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Plussulien, France

Quelfénec Neolithic Site

This stone quarry was used to make axes and other tools more than 6,000 years ago.
Lanrivain, France

Gorges de Toull Goulig

A granite rock formation littered with various species of moss, lichen, and fern.
Carnoët, France

Vallée des Saints (Valley of the Saints)

A remote hilltop covered in giant monoliths haunts the Brittany countryside.
Hamburg, Germany

Rote Flora

This contentious squat has stood through fire, violence, and government intervention as a hotbed of leftist protest.
Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

Model Trains and Much More in Hamburg.
Hamburg, Germany

St. Pauli Elbtunnel

Hamburgers are intensely proud of their tunnel beneath the river.
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size.
Maisons-Alfort, France

Museé Fragonard

The only remaining collection of flayed figures made by French "madman" Honoré Fragonard.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
Cornwall, England

Goonhilly Earth Station

Arthur, Merlin, and Guinevere are among the largest and oldest satellite dishes on the planet.
Cornwall, England

Minack Theatre

A open air theatre built on a cliff by an eccentric British woman.
Cornwall, England

Lost Gardens of Heligan

400-year-old garden, restored to beauty.
Cornwall, England

The Eden Project: The World’s Largest Greenhouse

Over one million types of plants in southwest England.
Cornwall, England

St. Michael's Mount

A island reachable by a causeway at low tide is possibly one of the earliest Western European locations to be identified in text.
Muggia, Italy

Bagno Della Polizia

These pools have been abandoned for over 20 years.