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Berlin, Germany

The 'Hand with Watch' Sculpture

Known simply as "The Hand," this famous public sculpture in Berlin was featured in a Depeche Mode music video.
Berlin, Germany

Mengenlehreuhr

The world's first clock to use set theory as a measure of time required the invention of a new light bulb just to maintain its obtuse measurements.
Berlin, Germany

Marx and Engels Forum

One of downtown Berlin's last reminders of its Communist past.
Berlin, Germany

Kaninchenfeld (Rabbit Field)

These brass bunnies honor the rabbits that dominated the no-man's-land around the Berlin Wall.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin Botanical Garden

Started as a kitchen garden, now the second largest botanical garden in the world.
Riga, Latvia

Statue of Prince Mikhail Andreas Barclay de Tolly

The former Field Marshall and Minister of War to the Russian Imperial Army.
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Amatller

This home designed for chocolate magnate Antoni Amatller is an exquisite treasure-box of Catalan Modernism.
Jelgava, Latvia

Jelgava Palace

This ducal residence was once home to a future Russian empress and a French king in exile.
Tampere, Finland

Tampere Cathedral Frescoes

The church's remarkable frescoes incorporate Finnish artist Hugh Simberg's trademark themes of death and the supernatural.
Berlin, Germany

Luisenfriedhof II

One of the oldest cemeteries in Germany was originally used for victims of a cholera epidemic.
Pärnu, Estonia

Seegi Maja Restaurant

This atmospheric spot in Pärnu's historic old town is located in a 17th-century almshouse.
Lefkoşa, Cyprus

Büyük Han

The largest caravanserai in Cyprus also includes amazing examples of Ottoman architecture.
Yerevan, Armenia

Spider Statue

Destruction from Armenia's 1988 earthquake inspired an artist's sculptures of scrap metal.
Trieste, Italy

'Ursus'

This historic floating crane became an unlikely symbol of the port of Trieste.
Berlin, Germany

Alliierten Museum

This museum is home to a sugar sculpture of the Berlin Airlift Memorial.
Guben, Germany

Plastinarium

The home of the morbid art of corpse plastination is open for visitors to view the fascinating, but stomach-churning process.
Berlin, Germany

Judengang

Once a path for Jewish funeral processions, this unassuming alleyway is rich in local lore.
Bad Schandau, Germany

Art Nouveau Elevator

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

Spodek

While the U.S. and Soviet Union were engaged in a space race, Poland built a UFO on the ground.
Torun, Poland

Toruń Gingerbread Museum

Once a giant gingerbread factory, this space now hosts exhibits and workshops on the historic treat.
Bydgoszcz, Poland

The Exploseum

An abandoned Nazi explosives plant founded by the inventor of dynamite is now an underground museum.
Gdańsk, Poland

Falowiec

This Communist-era residential block is one of the longest residential building in Europe.
Sopot, Poland

Krzywy Domek - Crooked House

This fairytale inspired, warped building houses restaurants, shops, and a radio station.
Madison, Wisconsin

Old Abe

A renowned Civil War veteran, this Bald eagle now presides over the Wisconsin State Assembly.