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Places visited in Coimbra, Portugal
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A symbol of the epiphany that won't make anyone uncomfortable
Hanover, Germany

Marktkirche

Striking occult iconography on a medieval German church.
52.3717, 9.7353
Opening to a cave at Boca do Inferno.
Cascais, Portugal

Boca do Inferno

A unique seaside cave where Aleister Crowley faked his own death.
38.6914, -9.4306
Penedono, Portugal

Monte Penedono Dolmen

An ancient tomb still stands in Portugal.
40.9888, -7.3923
Lisbon, Portugal

Carmo Convent Ruins

Legacy of the earthquake that nearly wiped Lisbon off the face of the Earth.
38.7121, -9.1404
Portuguese Royal Coaches at the National Coach Museum in Lisbon.
Lisbon, Portugal

National Coach Museum

An exquisite collection of fairytale conveyances that puts most car museums to shame.
38.6966, -9.1984
From the water
Lisbon, Portugal

Belem Tower Rhinoceros - Torre de Belém

A king's pet, a pope's gift, an artist's inspiration, and a tragic shipwreck.
38.6916, -9.2160
São Bento Railway Station
Porto, Portugal

Sao Bento Station

Elaborate tile work in this railway station tells the story of Portugal.
41.1456, -8.6105
Coimbra, Portugal

Conimbriga Ruins and Museum

One of the largest Roman settlements in Portugal.
40.1819, -8.5510
Coimbra, Portugal

Portugal dos Pequenitos

The "Little Ones," show Portugal in full miniature splendor.
40.2019, -8.4343
A roof for eternity.
Alcains, Portugal

The Village of Monsanto

Houses are tucked between, on, and underneath giant boulders.
40.0394, -7.1142
Il Porcellino
Florence, Italy

Il Porcellino

This bronze boar's snout has been rubbed to a golden sheen by visitors seeking good fortune.
43.7699, 11.2542
The strange creature on the Duomo portal
Milan, Italy

Milan's Duomo "Dinosaur"

Milan's duomo is covered in beautiful carving including a curious "dinosaur-like" beast.
45.4637, 9.1917
The Mouth of Truth
Rome, Italy

The Mouth of Truth

The yawning maw of this pagan visage is said to bite off the hands of liars.
41.8888, 12.4816
Rome, Italy

Porta Alchemica

An alchemist's "magic door" stands in the middle of a Roman park.
41.8951, 12.5037
Galileo's Middle Finger
Florence, Italy

Galileo's Middle Finger

The middle finger of modernity.
43.7677, 11.2559
The Bull of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence, Italy

The Bull of Santa Maria del Fiore

This strange bovine gargoyle is said to have been put in place as form of passive aggressive revenge.
43.7731, 11.2555
Vasari Corridor
Florence, Italy

Vasari Corridor

This private skyway is filled with art and was expanded explicitly so that Hitler could appreciate a river.
43.7710, 11.2480