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Usedom, Germany

Karnin Vertical Lift Bridge

A section of destroyed vertical lift bridge stands alone in the Peene river.
Wernigerode, Germany

The Brocken

On the highest peak in the Harz Mountains, science and the occult faced off in a failed attempt to turn a goat into a boy.
Leverkusen, Germany

Bayer Cross

Largest illuminated advertisement sign in the world.
Frankfurt, Germany

Eiserner Steg (Iron Bridge)

Fantastic views and thousands of love locks.
Essen, Germany

Slab for the Ruhr

This monolithic slab of art metal crowns a German slag heap.
Dusseldorf, Germany

Rheinturm

This futuristic German television spire is actually the world's largest digital clock.
Hinte, Germany

Suurhusen Church

The Suurhusen church tower in Germany leans over farther than the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Hamburg, Germany

Herbertstraße

Hamburg's first legal prostitution area is a gated street that still does not allow pedestrian women.
Xanten, Germany

Xanten Archaeological Park

Take a walk in a recreation of ancient Rome.
Peenemünde, Germany

Peenemünde Army Research Center

The NASA scientists behind Apollo 11 started out developing Nazi weapons at this abandoned German rocket factory.
Bottrop, Germany

Tetrahedron in Bottrop

This massive steel pyramid can be entered by a set of jagged steps that let visitors stand in its heart.
Blankenburg (Harz), Germany

Teufelsmauer (The Devil's Wall)

A strange rock formation with numerous legends trying to explain it.
Duisburg, Germany

Zoo Zajac

The world's biggest pet store.
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Tun

Sitting in the basement of a castle, the largest wine barrel in the world is bigger than most apartments.
Bad Schandau, Germany

Art Nouveau Elevator

An ornate century-old elevator still connects the two halves of Bad Schandau.
Oberwesel, Germany

Burg Pfalzgrafenstein

Tiny castle in the middle of the Rhine made you pay to pass.
Essen, Germany

Zollverein

The Bauhaus-style former industrial complex is considered the world's most beautiful coal mine.
Lohheide, Germany

Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp

A Nazi concentration camp and Anne Frank's place of death.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

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

Porta Nigra

The last bastion of Roman presence north of the Alps looms over a German town.
Passau, Germany

Europe's Largest Pipe Organ

When a medieval fire claimed the original St. Stephen’s Cathedral, it sparked a pattern of unquenchable organ building.
Kirnitzschtal, Germany

Lichtenhain Waterfall

A small man-controlled waterfall powers an Art Nouveau elevator and is accessed via narrow gauge, solar-powered tramway.
Dusseldorf, Germany

The Gehry Buildings of Dusseldorf Harbor

Twisted buildings adorn the banks of the Rhine river.
Binz, Germany

Prora

Hitler's bleak vision of relaxation still stands as a mostly abandoned 10,000-room resort complex.