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Odessa, Ukraine

Mother-In-Law Bridge

Padlocks cover this rickety footbridge with love.
Odessa, Ukraine

Potemkin Stairs

Featured in one of the most iconic scenes in cinema history.
Kyiv, Ukraine

House with Chimaeras

An Art Nouveau building covered in animal gargoyles and grotesques.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Golden Gate of Kyiv

A reconstructed medieval gateway that was the magnificent entrance to the capital city dating back to 1037.
Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi Sulfur Baths

A cluster of historic bathhouses built on the famed hot springs that gave the Georgian capital its name.
Tbilisi, Georgia

Rezo Gabriadze Puppet Theater

A small but hugely whimsical theater where marionettes play out the "The Battle of Stalingrad."
Tbilisi, Georgia

Leaning Tower of Tbilisi

The charmingly disheveled clock tower of Tbilisi's puppet theater.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Floralis Generica

105-foot wide giant metallic flower blooms anew every day in the heart of Buenos Aires.
Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse

Constructed on the ruins of a convent, this tower saved countless lives.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Monumento la Carreta

An epic sculpture depicting a wagon and straining oxen.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Fuente de los Candados

Where sweethearts leave their love locks in the Uruguayan capital.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Teatro Solís

This beautiful example of neoclassical architecture is one of Uruguay's most treasured cultural gems.
Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay

Plaza de Toros

Abandoned bull fighting ring, slowly falling apart in Uruguay.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Palacio Salvo

The design of the Palacio Salvo has been described as "a lighthouse on top of a building."
Montevideo, Uruguay

Café Brasilero

The oldest café in Montevideo preserves its history as the city's bohemian hub.
Sainte-Flavie, Québec

Le Grand Rassemblement - The Grand Gathering

An ever-changing gathering of crude wooden figures haunts the St. Lawrence River.
Montreal, Québec

Insectarium of Montreal

The biggest museum dedicated to insects in North America, one of the largest in the world.
Montreal, Québec

Canadian Centre for Architecture Sculpture Garden

This hidden park hosts a rogue’s gallery of eccentric architectural obelisks.
Montreal, Québec

La Sala Rossa

From lefty Jewish gathering site to hip cultural site in just 80 years.
Montreal, Québec

Beaudry Metro

Montreal's colorful subway station showing its support of the local LGTB community.
Montreal, Québec

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
Montreal, Québec

Marché Bonsecours

A historic Montreal market that was the city's agricultural hub for over century.
Montreal, Québec

Gibeau Orange Julep

The skyline of Montreal includes the silhouette of an unexpected fruit-shaped Canadian staple.
Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa Jail Hostel

This inexpensive lodging house was once a prison notorious for its inhumane practices.