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Kemer, Turkey

Olympos Coastal National Park (Çıralı)

Roman ruins, natural methane fires and a lovely beach.
Demre, Turkey

Myra Necropolis

A Lycian city of the dead carved into the hillside of Southern Turkey, complete with startlingly human touches.
Turkey

Yanartaş

Flames have been burning within this mountain for more than 2,500 years.
Kemer, Turkey

Hadrian’s Gate

This arch granting triumphal entrance into Antalya was designed to honor the emperor's visit.
Demre, Turkey

Church of St. Nicholas

This church houses the tomb—but not the remains—of St. Nicholas, the likely progenitor to Santa Claus.
Istanbul, Turkey

Serpent Column

Ancient serpentine sacrifice holder that has stood the test of time.
Istanbul, Turkey

Kaiser Wilhelm Fountain

A fountain standing as a testament to a doomed alliance.
Istanbul, Turkey

Obelisk of Theodosius

This remarkably well-preserved Egyptian plinth is pretty well traveled for a giant piece of stone.
Paris, France

The Defender of Time

A mechanized clock where a man fights off a dragon, crab, and rooster.
Paris, France

Musée du quai Branly (Quai Branly Museum)

This Parisian gem is one of the most incredible ethnographic museums in the world.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Maskeron

Gargoyle head that brings good luck.
Acre, Israel

El-Jazzar Mosque

A stunning mosque owes its design to an Ottoman ruler nicknamed "the Butcher."
Jerusalem, Israel

Armenian Quarter of Jerusalem

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

Caesarea Maritima Mithraeum

An ancient underground cultic temple where sunlight penetrates on the summer solstice.
Ein Gedi, Israel

David Waterfall

The tallest waterfall in the Judean Desert is named for its connection to a biblical figure.
Masada, Israel

Masada

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

Rosh HaNikra Grottoes

The bluer than blue waters in these natural Israeli caves are reached via the world's steepest cable car.
Belgrade, Serbia

Pobednik (The Victor) Monument

A towering spire in the fortress of Kalemegdan honors the victorious armies of Serbia during their struggles against the Ottoman Empire.
Belgrade, Serbia

Museum of Yugoslavia

A museum dedicated to the former country.
Belgrade, Serbia

'Roman Well' of the Belgrade Fortress

A misnamed well, with a deep dark past.
Belgrade, Serbia

Ruins of Yugoslav Army Headquarters

Destroyed Serbian army headquarters sits half crumbled in a largely revitalized Belgrade.
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade Tesla Museum

Nikola Tesla's ashes are held in a golden sphere, surrounded by his works.
Niš, Serbia

Red Cross Concentration Camp

A Red Cross memorial museum at the site of the Niš concentration camp that operated for four eventful years during World War II.