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Ketrzyn, Poland

The Wolf's Lair

This Nazi ruin was the site where Hitler was almost blown up by a suitcase bomb.
Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, Poland

Modlin Fortress Granary

In northeastern Poland, the ruins of a massive granary overlook the Narew River.
Malbork, Poland

Malbork Castle

This 13th century Gothic brick castle is the largest in the world by surface area.
Sopot, Poland

Krzywy Domek - Crooked House

This fairytale inspired, warped building houses restaurants, shops, and a radio station.
Szymbark, Poland

Upside-Down House

Communism's topsy-turvy effect on Poland has been brought to life in this wacky tourist trap.
London, England

Old Shoreditch Station

Once a train station along the Great Eastern Railway this vibrant coffee shop and bar is where members of London’s creative class mingle.
Chicago, Illinois

U-505

The unluckiest U-boat in the entire German fleet is now on display in a Chicago museum.
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
Chicago, Illinois

Garfield Park Conservatory

A lush green oasis in the middle of Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalleled view of Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois

Woolly Mammoth Antiques and Oddities

This morbid, delightful curiosity shop offers everything from animal bones to human teeth.
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.
Meškuičių seniūnija, Lithuania

Hill of Crosses

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

Orlando's Column in Dubrovnik

An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom.
Casablanca, Morocco

Hassan II Mosque

An awe-inspiring mosque in Morocco with the tallest minaret in the world.
Selçuk, Turkey

The Public Toilets of Ephesus

The ancient latrines of the Greeks, in all their public glory.
Sultaniye Köyü, Turkey

House of the Virgin Mary

The alleged house of the Virgin Mary is tucked away in a park and nature preserve on Mt. Koressos in Turkey and is holy to both Catholics and Muslims alike.
Egeo, Greece

Valley of the Butterflies

Swarms of dainty flying insects swarm into the Petaloudes Valley to get busy.
Kayaköy, Turkey

Abandoned Village of Kayakoy

A Turkish ghost town abandoned in a population exchange with Greece.
Fethiye, Turkey

Lycian Rock Tombs

These tombs were built into the side of a mountain so that ancient angels could reach the dead.
Marmaris, Turkey

Maiden's Sand Path of Kizkumu Beach

According to local legends, the shallow sandbar that allows visitors to walk across Orhaniye Bay has a tragic backstory.
Dresden, Germany

Dresden Frauenkirche

This Dresden church was purposely rebuilt Protestant after being demolished in World War II.
Dresden, Germany

Kunsthofpassage Singing Drain Pipes

When the rain falls, this drain system turns into a musical instrument.
Demre, Turkey

Church of St. Nicholas

This church houses the tomb—but not the remains—of St. Nicholas, the likely progenitor to Santa Claus.