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Glasgow, Scotland

Nelson Monument Glasgow

One of the first monuments dedicated to the accomplishments of the great Vice Admiral, Horatio Nelson.
Glasgow, Scotland

Kelvingrove Pipe Organ

Inside this art museum resides one of Glasgow's most famous musical instruments.
Lithuania

Dvina Missile Silo

Launch site for nuclear war against Western Europe.
Salantai, Lithuania

Orvidas Garden

Sculpture garden of religious statues made it through Soviet rule.
Neringos savivaldybė, Lithuania

The Dead Dunes

A narrow strip of land is home to the tallest migrating dunes in Europe.
Ranua, Finland

Ranua Wildlife Park

Finland's northernmost zoo is home to the country's only polar bears.
Whittier, Alaska

Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel

Running under an entire mountain, the longest highway tunnel in North America is kept fresh using portal fans and jet fans.
Whittier, Alaska

Whittier, Alaska

This small city where almost everyone lives in the same building can only be reached via North America's longest tunnel.
Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

Denali

The king of U.S. high points towers over every other peak on the continent.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Samson and Goliath

These engineering masterpieces are a dominant feature of the Belfast skyline.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
San Lawrenz, Malta

The Azure Window and the Blue Hole

Two geological phenomena in one precarious locale: a towering stone window, and a deep blue void.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Lost Third Column

Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.
Udabno, Georgia

Davit Gareja Cave Monastery

Rock-hewn monastery complex with hundreds of cave structures tucked away into the mountainside.
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size.
Klaipėda, Lithuania

Juodasis Vaiduoklis (The Black Ghost)

A creepy statue of a hooded ghost hauls itself up from the water in a historic Lithuanian city.
Joneikiškės, Lithuania

Europos Parkas

A curious art park at the geographic center of Europe is home to 3,000 television sets and other wonders.
Meškuičių seniūnija, Lithuania

Hill of Crosses

An old hill fort covered in over 100,000 crosses is a symbol of Lithuanian nationalism and beliefs.
Riga, Latvia

Jauniela (New Street)

This charming Latvian lane doubled as Baker Street on the Soviet Union’s version of Sherlock Holmes.
Riga, Latvia

Black Cat of Riga

A black cat protests the City Guild in Riga's Old Town.
Riga, Latvia

Art Nouveau in Riga

Flamboyant architecture from the turn of 20th century.
Riga, Latvia

Riga Central Market

3,000 market stands in five former Zeppelin hangars.
Tallinn, Estonia

Maarjamäe Memorial Complex

This striking memorial is one of Estonia’s most controversial Soviet leftovers.