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Vienna, Austria

Ampelpärchen

Vienna's diversity-themed traffic lights were inspired by the Eurovision Song Contest.
Vienna, Austria

Ungarisches Haus (Hungarian House)

The townhouse where the "Blood Countess" Elizabeth Báthory started her murderous career.
Vienna, Austria

Schmetterlinghaus: The Imperial Butterfly Park

A tropical paradise just a short trip from the opera house is filled with beautiful winged creatures.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Biatec Monument

A massive sculpture of an obscure Celtic coin that has become a symbol in Slovakia.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava Old Town Hall's Cannonball

Launched by Napoleon's soldiers more than 200 years ago, a cannonball remains embedded in the tower wall.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Most SNP

This Slovak bridge is known both for its connection to a national uprising and its UFO-shaped eatery.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Cumil the Sewer Worker

This Slovakian statue of an emerging sewer worker might just be a bronze peeping tom.
Milan, Italy

L.O.V.E.

This giant middle finger statue sends an unambiguous message to Italy's bankers.
Furore, Italy

Fiordo di Furore

A narrow opening between the mountains of the Amalfi Coast creates a scenic hidden beach.
Naples, Italy

MUSA Anatomy Museum

This Neapolitan exhibition hall grants weird and wonderful insight into the intricacies of human biology.
Naples, Italy

Via dei Presepi

Every day is like Christmas on this street where the traditional Neapolitan nativity scene comes to life.
Naples, Italy

Bourbon Tunnel

Dug as a secret royal escape route, the tunnel became a wartime bomb shelter and dumping ground for vintage cars.
Naples, Italy

The Anatomical Machines of Cappella Sansevero

These "anatomical machines" are only one of the many strange items in this Italian crypt.
Naples, Italy

Naples Underground

A labyrinth of ancient tunnels hidden below the city holds the ruins of 2,500 years of history.
Eugene, Oregon

Epic Seconds

Journey through a bit of nostalgia inside this classic record and video store.
Bayfield, Prince Edward Island

Confederation Bridge

This engineering marvel is the longest bridge in Canada and one of the longest spans in the world.
Fort Kent, Maine

America's First Mile

A monument marks the beginning of the longest north-south road in the United States.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Maskeron

Gargoyle head that brings good luck.
Long Bay Hills, Turks and Caicos Islands

The Hole

A sinkhole known simply as "The Hole."
Providenciales and West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands

Sapodilla Hill Carvings

This island hill is strewn with boulders carved by shipwreck victims from the age of sail.
Providenciales and West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands

Chalk Sound Blue Hole

A 220-foot deep watery drop-off, filled with marine life.
Leeward Settlement, Turks and Caicos Islands

Iguana Island

Uninhabited islet in the Caribbean is the sanctuary of giant lizards.
Trier, Germany

Porta Nigra

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

'Il Commendatore' ('Cloak of Conscience')

This spooky statue sits outside a famous Prague theater.