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Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain.
Berlin, Germany

Marx and Engels Forum

One of downtown Berlin's last reminders of its Communist past.
Berchtesgaden, Germany

Berchtesgaden Salt Mine

Dress up like a miner and take a slide into the disco-lit depths of this once foundational salt mine.
Oppenau, Germany

Kloster Allerheiligen

This ancient ruined monastery has been destroyed by fire so many times that it seems like God hates it.
Schonach im Schwarzwald, Germany

World's Largest Cuckoo Clock

A Black Forest cuckoo clock theme park features one timepiece big enough to walk inside.
Donaueschingen, Germany

Donauquelle

The great Danube river starts here.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin Radio Tower

A restaurant and observation deck built in a unique broadcasting antenna.
Dachau, Germany

Dachau Concentration Camp

Prototype for all Nazi concentration camps.
Berlin, Germany

Ramones Museum

Blitzkrieg bop your way through Berlin's Ramones Museum.
Ettal, Germany

Linderhof Palace

A small but immensely extravagant palace built by the "Night King."
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.