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Vienna, Austria

Steinhof Church

The first modernist church in Europe.
Vienna, Austria

Karl Marx-Hof

The housing complex served as an anti-fascist fortress during the Austrian Civil War.
Vienna, Austria

Stephansdom Crypt

The crypt of the imposing Stephensdom holds royal intestines and thousands of skeletons.
Dresden, Germany

Pfunds Molkerei

In addition to fine dairy products, the world's most beautiful milk shop also offers a feast for the eyes.
Dresden, Germany

Slaughterhouse Five

Slaughterhouse Five opens its dank doors to fans of Kurt Vonnegut.
Prague, Czechia

Statue of King Wenceslas Riding an Upside-Down Dead Horse

A mocking tribute to the past and modern leadership of Prague.
Wildwood, New Jersey

The Race of Gentlemen

Vintage cars and motorcycles race for glory in a throwback motorsport celebration on the Jersey shore.
Mexico City, Mexico

Secretariat of Public Education Murals

Diego Rivera hid various people and symbols in his first large-scale mural project.
Paris, France

Paris Space Invaders

The video game-themed street art first popped up in the French city.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Robot Hall of Fame

This permanent exhibition celebrates the finest of our heartless automatons both real and fictional.
Talacre, Wales

Point of Ayr Lighthouse

This 1776 beacon on the coast of Wales is said to have a ghost called Raymond, the last lighthouse keeper.
Paris, France

Argonaute Submarine

The Argonaute submarine was the French navy's pride and joy in the 1950's.
Dearborn, Michigan

Dymaxion House

The only surviving prototype for Buckminster Fuller's house of the future.
Vatican City

Gallery of Maps - Galleria delle Carte Geografiche

Breathtaking and huge 430 year old maps of Italy.
Erfurt, Germany

Krämerbrücke

This historic stone bridge has an entire neighborhood clinging to its sides.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world.
Bologna, Italy

Fountain of Neptune

Legend has it this fountain built to symbolize the Pope’s power hides a strange secret concerning Neptune's manliness.
Bologna, Italy

Towers of Bologna

Over 100 towers were built in Bologna during the Middle Ages, but only 22 survive.
Dusseldorf, Germany

Rheinturm

This futuristic German television spire is actually the world's largest digital clock.
Dusseldorf, Germany

The Gehry Buildings of Dusseldorf Harbor

Twisted buildings adorn the banks of the Rhine river.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Rietveld-Schröder House

This still-celebrated home was a radical architectural experiment in 3D De Stijl.
Franeker, Netherlands

Eisinga Planetarium

Home to the world's oldest functioning orrery.
Budapest, Hungary

Zero Kilometer Stone

The geographical center of Budapest is marked with a 10-foot-tall stylized zero.
Tác, Hungary

Gorsium Archaeological Park

The remains of an entire Roman city can be explored in this interactive museum.