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Rome, Italy

Campo de Fiori

This ritzy Italian market is built around a statue of an unforgiven heretic who was burned for his belief in an endless universe.
Rome, Italy

Arch of Gallienus

This Roman arch marks the location of an ancient gate at one of the Seven Hills of Rome.
Vila Franca Do Campo, Portugal

Islet of Vila Franca do Campo

A perfectly circular lake formed by the crater of an ancient underwater volcano.
São Miguel, Portugal

Hotel Monte Palace

This abandoned five-star hotel is now a five-star urban exploration destination.
Paris, France

The Stravinsky Fountain

A series of abstract, silly sculptures represent the works of a great modern classical composer.
Nottinghamshire, England

Papplewick Pumping Station

This Victorian marvel of engineering and artistic prowess is nicknamed the "Cathedral of Steam."
Nottingham, England

Church Cemetery

A spooky juxtaposition of caves and graves gives this legend-filled cemetery a particularly haunting vibe.
Nottingham, England

The Arboretum

This unchanged Victorian park is rumored to have been the inspiration behind Peter Pan's Neverland.
Nottingham, England

Watson Fothergill's Office

When it came to designing his own small office building, the eccentric architect wasn't afraid to show the world what he could do.
Nottingham, England

Sneinton Dragon

When the public was consulted about a new piece of street art, they naturally asked for an enormous metal dragon.
Berlin, Germany

Knut the Polar Bear

Berlin's beloved bear is immortalized at the Museum für Naturkunde.
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.
Berlin, Germany

Tajikistan Tearoom

A slice of central Asia in the middle of Berlin.
Berlin, Germany

Monster Kabinett

Part art gallery, part haunted house, this robotic art display is a terrifying experience.
London, England

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History

Shop-come-gallery from The Last Tuesday Society is a modern-day cabinet of curiosities unassumingly positioned along an urban thoroughfare.
Lisbon, Portugal

Jerónimos Monastery

Elaborately carved to showcase the glorious wealth that the age of exploration brought to the Portuguese empire.
Paris, France

Petite Ceinture

Abandoned railway line circling the city of Paris.
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.
Berlin, Germany

Hansa Studios

From Iggy Pop to David Bowie to Nick Cave, this regal music studio has served some of the all time greats.
Prague, Czechia

Batalion Comic Book Museum and Club

This bar and museum are devoted to the controversial comic book work of Kája Saudek.
Prague, Czechia

Dripstone Wall

Countless grotesque faces stare out from this eerie Prague art wall.
Kaleüçağız Köyü, Turkey

Kekova Island Sunken Ruins

Hidden just under the waters around this Turkish island are the ruins of a once great city.
Pompei, Italy

The Brothels of Pompeii

Erotic art covers the walls of the largest ancient pleasure palace.
Pompei, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.