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Kazichene, Bulgaria

Royal Station Kazichene

The Bulgarian royal family exclusively used this ornate, now-abandoned train station.
Gurgulyat, Bulgaria

Mother Bulgaria Pantheon

While it would not look out of place among Serbian spomeniks, this massive Bulgarian monument commemorates one of their defeats.
Borovets, Bulgaria

Abandoned Ski Jump

A crumbling monument to a now locally-extinct sport in Bulgaria's oldest ski resort.
Pernik, Bulgaria

Water of Life Spring

A dragon-shaped fountain that is said to dispense healing water—unless you're evil.
Paris, France

Tang Frères

After immigrating to Paris in the 1970s, two brothers from Laos built a grocery store empire.
Paris, France

Witch Rock of Montmartre

This oddly shaped boulder in Paris is rumored to be cursed.
Rhodes, Greece

Street of the Knights

One of the best-preserved medieval streets in Europe.
Vienna, Austria

Dominikanerkirche (Dominican Church)

An exquisite Baroque church in Vienna's old town.
Vienna, Austria

Flak Towers

Giant WWII fortresses that fired 8,000 rounds a minute, now home to thousands of pigeons.
Bankya, Bulgaria

Bankya Residence

Now a ruin, this grand resort was coveted by a communist autocrat and an eccentric Japanese golfer.
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
Bessans, France

Mont Cenis

From Carthage's Hannibal to riders of the Tour de France, many have crossed this scenic route through the Alps.
Saulces-Monclin, France

Woinic the World's Largest Boar

The world's largest boar is a huge steel titan found at a French rest stop.
Paris, France

Small Cannon of the Palais Royal

This small, ingenious cannon once helped regulate Parisian life.
Paris, France

Mascarons of Pont Neuf

If you look closely at the oldest bridge in Paris, you might notice hundreds of ugly faces leering from its sides.
Paris, France

'Jeune Éléphant pris au Piège' ('Young Elephant Caught in a Trap')

This emotive sculpture was originally created for the 1878 World's Fair.
Paris, France

Paris Space Invaders

The video game-themed street art first popped up in the French city.
Paris, France

Argonaute Submarine

The Argonaute submarine was the French navy's pride and joy in the 1950's.
Paris, France

Pont de la Concorde

This bridge was constructed from the rubble of the infamous Bastille.
Paris, France

Medici Column

The spiral staircase hidden inside this giant Parisian column was likely built for Catherine de Medici's astrologer.
Paris, France

Arago Medallions

135 bronze medallions mark a French meridian line which once rivaled the hotshot Greenwich timeline.
Paris, France

Musée du quai Branly (Quai Branly Museum)

This Parisian gem is one of the most incredible ethnographic museums in the world.
Paris, France

Jardin d'Acclimatation

In this Parisian garden's grotesque former life as a zoo it fed exotic animals to the bourgeois and put humans on exhibit.
Paris, France

Fountain of Innocents

A 16th-century fountain marks the site of a lost medieval cemetery once filled with mass graves.