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Aksaray, Turkey

Cappadocia

In this historic region, homes and churches are carved into ancient volcanic rock formations.
Baalbek, Lebanon

Baalbek Trilithon

The largest hewn stone in history.
Palmyra, Syria

Palmyra

Mysterious lost empire of the Silk Road.
Bled, Slovenia

Bled Island and Castle

This one-time health resort was used by aristocrats around the world.
Vienna, Austria

Kunstkammer Wien

The Habsburgs' royal collections of art and wonders.
Vienna, Austria

Stephansdom Crypt

The crypt of the imposing Stephensdom holds royal intestines and thousands of skeletons.
Agion Oros, Greece

Mount Athos

An autonomous republic of Orthodox monks.
Athens, Greece

The Athenian Agora

This ancient Greek place of assembly and marketplace is being revealed layer by layer below the modern Athens cityscape.
Athens, Greece

Antikythera Mechanism

2000-year-old computer demonstrates remarkable engineering and astronomical precision.
Athens, Greece

Syntagma Square Metro Station

Where commuters walk through remnants of an ancient Greek necropolis.
Athens, Greece

Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art

Large collection from the 3rd millennium BCE.
Greece

Sami

A spectacular cave and a beguiling lake.
Laconia, Greece

Cape Matapan Caves

A cave network located at the southernmost tip of mainland Greece was once believed to be an entrance to Hades.
Greece

The Oracle of Delphi

The hallucinogenic center of the ancient world.
Kalabaka, Greece

Meteora

Monasteries on rock pillars, once accessible only by frayed ropes.
Bucharest, Romania

Arcul de Triumf

Romania's triumphal arch looks out over Bucharest.
Tirana, Albania

Tirana's Colorful Facade

What happens when you cross a mayor and a painter?
Ston, Croatia

Walls of Ston

Longest fortress system anywhere in Europe.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Orlando's Column in Dubrovnik

An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom.
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Stari Most

Bridge that died in war and was resurected.
Montenegro

Our Lady of the Rocks

A tiny church on a man-made island in the Adriatic.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bascarsija

Oriental bazaar in the heart of Sarajevo.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Museum of the Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

The place where WWI started.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Child's Tomb at Old St. Michael the Archangel Church

Place with alleged mystical powers in Old Orthodox Church in Sarajevo.