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Gori, Georgia

Stalin Museum

A museum glorifying the life of Stalin, located in the city of his birth.
Batumi, Georgia

Ali and Nino

A literally moving statue of stacked metal giants just continually trying (and failing) to find love.
Kumistavi, Georgia

Prometheus Cave

This neon lit Georgian cave claims to hold the boulder Prometheus was chained to.
Batumi, Georgia

Batumi Tower Ferris Wheel

The first skyscraper to include a Ferris wheel built into the facade.
Chiatura, Georgia

The Cable Cars of Chiatura

These Stalin-era industrial death traps are still in use by daredevil commuters.
Tbilisi, Georgia

Leaning Tower of Tbilisi

Disheveled clock tower of Tbilisi's puppet theatre.
Georgia

Vardzia Cave Monastery

Underground monastery and fortress.
Georgia

Uplistsikhe Cave Town

Ancient rock-hewn town that witnessed key events of Georgian history.
Batumi, Georgia

Alphabetic Tower

Tower with a double-helix spiral, adorned with letters of the Georgian alphabet.
Tskaltubo, Georgia

Abandoned Soviet Sanatoriums of Tskaltubo

The decaying remains of a once-luxurious Soviet spa town.
Tbilisi, Georgia

Stalin’s Underground Printing House

The secret room where early Bolsheviks cranked out propaganda fliers on a smuggled printing press.
Tbilisi, Georgia

Rezo Gabriadze Puppet Theater

A small but hugely whimsical theater where marionettes play out the "The Battle of Stalingrad."
Moscow, Russia

Tsar Bell

World's largest bell sits on the grounds of the Kremlin in Moscow.
Moscow, Russia

Lenin's Mausoleum

Embalmed remains of the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution.
Moscow, Russia

The 'Golden Brains'

Some Moscow residents once claimed the bizarre, contorted mass of metal on top of the building was used to manipulate minds.
Moscow, Russia

Peter the Great Statue

One of the world's tallest statues is also one of its most hated.
Moscow, Russia

Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy

This newly renovated Soviet-era outdoor exhibition center is bigger than the principality of Monaco.
Moscow, Russia

Moscow State University

Gargantuan home of Russian science.
Moscow, Russia

Melnikov House

The avant-garde design was able to bypass strict Soviet regulations on architecture.
Moscow, Russia

Novodevichy Cemetery

Moscow's most popular cemetery includes the graves of numerous cosmonauts.
Moscow, Russia

Monument to the Conquerors of Space

Moscow's imposing monument to the space age.
Moscow, Russia

Fallen Monument Park

A sculpture park of the tossed aside relics of the USSR, from Stalin to a massive Soviet emblem.
Moscow, Russia

Moscow Metro Stations

The gorgeous entrances into the city's underbelly look more like grand halls than subway stops.
Moscow, Russia

Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics

Museum celebrating the achievements of the Soviet space program.