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Tallinn, Estonia

The "Russalka" Memorial

The first monument in Estonia that was made by an Estonian sculptor.
Tallinn, Estonia

'Lucky Chimney Sweeper'

Rubbing the buttons along this statue's coat is considered good luck.
Haría, Spain

Los Jameos del Agua

Partially collapsed lava tube and cave system complete with concert hall, underground pond, and unique albino crabs.
Yaiza, Spain

Green Lagoon

This beautifully verdant lagoon is tucked below a massive volcano in a crater atop a black pebble beach.
Tinajo, Spain

Timanfaya National Park

Visit a surreal landscape so otherworldly NASA actually used it to train the Apollo 17 crew.
Teguise, Spain

El Diablo Restaurant

The chefs at El Diablo use heat generated by an active volcano to cook the food.
London, England

Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel

A hands-off space for graffiti artists to hone and display their skills.
London, England

Shepherdess Walk Mosaics

A display of everyday life in the area that was unveiled during the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Nida, Lithuania

Nida Ethnographic Cemetery

An extensive collection of some of the oldest grave markers in Lithuania.
Iran

Pir-e-Sabz Fire Temple (Chak Chak)

This remote mountain shrine is one of the most sacred Zoroastrian temples remaining in the world.
Tallinn, Estonia

'Cromatico'

This set of concrete chambers resonates according to different notes of octaves.
Strängnäs Ö, Sweden

'Hönstavlan' ('Picturesque Chickens')

This strange portrait of six ladies with chicken bodies commemorates a count's dirty habits.
Helsinki, Finland

Lyhdynkantajat (The Lantern Bearers)

These enormous, stern-faced statues greet visitors with lanterns, and sometimes costumes.
Moscow, Russia

'Worker and Kolkhoz Woman'

An iconic Soviet statue of working-class people.
Tallinn, Estonia

Estonian Open Air Museum

A massive tribute to Estonian history and culture.
Tallinn, Estonia

The Famous Rock of Tondi

A large boulder was declared a local landmark by a popular vlogger.
Tallinn, Estonia

Charles Leroux Memorial

Dedicated to the untimely death of American balloonist and parachutist.
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn Black Angus Sculpture

A unique sculpture calls the outside of this steakhouse home.
Tallinn, Estonia

Hellemann Tower and City Walls

Walk along the medieval fortifications that have been protecting Tallinn since the 14th century.
Risti, Estonia

'Soorebane' ('Bog Fox')

The first designer power line in Estonia.
Tallinn, Estonia

Kadriorg Palace

A spectacular Petrine Baroque summer palace commissioned for Catherine I by Peter the Great.
Tallinn, Estonia

St Catherine's Passage

A medieval setting reimagined into a unique art alley.
Mägipe, Estonia

Kõpu Lighthouse

One of the oldest lighthouses in the world has been in continuous use since it was first built in 1531.
Koogi, Estonia

Jägala Waterfall

The widest natural waterfall in Estonia is a sight to see in all seasons.