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Seattle, Washington

Ars Obscura

In this subterranean brick arcade, a small shop continues the ancient practice of bookbinding.
Seattle, Washington

Lockspot Cafe

An eclectic restaurant serving from and to the nearby Chittenden Locks.
Seattle, Washington

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Allowing humans and fish alike to migrate from freshwater to saltwater and back again.
Seattle, Washington

Amazon Spheres

The tech giant built three enormous glass orbs in Seattle so employees could work inside a rainforest greenhouse.
Seattle, Washington

Union Station

Though strikingly beautiful, Seattle's other railway station is now largely forgotten.
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
Seattle, Washington

Museum of Pop Culture

A museum dedicated to the history and exploration of both popular music and science fiction.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Ordnance Datum

This large copper bolt represents the benchmark for measuring sea levels in most of Europe.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Tulip Museum

Tucked in the back of a flower shop, its collection details the fascinating history of the Netherlands's iconic symbol.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oude Kerk

Amsterdam's oldest church, and the center of Dutch prostitution.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Homomonument

Three connected pink triangles memorialize persecuted gays and lesbians throughout history.
Salzburg, Austria

The World of Puppets Museum

A small marionette collection located within the dark cellars of an 11th-century Austrian castle.
Vienna, Austria

Museumsquartier Passages

This series of Baroque passageways in Vienna's cultural center mix old architecture with modern art.
Salzburg, Austria

The Catacombs of St. Peter's Abbey

These 12th century catacombs carved into a mountainside were a place of mysticism and Christian hermitages.
Salzburg, Austria

St. Peter's Stiftskeller

Quite possibly the world's oldest restaurant.
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Pestsäule (Plague Column)

Baroque celebration of the end of the Great Plague of Vienna.
Budapest, Hungary

Panoptikum Budapest

A series of caves under Castle Hill that once held the prisoner Vlad Tepes, better known as Count Dracula.
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Castle Hill Funicular

Built in 1870 at the bridge that connected Buda and Pest, this spectacular incline railway was almost lost forever during World War II.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

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

Nuremberg Castle

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

Sanssouci Palace

The "Prussian Versailles" that is as glorious today as when it was built.
Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

Model Trains and Much More in Hamburg.
Dachau, Germany

Dachau Concentration Camp

Prototype for all Nazi concentration camps.