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Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart Winkel Tower

Remnants of a cone-shaped Nazi bomb shelter.
48.8144, 9.1678
(My Expat Germany)
Stuttgart, Germany

The Pig Museum

An old slaughterhouse now holds the largest collection of pig artifacts.
48.7857, 9.2196
Burg Eltz in the fog
Wierschem, Germany

Eltz Castle - Burg Eltz

This medieval castle overlooking the Elzbach river looks just like it did hundreds of years ago.
50.2052, 7.3366
Esch-sur-Sûre Castle
Esch-sur-Sûre, Luxembourg

Esch-sur-Sûre Castle

Once the local rulers had gone these enchanting ruins housed common folk in an almost real life fairy tale.
49.9110, 5.9344
Schiessentümpel
Beidweiler, Luxembourg

Schiessentümpel

This tri-part waterfall is a little bit of fairytale beauty in the heart of Luxembourg's Little Switzerland.
49.7848, 6.3009
Hohllay Cave
Berdorf, Luxembourg

Hohllay Cave

This Luxembourg cave is covered in cryptic looking marks left by mining activity.
49.8159, 6.3597
Porta Nigra viewed from the south
Trier, Germany

Porta Nigra

The last bastion of Roman presence north of the Alps looms over a German town.
49.7597, 6.6441
Copenhagen, Denmark

Kulturtårnet

A little-known cafe in an old copper bridge tower with 360-degree views of the harbor.
55.6746, 12.5873
The building lit up at night.
Los Angeles, California

LAX Theme Building

This quirky UFO-shaped curiosity is often mistaken for the airport’s control tower.
33.9441, -118.4024
Taxidermied frogs spend a day on the lake at Froggyland
Split, Croatia

Froggyland

A wonderfully strange collection of 500+ stuffed frogs doing people things.
43.5101, 16.4381
Just the sight of the arrow-shaped fortress intimidated would-be attackers.
Šibenik, Croatia

St. Nicholas Fortress

Large, airy hallways hide within an impenetrable fortress that beckons urban explorers.
43.7216, 15.8546
Visovac Monastery.
Brištane, Croatia

Visovac Monastery

This picturesque medieval monastery guards a small trove of historic treasures.
43.8614, 15.9734
Zadar, Croatia

Sea Organ

A musical instrument played by the sea.
44.1173, 15.2202
Concentric circles mark the alleged center of the world.
Ludbreg, Croatia

Ludbreg's 'Center of the World'

Colorful concentric circles honor a small Croatian town's supposed spot at the nucleus of it all.
46.2494, 16.6180
Varaždin Cemetery.
Varaždin, Croatia

Varaždin Cemetery

Trimmed trees grow alongside the graves like topiary tombstones.
46.3091, 16.3240
The town loggia.
Grožnjan, Croatia

Grožnjan Town Loggia

The Renaissance-era courthouse is a relic from the fortified town's centuries of Venetian rule.
45.3791, 13.7231
Pietrapelosa.
Zrenj, Croatia

Pietrapelosa

Croatia's "hairy stone" fortress is one of the most well preserved Istrian castles.
45.4056, 13.8996
Brestovac Sanatorium
Zagreb, Croatia

Brestovac Sanatorium

Once a state-of-the-art tuberculosis treatment spa, these ruins are now ruled by paintball players.
45.8921, 15.9520
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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb's Museum of Broken Relationships

Where the lovelorn find a home for their sentimental keepsakes.
45.8158, 15.9736
Massive metal structure, spread like wings over a field outside Korenica
Nebljusi, Croatia

Korenica Monument

A forgotten monument to Yugoslavian freedom.
44.6765, 15.8521
The abandoned torpedo launch station.
Rijeka, Croatia

Torpedo Launch Station

Now abandoned, the world's first torpedo factory is crumbling into the sea.
45.3341, 14.4036
Podoštra, Croatia

Tesla's Birthplace Museum

Humble beginnings for one of the world's most famous scientists.
44.5600, 15.3085
 Monument to the Uprising of the People of Kordun and Banija
Malička, Croatia

Petrova Gora

This huge metal monument is slowly being stripped to its concrete skeleton.
45.3164, 15.8053
Plitvička Jezera, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes

A chain of 16 wondrous lakes formed as a result of the gradual dissolution of soluble layers of bedrock.
44.8783, 15.6112