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Berlin, Germany

Deutsches Currywurst Museum

A museum dedicated to a Cold War era sausage.
Wurmberg, Germany

Armschwinger

This unusual small wind turbine in Germany has only a single rotor blade.
Wittighausen, Germany

Transmission Tower 74

One of two electrical towers in Germany that have a pathway constructed through the tower's legs.
Freudenstadt, Germany

Martinique Liftable Dance Floor

Inside this German disco, visitors can take a literal ride on the dance floor.
Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany

Roman Gravestone

A carved grave marker from the 2nd century is mounted in the alcove wall of this Bavarian church.
Cologne, Germany

Listening to the Future

Residing along a busy thoroughfare, this sculpture urges passersby to consider the future.
Göttingen, Germany

Gauss-Weber Telegraph Memorial

It commemorates one of the world's earliest telegraphs.
Göttingen, Germany

Grave of Carl Friedrich Gauss

The man who gave his name to magnetic measurement is buried in the city where he did his best work.
Bamberg, Germany

The Gardener and Vintner Museum

A local museum honors the history of Bamberg’s unique cultural heritage: growing crops in the heart of the city.
Aachen, Germany

The Toaster

A distinctive former power plant turned university lecture hall looks like it could make you breakfast.
Mindelheim, Germany

Schwäbisches Turmuhrenmuseum

Held in an old church, this clockwork museum maintains a special focus on titanic tower timepieces.
Darmstadt, Germany

The Darmstadt Dioramas

The zoological collection at the Hessisches Landesmuseum hosts some of the world's oldest habitat dioramas.
Roggenburg, Germany

Roggenburg Leiberfest

Bring out your dead (saints that have been festooned and bejeweled, so that we can parade them around the town)!
Sankt Ingbert, Germany

Grosser Stiefel (Big Boot)

This rock resembling a turned-up boot has become the symbol of St. Ingbert.
Königswinter, Germany

Burg Drachenfels

A ruined castle stands atop a hill surrounded by dragon lore.
Siegen, Germany

Ziegenberg Gasometer

One of the only spherical 19th century gas containers left today.
Maulburg, Germany

Knickebein #12

Obscured within a ring of trees, this abandoned World War II relic hides on a German hillside.
Usterling, Germany

Growing Rock of Usterling

Nestled within a German forest is an intriguing, growing rock.
Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany

Germany's Secret Government Bunker

A top-secret bunker now turned museum, is an eerie look at what life would have looked like in the event of nuclear war.
Kassel, Germany

Artists Necropolis (Künstler-Nekropole)

At this cemetery, artists are invited to design their own gravestones.
Sulzbach, Germany

Brennender Berg

Germany has its very own Centralia, whose spark remains attributed to "spontaneous combustion."
Berlin, Germany

'The Dance of Death'

At one of Berlin’s oldest churches, visitors can place mosaic tiles to help restore a medieval mural.
Munich, Germany

Monopteros

This beautiful 19th-century temple stands atop the ruins of its predecessor.
Frankfurt, Germany

Fleming's Hotel Paternoster Lift

A rare chance to ride one of the few continuous elevators still in operation.