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Alacant, Spain

Alicante Zero Level

Once used to calculate the various levels around the country.
Antwerp, Belgium

Kulminator

To enter this cluttered-yet-cozy sanctum of Belgian brews, ring the bell and tell the gatekeepers you've come “to taste beer.”
Antwerp, Belgium

The Whisperer

This interactive sculpture allows visitors to leave a message in case a friend passes by.
Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp Ruien

An open-air sewer system that was covered piece-by-piece over 300 years.
Antwerp, Belgium

Plantin-Moretus Museum of Printing

Most prolific publishing house in the 1600s open to the public.
Antwerp, Belgium

Elfde Gebod

According to this bar, God gave an “11th commandment” to Antwerp: Thou shalt drink beer.
Antwerp, Belgium

Nello and Patrasche

This statue dedicated to the story of a Flemish boy and his dog was relatively obscure in Belgium, but a cult sensation in Japan.
Antwerp, Belgium

Ruckersplaats Hands Monument

Hidden along this old street in Antwerp is a surreal monument of a bronze arm sprouting four hands.
Antwerp, Belgium

Museum Vleeshuis

This former guildhall with a bacon-like exterior is now home to a museum covering 600 years of Antwerp's musical history.
Antwerp, Belgium

Lange Wapper Statue

This legendary giant, born from vegetables, terrorized townspeople and cheated local children in games.
Antwerp, Belgium

Cafe Beveren

This small corner bar is home to a rare 1930s dance organ that still plays tunes for one Euro.
Antwerp, Belgium

Semini Sculpture

This heavily worn bas-relief was once an honored fertility symbol.
Antwerp, Belgium

St. Anna's Tunnel

Rare wooden escalators lead deep down into an otherwise staggeringly monotonous tiled tunnel.
Antwerp, Belgium

Hand of Druon Antigoon

The legendary giant's severed hand sits on Antwerp's popular shopping street.
Antwerp, Belgium

Brabo Fountain

A man throwing a giant severed hand towers over Antwerp’s main square.
Bruges, Belgium

The Lucifernum

This former Masonic lodge has been transformed into part museum, part bar, all awesome.
Bruges, Belgium

Lumina Domestica

Explore 400,000 years of humans' "battle against darkness" in this offbeat but thorough lamp museum.
Bruges, Belgium

Frietmuseum

Potato-peeling mannequins, Inca art, and a dangling tuber mobile help trace the history of fries at this Belgian museum.
Bruges, Belgium

Smedenpoort Skull

The bronzed skull of a beheaded traitor was affixed to the city gate in the 17th century.
Ghent, Belgium

Dr. Guislain Museum

A Museum of Psychiatry in a still-operating mental institution.
Ghent, Belgium

Volkssterrenwacht Armand Pien

Learn about stars, weather patterns, or just enjoy the panoramic view of Ghent.
Ghent, Belgium

The Flashing Streetlights of Ai Nati Oggi

Each time a baby is born in Ghent, these streetlights flash in silent celebration.
Ghent, Belgium

Gravensteen

This fairytale castle was built as a show of power but was nearly torn down thanks to its history of torture.
Ghent, Belgium

'Jonas'

An unsettling sculpture of a boy hanging out in a street in Ghent has been baffling visitors for years.