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Meyrin, Switzerland

Birthplace of the Web

The World Wide Web was created in this nondescript corridor at CERN.
Lausanne, Switzerland

Palais de Rumine

Florentine Renaissance style building in Switzerland, home to the world's largest taxidermy Great White Shark.
Lausanne, Switzerland

Collection de l'Art Brut

Artworks by loners, prisoners and the criminally insane.
Zurich, Switzerland

Moulagenmuseum

Museum dedicated to wax representations of disfiguring diseases.
Bern, Switzerland

Einsteinhaus

This simple apartment may have inspired some of the most important theories in the history of science.
Lac Léman, Switzerland

Swiss Museum of Games

A Swiss board game museum housed inside a picture-perfect castle.
Vevey, Switzerland

La Fourchette (The Fork)

At 929 pounds and 26 feet tall, this stainless steel fork can only be used by the likes of King Kong.
Dietikon, Switzerland

Bruno Weber's Weinrebenpark

A mythically themed self-built sculpture park.
Zurich, Switzerland

Cabaret Voltaire: the Dada House

One hundred years ago this small house in downtown Zürich became the birthplace of the Dada movement.
Lucerne, Switzerland

Dance of Death Bridge

This historic covered bridge contains a series of macabre paintings that communicate one thing: everyone dies.
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lion of Lucerne

This memorial commemorating fallen Swiss Guards of the French Revolution has been called the saddest stone in the world.
Bern, Switzerland

The Child Eater of Bern

A nearly 500-year-old sculpture depicts a man eating a sack of babies, and no one is sure why.
Gruyères, Switzerland

H.R. Giger Museum

The bizarre visions of H.R. Giger, tucked away in a Swiss medieval city.
Meyrin, Switzerland

Nataraj Statue (The CERN Shiva)

This statue of a Hindu cosmic dancer at CERN is a metaphor for modern physics.
Meyrin, Switzerland

'Wandering the Immeasurable'

CERN's beautiful, bending sculpture is a tribute to the spread of knowledge.
Geneva, Switzerland

CERN

Large Hadron Collider and the Birthplace of World Wide Web.
Beaufort, Luxembourg

Beaufort Castles

This noble mash-up in eastern Luxembourg is part Medieval, part Renaissance, all castle.