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Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower (Torre dell'Orologio)

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
Montegabbione (TR), Italy

La Scarzuola

This 16th-century monastery has been turned into a surrealist architecture compound.
Venice, Italy

San Servolo Insane Asylum Museum

Venice's "Island of the Mad."
Bologna, Italy

Fountain of Neptune

Legend has it this fountain built to symbolize the Pope’s power hides a strange secret concerning Neptune's manliness.
Arraba, Israel

Arraba Statue of Liberty

This mysterious Lady Liberty stands at the entrance to a small Israeli village.
Haifa, Israel

Atlit Yam

Submerged ruins of a Neolithic coastal settlement, where houses, wells, graves and skeletons have been unearthed.
Paphos, Cyprus

The Mosaics of Paphos

The ancient mosaics here are considered among the finest in the world, and serve as a stunning record of Greco-Roman daily life.
Paphos, Cyprus

Tombs of the Kings

An ancient necropolis of magnificent tombs.
Finike, Cyprus

Foinikas

A crumbling ghost town with prime views of the dam that doomed it.
Kolossi, Cyprus

Kolossi Castle

This 700-year-old Cyprus castle is the birthplace of the world's oldest wine, said to be toasted by Richard the Lionheart at his wedding.
Karaman, Cyprus

Saint Hilarion Castle

The ruins of a fairytale castle with a tumultuous history stand high atop the mountains.
Nicosia, Cyprus

Cyprus Buffer Zone

This no man's land slicing through the island is strewn with abandoned relics of another time.
Nicosia, Cyprus

Phaneromenis 70

A unique art center and shop just below a United Nations Checkpoint in central Nicosia.