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Cherrapunjee, India

The Root Bridges of Cherrapunji

Centuries-old bridges grown from tangled roots.
Jaipur, India

Chand Baori

Thousands of exquisitely carved stone water storage wells, hundreds of stone steps fill this exquisite medieval stepwell.
Oslo, Norway

'She Lies'

This floating sculpture of ice is a poignant reminder of nature's power.
Norway

Mount Halti Peak

Citizens of Norway want to gift the peak of Mount Halti to Finland for its 100th birthday.
Oslo, Norway

Fram Museum

Housing the famous Norwegian ice-defying 19th century polar exploration ship.
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger Cathedral

Norway's oldest cathedral still in use.
Oslo, Norway

Oslo Opera House

The design of this beautifully crafted building was inspired by Norwegian glaciers.
Oslo, Norway

The Mini Bottle Gallery

Tens of thousands of tiny bottles stuffed with various items.
Nordkapp, Norway

North Cape, Norway

At the very tippity-top of Europe is a cliff from which you can view the midnight sun.
Oslo, Norway

Kon-Tiki Museum

Across the Pacific in a raft, a museum dedicated to Thor Heyerdahl's now legendary expedition.
Oslo, Norway

Emanuel Vigeland Mausoleum

An artist's mausoleum with a haunting echo.
Oslo, Norway

Viking Ship Museum

Home to three historic ships from the age of Vikings.
Athens, Greece

Antikythera Mechanism

2000-year-old computer demonstrates remarkable engineering and astronomical precision.
Greece

The Oracle of Delphi

The hallucinogenic center of the ancient world.
Andros, Greece

Tourlitis Lighthouse

Perched on a spindly rock spire in a Greek archipelago, this lighthouse would make a perfect wizard's tower.
Berlin, Germany

Hohenzollern Crypt in the Berlin Cathedral

Beneath the impressive baroque cathedral that rises from the center of Berlin lies the largest collection of Prussian royals in the world.
Berlin, Germany

Hall of Mirrors in Clärchens Ballhaus

This classic restaurant features a gorgeous mirror-clad room.
Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial, museum in Germany.
Vatican City

Gallery of Maps - Galleria delle Carte Geografiche

Breathtaking and huge 430 year old maps of Italy.
Vatican City

Vatican Necropolis

Hidden beneath the famous St. Peter's Basilica is a veritable city of the dead that may hold the remains of St. Peter himself.
Florence, Italy

Bronze Replica of Michelangelo’s David

A copy of the famous statue can be found in this Florence piazza, along with one of the most breathtaking views of the city below.
Florence, Italy

Dante's Dagger

A medieval weapon rumored to have been used by the brilliant poet himself.
Florence, Italy

The Relic of St. Antoninus

The mummified relic of St. Antoninus.
Florence, Italy

Ospedale degli Innocenti (Hospital of the Innocents)

Renaissance hospital featuring a rotating door into which unwanted babies were dropped.