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Moscow, Russia

Izmailovo Kremlin

Moscow's other, lesser known kremlin is a fairytale-like cultural complex modeled after Old Russia.
Tintern, Wales

Tintern Abbey

This well-preserved Cistercian Abbey in a romantic pastoral setting has inspired artists like the poet Wordsworth.
Littledean, England

Littledean Jail and Museum of Crime

A 200-year-old prison that now houses a peculiar crime museum.
Brest, Belarus

Museum of Confiscated Art

A small museum in this border city displays the contraband art that has been stolen back from smugglers.
Stockholm, Sweden

Love Locks of Västerbron

A former suicide bridge is now accumulating symbols of love instead of a body count.
Stockholm, Sweden

Nobels spränggropar (Nobel's Blasting Bunkers)

The remains of Alfred Nobel's first nitroglycerine factory can still be found on the shores of a Swedish bay.
Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden Solar System

The world's largest model of our planetary system.
Sala, Sweden

Sala Silver Mine Hotel Suite

This luxury hotel suite is located deep in the bowels of an old mine.
Nice, France

Cunégonde et Malabar

Artist's eccentric property excessively decorated with found objects and work of his own.
Nice, France

St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral

An Orthodox church built by the Royal Family for the Russian community exiled to the French Riviera.
Òrrius, Spain

The Enchanted Forest of Òrrius

A Spanish forest filled with mysterious stone carvings.
Sant Quirze Safaja, Spain

Church of Sant Miquel del Fai

An enchanting monastery in the Spanish countryside appears lifted from a fantasy tale.
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.
Barcelona, Spain

Bunkers of Carmel

These secluded and abandoned anti-aircraft defenses have become one the most scenic viewpoints in Barcelona.
Valencia, Spain

Parque Gulliver

This massive fiberglass Gulliver turns every visitor into a Lilliputian.
Tibi, Spain

Tibi Dam (Pantano de Tibi)

Possibly the oldest masonry dam in all of Europe.
Málaga, Spain

Crypt of Santa Maria de la Victoria

Bold black and white motifs of life and death add a dramatic flair to this 17th-century crypt.
Moscow, Russia

Novodevichy Cemetery

Moscow's most popular cemetery includes the graves of numerous cosmonauts.
Moscow, Russia

State Darwin Museum

The world's first museum dedicated to the work of game-changing naturalist Charles Darwin.
Haiti

Citadelle Laferrière

This iconic fortress was once the crown jewel of Haiti's national defense.
Anse a Foleur, Haiti

Jubilee Voodoo Monument

Broken Catholic cross now worshiped in the voodoo faith.
Zebulon, North Carolina

Mercury Cougar

A giant cat slowly prowls the parking lot of Zebulon's car dealerships.
Mooresville, North Carolina

North Carolina's 12th Congressional District

Formerly the most gerrymandered district in the U.S., it twisted and turned along racial borders.
Cleveland, North Carolina

Grave of Peter Stuart Ney

Mystery surrounds a famous marshal of Napoleon's army.