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A group of people listening to the emanated sounds (Markus Kison / Flickr)
Dresden, Germany

touched echo

Silent memorial, using bone conduction to take people back to the Dresden Bombing of 1945.
51.0534, 13.7437
The dragon clinging to the side of the building.
Munich, Germany

Wurmeck

A fearsome dragon clings to a corner of Munich's city hall.
48.1376, 11.5752
Quedlinburg Abbey.
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.
51.7860, 11.1368
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Castle

A castle from the Holy Roman Empire that hosts traveling youth... in its stables.
49.4550, 11.0795
A symbol of the epiphany that won't make anyone uncomfortable
Hanover, Germany

Marktkirche

Striking occult iconography on a medieval German church.
52.3717, 9.7353
Alchemic ingredients on display
Kutna Hora, Czechia

Muzeum Alchymie (Alchemy Museum)

A museum of alchemy and a basement laboratory all housed in an ancient building in a Gothic tower.
49.9498, 15.2686
Entrance sign. (Wikimedia Commons)
Mount Angel, Oregon

Mount Angel Abbey Museum

World's largest porcine hairball sits in a collection maintained by Benedictine monks.
45.0553, -122.7710
The Evoluon glowing at night.
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Evoluon

A UFO-shaped event building originally intended to be a science museum showcasing the future.
51.4435, 5.4469
Dresden, Germany

Slaughterhouse Five

Slaughterhouse Five opens its dank doors to fans of Kurt Vonnegut.
51.0680, 13.7167
Seattle, Washington

Belfry Oddities

A Seattle oddities shop brimming with Victorian-era gems and antique curio.
47.5997, -122.3306
The castle had strategic importance for centuries.
Walbrzych, Poland

Książ Castle

A fairytale Gothic castle steeped in Nazi treasure conspiracy theories.
50.8377, 16.3020
A bugged hymn book.
Berlin, Germany

Stasi Museum

A museum dedicated to the history of a terrifying secret police is now held in their former headquarters.
52.5151, 13.4877
Baby coffin
Berlin, Germany

Hohenzollern Crypt in the Berlin Cathedral

Beneath the impressive baroque cathedral that rises from the center of Berlin lies the largest collection of Prussian royals in the world.
52.5192, 13.4011
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.
52.5139, 13.3789
Dresden, Germany

Deutsches Hygiene-Museum

Over 12,000 hygiene oriented objects and exhibits.
51.0443, 13.7478
Dresden Frauenkirche
Dresden, Germany

Dresden Frauenkirche

This Dresden church was purposely rebuilt Protestant after being demolished in World War II.
51.0515, 13.7405
Kassel, Germany

Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe

A sprawling Baroque park with 300-year-old hydro-pneumatic waterworks.
51.3160, 9.3942
collection of painted coffins
Kassel, Germany

Museum of Sepulchral Culture

This German museum is devoted to all aspects of grave culture from headstones to coffins.
51.3092, 9.4877
L-tower
Vienna, Austria

Flak Towers

Giant WWII fortresses that fired 8,000 rounds a minute, now home to thousands of pigeons.
48.2256, 16.3728
City's sign lists local sights but not the infamous camp. (spinkk/Atlas Obscura)
Dachau, Germany

Dachau Concentration Camp

Prototype for all Nazi concentration camps.
48.2594, 11.4343
Georg Elser Plaque
Munich, Germany

Georg Elser Plaque

A small square plaque marks a failed assassination attempt that could have changed history.
48.1307, 11.5924
Entrance to the camp.
Oranienburg, Germany

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

The site of a concentration camp where inmates were made to take part in one of the largest counterfeiting operations in history is now hauntingly empty.
52.7635, 13.2602
The Citadella
Budapest, Hungary

The Citadella

From Austrians to Nazis to Soviets, this historic Budapest fortress has a history as complex as the city itself.
47.4869, 19.0466
Leffrinckoucke Bunkers
Leffrinckoucke, France

Leffrinckoucke Bunkers

These crumbling Nazi artillery bunkers are now fair game for massive graffiti projects.
51.0534, 2.4471