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Side view of Corpus Museum
Oegstgeest, Netherlands

Corpus Museum

The world's first interactive human body museum also serves as a chair for a giant orange man.
52.1702, 4.4537
Schedelhof
Herentals, Belgium

Schedelhof

This impressive collection of skulls and bones was gathered by an ex-zookeeper who took advantage of a pig plague.
51.1232, 4.7902
Parc de Bruxelles, or "Brussels Park".
Brussels, Belgium

Commemoration of Peter the Great's Vomit

When you're a great Russian Tsar, even your vomit gets a statue.
50.8431, 4.3638
Konversation by Erwin Stache.
Neerpelt, Belgium

Klankenbos Sound Forest

Artwork tucked within the trees greets visitors with surreal sonic experiences.
51.2309, 5.4222
Waldsassen, Germany

The Skeletons of Waldsassen Basilica

Skeletons dressed in extravagant 18th century royal costumes cavort in the aisles of this German basilica.
50.0040, 12.3082
Klatovy Catacombs
Klatovy, Czechia

Klatovy Catacomb Mummies

These 17th century mummies are still on gruesome display today.
49.3951, 13.2918
Das Bedriegertjes
Rozendaal, Netherlands

Castle Rosendael

A late-medieval Dutch castle with trick fountains in its whimsical water gardens.
52.0096, 5.9637
Potato vending machine.
Heuvelland, Belgium

Potato Vending Machine

Because sometimes you need to make a batch of frites even when the stores are all closed.
50.7828, 2.8877
Temple of Taffeh.
Leiden, Netherlands

Temple of Taffeh

An ancient Egyptian temple sits within a modern European museum.
52.1586, 4.4856
William Randolph Hearst's private castle.
San Simeon, California

Hearst Castle

The unbelievably opulent home built for an infamous newspaperman.
35.6501, -121.1866
Hilversum, Netherlands

Natuurbrug Zanderij Crailoo

The world's longest wildlife overpass provides Hilversum's critters with a safe alternative to trying their luck on the roadway.
52.2521, 5.1690
The Afsluitdijk.
Breezanddijk, Netherlands

Afsluitdijk

The 20-mile causeway that separates the Netherlands from the sea.
53.0083, 5.1903
Hotel de Bilderberg
Oosterbeek, Netherlands

Hotel de Bilderberg

An idyllic hotel that gave its name to a supposed shadow government.
51.9900, 5.8179
The Luchtsingel
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Luchtsingel

Built by crowdsourcing, this wooden foot bridge saved a part of Rotterdam that was languishing in wait of city funding.
51.9257, 4.4771
Europoort Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rozenburg Wind Wall

The Rozenberg wind wall in South Holland makes for smooth sailing through the Calandbrug canal.
51.9014, 4.2240
Betondorp
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Betondorp

This 1920s Amsterdam neighborhood was built as a giant experiment in concrete construction.
52.3404, 4.9431
Silly Walks Tunnel.
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Silly Walks Tunnel

Crouch down, stretch tall, and be sure to flail your legs to pay homage to the Monty Python classic.
51.4442, 5.4851
Multiple varieties of Bloemenroute tulips
Haarlem, Netherlands

Bloemen Route

The Bloemen Route, or “Flower Route”, stretches 25 miles through prime Dutch tulip country as a result of “tulip mania,” the world’s first economic bubble.
52.3766, 4.6336
The Little Woodcutter at work
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Little Woodcutter

This unattributed sculpture in Amsterdam is hiding in plain sight.
52.3632, 4.8805
"The Cat Boat."
Amsterdam, Netherlands

De Poezenboot (The Cat Boat)

A floating cat sanctuary on an Amsterdam canal.
52.3781, 4.8931
Speciality shop in scientific and pharmaceutical objects.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat

An Amsterdam street lined with antique shops each one dedicated to a different obscure collection.
52.3634, 4.8887
Cross section of dog skull
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Museum Vrolik

An anatomical collection dedicated to human mutants.
52.2954, 4.9590
A scene from the beauty contest between Cassiopeia and the Nereids seen in the House of Aion.
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.
34.7561, 32.4083
Tombs of the Kings
Paphos, Cyprus

Tombs of the Kings

An ancient necropolis of magnificent tombs.
34.7748, 32.4050