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Dresden, Germany

Waldschlösschen Bridge

The bridge that cost Germany a World Heritage Site.
Dresden, Germany

Parkeisenbahn

This small train ride offers stellar views of the Grand Garden Palace.
Dresden, Germany

Cockerwiese (Joe Cocker Meadow)

Joe Cocker's 1988 concert at this site in East Germany marked a changing sea tide that would eventually lead to reunification.
Dresden, Germany

Yenidze

Tourists often confuse this beautifully ornate former cigarette factory for a mosque.
Kassel, Germany

Museum of Sepulchral Culture

This German museum is devoted to all aspects of grave culture from headstones to coffins.
Berlin, Germany

Museum für Naturkunde

Berlin's natural history museum houses the world's largest mounted dinosaur and the late beloved polar bear Knut.
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England

Saltburn Cliff Lift

This beautiful example of Victorian engineering is the oldest water-balanced funicular anywhere in the world.
Derbyshire, England

Calke Abbey

This home of a taxidermy hoarder is among the grandest and most singular of historic English estates.
Oxford, England

Oxford Museum of Natural History

Home to the most complete dodo remains known - one head, and one foot.
Oxford, England

Another Time II

Hidden in plain sight, this creepy sculpture watches from above.
Colleville-sur-Mer, France

Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

A memorial to the nearly 10,000 American soldiers laid to rest on the beaches of Normandy during WWII.
Klitmøller, Denmark

Klitmøller Beach

On a stretch of Danish coast known as "Cold Hawaii," this fishing village has become a surfing town.
Ringkøbing, Denmark

Hvide Sande Nazi Bunkers

Remnants of the Nazis' occupation of Denmark linger along the sand.
Waldsassen, Germany

The Skeletons of Waldsassen Basilica

Skeletons dressed in extravagant 18th century royal costumes cavort in the aisles of this German basilica.
Whitby, England

Clarence the Crocodile

The much-beloved mascot of a local museum.
Whitby, England

199 Steps Coffin Benches

These planks were originally installed to hold the dead.
Gräfenhainichen, Germany

Ferropolis

Retirement home for giant obsolete machines.
Bovington, England

Clouds Hill

This historic home of the author of Lawrence of Arabia, has a history of literary celebrities and monogrammed sleeping bags.
Boscastle, England

The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic

The world's largest collection of witchcraft regalia.
Whitby, England

Whitby Whale Bone Arch

These 20-foot jaw bones honor a time when the leviathan bones were a sign that whalers survived the hunt.
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
Whitby, England

Whitby Museum, Library & Archive

The curious and tiny collection contains some very odd objects.
Alnwick, England

Alnwick Poison Garden

The sign at the garden gate reads: "These Plants Can Kill."
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

The Vampire Rabbit of Newcastle

This century-old grotesque has a mysterious history and may not actually be a rabbit.