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Nuremberg, Germany

Ochsenportal

An ornate sculpture of an ox in repose marks the former entrance to Nuremberg's medieval meat market, which was destroyed during World War II.
Nuremberg, Germany

Memorium Nürnberger Prozesse (Nuremberg Trials Memorial)

A museum that chronicles the history of the Nuremberg Trials for Nazi war criminals in the building where the trials were once held.
Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell

Gaudí's famously flamboyant architectural style is on full display in this sprawling park and garden.
Munich, Germany

Westfriedhof Station

A subterranean display of public art and architecture.
Portugalete, Spain

Vizcaya Bridge

Two towns are linked by an engineering marvel masquerading as a boring suspension bridge.
Bilbao, Spain

Jeff Koons' Puppy

Giant topiary dog once played a role in a terrorist bomb plot.
Bilbao, Spain

Fountain of Dogs

This 19th-century fountain's namesake animal isn't what you think it is.
Nuremberg, Germany

Albrecht Dürer's Grave

The final resting place of one of Germany's most accomplished Renaissance men.
Hamburg, Germany

Rote Flora

This contentious squat has stood through fire, violence, and government intervention as a hotbed of leftist protest.
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb's Museum of Broken Relationships

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

Grič Tunnel

A World War II evacuation tunnel turned into a history display of Croatian state and people.
Bagni San Filippo, Italy

Fosso Bianco

Nestled in the hills of Tuscany are gorgeous, multicolored hot springs.
Malmö, Sweden

'The Knotted Gun'

This poignant sculpture of a gnarled weapon is a symbol of non-violence.
Munich, Germany

Lady Bavaria

This massive statue is the personification of Bavaria and the first colossal statue of the modern period composed of bronze.
Mainz, Germany

The Chagall Windows of St. Stephan’s

A famed artist's inspiring work of peace and tolerance.
Augsburg, Germany

The Vogeltor

According to legend a man pooped out the window of this tower to prove that it was straight.
Berlin, Germany

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

An imperial church bombed to ruins during WWII now stands as a jagged memorial.
Haigerloch, Germany

Atomkeller Museum

The atomic museum in the basement of this German castle displays long strands of replica uranium cubes.
Essen, Germany

Zollverein

The Bauhaus-style former industrial complex is considered the world's most beautiful coal mine.
Chiemsee, Germany

Herrenchiemsee Neues Schloss

Originally envisioned by King Ludwig II to rival Versailles, Herrenchiemsee's "New Palace" remains half-gilded for lack of funds.
Nördlingen, Germany

Nordlingen

A meteorite-bounded town in Bavaria.
Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

Model Trains and Much More in Hamburg.
Munich, Germany

Deutsches Jagd und Fischereimuseum (German Museum of Hunting and Fishing)

Housed in an old church, this hunting museum holds a collection of mythical bird-rabbit creatures.
Augsburg, Germany

Fuggerei

In this truly magical place, rent hasn't been raised since the year 1520.