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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Stari Most

Bridge that died in war and was resurected.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
Spain

Mount Teide

Mountain believed by aborigines to house the devil.
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size.
London, England

Wellcome Collection & Library

Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome.
London, England

Sir John Soane's Museum

A cluttered and astounding collection of ethnographic items.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

360° views of the city plus five floors of optical illusions and hands-on science.
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudi's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design.
Barcelona, Spain

Tibidabo

Mountain where Jesus was first tempted by the Devil.
Prague, Czechia

Lennon Wall

Despite attempts by local police to discourage it, Beatles-inspired graffiti has been a means for artists to air grievances for decades.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Metronome

Steadily reminding Czechia of its past.
Prague, Czechia

Žižkov Tower

Looming communist pillar with a Czech twist.
Heraklion, Greece

Knossos

A minotaur, a labyrinth, and a dubious restoration pull in visitors from around the world.
Vienna, Austria

Hundertwasser's Odd Architecture

Op-art architecture designed for happiness.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Kunstkamera

Peter the Great's enlightening collection of natural oddities.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Peacock Clock

An over 200-year-old timepiece-automaton adorned with golden mechanical birds, which still sing to this day.
Medvezhyegorsky District, Russia

Kizhi Island

Stunning examples of Russia's 18th-century wooden architecture.
Sudogda, Russia

Muromtzevo Castle

Abandoned castle was once a grand example of Russian privilege, built exclusively to win a frivolous bet between noblemen.
Kalyazin, Russia

Kalyazin Bell Tower

Stalin's march toward a more modern USSR flooded a monastery, leaving a unique and extravagant nautical marker, "The Flooded Belfry."
Moscow, Russia

Moscow State University

Gargantuan home of Russian science.
Korolyov, Russia

RKK Energiya Museum

This iconic Russian space museum sits on a landmark space production facility and houses the Vostok 1, the first manned spacecraft, that was also built here.
Moscow, Russia

State Darwin Museum

The world's first museum dedicated to the work of game-changing naturalist Charles Darwin.
Moscow, Russia

Borodino Panorama

A 360 degree battlefield experience.