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Ghent, Belgium

Dr. Guislain Museum

A Museum of Pyschiatry in a still-operating mental institution.
Split, Croatia

Froggyland

A wonderfully strange collection of 500+ stuffed frogs doing people things.
Bruges, Belgium

The Lucifernum

This former Masonic lodge has been transformed into part museum, part bar, all awesome.
Bruges, Belgium

Lumina Domestica

Explore 400,000 years of humans' "battle against darkness" in this offbeat but thorough lamp museum.
Manama, Bahrain

Bahrain World Trade Center

Skyscraper powered by wind turbines attached between its towers.
Montenegro

Our Lady of the Rocks

A tiny church on a man-made island in the Adriatic.
Kotor, Montenegro

Cats Museum

A curious little museum dedicated to the furry feline in the cat haven that is Old Town Kotor.
Kotor, Montenegro

Fortifications of Kotor

These historic defenses ensured the city within would survive hundreds of years of occupations, sieges, and invasions.
Njeguši, Montenegro

Mausoleum of Petar II Petrovic-Njegos

A beautiful mountaintop mausoleum devoted to a Montenegrin icon can't seem to make everyone happy.
Sofia, Bulgaria

Statue of Sveta Sofia

"Holy Wisdom" overlooks the city that became its namesake.
Sofia, Bulgaria

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

A striking symbol of the Bulgarian capital.
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Little Mermaid

The de facto symbol of Copenhagen is this bronze fairytale which cannot seem to keep its head for very long.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Freetown Christiania

Danish tourist destination well known for open stalls where vendors sell marijuana on the street.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Osijek, Croatia

The Red Fićo

A tribute to an iconic act of defiance from the Croatian War of Independence involving a small car.
Stockholm, Sweden

Royal Waiting Hall

Although rarely used, there is still a hidden room for the royal family at the Stockholm central station.
Stockholm, Sweden

Pionen Data Center

The internet as provided by a James Bond villain.
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Bridge Monkey

It's good luck to be mocked by this monkey.
Baku, Azerbaijan

Museum of Miniature Books

A gigantic collection of teeny, tiny books.
Helsingborg, Sweden

Museum of Failure

From Coke II to Google Glass, this exhibit features some of the most spectacular commercial flops.
Mumbai, India

Tower of Silence in Mumbai

A Zoroastrian funerary tower where excarnation rituals are carried out is threatened by the area's dwindling vulture population.
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Gangaramaya Vihara Temple

Why is there a vintage Rolls Royce in this Buddhist temple?
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

This elaborate temple was built around one of the Buddha's teeth.
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya

An ancient stone fortress considered by many to be the eighth wonder of the world.