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Kyiv, Ukraine

Golden Gate of Kyiv

A reconstructed medieval gateway that was the magnificent entrance to the capital city dating back to 1037.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Rodina-Mat : Mother Motherland

340-foot statue built to honour the Heroes of the Soviet Union.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Museum of the Great Patriotic War

One of the largest museums in Ukraine remembers the story of the German-Soviet War in iconic, brutalist style.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Arsenalna Metro Station

The deepest metro station in the world.
Berlin, Germany

Führerbunker Parking Lot

The bunker where Hitler took his own life is hidden under this deliberately ordinary parking lot.
Beelitz, Germany

Beelitz Heilstätten

Terrifying derelict military hospital once housed a recuperating Hitler.
Dessau-Roßlau, Germany

Abandoned Crematorium and Cemetery

The ruins of an abandoned crematorium haunt an eerie deserted German cemetery.
Prague, Czechia

St. Valentine’s Shoulder Blade

A saintly relic hidden in a Prague church basement.
Prague, Czechia

Periodic Table of Charles University

A giant interactive periodic table with real samples of the elements.
Prague, Czechia

London Booster

A bus with a butt and biceps to put Olympic athletes to shame.
Prague, Czechia

Grotta

This artificial cave looks like something out of a fairytale.
Prague, Czechia

R2-D2 of Prague

Street artists transformed an abandoned air vent into the beloved Star Wars robot.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin Botanical Garden

Started as a kitchen garden, now the second largest botanical garden in the world.
Berlin, Germany

AquaDom at Radisson Blu Berlin

The largest free standing aquarium in the world resides in a hotel lobby in Berlin.
Berlin, Germany

Arthouse Tacheles

An old department store turned Nazi prison turned artist commune.
Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial, museum in Germany.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin Victory Column

A monument to the three wars that led to German unification towers within a Berlin traffic circle.
Berlin, Germany

Teufelsberg

An abandoned NSA listening post on Berlin's "Devil's Mountain."
Berlin, Germany

Bahnhof Berlin Zoologischer Garten

Metro station with a claim to rock n' roll fame.
Berlin, Germany

Liquidrom

This futuristic German spa allows visitors to float in a pool of salt water while zoning out to underwater techno.
Berlin, Germany

Tempelhof Airport

Berlin's old airport.
Berlin, Germany

Schwerbelastungskörper

Super-heavy Nazi architectural experiment.