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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Orlando's Column in Dubrovnik

An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom.
Bled, Slovenia

Bled Island and Castle

This one-time health resort was used by aristocrats around the world.
Plitvička Jezera, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes

A chain of 16 wondrous lakes formed as a result of the gradual dissolution of soluble layers of bedrock.
Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna caves

A miniature train-ride through Slovenia's largest cave system.
Predjama, Slovenia

Predjama Castle

Castle and secret tunnel withstood a siege until its owner was killed by the Holy Roman Empire, while sitting on the toilet.
Postojna, Slovenia

Olm

The "dragon babies" of southeastern Europe.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dragon Bridge

A whimsical bridge adorned with decorative dragons.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Metelkova

This abandoned Slovenian military barracks has become a punky-political art squat.
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb's Museum of Broken Relationships

Where the lovelorn find a home for their sentimental keepsakes.
Zagreb, Croatia

Nine Views

This scale model of our solar system hid in plain sight for years before a physics team sought out all the planets.
Belgrade, Serbia

Ruins of Yugoslav Army Headquarters

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

Belgrade Tesla Museum

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

Monument to the Soviet Army

A Bulgarian monument to Russia's role in World War II is constantly being painted in pop culture protest.
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv Roman Theater

This ancient theater, restored in the 20th century, lives on as a venue for dramatic and musical performances.
Istanbul, Turkey

Serpent Column

Ancient serpentine sacrifice holder that has stood the test of time.