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Wrocław, Poland

Wroclaw Dwarves

The silly symbol for an underground protest group is now scattered around the city.
Katowice, Poland

Spodek

While the U.S. and Soviet Union were engaged in a space race, Poland built a UFO on the ground.
Seville, Spain

Expo '92 Grounds

An eerie collection of the surviving structures from a past celebration of the future.
Lisbon, Portugal

Conserveira de Lisboa

The best place in the world to buy canned fish.
Zakopane, Poland

Old Zakopane Cemetery

Polish luminaries and masterful folk art find sanctuary in this unique cemetery.
Krakow, Poland

Liban Quarry

The unsettling remnants of a torn down movie set lies nearby the ruined location of the actual Płaszów Labor Camp.
Warsaw, Poland

Mały Powstaniec (The Little Insurrectionist)

A statue honors the children who fought Nazis in Poland.
Luanda, Angola

The Iron Palace

Did Gustav Eiffel design this enigmatic metal building?
Bratislava, Slovakia

Most SNP

This Slovak bridge is known both for its connection to a national uprising and its UFO-shaped eatery.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Cumil the Sewer Worker

This Slovakian statue of an emerging sewer worker might just be a bronze peeping tom.
Vienna, Austria

Museumsquartier Passages

This series of Baroque passageways in Vienna's cultural center mix old architecture with modern art.
Vienna, Austria

Wiener Pestsäule (Vienna Plague Column)

Baroque celebration of the end of the Great Plague of Vienna.
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Grand Ferris Wheel

Vienna's giant wonder wheel had a starring role in one of the greatest noir movies of all time.
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn Kiek in de Kök

This medieval Estonian tower provides access to a series of tunnels that have been home to soldiers, punks, and fine art.
Kaali, Estonia

Kaali Meteorite Crater Field

Mysterious craters may have been home to an ancient cult.
Bucharest, Romania

Arcul de Triumf

Romania's triumphal arch looks out over Bucharest.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Golden Gate of Kyiv

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

Museum of the Great Patriotic War

One of the largest museums in Ukraine remembers the story of the German-Soviet War in iconic, brutalist style.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Rodina-Mat : Mother Motherland

340-foot statue built to honour the Heroes of the Soviet Union.
Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa Catacombs

The largest catacomb system in the world.
Portugalete, Spain

Vizcaya Bridge

Two towns are linked by an engineering marvel masquerading as a boring suspension bridge.
Vila Franca Do Campo, Portugal

Islet of Vila Franca do Campo

A perfectly circular lake is formed by the crater of an ancient underwater volcano.
Bangkok, Thailand

Democracy Monument

Bangkok celebrated its shifting monarchy with a militaristic homage to democracy.
ambon Kalai, Thailand

Ko Ta Pu (James Bond Island)

A tall karst islet popularized by 007.