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Marrakesh, Morocco

Miara Cemetery

Morocco's largest Jewish cemetery.
Týnec nad Sázavou, Czechia

Military Technical Museum of Lesany

This Czech military museum is home to pink tank that was once a symbol of art and political rebellion.
Kayaköy, Turkey

Abandoned Village of Kayakoy

A Turkish ghost town abandoned in a population exchange with Greece.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo Spite House

Inat Kuća, or "House of Spite," is more than just an oddly named restaurant.
Berlin, Germany

The DDR Museum

A fascinating insight into daily life in the Eastern Bloc.
Vysoký Újezd, Czechia

Velka Amerika

This former quarry is now a picturesque gorge that hides a sunken lake.
Tallinn, Estonia

The Bronze Soldier of Tallinn

This stoic bronze soldier stands as a symbol of Russian sacrifice or Soviet oppression, or maybe both.
Prague, Czechia

Proudy

This automated sculpture of two men peeing will spell out text messages with their micturition.
Belchite, Spain

The Ruins of Belchite

A site where “the ravages of the war are more striking…than any other place in contemporary Spain.”
Tiraspol, Moldova

Transnistria

A forgotten remnant of the Soviet Union, Transnistria is an unrecognized country hidden behind a heavily militarized border between Moldova and Ukraine.
Iceland

Þingvellir

The picturesque birthplace of Icelandic democracy is drenched in the blood of its brutal past.
Hveragerði, Iceland

Reykjadalur

Iceland's "Smoky Valley" is a beautiful river that is shrouded in a constant cover of steam clouds.
Havana, Cuba

Hotel Nacional de Cuba

Once a favorite playground for the world's most illustrious guests, Hotel Nacional's secret weapons and bunkers reveal a more menacing side to its golden history.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Museum of the Great Patriotic War

One of the largest museums in Ukraine remembers the story of the German-Soviet War in iconic, brutalist style.
Elvas, Portugal

Fort of Graça

This star-shaped military outpost is now simply trying to protect itself from neglect.
Kazanlak, Bulgaria

Buzludzha Monument

An abandoned saucer-shaped monument in the Bulgarian mountains.