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Prague, Czechia

Tančící dům - Dancing House of Prague

This tipsy office building in downtown Prague was originally called “Fred and Ginger.”
Prague, Czechia

Man Hanging Out

What looks like a suicide in progress is actually a statue of Sigmund Freud.
Prague, Czechia

Idiom Installation

A Jenga-style cylindrical tower of books that appears to go on forever.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Prague, Czechia

Strahov Monastery

Two stunning 17th-century libraries and a cabinet of curiosities.
Ostrava, Czechia

Lower Vítkovice

A massive 1830s industrial site once known as Czechia's "Iron Heart" has been transformed into a playground of science, technology, and art.
Peñíscola, Spain

Bufador de Peñiscola

The blowhole bursts spectacularly right next to the buildings in a medieval seaside town.
Valencia, Spain

Cat House

This house's itty bitty size means no humans allowed.
Valencia, Spain

Torre Miramar (Miramar Tower)

This abandoned viewing platform has become a monument to unnecessary government spending.
Valencia, Spain

Central Market of Valencia

This amazing example of Valencian Art Nouveau looks more like a cathedral than a public market.
Krakow, Poland

Kościuszko Mound

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

Auschwitz Concentration Camp

The former Nazi concentration camp stands as a museum to remember this dark chapter in Germany's history.
Katowice, Poland

Spodek

While the U.S. and Soviet Union were engaged in a space race, Poland built a UFO on the ground.
Gdańsk, Poland

Ruins at Westerplatte

The site of the first battle of World War II.
Gdańsk, Poland

The Three Boar Heads of Gdańsk

A mysterious emblem tucked in an small alleyway is actually the coat of arms of a heroic medieval family.
Gdańsk, Poland

Fahrenheit Monument

This antique thermometer honors the creator of the first universal temperature scale.
Vienna, Austria

House Attack

The house that took a plunge into the facade of a museum.
Zurich, Switzerland

Sukkulenten-Sammlung Zürich

See the rare bloom of the "Queen of the Night" cactus at one of the world's largest succulent collections.
Taizé, France

Taizé Community

A Christian retreat founded to welcome refugees fleeing from the Nazis during World War II.
Geneva, Switzerland

Gravestone of Jorge Luis Borges

This famous writer's tombstone is a literary pilgrimage site that was publicly defiled by a rival.
Samovodene, Bulgaria

Transfiguration Monastery

Outstanding, eerie frescoes and decorations fill this 19th-century monastery.
Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

Asen Dynasty Monument

An homage to the medieval rulers of Bulgaria.
Feldbach, Switzerland

Synergy Village

A communal oasis on Lake Zurich.
Schwyz, Switzerland

Stoosbahn Funicular

The steepest classic funicular in the world glides along a dizzying incline.