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The Hungarian Geological Institute Building
Budapest, Hungary

The Hungarian Geological Institute Building

This hidden art nouveau gem was designed by an architect in search of a national style.
47.5057, 19.0975
Vajdahunyad Castle
Budapest, Hungary

Vajdahunyad Castle

This Hungarian castle was built out of cardboard and wood until it proved so popular that it got upgraded to stone.
47.5150, 19.0833
Béla Lugosi.
Budapest, Hungary

Béla Lugosi Bust at Vajdahunyad Castle

Late at night, the bust of the "Dracula" actor was snuck onto the facade of this Budapest castle.
47.5144, 19.0833
Shoes on the Danube
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.
47.5040, 19.0448
Budapest, Hungary

Terror Háza

Museum dedicated to the terror regimes of Hungary.
47.5068, 19.0653
Budapest, Hungary

The Holy Right

Mummified holy right fist of a 1,000-year-old Saint-king.
47.5007, 19.0535
Budapest, Hungary

Ronald Reagan Statue in Budapest

A statue in Budapest's Liberty Square honors the former U.S. president's efforts to end the Cold War.
47.5049, 19.0499
Pryp'yat', Ukraine

Abandoned Avanhard Stadium of Pripyat

One of the most poignant ruins of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the local football team's stadium has been quickly reclaimed by nature.
51.4106, 30.0544
Bruges, Belgium

Basilica of the Holy Blood

Christ's blood preserved in a Belgian town.
51.2089, 3.2272
Halve Maan beer pipeline.
Bruges, Belgium

Halve Maan Brewery Beer Pipeline

A beer pipeline runs beneath Bruges.
51.2017, 3.2241
"No Pedestrian" signs in the Saatse Boot
Estonia

Saatse Boot

This peculiar border irregularity is the only way to legally enter Russia without a visa.
57.9098, 27.7209
Preserved wounded dressing station
Ypres, Belgium

The Birthplace of "In Flanders Fields"

The site where one of the most famous poems of World War I was composed is preserved to honor the legacy of the work.
50.8964, 2.8557
Iguanodon. The horns on the nose are actually thumbs. (Wikimedia Commons)
London, England

Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Abstract dinosaur models in London.
51.4181, -0.0721
Memorial plaque to the avalance victims, South Malling Church
Lewes, United Kingdom

The Lewes Avalanche Tablet

A stone plaque and a winking pub name are all that remain to remember the victims of deadly 1836 avalanche.
50.8811, 0.0069
Some of the 11 million bricks
Sussex, England

Ouse Valley Viaduct Bridge

The elegant structure of this 19th century railroad bridge creates an illusion of infinity.
51.0354, -0.1148
Tomb of Columbus in Seville Cathedral
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his brother.
37.3857, -5.9938
Winston Churchill Ave. runs across the Gibraltar Airport runway.
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar Airport

Single runway interrupted by a busy road that cuts across its middle.
36.1512, -5.3500
Ardales, Spain

El Caminito del Rey (The King's Little Pathway)

Spanning the El Chorro gorge, this pathway used to be one of the most dangerous crossings in the world.
36.9158, -4.7728
Júzcar
Júzcar, Spain

Juzcar

This quaint Spanish village agreed to be painted blue as a marketing stunt but found that they preferred it that way.
36.6253, -5.1703
Ronda, Spain
Ronda, Spain

Ronda, Spain

Three bridges, two historical sections of city, and one giant canyon make up this fantastic Spanish settlement.
36.7404, -5.1644
Cádiz, Spain

Electricity Pylons of Cadiz

The world's most elegant power lines.
36.5299, -6.2924
Palos de la Frontera, Spain

Rio Tinto (Red River)

Considered the birthplace of the Copper Age and Bronze Age, the river is tinted red from 5,000 years of mining.
37.2316, -6.9182
"Martin's" Fake ID Card
Huelva, Spain

Grave of the Man Who Never Was

This amended headstone marks the grave of a participant in one of the most successful military deceptions of all time.
37.2881, -6.9259
Solar Power Tower
Sanlúcar la Mayor, Spain

Solar Power Tower

Spain's stunning solar energy plant.
37.4430, -6.2500