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Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague.
Prague, Czechia

Old Jewish Cemetery

Up to 100,000 Jews buried 12 deep rest eternally in this 15th century cemetery.
50.0892, 14.4184
Louis XIV's globes.
Paris, France

Louis XIV's Globes

Two awe-inspiring globes from the reign of the Sun King hang from the ceiling of France's national library.
48.8339, 2.3776
World War II aircraft
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade Aviation Museum

In the hinterlands of Serbia's capital, a giant reflective mushroom houses an aeronautical history of the former Yugoslav republic.
44.8191, 20.2855
Zograf Monastery
Agion Oros, Greece

Holy Mount of Athos

Orthodox Monk Republic
40.1578, 24.3267
The famous facade and portal to the church.
Lisbon, Portugal

Jerónimos Monastery

Elaborately carved to showcase the glorious wealth that the age of exploration brought to the Portuguese empire.
38.6970, -9.2069
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.
52.5050, 13.4397
Apotheosis of St Carlo Borromeo
Vienna, Austria

Karlskirche (St. Charles's Church)

Built to give thanks for the passing of a plague epidemic, this cathedral is a one-of-a-kind architectural hybrid.
48.1982, 16.3718
Aerial View with Plac Centralny at bottom center
Krakow, Poland

Nowa Huta

This sprawling concrete suburb of Kraków was designed by the Soviet Union as the model proletarian city.
50.0716, 20.0379
Cubic "trees"
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Cube House

These slanted cubic abodes are a creative if odd solution to a zoning pickle.
51.9202, 4.4907
The slice of polenta, head-on
Turin, Italy

Fetta di Polenta

When this funny little building went up in the 19th century, most people thought it would simply fall over.
45.0678, 7.6970
Exterior of Centre Pompidou
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
48.8606, 2.3526
Mosque panorama
Kairouan, Tunisia

Great Mosque of Kairouan

Founded in 670, this ancient mosque is an architectural time portal.
35.6814, 10.1039
Popina, with mortal human for scale
Štulac, Serbia

Popina Memorial Park

Serbia's master of striking memorials erected a forgotten, hidden gem in the hills outside a tiny village.
43.6304, 20.9582
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.
52.5139, 13.3789
Mast-shaped cross, or vice-versa
Krakow, Poland

Lord's Ark

In the midst of a living monument to Soviet social engineering, Polish Catholics built this church by hand.
50.0850, 20.0294
Voltaire in marble resting atop his real, fleshy heart (as captured in 1924)
Paris, France

The Heart of Voltaire

In the best of all possible worlds, everyone will get a chance to see this statue in which Voltaire's heart is interred.
48.8336, 2.3758
Kunsthaus Graz
Graz, Austria

Kunsthaus Graz

Austria's ultra-modern art museum looks like Cthulhu's giant alien heart.
47.0710, 15.4340
Murinsel
Graz, Austria

Murinsel

Resting in the middle of an Austrian river, this sci-fi "island" lets people cross in neon style.
47.0731, 15.4346
Vienna Grand Ferris Wheel
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Grand Ferris Wheel

Vienna's giant wonder wheel had a starring role in one of the greatest noir movies of all time.
48.2177, 16.3993
Step right this way
Acarlar Köyü, Turkey

The Brothel Advertisement at Ephesus

Carvings in Turkey's Marble Road may have directed ancient Romans to a hidden brothel.
37.9394, 27.3410
Inside the tomb of Sultan Selim II
Turkey

Tombs of the Sultans at Hagia Sophia

Five sultans and their families rest in eternal splendor, teeming with overlooked beauty and drama
41.0086, 28.9802
Vasari Corridor
Florence, Italy

Vasari Corridor

This private skyway is filled with art and was expanded explicitly so that Hitler could appreciate a river
43.7710, 11.2480
Rebirth looks good on you, hangar
Tallinn, Estonia

Seaplane Harbour

Disused seaplane hangar gets a second life as the jaw-dropping home of Estonia's museum of maritime history
59.4514, 24.7384
Château d'If
Marseille, France

Château d'If

This historic island prison holds one of the dungeons from the Count of Monte Cristo even though it is a work of fiction
43.2799, 5.3251