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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

World's first "penitentiary," meant to be humane, drove men insane.
39.9673, -75.1737
A view of City Hall from below. (Photo:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia City Hall

This elaborate towering structure was once famed for its revolutionary height.
39.9541, -75.1644
The Rocky Statue in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
39.9650, -75.1792
Einstein's Brain Slides
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's Brain.
39.9535, -75.1768
Head of the procession.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Corpus Christi Procession

Celebrating the Eucharist, the day is a legal holiday in many parts of Germany.
47.4923, 11.0859
St Katherine's Memorial Chapel, Landsberg am Lech
Landsberg am Lech, Germany

Leper's Chapel and Ossuary

A graveyard and memorial chapel for victims of leprosy.
48.0454, 10.8710
Memorial stone at the entrance to historical camp area
Lohheide, Germany

Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp

A Nazi concentration camp and Anne Frank's place of death.
52.7601, 9.9084
Fountains lining the garden grounds.
Chiemsee, Germany

Herrenchiemsee Neues Schloss

Originally envisioned by King Ludwig II to rival Versailles, Herrenchiemsee's "New Palace" remains half-gilded for lack of funds.
47.8606, 12.3981
Castle Werdenfels
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Castle Werdenfels

The stones of this formerly witch-obsessed castle were used to build a church.
47.5164, 11.0920
Fuggerei's Jakobsplatz
Augsburg, Germany

Fuggerei

In this truly magical place, rent hasn't been raised since the year 1520.
48.3690, 10.9039
The biggest cuckoo clock in the world.
Schonach im Schwarzwald, Germany

World's Largest Cuckoo Clock

A Black Forest cuckoo clock theme park features one timepiece big enough to walk inside.
48.1477, 8.2409
An Alexandrowka house.
Potsdam, Germany

Alexandrowka

A quaint Russian village in the middle of a German metropolis.
52.4118, 13.0567
Berchtesgaden Salt Mine
Berchtesgaden, Germany

Berchtesgaden Salt Mine

Dress up like a miner and take a slide into the disco-lit depths of this once foundational salt mine.
47.6314, 13.0042
Kloster Allerheiligen
Oppenau, Germany

Kloster Allerheiligen

This ancient ruined monastery has been destroyed by fire so many times that it seems like God hates it.
48.5372, 8.1942
Figures in the Korean Gardens
Berlin, Germany

Gärten der Welt (Gardens of the World)

Gardens representing parts of Asia, Europe, and the Mid East are tucked away among the Soviet-style buildings in East Berlin.
52.5401, 13.5767
Details from the garden façade
Potsdam, Germany

Sanssouci Palace

The "Prussian Versailles" that is as glorious today as when it was built.
52.4047, 13.0353
The jeweled remains of Hyacinth, a first century saint
Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany

Jeweled Skeletons of the Fürstenfeld Abbey

These blingy, baubled skeletons lie in glass boxes inside a baroque Bavarian church.
48.1704, 11.2494
Saalfeld, Germany

Saalfeld Fairy Grottoes

"The most colorful grottoes of the world.
50.6356, 11.3422
Linderhof
Ettal, Germany

Linderhof Palace

A small but immensely extravagant palace built by the "Night King."
47.5692, 10.9546
Kassel, Germany

Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe

A sprawling Baroque park with 300-year-old hydro-pneumatic waterworks.
51.3160, 9.3942
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
47.5574, 10.7495
The Citadella
Budapest, Hungary

The Citadella

From Austrians to Nazis to Soviets, this historic Budapest fortress has a history as complex as the city itself.
47.4869, 19.0466
The grade is about 37 degrees
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Castle Hill Funicular

Built in 1870 at the bridge that connected Buda and Pest, this spectacular incline railway was almost lost forever during World War II.
47.4982, 19.0391
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Cave Church

Once the home of a hermetic monk, this cave now houses a small church.
47.4848, 19.0521