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Prague, Czechia

Memento Mori: 'Of One's Own Volition'

A controversial artwork draws attention to the dark history of Prague's "Suicide Bridge."
Prague, Czechia

Saint Michael's Church

This charming wooden church was disassembled and moved not once but twice before settling in this Prague garden.
Prague, Czechia

Bohnický Hřbitov Cemetery

An old insane asylum graveyard that's been abandoned for half a century attracts those seeking a dark thrill.
Paris, France

The Stravinsky Fountain

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

Le Chat Noir Collection

Original cabaret handbills, posters, and feline artwork are a purrfect highlight of the Museum of Montmartre.
Brno, Czechia

11-Year-Old Mozart Statue

This strange statue depicts a young boy's body with an adult Mozart's head and a single wing.
Cologne, Germany

Secret Grave in the Pylon of Severinsbrücke Bridge

The body of at least one victim of a construction accident was left behind in the collapsed pylon, buried under tons of concrete.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Brouwerij’t IJ

This bird-loving brewery is situated in an old municipal bathhouse, nestled beside a 300-year-old windmill.
Paris, France

Paris Space Invaders

The video game-themed street art first popped up in the French city.
Katowice, Poland

Spodek

While the U.S. and Soviet Union were engaged in a space race, Poland built a UFO on the ground.
Gliwice, Poland

Gliwice Radio Tower

Gliwice Radio Tower, likely the tallest wooden structure in the world.
Antwerp, Belgium

Het Bootje (The Little Boat)

The patron of this extravagant Art Nouveau confection insisted that nothing less than a boat should project from its facade.
Poznań, Poland

Poznan June 1956 Monument

An impressive monument to Poland's independence.
Poznań, Poland

The Fighting Goats of Poznań

These mechanical goats first battled it out in the year 1551, all because of an overcooked deer.
Poznań, Poland

St. Martin’s Croissant Museum

The traditional Polish croissant, folded 81 times into the shape of a horseshoe, is a legally protected cultural treat.
Torun, Poland

Nicolaus Copernicus House

Museum dedicated to "the man who moved the Earth."
Torun, Poland

Toruń Gingerbread Museum

Dedicated to the history and art of making gingerbread, one of the oldest baked goods in Europe.
London, England

'The Ambassadors'

A mysterious shape catches the eye in this 16th-century painting.
Gdańsk, Poland

Falowiec

Communist-era residential block is the longest residential building in Europe.
Gdańsk, Poland

Dwór Artusa

A merchant court dedicated to the fictitious King Arthur is heavily adorned with bizarre Renaissance art.
Gdańsk, Poland

Fahrenheit Monument

This antique thermometer honors the creator of the first universal temperature scale.
Gdańsk, Poland

Cemetery of Lost Cemeteries

Memorial to the lost dead of Gdansk, whose resting places were destroyed during World War II.
Gdańsk, Poland

The Three Boar Heads of Gdańsk

A mysterious emblem tucked in an small alleyway is actually the coat of arms of a heroic medieval family.
Gdańsk, Poland

Gdansk Astronomical Clock

A huge wooden clock that is so beautiful its creator was forcibly blinded.