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Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Grouville, Jersey

La Hougue Bie

A passage grave used in neolithic rituals.
Geneva, Switzerland

CERN

Large Hadron Collider and the Birthplace of World Wide Web.
La Teste-de-Buch, France

La Dune du Pyla

Bordered by forest on three sides and the ocean on the other, the Great Dune of Pyla is the highest sand dune in Europe.
Saint-Jean-de-Boiseau, France

The Grotesques of the Chapel of Bethlehem

Do these monsters look familiar? The gargoyles on this church are all from pop culture.
Nantes, France

Nantes' Natural History Museum

When science meets myth: The 'Rat King' of Nantes.
Guernsey, Channel Islands

The Little Chapel

An intricately decorated tiny place of worship.
Ghent, Belgium

Dr. Guislain Museum

A Museum of Pyschiatry in a still-operating mental institution.
Le Puy, France

Saint Michel d'Aiguilhe (St. Michael of the Needle)

A chapel on a volcanic core, marking the end of a successful journey.
Nantes, France

Machines of the Isle of Nantes

Massive puppet-automaton machines created by French artist collective Machines de l’Ile.
Gruyères, Switzerland

H.R. Giger Museum

The bizarre visions of H.R. Giger, tucked away in a Swiss medieval city.
Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland

Blur Building

In memory of The Blur Building, the temporary exhibition pavilion of vaporous nothingness.
Bourg-en-Lavaux, Switzerland

Lavaux

Swiss vineyards in a UNESCO heritage site.
Clermont-Ferrand, France

Clermont-Ferrand Cathedral

A Gothic cathedral created from volcanic rocks.
Hauterives, France

Le Palais Idéal

This whimsical castle of grottoes was the labor of love of a French postman, and one of the greatest achievements of outsider architecture.
Saint-Bonnet-le-Château, France

Collégiale de Saint-Bonnet-Le-Château

Natural mummies hidden in the crypt of a medieval French church.
Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via, France

World's Largest Solar Furnace

10,000 mirrors concentrate the sun's rays to generate power.
Conques, France

St. Foy’s Golden Reliquary

The huge golden reliquary of a testicle smashing saint.
Kyoto, Japan

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

The Ten Thousand "Torii" Shrine.
Tokyo, Japan

Giant GUNDAM Robot

A 20-meter (65-foot) robot towers over Tokyo Bay.
Kamakura, Japan

The Great Buddha of Kamakura

A bronze statue dating back as far as 1252, still has remnants of gold around its ears from its ancient gilding.
Tokyo, Japan

Hachiko

After a profound show of devotion for his master, a dog becomes the symbol of loyalty for an entire nation.
Tokyo, Japan

Meguro Parasitological Museum

Meet the world's longest tapeworm in a collection that really gets under your skin.
Tokyo, Japan

Ghibli Museum

A magical place that lets you play in and explore the world of Studio Ghibli.