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Schiphol, Netherlands

Schiphol Clock

It appears as if a man is standing behind this giant airport clock, painting the hands in real time.
Montecatini Terme, Italy

Montecatini Terme Funicular

The bright red cars take travelers through breathtaking Tuscan scenery.
Somerset, England

'King Arthur's Tomb'

In the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey lies the alleged resting place of the legendary king.
Karlovy Vary, Czechia

Kaiserbad Spa

Before serving as James Bond's Casino Royale, this Victorian-era spa catered to the world's elite.
Rome, Italy

Palazzo Naiadi Roman Baths

Ancient ruins hidden underneath a modern luxury hotel.
Chester, England

Chester Town Hall Clock Tower

The west-facing wall was supposedly left blank to snub the Welsh.
Třeboň, Czechia

Třeboň

In the town of Třeboň, carp is king.
Karlovy Vary, Czechia

Karl Marx Monument

A larger-than-life statue of the German revolutionist stands proud in a small town where he never lived.
Vrbice, Czechia

Vrbice Wine Cellars

A mesmerizing landscape of 18th-century cellars carved out of the land.
Brno, Czechia

Brno Dragon

This hanging crocodile is thought to be the "dragon" that once plagued a Czech city.
Ostrov nad Oslavou, Czechia

Tongue of St. John of Nepomuk

Baroque gothic pilgrimage site holds the saint's incorruptible tongue.
Velké Losiny, Czechia

Velké Losiny Château

This renaissance château was home to an infamous witch hunter who sent a hundred suspected witches to their deaths.
Liberec, Czechia

Hostina Obrů (Feast of Giants)

An unusual bronze bus shelter is actually an art installation commenting on the city's history with the Nazi party.
Brno, Czechia

Brno Astronomical Clock

A peculiar clock commemorates a historic victory won by ringing the noonday bell an hour early.
Kutna Hora, Czechia

Chrám svaté Barbory (Saint Barbara's Church)

An enormous and lavish Gothic church in Czechia.
Olomouc, Czechia

Olomouc's Communist Clock

Tiny communists hammer away on the Olomouc Astronomical Clock.
Olomouc, Czechia

Holy Trinity Column

An ornate plague column – built to celebrate life – claimed the lives of numerous artisans during its construction.
Brno, Czechia

The Indecent Little Man on the Church of St. James

A cheeky architectural easter egg.
Český Krumlov, Czechia

The Bear Moat at Český Krumlov Castle

Be(w)ar(e) the moat around this historic Czech castle.
Lidice, Czechia

The Lidice Children

The soulless eyes of 82 bronze children stare on forever in remembrance of a horrifying World War II massacre.
Liberec, Czechia

Hotel Ještěd

The hyperboloid hotel that sits on top of a mountain peak.
Dolní Morava, Czechia

Dolní Morava Sky Walk

The world's greatest slide descends 18 stories from this looping mountaintop viewing platform.
Prague, Czechia

Hlava Franze Kafky (Franz Kafka's Head)

A bust of Franz Kafka spins in pieces, reflecting the writer's inner torment.
Hřensko, Czechia

Pravčická brána (Pravčice Gate)

Europe's largest natural bridge has a 19th century royal chateau built into its side.