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Malmedy, Belgium

The Tomb of Mr. Hawarden at Malmédy

A gender-bending antihero's grave, where lies the inspiration for both book and film.
Kemzeke, Belgium

Verbeke Foundation

A collection of weird and wonderful art fills a former houseplant nursery.
Genk, Belgium

C-Mine

What was once a bustling mining installation is now a bustling hub of contemporary art.
Blegny, Belgium

Blegny-Mine

Descend into the tunnels to experience the life of a coal miner.
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
Remouchamps, Belgium

Caves of Remouchamps

Hiding the longest subterranean river known in the world.
Bassenge, Belgium

Tower of Eben-Ezer

A Belgian self-built tower inspired by the Bible and ancient civilizations.
Maastricht, Netherlands

Fort Saint Pieter

This historical Netherlands fortress still bears the marks of its single siege.
Maastricht, Netherlands

St. Pietersberg Caves

Incredible labyrinth of man made caves.
Bassenge, Belgium

Fort Eben-Emael

This sprawling Belgian fort was once thought of as impenetrable but now it is simply an abandoned relic.
Mühltal, Germany

Castle Frankenstein

The birthplace of an eccentric alchemist and possible inspiration for the fictional reanimator of monsters.
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
Salzburg, Austria

Hommage to Mozart

This strange statue features a bust of the famous composer plopped atop a woman's body.
Salzburg, Austria

'Gurken'

Amidst medieval and baroque buildings, five human-sized gherkins stand tall.
Salzburg, Austria

Meteorological Pillar of the 19th Century

The beautiful, ornate weather station is the most popular geocache in Salzburg.
Salzburg, Austria

Zwerglgarten (Dwarf Garden)

Ugly 18th-century dwarf statues living in a perfectly landscaped Austrian garden.
Salzburg, Austria

Schloss Hellbrunn

Trick water gardens from 1619 featuring a 200 piece mechanical theater powered by water.
Munich, Germany

Valentin Karlstadt Museum

A serious museum dedicated to two German comedians.
Munich, Germany

Der Teufelstritt (The Devil's Footprint)

The footprint of a frustrated devil in Munich's Cathedral.
Munich, Germany

Viscardigasse

Golden cobblestones remember a time when this small alley was used to avoid having to give a Nazi salute.
Munich, Germany

Rathaus-Glockenspiel

Daily jousts and dancing barrel makers in Munich's mechanical clock.
Munich, Germany

München Olympiastadion

An abandoned train station in Munich constructed for the 1972 Olympic games.
Chaudfontaine, Belgium

Giant Clothespin Sculpture

Sculpture designed by Turkish artist and professor Mehmet Ali Uysal.
Marknesse, Netherlands

Waterloopbos

This former hydraulic laboratory is now a woodland dotted with old engineering models.