the world's largest, this Willy Wonka-esque contraption runs 24/7.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Plaza Primero de Mayo

You have to know where to look in this rather ordinary-looking square to find hints of its past as a dissidents' cemetery.
London, England

Lincoln's Inn

This inn of the court provides a fascinating window into London’s legal and architectural history.
Barcelona, Spain

The Güell Pavillions Dragon Gate

This stunning iron gate designed by Modernist architect Antoni Gaudí is filled with mythic symbolism.
Naples, Italy

Tomb of the First Bishop of New York

Richard Luke Concanen never set foot on American soil.
Rome, Italy

Mausoleum of Augustus

This large, circular tomb is the final resting place of the first emperor of Rome.
Rome, Italy

Fontana dell'Acqua Felice

A monumental fountain in Rome features a large statue of Moses that has been criticized for centuries.
Nafplio, Greece

The Armansperg Residence

This building was once the most magnificent mansion in Nafplio.
Nafplio, Greece

Basilica of Agios Nikolaos

This church is dedicated to the Patron Saint of Seafarers.
Genova, Italy

Monteverde Angel

The "Mona Lisa" of funerary art.