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The pillar of shame.
Zadar, Croatia

Pillar of Shame

Now harmless, this looming post struck fear into the heart of medieval troublemakers.
44.1159, 15.2239
Concentric circles mark the alleged center of the world.
Ludbreg, Croatia

Ludbreg's 'Center of the World'

Colorful concentric circles honor a small Croatian town's supposed spot at the nucleus of it all.
46.2494, 16.6180
Varaždin Cemetery.
Varaždin, Croatia

Varaždin Cemetery

Trimmed trees grow alongside the graves like topiary tombstones.
46.3091, 16.3240
Noora, the new main building of the National Archives of Estonia.
Tartu, Estonia

Noora

The labyrinthine home of the National Archives of Estonia is an experimental blend of architecture, art, and history.
58.3656, 26.6928
"No Pedestrian" signs in the Saatse Boot
Estonia

Saatse Boot

This peculiar border irregularity is the only way to legally enter Russia without a visa.
57.9098, 27.7209
Stolpersteine plaques.
Berlin, Germany

Stolpersteine Holocaust Memorials

Tiny memorials honor individual victims of the Holocaust.
52.5167, 13.3778
Denkzeichen Georg Elser.
Berlin, Germany

Denkzeichen Georg Elser

A monument to the man who almost killed Hitler.
52.5125, 13.3827
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.
52.5139, 13.3789
The museum has exhibits honoring the work of the legends of cinema.
Ķeipene, Latvia

Sergei Eisenstein Memorial House

A unique museum dedicated to the famed Soviet director and other cinema greats.
56.8959, 25.1873
The pyramid under the dome
Varėnos rajono savivaldybė, Lithuania

Pyramid of Merkine

The pyramid and dome deep inside the Dzūkija forest are believed to channel divine energy.
54.1422, 24.1984
Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Radimlja Necropolis

A field filled with carved medieval tombstones called stećak.
43.0923, 17.9237
The Old Vine.
Maribor, Slovenia

The Old Vine

The world's oldest grape-producing vine has survived four centuries of turmoil and even has its own anthem.
46.5566, 15.6442
Interior of the Hunterian Museum
London, England

Hunterian Museum, London

The anatomical-pathological collection of a man who changed surgery.
51.5154, -0.1159
London, England

Scenes from the Frost Fair

Murals of the wild parties once held on the frozen River Thames.
51.5079, -0.0946
The two mice eating cheese. Or are they fighting for it?
London, England

Philpot Lane Mice Sculpture

A mysterious pair of mice eating a piece of cheese is London's smallest public sculpture.
51.5108, -0.0842
Freud's psychoanalytic couch.
London, England

Freud Museum London

The pioneer of psychoanalysis spent the final year of his life here, still seeing patients on that famous couch.
51.5483, -0.1775
The coat hook is said to be one of the questions for the London cab driver test known as "The Knowledge."
London, England

Metropolitan Police Coat Hook

Installed at a chaotic intersection, this gave London traffic cops a place to hang their heavy woolen coats.
51.5120, -0.1274
The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door.
51.4775, 0.0000
London's smallest police station.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
51.5078, -0.1288
London, England

Sir John Soane's Museum

A cluttered and astounding collection of ethnographic items.
51.5168, -0.1176
Greenwich Foot Tunnel
London, England

Greenwich Foot Tunnel

A 1,215-foot tunnel transports pedestrians beneath the River Thames.
51.4833, -0.0102
Traffic Light Tree
London, England

Traffic Light Tree

A student driver's nightmare.
51.5063, -0.0149
Plaque marking the Texan Embassy
London, England

The Embassy of the Republic of Texas

An alleyway plaque is all that remains of the independent Texas' envoy that forgot to pay their rent for over a century.
51.5055, -0.1379
London, England

Lullaby Factory

Wedged between two buildings at the Great Ormond Street Hospital is this secret music installation.
51.5225, -0.1208