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Lucerne, Switzerland

Dance of Death Bridge

This historic covered bridge contains a series of macabre paintings that communicate one thing: everyone dies.
Bern, Switzerland

Bärengraben

The bears of Bern have been a city highlight for over 500 years.
Bern, Switzerland

Einsteinhaus

This simple apartment may have inspired some of the most important theories in the history of science.
Bern, Switzerland

The Child Eater of Bern

A nearly 500 year old sculpture depicts a man eating a sack of babies, and no one is sure why.
Meyrin, Switzerland

Nataraj Statue

This statue of a Hindu cosmic dancer at CERN is a metaphor for modern physics.
Meyrin, Switzerland

Birthplace of the Web

The World Wide Web was created in this nondescript corridor at CERN.
Meyrin, Switzerland

'Wandering the Immeasurable'

CERN's beautiful, bending sculpture is a tribute to the spread of knowledge.
Geneva, Switzerland

CERN

Large Hadron Collider and the Birthplace of World Wide Web.
Geneva, Switzerland

Treille Promenade

Arguably the longest wooden bench in the world snakes around Geneva's Treille Promenade.
Turin, Italy

'Baci Rubati' ('Stolen Kisses')

This building has a giant piercing through one of its corners.
Genoa, Italy

Roman Polanski's Neptune

Massive galleon from a box-office bomb docked in Genoa.
Genoa, Italy

Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno

A stunning cemetery famous for its extraordinarily delicate & lifelike mourning sculptures.
Monaco-Ville, Monaco

Oceanographic Museum

Museum celebrating the ocean, with the largest wunderkammer dedicated to sea exploration.
Nice, France

La Tete Carrée Library

This massive blockhead sculpture hides an entire library.
Marseille, France

Notre-Dame de la Garde's Nautical Ex-Voto

Sky ships, planes, and portraits left as unique tokens of hope and thankfulness.
Marseille, France

Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations

This modern museum of Mediterranean culture is surrounded by a surreal concrete honeycomb.
Marseille, France

Château d'If

This historic island prison holds one of the dungeons from the Count of Monte Cristo even though it is a work of fiction.
Carcassonne, France

La Cité Médiévale de Carcassonne

Historic medieval fortified city in southwest France.
Marseille, France

Unite d'Habitation and the Radiant City

What if all public housing projects had been designed by "the Pygmalion of modern architecture," not only their prototype?
Madrid, Spain

Museo de América

This fascinating and poignant museum chronicles every imaginable aspect of Spanish colonialism in the Americas.
Madrid, Spain

Madrid's Walk of Fame

Just like in Hollywood, Madrid has also a forgotten walk of fame.
Madrid, Spain

El Oso y el Madroño (The Bear and the Strawberry Tree)

This sweet-toothed bear searching for snacks has been a symbol of Madrid for centuries.
Madrid, Spain

San Antonio de los Alemanes

The little church's beautifully frescoed ceiling has earned it the nickname “the Sistine Chapel of Madrid.”
Madrid, Spain

'Witches' Sabbath (The Great He-Goat)'

This macabre masterpiece of a mural is one of Francisco Goya's "Black Paintings."