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Turku, Finland

Turku Cathedral

A cathedral resurrected from the ashes of one of Europe's greatest urban fires.
60.4522, 22.2783
Haría, Spain

Los Jameos del Agua

Partially collapsed lava tube and cave system complete with concert hall, underground pond, and unique albino crabs.
29.1580, -13.4323
El Diablo Restaurant
Teguise, Spain

El Diablo Restaurant

The chefs at El Diablo use heat generated by an active volcano to cook the food.
29.0055, -13.7531
Gustave Eiffel's Secret Apartment
Paris, France

Gustave Eiffel's Secret Apartment

High atop the Eiffel Tower is a small apartment built exclusively to entertain the science elite and make the rest of Paris jealous.
48.8584, 2.2945
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

Bookstore serves double duty as "Tumbleweed Hotel."
48.8526, 2.3471
Locks on the Pont des Arts
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
48.8578, 2.3374
Montmartre cemetery
Paris, France

Montmartre Cemetery

A horde of stray cats rule in this secluded Parisian cemetery under a bridge.
48.8859, 2.3319
(Flickr/Bebulaki)
Paris, France

I Love You Wall

Paris' linguistic guide to the international language of, yes, love.
48.8847, 2.3388
Le Passe-Muraille
Paris, France

Le Passe-Muraille

This surreal statue brings a famous French novel about a supernatural cad to arresting life.
48.8875, 2.3381
Manneken Pis in US Air Force uniform
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
50.8450, 4.3500
The Evoluon glowing at night.
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Evoluon

A UFO-shaped event building originally intended to be a science museum showcasing the future.
51.4435, 5.4469
Sprookjesbos
Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Efteling Sprookjesbos

This fairy tale forest hides scenes from some of the more obscure and bizarre Western nursery stories.
51.6504, 5.0435
Hotel Inntel Zaandam
Zaandam, Netherlands

Hotel Inntel Zaandam

Colorful and chaotic stacked hotel in North Holland.
52.4381, 4.8159
(Flickr/fidelramos)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oude Kerk

Amsterdam's oldest church, and the center of Dutch prostitution.
52.3744, 4.8980
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
50.0870, 14.4208
Zizkov Tower. (freefoto/Flickr)
Prague, Czechia

Žižkov Tower

Looming communist pillar with a Czech twist.
50.0810, 14.4511
Underground Cathedral (Flickr/magro kr)
Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine

An underground city of salt.
49.9830, 20.0557
View of the skull bits
Chełmno, Poland

Skull bits of St. Valentine in Chelmno

A silver reliquary holds what may or may not be parts of the martyr's skull.
53.3484, 18.4250
Torun, Poland

Nicolaus Copernicus House

Museum dedicated to "the man who moved the Earth."
53.0093, 18.6039