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Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Skrzyńsko, Poland

Skrzyńsko Parish Church

Legend says a giant, venomous spider once dwelled within this Polish church.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Golden Gate of Kyiv

A reconstructed medieval gateway that was the magnificent entrance to the capital city dating back to 1037.
Gorna krepost, Bulgaria

Perperikon

An ancient Thracian city where fire rituals were practiced on the largest cult altar in Southeast Europe.
Yagodina, Bulgaria

Devil's Throat Cave

A spectacular Bulgarian cave resembling a devil's head with a waterfall rushing down its throat.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Rodina-Mat : Mother Motherland

340-foot statue built to honour the Heroes of the Soviet Union.
Pripyat, Ukraine

Abandoned City of Pripyat

The ghost town left by the worst nuclear disaster of all time is being taken over by nature and urban explorers.
Pripyat, Ukraine

Abandoned Avanhard Stadium of Pripyat

One of the most poignant ruins of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the local football team's stadium has been quickly reclaimed by nature.
Pripyat, Ukraine

Pripyat Amusement Park

Radioactive amusement park abandoned after the Chernobyl disaster.
Chernobyl, Ukraine

Canteen 19

The dining hall that nourishes workers in Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone is also open to visitors.
Ivankivs'kyi district, Ukraine

Duga 'Russian Woodpecker' Radar

This derelict superstructure was a very important warning system for the Soviet military.
Chernobyl, Ukraine

'Monument of the Third Angel'

The biblical sculpture honors those who died combating the Chernobyl disaster.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Museum of the Great Patriotic War

One of the largest museums in Ukraine remembers the story of the German-Soviet War in iconic, brutalist style.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Holodomor Victims Memorial

The haunting complex honors the millions of Ukrainians who died in the forced famine under Soviet rule.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Arsenalna Metro Station

The deepest metro station in the world.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Tatyana Markus Memorial

A tribute to a Ukrainian heroine who went undercover and killed several Nazi operatives.
Dunbar, Scotland

Bridge to Nowhere

At high tide this strange footbridge appears to have no purpose whatsoever.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Cramond Ghost Island

Accessible only at low tide, the deserted island is dotted with World War II ruins.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Surgeons' Hall Museums

A book bound in the skin of an infamous criminal, along with countless other specimens.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Witches' Well

The fountain marks the area where hundreds of accused witches were burned at the stake.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Remains of Dolly the Sheep

The taxidermy remains of the first mammal ever cloned from an adult cell are on display in Edinburgh.
Hull, England

White Phone Booths of Hull

The phone booths in this English town have distinctly milky hues.
Nottinghamshire, England

Linby Docks

A blunder resulted in these charming stone-lined streams becoming the target of a Nazi bombing.
Nottingham, England

Standard Hill

The English Civil War began right here in 1642.