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Budapest, Hungary

Shoes on the Danube Promenade

A trail of iron footwear stands as a monument to the thousands executed along this riverbank during WWII.
Budapest, Hungary

Elektotechnikai Múzeum

Electrical curiosity museum housed in an old transformer station.
Budapest, Hungary

Szimpla Kert

A Trabant car, a kangaroo statue, and a plethora of plants take over this abandoned-factory-turned-bar.
Budapest, Hungary

Panoptikum Budapest

A series of caves under Castle Hill that once held the prisoner Vlad Tepes, better known as Count Dracula.
Budapest, Hungary

The Holy Right

Mummified holy right fist of a 1,000-year-old Saint-king.
Budapest, Hungary

Memento Park

Budapest's Communist-era statues, banished to the suburbs.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Obrazáreň pri Dóme

An abandoned church with dreamlike images in place of windows.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Church of St. Elizabeth

Also known as the Blue Church, the building was consecrated to the daughter of Andrew II.
Rome, Italy

Museum of the Holy Souls in Purgatory

A collection of objects supposedly singed by the hands of souls in purgatory.
East Jerusalem, Israel

Immovable Ladder on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

A "miracle" that seems to produce more holy fistfights then holy revelations.
East Jerusalem, Israel

Zedekiah's Cave

An ancient quarry rediscovered by a dog and claimed by biblical kings, a German cult, and the Freemasons.
Jerusalem, Israel

President's Room

On holy holidays, Israel's second president used this room atop Mount Zion as a refuge to read the Torah.
Jerusalem, Israel

Armenian Quarter of Jerusalem

The only quarter of the Old City not dedicated to a major world religion.
Masada, Israel

Masada

This daunting 1st century fortress was purportedly the site of one of the most dramatic revolts of the Jewish-Roman wars.
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Tel Aviv Central Bus Station

The maze-like transportation hub contains abandoned areas, derelict stores, and even has its own resident bat colony.
Kortezubi, Spain

Cueva de Santimamiñe (Santimamiñe Cave)

An archeological treasure trove stumbled upon by a couple of children.
Bilbao, Spain

Fountain of Dogs

This 19th-century fountain's namesake animal isn't what you think it is.
Portugalete, Spain

Vizcaya Bridge

Two towns are linked by an engineering marvel masquerading as a boring suspension bridge.
Bilbao, Spain

Jeff Koons' Puppy

Giant topiary dog once played a role in a terrorist bomb plot.
Cambridge, England

Corpus Clock & Chronophage

Numberless clock creates a meal of time for the dreaded, insectile Chronophage.
Ely, England

Octagon Tower

A remarkable medieval structure born from a 14th-century disaster.
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb's Museum of Broken Relationships

Where the lovelorn find a home for their sentimental keepsakes.
Elx, Spain

Palmeral of Elche

Originally planted by the ancient Carthaginians, this sprawling palm grove is one of the largest in the world.
Berlin, Germany

Tajikistan Tearoom

A slice of central Asia in the middle of Berlin.