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Milanovac, Serbia

Krupaj Spring

Legends of treasure and spirits flow from this this fairy tale-like oasis.
Breznica, Serbia

Monastery Blagoveštenje Gornjačko

This outcropping was once home to a medieval monastery destroyed during the Ottoman conquest.
Koracica, Serbia

Kosmaj Monument

This spaceship-like Serbian monument reaches for the stars in celebration of the fallen fighters of fascism.
Belgrade, Serbia

Museum of Yugoslavia

A museum dedicated to the former country.
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade Tesla Museum

Nikola Tesla's ashes are held in a golden sphere, surrounded by his works.
Belgrade, Serbia

Ruins of Yugoslav Army Headquarters

Destroyed Serbian army headquarters sits half crumbled in a largely revitalized Belgrade.
Belgrade, Serbia

Igrali Se Konji Vrani (Black Horses at Play)

The unusual sculptures are believed to be powerful political symbols.
Belgrade, Serbia

'Sami'

One of Belgrade's most beloved animals.
Belgrade, Serbia

Ružica Church

A Serbian church lit by chandeliers made of weapons.
Belgrade, Serbia

'Roman Well' of the Belgrade Fortress

A misnamed well, with a deep dark past.
Belgrade, Serbia

Pobednik (The Victor) Monument

A towering spire in the fortress of Kalemegdan honors the victorious armies of Serbia during their struggles against the Ottoman Empire.
Belgrade, Serbia

Monument to the U.S. Bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade

A small memorial to a deadly night in Serbia that shook the world before it was swept under the rug.
Belgrade, Serbia

Western City Gate of Belgrade

A pair of connected skyscrapers form this symbolic gateway.
Wadi ad-Dawasir, Saudi Arabia

Wadi al-Dawasir

These desert alfalfa farms redefine the meaning of crop circles.
Tamniah, Saudi Arabia

Al Yanfa

A network of tunnels runs underneath the buildings of this ancient village.
Hadiyah, Saudi Arabia

Hadiyah Railway Station

Once a major stop on the Hejaz Railway, this desert station (complete with steam locomotive) has been abandoned for decades.
Saudi Arabia

Wadi-e Jinn

A phenomenon that appears to make gravity work in reverse has been attributed to jinn, supernatural spirits from Arabian folklore.
Ar Rass, Saudi Arabia

Al Shinanah Historical Tower

This tower has survived the times despite being composed of mud and camel hair.
Bidah Valley, Saudi Arabia

Thee Ain Ancient Village

Village of slate houses, built on a white marble outcrop.
Saudi Arabia

Al Wahbah Crater

This giant volcanic crater holds its very own field of salt.
Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia

The Judah Thumb

In the middle of a barren desert, a massive, solitary rocky thumb juts out.
Figueira da Foz, Portugal

Núcleo Museológico do Sal

This museum documents the ancient practice of salt production in Figueira da Foz.
Al Ula, Saudi Arabia

Mada'in Saleh

Ancient Nabatean caravan city filled with desert tombs.
Hegra, Saudi Arabia

Mada'in Salih

The remote tomb known as Qasr al-Farid is carved right into a giant Saudi Arabian boulder.