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Krakow, Poland

Kościuszko Mound

This man-made mound monument was built out of soil from all across the Polish empire.
Cologne, Germany

Shrine of the Three Kings

The bones of the Biblical Magi traveled to Constantinople and Milan before landing in their current home inside an elaborate golden reliquary in the Cologne Cathedral.
London, England

Goodwin's Court

An easily overlooked stretch of ornate window fronts and gaslight lamps that could be right from the pages of Dickens.
London, England

Cecil Court

A charming 17th-century alley is lined with secondhand bookstores and antiquarian shops.
London, England

Café in the Crypt

This coffee shop lies hidden beneath a historic church.
London, England

Coade Stone Caryatids

A measuring mishap led to these artificial stone ladies losing their stomachs.
London, England

British Library Treasures Gallery

The library houses an incredible collection of some of the world's most impressive books and manuscripts.
London, England

The Meeting Place

This sculpture encompasses the emotion of rail travel.
London, England

William Blake Mosaics

This open-air mosaic gallery honoring an English artist took hundreds of volunteers more than seven years to create.
London, England

London Necropolis Railway Station

A closed London rail station created to cart away the dead still bears the marks of attempts to make it less morbid.
London, England

Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel

A hands-off space for graffiti artists to hone and display their skills.
London, England

Hunterian Museum

The anatomical-pathological collection of a man who changed surgery.
London, England

Temple Church

An unusual round church in London with a Templar past.
London, England

St. George’s Circus

At the center of London’s oldest roundabout stands an obelisk that was erected in 1771, but spent several decades elsewhere.
London, England

The Imperial War Museum London

This massive collection of British military artifacts includes the heartbreaking personal letters of the men in the trenches of WWI.
London, England

Ruined Victorian Folly

Remnants of a Victorian garden feature sitting in public woodland.
London, England

Word on the Water

This 1920s Dutch barge is now a floating bookstore.
London, England

London Underground Labyrinths

A labyrinth hides in plain sight at each of the city's 270 Tube stations.
Witnica, Poland

Signpost Park

This public park collects signposts and other memorabilia related to local history, Polish-German relations and human progress
Jawor, Poland

Jawor Peace Church

This dazzling wooden church was constructed as part of an elaborate peace project after the Thirty Years' War.
Halle (Saale), Germany

Anton Wilhelm Amo Monument

The monument honors the first (and for a long time, only) African-born philosopher to teach at a German university.
Pilchowice, Poland

Pilchowice Hydroelectic Dam

The tallest stone dam in Poland was opened by Kaiser Wilhelm II himself.
Vienna, Austria

Bestattungsmuseum (Vienna Undertakers' Museum)

Collection dedicated to funeral rites, equipment, and mourning rituals of the Viennese.
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Grand Ferris Wheel

Vienna's giant wonder wheel had a starring role in one of the greatest noir movies of all time.