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Amsterdam, Netherlands

Penis Fountain

Amsterdam's Red Light District leaves little to the imagination.
London, England

Leadenhall Market

This ornate Victorian marketplace was the setting for Diagon Alley and the Leaky Cauldron in the Harry Potter films.
London, England

Speakers' Corner

London's last remaining public soapbox site has seen speeches from Karl Marx, Vladmir Lenin, and George Orwell.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Museum Vrolik

A curious collection dedicated to human and animal anatomical mutations.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Torture Museum

Museum preserving torture methods from the past.
Lelystad, Netherlands

Bataviawerf

Building Men of War and Indiamen from Holland's Golden Age.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Theater Tuschinski

A beautifully eclectic mix of architectural styles.
The Hague, Netherlands

Madurodam

A miniature city, once ruled by the Queen of the Netherlands.
Spijkenisse, Netherlands

Book Mountain

Peek through a transparent pyramid and drink in the mountain made of books.
The Hague, Netherlands

Museum de Gevangenpoort (The Prison Gate Museum)

A seven-century-old jail tells a not-so-pleasant history of crime and punishment.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Paul McCarthy's Santa Claus

Rotterdammers' dirty minds gave this santa a dirty nickname and cursed it to a life of wandering.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Cube House

These slanted cubic abodes are a creative if odd solution to a zoning pickle.
Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Efteling Sprookjesbos

This fairy tale forest hides scenes from some of the more obscure and bizarre Western nursery stories.
Leiden, Netherlands

Museum Boerhaave

Plague Hospital and Madhouse turned Medical Museum.
Lisse, Netherlands

Keukenhof Gardens

Unsurprisingly, Holland is home to one of the most magnificent flower gardens in the world.
Haarlem, Netherlands

Teylers Museum

Oldest Museum of the Netherlands is a true cabinet of curiosities.
Zaandam, Netherlands

The Clog Museum

A Dutch clog company in the town of Zaandam loves the wooden shoes so much it made a museum for them.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bijbels Museum

A collection of biblical memorabilia.