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Lausanne, Switzerland

Palais de Rumine

Florentine Renaissance style building in Switzerland, home to the world's largest taxidermy Great White Shark
46.5236, 6.6338
Pink painted elephants adorn the front doors of the Délirium Café in honor of its namesake.
Brussels, Belgium

Délirium Café

Cozy basement bar sports an inventory of over 2,000 beers.
50.8484, 4.3539
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Bratislava, Slovakia

Most SNP

This Slovak bridge is known both for its connection to a national uprising and its UFO-shaped eatery
48.1384, 17.1046
Corniglia, Cinque Terre.
Vernazza, Italy

Cinque Terre

Five candy-colored villages on the Italian Riviera.
44.1324, 9.7077
View from across Piazza San Marco.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece
45.4347, 12.3389
Flooded Crypt of San Francesco
Ravenna, Italy

Flooded Crypt of San Francesco

Filled with goldfish swimming in a shallow pool of sea water, this ancient crypt is more wishing well than burial site
44.4158, 12.2005
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Rome, Italy

Via Appia

2300-year-old Roman road connecting the empire
41.8675, 12.5028
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series
51.5322, -0.1240
The Mother Church
Boston, Massachusetts

The First Church of Christ, Scientist

This impressive Boston holy house is the American mecca for Christian scientists
42.3444, -71.0857
Boston, Massachusetts

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (The Gardner)

Two thousand artifacts from around the world collected by one woman with an addiction
42.3382, -71.0989
Barcelona, Spain

Calder Mercury Fountain

A beautiful but toxic fountain of mercury
41.3686, 2.1599
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
It made an appearance in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris
Paris, France

The Duluc Detective Agency

Noirish green neon marks the location of one of the oldest private detective agencies in France.
48.8614, 2.3412
The funicular as it operates in Montmartre today.
Paris-18E-Arrondissement, France

Montmartre Funicular

The water-powered carriages are long gone, but for over a century this funicular railway has been the fastest route to the highest point in Paris.
48.8846, 2.3426
The museum
Rouen, France

Musee Seq des Tournelles

A French museum of wrought iron
49.4444, 1.0951
Bourg-la-Reine, France

Francois Hennebique's Concrete Manor

The man who introduced reinforced concrete to the world demonstrated its genius by using it to build his own house
48.7805, 2.3164
Aitre St. Maclou
Rouen, France

Aitre St. Maclou

An ancient ossuary in Rouen
49.4398, 1.0993
The "Rat King"
Nantes, France

Nantes' Natural History Museum

When science meets myth: The 'Rat King' of Nantes
47.2123, -1.5646
Paris, France

The Sausage Stained Glass of the Eglise Saint Eustache

With a history of slaughter, feast, and famine, remnants of the pork industry decorate this area--even its church
48.8636, 2.3452
Chapel at the Cimetière de Picpus
Paris, France

Cimetiere de Picpus

The headless bodies of more than 1,300 guillotined victims of the Terror are buried here in mass graves
48.8454, 2.3952
Schomburgk's Deer
Paris, France

The Room of Endangered and Extinct Species

A haunting collection of the vanished and disappearing natural world
48.8416, 2.3559
Front of the house
Paris, France

House of Nicolas Flamel

The oldest stone house in Paris was built by its most famous alchemist
48.8635, 2.3531
Paris, France

The Gravestone Courtyard

Walk upon the mementos of the dead in this Parisian courtyard paved with medieval tombstones
48.8543, 2.3502
59 Rivoli in 2005.
Paris, France

59 Rivoli

Notorious artist squat renovated into legal studios
48.8592, 2.3458