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Cabra del Camp, Spain

Mazinger Z

Super Robot anime statue guards a forgotten suburban development in Tarragona.
Cambrils, Spain

Cambrils' Ceramic House

An elaborately decorated house sits on an otherwise quiet street.
Cambrils, Spain

En la Pla de les Serenes

This amazing piece of modern art honors the hundreds of fishermen killed during Cambrils' "year of misfortunes."
Belfort, France

The Lion of Belfort

A colossal sculptural lion built by the same man who designed the Statue of Liberty.
Creissels, France

Millau Viaduct

The world's tallest bridge is also possibly the most elegant.
Lisbon, Portugal

Livraria Simão

One of the smallest bookstores on the planet.
Lisbon, Portugal

Hospital de Bonecas

Catering to broken dolls for almost 200 years, this repair shop is now a charnel house of doll parts.
Lisbon, Portugal

Livraria Bertrand

The world's oldest bookshop still in operation.
Cascais, Portugal

Boca do Inferno

A unique seaside cave where Aleister Crowley faked his own death.
Huelva, Spain

Grave of the Man Who Never Was

This amended headstone marks the grave of a participant in one of the most successful military deceptions of all time.
Gibraltar

Gibraltar Airport

Single runway interrupted by a busy road that cuts across its middle.
Seville, Spain

Expo '92 Grounds

An eerie collection of the surviving structures from a past celebration of the future.
Cádiz, Spain

Electricity Pylons of Cadiz

The world's most elegant power lines.
Canfranc, Spain

Canfranc International Railway Station

Abandoned Nazi train station turned underground astroparticle laboratory.
Zugarramurdi, Spain

Cave of Zugarramurdi

This Navarrese cave's history of witchcraft and pagan ritual is not just embraced, but recreated each year.
Valencia, Spain

Holy Chalice of Valencia

Of the many chalices in the running for the Holy Grail, this one in Valencia Cathedral sure looks the part.
Valencia, Spain

El Carme Street Art

Vibrant street art created with mixed media.
Torrevieja, Spain

The Pink Lake of Torrevieja

Bacteria and algae give the salty water its bubblegum hue.
Oppenau, Germany

Kloster Allerheiligen

This ancient ruined monastery has been destroyed by fire so many times that it seems like God hates it.
Mühltal, Germany

Castle Frankenstein

The birthplace of an eccentric alchemist and possible inspiration for the fictional reanimator of monsters.
Balestrino, Italy

Balestrino Ghost Village

Abandoned medieval hill town.
Zugarramurdi, Spain

Museo de las Brujas (Witches Museum)

A museum dedicated to the Spanish occult in a town that was terrorized by the Inquisition.
San Martín de la Virgen del Moncayo, Spain

Abandoned Agramonte del Moncayo Tuberculosis Sanatorium

The deserted remains of a luxury hotel turned hospital ward.
Nice, France

La Tete Carrée Library

This massive blockhead sculpture hides an entire library.