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Lisbon, Portugal

Casa dos Bicos

This unique architectural wonder is also tied to one of the 20th-century's most renowned writers.
Leiden, Netherlands

'Zhdun' (Homunculus Loxodontus)

This Dutch art piece became a Russian icon.
Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Atumashi Monastery

This Buddhist monastery once housed an image of Buddha containing a 19-carat diamond.
Helsinki, Finland

Asemapäällikönhovi Building

This building featuring Brutalist architecture has a rich media production history.
Sigtuna, Sweden

The Sigtuna Phone Box Library

A Swedish phone box converted into an informal village library.
Beyoğlu, Turkey

Camondo Stairs

A gorgeous, Gaudí-esque stairway constructed in the city of Istanbul by a prominent Jewish family.
London, England

The Albert Bridge

Chelsea's soldiers were given strict orders when crossing this historic bridge.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Biopik

A giant yellow phallus sculpture hidden in the gardens of the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Central Station Bicycle Parking

The world's largest bicycle shelter can hold more than 12,500 bikes.
Delft, Netherlands

Reactor Institute Delft

A nuclear reactor created for Eisenhower's "Atoms for Peace" campaign is now used for research at a Dutch university.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rotterdam Jazz Artists Memorial

Portraits of musicians line Oude Binnenweg, the jazziest street in the city.
Sluis, Netherlands

Belfort Sluis

This bell tower is the only one of its kind in the Netherlands and was a symbol of prestige.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Witte de Withstraat Tram Stop

An art installation memorializing a tram stop, which became a tram stop.
Utrecht, Netherlands

The UFO of Inktpot

Atop this former dutch railway office sits an interstellar work of art.
Europoort Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rozenburg Wind Wall

The Rozenberg wind wall in South Holland makes for smooth sailing through the Calandbrug canal.
Breezanddijk, Netherlands

Afsluitdijk

The 20-mile causeway that separates the Netherlands from the sea.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Floating Farm

The world's first floating farm is staffed by one human, three robots, and 35 cows.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Giant Of Rotterdam

A statue of the second-tallest Dutchman in history.
Tilburg, Netherlands

Doloris' Meta Maze

A dream-like maze full of strange art, surreal spaces, and fantasy landscapes to get lost in.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Sonnenborgh Observatory

A historic observatory now an astronomy museum beautifully situated at the moat of the Middle Age city centre.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

REM Eiland

This pirate-broadcasting-tower-turned-restaurant played a rebellious role in the history of Dutch television.
Valkenburg, Netherlands

Kasteelruine Fluweelengrot

The ruins of this Dutch castle sit atop a labyrinth of once-secret tunnels and passageways, dating back over 900 years.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

De Waag

Amsterdam's former hotspot for public executions and dissections.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Museum Speelklok

This Netherlands museum holds a gloriously mechanical collection of ornate musical automata.