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Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial museum in Germany.
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.
Spain

Mount Teide

Mountain believed by aborigines to house the devil.
Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna caves

A miniature train-ride through Slovenia's largest cave system.
Predjama, Slovenia

Predjama Castle

Castle and secret tunnel withstood a siege until its owner was killed by the Holy Roman Empire, while sitting on the toilet.
Postojna, Slovenia

Olm

The "dragon babies" of southeastern Europe.
Plitvička Jezera, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes

A chain of 16 wondrous lakes formed as a result of the gradual dissolution of soluble layers of bedrock.
Tartu, Estonia

Old Observatory in Tartu

First point in the Struve Geodetic Arc, a 19th century undertaking to measure the Earth's size and shape.
Helsinki, Finland

Bad Bad Boy

This endearingly discomfited urinating statue commemorates the sneaky pees had by us all.
Imatra, Finland

Imatrankoski

These Finnish rapids have been attracting tourists for over a hundred years and are now released with the push of a button.
Évora, Portugal

Portugal's Chapel of Bones

A 16th century chapel decorated with bones, skulls, and entire bodies hanging from the wall.
Porto, Portugal

Igreja de São Francisco Catacombs

Ancient catacombs form the foundation for this Rococo orgy of a church.
Porto, Portugal

Sao Bento Station

Elaborate tile work in this railway station tells the story of Portugal.
Porto, Portugal

Livraria Lello

One of the most beautiful bookstores in the world hides an Neo-Gothic interior behind a Art-Nouveau facade.
Piusa, Estonia

Piusa Sand Caves

Man-made mineral caves house massive bat colony.
Tartu, Estonia

Supilinn - The Soup Town

Historic slum of Tartu.
Kohtla-Nõmme, Estonia

Kohtla Mining Park

This old Estonian mine has been kept like a sprawling time capsule of the local shale industry.
Kaali, Estonia

Kaali Meteorite Crater Field

Mysterious craters may have been home to an ancient cult.
Helsinki, Finland

Temppeliaukio Church

A subterranean house of worship carved right out of the bedrock.
Helsinki, Finland

Kamppi Chapel

An alien church provides much needed silence in the midst of a Finland shopping center.
Reigi, Estonia

Hiiumaa Eiffel Tower

A wooden replica of France's famous tower.
Orissaare, Estonia

Orissaare Oak

Legend has it that not even Stalin could pull down the 2015 European Tree of the Year.
Tahkuna, Estonia

Military Structures of Hiiumaa

Wars fought and wars won are remembered by these abandoned bunker ruins.
Hiiu Parish, Estonia

Hill of Crosses (Estonia)

This small Estonian hill is covered in hand-made twig crosses that are said to bring good luck.