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Zagreb, Croatia

Nine Views

This scale model of our solar system hid in plain sight for years before a physics team sought out all the planets.
45.8348, 15.9708
Latin bridge and Museum
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Museum of the Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

The place where WWI started.
43.8579, 18.4288
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bascarsija

Oriental bazaar in the heart of Sarajevo.
43.8591, 18.4310
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Child's Tomb at Old St. Michael the Archangel Church

Place with alleged mystical powers in Old Orthodox Church in Sarajevo.
43.8603, 18.4300
Ogradina, Serbia

Tabula Traiana

A Roman monument to their own civil engineering prowess.
44.6181, 22.6280
Lepenski Vir head sculpture.
Boljetin, Serbia

Lepenski Vir

Stone age urban planning.
44.5477, 22.0283
Smederovo, Serbia

Golubac Fortress

This 14th century castle withstood years of battle but is now sliding off the hills into the Danube.
44.6615, 21.6788
Nikola Tesla Museum, Belgrade
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade Tesla Museum

Nikola Tesla's ashes are held in a golden sphere, surrounded by his works.
44.8052, 20.4707
Belgrade, Serbia

Ruins of Yugoslav Army Headquarters

Destroyed Serbian army headquarters sits half crumbled in a largely revitalized Belgrade.
44.8056, 20.4612
'Roman Well'
Belgrade, Serbia

'Roman Well' of the Belgrade Fortress

A misnamed well, with a deep dark past.
44.8230, 20.4483
Pobednik, or "Statue of the Victor," depicts a triumphant royal atop the spire
Belgrade, Serbia

Pobednik (The Victor) Monument

A towering spire in the fortress of Kalemegdan honors the victorious armies of Serbia during their struggles against the Ottoman Empire.
44.8231, 20.4476
Liberation Army Soldier
Budapest, Hungary

Memento Park

Budapest's Communist-era statues, banished to the suburbs.
47.4264, 18.9989
Subotica's synagogue with its wrought iron gate and garden
Subotica, Serbia

Subotica's Art Nouveau Synagogue

Religious perseverance and cultural coexistence manifest in an architectural gem that multiple wars couldn't topple.
46.1036, 19.6678
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dragon Bridge

A whimsical bridge adorned with decorative dragons.
46.0519, 14.5102
Pula, Croatia

Brioni

Island wonderland for communist autocrats.
44.9167, 13.7667
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Pestsäule (Plague Column)

Baroque celebration of the end of the Great Plague of Vienna.
48.2087, 16.3697
2009 Yule Goat
Gävle, Sweden

Gavle Goat

If there is one thing you don't want to be in Sweden during Christmas, it's a Yule Goat.
60.6728, 17.1464
The house at Norrmalmstorg where Kreditbanken was once located.
Stockholm, Sweden

Birthplace of the Stockholm Syndrome

Now a hotel, this former bank was the site of a robbery that spawned a psychological phenomenon.
59.3331, 18.0727
Gävle, Sweden

Where All Powerlines Meet

Only spot in the world where an HVDC powerline, a single phase AC and a three phase AC powerline all meet.
60.5363, 17.1884
Sun over the tundra of Lulea, Sweden (Flickr/FlexCWheeler)
Luleå, Sweden

Facebook's Arctic Circle Data Center

The first overseas server for Facebook in Sweden's tundra.
65.5842, 22.1547
Proof that birds migrate over Africa.
Rostock, Germany

Zoological Collection of the University of Rostock

A taxidermied stork with an arrow through its neck proved that birds migrate.
54.0877, 12.1338
Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart Winkel Tower

Remnants of a cone-shaped Nazi bomb shelter.
48.8144, 9.1678
Monument to the Battle of the Nations
Leipzig, Germany

Völkerschlachtdenkmal (Monument to the Battle of the Nations)

This incredible stone temple is a monument to death, victory, and fantasy architecture.
51.3223, 12.3944
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Castle

A castle from the Holy Roman Empire that hosts traveling youth... in its stables.
49.4550, 11.0795