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Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oudemanhuispoort

An ancient passage filled with stalls selling used books, once frequented by Vincent Van Gogh.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam

Established in 1638 to battle the Black Death, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam is a treasure trove of rare flora.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

KattenKabinet

Cat art as far as the eye can see.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Torture Museum

Museum preserving torture methods from the past.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat

An Amsterdam street lined with antique shops each one dedicated to a different obscure collection.
Timișoara, Romania

Museum of the Communist Consumer

A collection of items from a way of life that no longer exists.
Costești, Romania

Sarmizegetusa Regia

Once the legendary capital of the Dacian Kingdom, this city has been reduced to mere ruins.
Hunedoara, Romania

Corvin Castle

This fairy-tale castle would make Dracula (who is said to have been imprisoned there) jealous.
Geoagiu, Romania

Round Church of Geoagiu

This 11th-century structure is one of the oldest churches in Romania.
Chișcău, Romania

Bears' Cave

This bone-filled cave got its name after they found 140 bear skeletons inside.
Viscri, Romania

Viscri Fortified Church

A medieval church built up to defend its village.
Densuș, Romania

Densuș Church

One of the oldest churches in Romania is believed to have been built on the site of a pagan temple.
Municipiul Sebeș, Romania

Râpa Roșie

Romania's "Red Ravine" is a little-known natural wonder that bears a resemblance to the Grand Canyon.
Romanii de Jos, Romania

Horezu Monastery

Religious structure known for its sculpted details.
Frâncești, Romania

One Wood Monastery

A Romanian church built from one single oak.
Bucharest, Romania

Arcul de Triumf

Romania's triumphal arch looks out over Bucharest.
Mogoșoaia, Romania

Mogoșoaia Palace

17th century palace once a meeting place for politicians.
Snagov Island, Romania

Snagov Monastery

This solitary monastery may hold the remains of Vlad the Impaler (but probably not).
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Zoological Museum

The Natural History Museum that time forgot.
Sighișoara, Romania

Sighișoara Saxon Cemetery

This hauntingly beautiful cemetery outside a medieval citadel is full of winding paths and ivy-covered graves.
Praid, Romania

Salina Praid

Gigantic Romanian salt mines used to heal respiratory conditions.
Harghita County, Romania

Lacul Sfanta Ana

Romania's only crater lake with water as pure as if distilled.
Câmpina, Romania

Iulia Hasdeu Castle

This eccentric folly house was designed by Romanian thinker Bogdan-Petriceicu Hasdeu, with a helping hand from his deceased daughter's spirit.
Bran, Romania

Bran Castle

The possible imprisonment of Vlad the Impaler here earned the medieval castle its nickname, "Dracula's Castle."