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Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bascarsija

Oriental bazaar in the heart of Sarajevo.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Old Sarajevo Clock Tower

This historic timepiece is thought to be the only public clock in the world that keeps lunar time.
Ilidža, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo War Tunnel Museum

This museum preserves the hand-dug tunnel that kept Sarajevo afloat during the Serbian siege.
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Stari Most

Bridge that died in war and was resurected.
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bruce Lee Sculpture of Mostar

The sad remains of a monument to martial arts legend and movie star Bruce Lee—in the middle of Balkans.
Jablanica, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bridge on Neretva

A bridge destroyed three times: once as a ruse, then in an actual attack, and finally for the movies.
Istanbul, Turkey

Tombs of the Sultans at Hagia Sophia

Five sultans and their families rest in eternal splendor, teeming with overlooked beauty and drama.
Istanbul, Turkey

Kaiser Wilhelm Fountain

A fountain standing as a testament to a doomed alliance.
Gori, Georgia

Stalin Museum

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

Leaning Tower of Tbilisi

Disheveled clock tower of Tbilisi's puppet theatre.
Georgia

Sarpi Border Checkpoint

A gleaming white and undulating tower marks the border between Georgia and Turkey.
Batumi, Georgia

Ali and Nino

A literally moving statue of stacked metal giants just continually trying (and failing) to find love.
Batumi, Georgia

Alphabetic Tower

Tower with a double-helix spiral, adorned with letters of the Georgian alphabet.
Batumi, Georgia

Batumi Tower Ferris Wheel

The first skyscraper to include a Ferris wheel built into the facade.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Agnete and the Merman

Beneath Denmark's Højbro bridge, a bronze merman and his seven sons forever mourn for the mother and wife who left them for land.
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Little Mermaid

The de facto symbol of Copenhagen is this bronze fairytale which cannot seem to keep its head for very long.
Malmö, Sweden

Øresund Bridge

This chimerical bridge/tunnel appears to dead end right into the sea.
Helsingør, Denmark

Kronborg Castle (Elsinore)

Old Danish castle immortalized in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Malmö, Sweden

Tiny Mouse Shops of Malmö

Swedish mice can dine at the Nuts of Life restaurant or take a date to the amousement park.
Malmö, Sweden

Turning Torso

Swedish skyscraper with a 90° twist.
Landskrona, Sweden

Hven

This Scandinavian island is the site of the first modern observatory.
Ängelholm, Sweden

Ängelholm UFO Memorial

A memorial to a Swedish hockey player's "encounter" with aliens.
Hjärup, Sweden

Jakriborg

This cobblestoned medieval-style town was entirely constructed in the 1990s and 2000s.