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Spain

Mount Teide

Mountain believed by aborigines to house the devil.
Schattenhalb, Switzerland

The Reichenbach Falls

The alpine falls where Sherlock Holmes apparently met his demise can actually be visited.
Segovia, Spain

Segovia Aqueduct

One of the few remaining ancient aqueducts described by Frontinus as 'the most solemn testimony of the Empire.'
Verdú, Spain

Museu del Joguet (Toy Museum of Catalonia)

Museum of amazing old toys and automata.
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Cumil the Sewer Worker

This Slovakian statue of an emerging sewer worker might just be a bronze peeping tom.
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

The Citadella

From Austrians to Nazis to Soviets, this historic Budapest fortress has a history as complex as the city itself.
Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial museum in Germany.
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.
Bilbao, Spain

Jeff Koons' Puppy

Giant topiary dog once played a role in a terrorist bomb plot.
Sweden

Øresund Bridge

This chimerical bridge/tunnel appears to dead end right into the sea.
Malmö, Sweden

Turning Torso

Swedish skyscraper with a 90° twist.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Little Mermaid

The de facto symbol of Copenhagen is this bronze fairytale which cannot seem to keep its head for very long.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Freetown Christiania

Danish tourist destination well known for open stalls where vendors sell marijuana on the street.
Galicia, Spain

Tower of Hercules

The oldest Roman lighthouse still in use.
Lugo, Spain

Roman Walls of Lugo

Remarkably intact Roman stone fortifications have encircled this Spanish city for centuries.
Ribadeo, Spain

Playa de las Catedrales

Natural stone arches form a walkable "cathedral" at low tide, then disappear entirely when the water returns.
Cuenca, Spain

Hanging Houses of Cuenca

Cliffside houses provide a spectacular view from their perilous perch above the valley.
Oviedo, Spain

Culis Monumentalibus

Two large posteriors in one giant statue.