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Monument to the Soviet Army
Sofia, Bulgaria

Monument to the Soviet Army

A Bulgarian monument to Russia's role in World War II is constantly being painted in pop culture protest.
42.6917, 23.3364
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia
Sofia, Bulgaria

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

A striking symbol of the Bulgarian capital.
42.6958, 23.3330
The Largo Party House.
Sofia, Bulgaria

The Largo

Sofia's legislative center is continuously reinventing itself.
42.6976, 23.3250
Statue of Sveta Sofia
Sofia, Bulgaria

Statue of Sveta Sofia

"Holy Wisdom" overlooks the city that became its namesake.
42.6978, 23.3215
The National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Sofia, Bulgaria

National Palace of Culture

A vast Communist-era exhibition space in the Bulgarian capital.
42.6847, 23.3189
Bunker in Albania countryside.
Elbasan County, Albania

Bunkers of Albania

Hundreds of thousands of concrete bunkers crowd Albania long after the fall of Communism.
41.1533, 20.1683
The clog workshop at the Clog Museum
Zaandam, Netherlands

The Clog Museum

A Dutch clog company in the town of Zaandam loves the wooden shoes so much it made a museum for them.
52.4731, 4.8198
Communist symbols mingle with religious icons
Tiraspol, Moldova

Transnistria

A forgotten remnant of the Soviet Union, Transnistria is an unrecognised country hidden behind a heavily militarised border between Moldova and Ukraine.
46.8452, 29.6331
Batalion Comic Book Museum and Club
Prague, Czechia

Batalion Comic Book Museum and Club

This bar and museum is devoted to the controversial comic book work of Kája Saudek.
50.0835, 14.4220
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
Prague, Czechia

Jan Palach Memorial

Monument to a suicide protesting the Soviet invasion.
50.0795, 14.4306
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
50.0870, 14.4208
Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague.
Prague, Czechia

Old Jewish Cemetery

Up to 100,000 Jews buried 12 deep rest eternally in this 15th century cemetery.
50.0896, 14.4171
Exterior of the Old New Synagogue.
Prague, Czechia

Old New Synagogue

Synagogue built from the stones of Solomon's temple contains the golem of Prague.
50.0901, 14.4186
The Lennon Wall.
Prague, Czechia

Lennon Wall

Despite attempts by local police to discourage it, Beatles-inspired graffiti has been a means for artists to air grievances for decades.
50.0862, 14.4073
Berlin, Germany

Berlin Radio Tower

A restaurant and observation deck built in a unique broadcasting antennae.
52.5050, 13.2782
Berlin, Germany

The Return of the Cows

Art and a pun, all in one.
52.5342, 13.4347
Bears' Cave
Chișcău, Romania

Bears' Cave

This bone-filled cave got its name after they found 140 bear skeletons inside.
46.5539, 22.5696
The Joseph Stalin Museum in Gori- in the foreground, the house where Stalin was born
Gori, Georgia

Stalin Museum

A museum glorifying the life of Stalin, located in the city of his birth.
41.9869, 44.1135
Tbilisi, Georgia

Bank of Georgia Building

Unusual building appears to be haphazardly built from randomly piled bricks.
41.7358, 44.7709
Closer look on the former refugee camp
Tbilisi, Georgia

The Iveria

Luxury hotel turned into a refugee camp, then turned back into a luxury hotel.
41.7041, 44.7934
Ganja, Azerbaijan

Bottle House of Ganja

A quirky house created entirely out of glass bottles combines a collector's spirit with an artist's flair.
40.6828, 46.3606
One of the sickly, possibly battle-damaged cats at the monastery.
Akrotiri, Cyprus

Holy Monastery of Saint Nicholas of the Cats

For almost 2000 years this church has been waging war on local snakes by importing cats.
34.6008, 32.9550
Agios Tychon, Cyprus

Ancient Sex Curse of Cyprus

Sex curse discovered on ancient tablet in Cyprus.
34.7128, 33.1431