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Katoomba, Australia

Three Sisters

This trio of Australian rock spires may have inspired aboriginal legend or just modern tourism.
Melbourne, Australia

The Nicholas Building

A beautiful 1920s tower filled with local hidden gems.
Sydney, Australia

Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine

A monument to the 4,114 Irish orphan girls who arrived in Australia between 1848 and 1850.
Melbourne, Australia

'The Public Purse'

This giant, granite purse is one of Melbourne's most unique and distinctive pieces of public art.
Southbank, Australia

'Vault'

This abstract sculpture was initially so disliked that it got moved to the outskirts of town a few months after installation.
Docklands, Australia

Webb Bridge

This modern pedestrian bridge on the Yarra River was modeled after an Aboriginal fish trap.
Melbourne, Australia

The Gothic Bank

This Melbourne bank has unique Gothic-style architectural features and is one of the most majestic operating bank branches in the world.
Budapest, Hungary

Kerepesi Cemetery

Time stands still at this serene burial ground in the center of Budapest.
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Agriculture Museum

A fake Transylvanian castle houses a cathedral of antlers.
Budapest, Hungary

Béla Lugosi Bust at Vajdahunyad Castle

Late at night, the bust of the "Dracula" actor was snuck onto the facade of this Budapest castle.
Budapest, Hungary

Vajdahunyad Castle

This Hungarian castle was built out of cardboard and wood until it proved so popular that it got upgraded to stone.
Budapest, Hungary

Epreskert Garden

The romantic garden was the epicenter of the Hungarian art scene in the 1880s.
Budapest, Hungary

Szabo Ervin Library

A 19th century artistocrat's mansion, turned into a library, hidden in a modern library.
Budapest, Hungary

Magyar Rádió

This quiet, unassuming spot in Budapest was the birthplace of the bloody 1956 Hungarian Revolution.
Budapest, Hungary

Elektrotechnikai Múzeum

Electrical curiosity museum housed in an old transformer station.
Budapest, Hungary

Szimpla Kert

A Trabant car, a kangaroo statue, and a plethora of plants take over this abandoned-factory-turned-bar.
Budapest, Hungary

For Sale Pub

This Budapest bar allows drinkers to leave their mark on the walls, floor, and even ceiling.
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Cave Church

Once the home of a hermetic monk, this cave now houses a small church.
Budapest, Hungary

The Citadella

From Austrians to Nazis to Soviets, this historic Budapest fortress has a history as complex as the city itself.
Budapest, Hungary

The Garden of Philosophers

Tucked away near more famous landmarks lies a statue meant to symbolize the confluence and continuing development of human culture.
Budapest, Hungary

Semmelweis Medical Museum

A museum in the childhood house of a medical pioneer.
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Castle Hill Funicular

Built in 1870 at the bridge that connected Buda and Pest, this spectacular incline railway was almost lost forever during World War II.
Budapest, Hungary

Zero Kilometer Stone

The geographical center of Budapest is marked with a 10-foot-tall stylized zero.
Budapest, Hungary

Shoes on the Danube Promenade

A trail of iron footwear stands as a monument to the thousands executed along this riverbank during WWII.