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Berlin, Germany

Tempelhof Airport

Berlin's old airport.
Ettal, Germany

Linderhof Palace

A small but immensely extravagant palace built by the "Night King."
Saalfeld, Germany

Saalfeld Fairy Grottoes

"The most colorful grottoes of the world.
Lichtenstein, Germany

Lichtenstein Castle

A striking 12th-century-style castle built on the edge of a cliff.
Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

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

Zollverein

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

Bielefeld Conspiracy

According to a satirical conspiracy theory that persists today, this German city of 300,000 is a hoax invented by the CIA.
Hildesheim, Germany

The Thousand-Year Rose

The world's oldest rose is so tough it survived being bombed in World War II.
Brunswick, Germany

Carl Friedrich Gauss Monument

This German monument honors the so-called "Prince of Mathematicians."
Brunswick, Germany

Happy Rizzi House

Bursting forth from a historic German neighborhood, these day-glo palaces are now a bright fixture in the town.
Thale, Germany

Hexentanzplatz (Witches' Dance Floor)

This enchanting mountain plateau celebrates spooky local folklore.
Quedlinburg, Germany

Quedlinburg Abbey

The medieval institution is home to the precious treasure stolen in World War II in one of the greatest art thefts of the 20th century.
Blankenburg (Harz), Germany

Teufelsmauer (The Devil's Wall)

A strange rock formation with numerous legends trying to explain it.
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.
Herzberg am Harz, Germany

Unicorn Cave

What was once thought to be a wellspring of unicorn bones is actually just a prehistoric burial site.
Ulm, Germany

The Museum of Bread Culture

A typical crusty old museum this isn't.
Ulm, Germany

Einstein Fountain

Albert Einstein's head sticks out of a snail shell stacked on a rocket in this truly bizarre monument to the scientist.
Ulm, Germany

Ulm Minster (Ulmer Münster)

The world's tallest church tower reveals a spectacular view to anyone up to the task of climbing the daunting staircase.
Nördlingen, Germany

Nordlingen

A meteorite-bounded town in Bavaria.
Wiesenthau, Germany

Walberla

An ancient pagan site swirling with legends in the foothills of Franconian Switzerland.
Nuremberg, Germany

Ehekarussell

This lurid German fountain plots the sad course of marriage from dating to death.
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Toy Museum

This historic toy museum brings a little whimsy to a city not usually remembered for such things.
Nuremberg, Germany

Historischer Kunstbunker

During World War II, the Nazis repurposed this beer cellar to store stolen artwork.
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Castle

A castle from the Holy Roman Empire that hosts traveling youth... in its stables.