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Słubice, Poland

Wikipedia Monument

The first, and perhaps only, monument dedicated to Wikipedia.
Niederfinow, Germany

Schiffshebewerk Niederfinow

This giant, 83-year-old ship elevator is an engineering feat to behold.
Potsdam, Germany

Einsteinturm

Solar observatory doubles as a daring display of Expressionist architecture, much to Einstein's chagrin.
Berlin, Germany

Fliegeberg

This conical hill was built as a testing ground for an engineer known as the Glider King.
Berlin, Germany

Spandauer Zitadelle (Spandau Citadel)

A 12th-century fortress containing some of Berlin's oldest buildings.
Berlin, Germany

Stasi Museum

A museum dedicated to the history of a terrifying secret police is now held in their former headquarters.
Berlin, Germany

Peristal Singum

Fall down the rabbit hole into a surreal journey of human consciousness "from ass to soul."
Berlin, Germany

Soviet Memorial (Sowjetisches Ehrenmal)

For patriotic Russians, this memorial honoring defenders who died in the 1945 Battle of Berlin is the most sacred location outside of Russia.
Berlin, Germany

Schrotkugelturm (Shot Ball Tower)

A century-old shot ball factory tower is open to the public once a year.
Berlin, Germany

Georg-von-Rauch-Haus

Named after a militant urban guerilla, this famous former squat is a graffiti-covered stronghold of leftist culture.
Berlin, Germany

The 'Hand with Watch' Sculpture

Known simply as "The Hand," this famous public sculpture in Berlin was featured in a Depeche Mode music video.
Berlin, Germany

Tieranatomisches Theater

Berlin's oldest surviving academic architecture hosted decades of animal dissections.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to Homosexuals Persecuted Under Nazism

A memorial in the Tiergarten is a reminder of the suffering inflicted on homosexuals by the Nazi regime.