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Stolpersteine plaques.
Berlin, Germany

Stolpersteine Holocaust Memorials

Tiny memorials honor individual victims of the Holocaust.
52.5167, 13.3778
Denkzeichen Georg Elser.
Berlin, Germany

Denkzeichen Georg Elser

A monument to the man who almost killed Hitler.
52.5125, 13.3827
The replica of the of Big Christopher statue.
Riga, Latvia

Big Christopher

The statue of a legendary giant who carried Christ and shouldered the world's sins.
56.9497, 24.0980
Zadar, Croatia

Sea Organ

A musical instrument played by the sea.
44.1173, 15.2202
Partisan Memorial Cemetery
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Partisan Memorial Cemetery

This surreal memorial/cemetery is a necropolis of crumbling stonework and puzzle-shaped headstones.
43.3404, 17.7985
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bruce Lee Sculpture of Mostar

The sad remains of a monument to martial arts legend and movie star Bruce Lee—in the middle of Balkans.
43.3422, 17.8039
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Stari Most

Bridge that died in war and was resurected.
43.3371, 17.8148
Walls cut through the vegetation in Ston. (Saskia van de Nieuwenhof/Flickr)
Ston, Croatia

Walls of Ston

Longest fortress system anywhere in Europe.
42.8383, 17.6970
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Orlando's Column in Dubrovnik

An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom.
42.6410, 18.1104
The wunderkammer-esque cathedral treasury of remains
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Cathedral Treasury (Riznica Katedrale)

A wunderkammer of gold and silver reliquaries and ancient saintly bones.
42.6420, 18.0835
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Maskeron

Gargoyle head that brings good luck.
42.6417, 18.1077
Taxidermied frogs spend a day on the lake at Froggyland
Split, Croatia

Froggyland

A wonderfully strange collection of 500+ stuffed frogs doing people things.
43.5101, 16.4381
Plitvička Jezera, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes

Chain of 16 wondrous lakes formed as a result the gradual dissolution of soluble layers of bedrock.
44.8783, 15.6112
Nine Views
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
Luxury Ship, 1974 by Drago Jurak
Zagreb, Croatia

Croatian Museum of Naïve Art

An eclectic art form practiced by untrained masters is celebrated at this museum in the heart of Zagreb's old Upper Town.
45.8153, 15.9732
Overview
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb's Museum of Broken Relationships

Where the lovelorn find a home for their sentimental keepsakes.
45.8158, 15.9736
Postojna, Slovenia

Olm

The "dragon babies" of southeastern Europe.
45.7830, 14.2038
The concert hall
Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna caves

A miniature train-ride through Slovenia's largest cave system.
45.7823, 14.2045
(Flickr/Trent Strohm)
Predjama, Slovenia

Predjama Castle

Castle and secret tunnel withstood a siege until its owner was killed by the Holy Roman Empire, while sitting on the toilet.
45.8158, 14.1267
Skocjan Caves
Matavun, Slovenia

Skocjan Caves

This massive subterranean fissure is known as the "underground Grand Canyon."
45.6658, 13.9900
Sillamae, Estonia.
Sillamäe, Estonia

Sillamäe

This Soviet-era "closed town" was a top secret uranium producer often left off of maps.
59.3957, 27.7620
The mural featuring the woman with the Mona Lisa face.
Hrodna, Belarus

Mona Lisa of Grodno

The old fire station features a mural that has more to it than first meets the eye.
53.6779, 23.8247
Venta Rapids
Kuldīga, Latvia

The Venta Rapid

The widest waterfall in Europe is a natural wonder and one of the only places where fish are caught in the air.
56.9682, 21.9791
Raeren, Belgium

Museum of Carrots

This small window display is dedicated to the noble carrot.
50.6918, 6.1056