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Venice, Italy

Squero di San Trovaso

Where Venice's gondolas go for a tune-up.
Bassano del Grappa, Italy

Castello degli Ezzelini

This medieval castle was home to a known tyrant and features several hidden passages.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Most SNP

This Slovak bridge is known both for its connection to a national uprising and its UFO-shaped eatery.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Church of St. Elizabeth

Also known as the Blue Church, the building was consecrated to the daughter of Andrew II.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava Old Town Hall's Cannonball

Launched by Napoleon's soldiers more than 200 years ago, a cannonball remains embedded in the tower wall.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Cumil the Sewer Worker

This Slovakian statue of an emerging sewer worker might just be a bronze peeping tom.
Lisbon, Portugal

History of Lisbon Mural

Hidden beneath a beautiful overlook you’ll find the history of the city depicted in comic strip format next to a pay toilet.
Sirmione, Italy

Grotte di Catullo (Grottoes of Catullus)

On the shores of Lake Garda, the ruins of a Roman villa that allegedly belonged to the poet Catullus.
Sirmione, Italy

Scaligero Castle

One of the most well-preserved castles in Italy also contains a rare medieval example of a port fortification.
Verona, Italy

House of Romeo

Not far from the more famous House of Juliet, visitors will find the supposed residence of her lover.
Verona, Italy

Scaliger Tombs

These elaborate gothic monuments honor Verona's medieval lords.
Verona, Italy

Whale Bone of Arco della Costa

A whale rib has been mysteriously suspended from the arch since at least the 1700s, and no one knows how it got there.
Verona, Italy

Juliet's Balcony

Pilgrimage site for star-crossed lovers.
Verona, Italy

Castelvecchio Museum

This medieval castle was reconstructed by Carlo Scarpa.
Verona, Italy

'Juliet's Tomb'

It’s said this crypt was the setting for the tragic finale of the Shakespeare play.
Dobbiaco, Italy

Gustav Mahler Statue

This statue of the legendary Austrian composer is hidden in the center of an Italian town.
Erto e Casso, Italy

Vajont Dam

When a massive landslide hit one of the world's tallest dams it created a tragic environmental disaster.
Lampedusa e Linosa, Italy

Rabbit Islet

Contrary to what its name suggests, you won't find any bunnies here.
Lampedusa e Linosa, Italy

'Porta d'Europa' ('Gateway to Europe')

A monument to the migrants who cross the dangerous waters between North Africa and a tiny Italian island.
Assisi, Italy

Temple of Minerva

What appears to be an ancient Roman temple is actually a Catholic church.
Huntsville, Alabama

Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment

Once a bustling cotton factory, this early 20th-century building is now home to a thriving artspace.
Leeds, Alabama

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

This 880-acre facility is home to a massive collection of vintage motorcycles and cars, as well as a 2.38-mile race course.
Birmingham, Alabama

Sloss Furnaces

Once one of the largest producers of pig iron in the world.
Birmingham, Alabama

Quinlan Castle

A castle-inspired apartment building that has stood in Birmingham since 1927.