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Places edited in Bern, Switzerland
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Boston, Massachusetts

Mapparium

An enormous, inside-out glass globe built in 1935.
Boston, Massachusetts

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (The Gardner)

Two thousand artifacts from around the world collected by one woman with an addiction.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Tea Kettle

This massive tea kettle was once a promotional stunt for the Oriental Teashop.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
Meath, Ireland

Newgrange

The ancient tomb acts as a calendar that keeps perfect time.
Venice, Italy

Ponte dei Pugni (Bridge of Fists)

100 year tradition of fist fights, marked by marble footsteps.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
Verona, Italy

Juliet's Balcony

Pilgrimage site for star-crossed lovers.
Dublin, Ireland

Oddities of Christ Church Cathedral

The mummified heart of a saint beats in the basement - or did, until someone took it.
Gruyères, Switzerland

H.R. Giger Museum

The bizarre visions of H.R. Giger, tucked away in a Swiss medieval city.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
London, England

Lindow Man

A naturally mummified 2,000-year-old man.
Oxford, United Kingdom

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Used as an example in one of the first dictionary entries for "museum" in 1706.
Oxford, England

Pitt Rivers Museum

Ancient Egyptian wigs, South American feather headresses, a bounty of anthropological artifacts in Oxford.
Oxford, England

The Headington Shark

A 26 foot shark sculpture for nuclear disarmament, clever antennae disguise, and municiple battle royale.
Lausanne, Switzerland

Palais de Rumine

Florentine Renaissance style building in Switzerland, home to the world's largest taxidermy Great White Shark.
Ecublens, Switzerland

EPFL Learning Center

University library shaped like a giant piece of Swiss cheese.
Bern, Switzerland

The Child Eater of Bern

A nearly 500 year old sculpture depicts a man eating a sack of babies, and no one is sure why.
Bern, Switzerland

Naturhistorisches Museum

Natural history museum displaying a famous taxidermied St. Bernard.
Bern, Switzerland

Bärengraben

The bears of Bern have been a city highlight for over 500 years.