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Prague, Czechia

Battle of Prague Monument

A small monument on the outskirts of Prague, where one of the bloodiest conflicts in the country's history was decided.
Prague, Czechia

Hunger Wall of Prague

Local folklore claims that this wall was not built for defense, but to provide labor during a time of famine.
Prague, Czechia

House of the Black Madonna

A significant example of Czech cubist architecture—a style you won't find anywhere else in the world.
Prague, Czechia

Rotonde Saint-Martin (St Martin’s Rotunda)

The largest and best-preserved rotunda in Prague.
Prague, Czechia

Emmaus Monastery

A quasi-futuristic roof sits atop a medieval Bohemian monastery damaged during World War II.
Gdańsk, Poland

Gdańsk Shipyard

A floundering Polish shipyard was once the soul of the Solidarity movement that capsized communism.
Astana, Kazakhstan

Khan Shatyr

An entertainment center in a huge transparent tent.
Astana, Kazakhstan

Bayterek Tower

A modern tower, symbolizing the legend of a golden egg on top of the tree of life.
Astana, Kazakhstan

Palace of Peace and Reconciliation

Iconic pyramid from famed British architect Norman Foster designed to represent all of the world's religious faiths.
Prague, Czechia

Palladium Shopping Mall

Throughout this shopping mall are medieval ruins that were discovered during the mall's construction.
Prague, Czechia

Municipal House

A turn of the century building boasting some of the most beautiful art nouveau architecture in Prague.
Prague, Czechia

Idiom Installation

A Jenga-style cylindrical tower of books that appears to go on forever.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Prague, Czechia

Museum of the Infant Jesus

This Czech church doubles as something of a permanent fashion exhibition for a statue of the Infant Jesus.
Prague, Czechia

Periodic Table of Charles University

A giant interactive periodic table with real samples of the elements.
Prague, Czechia


Straight out of a nightmare, barcode-faced babies climb up and down Prague's television tower.
Prague, Czechia

Olšany Cemetery

Walk through Czech history in Prague's largest graveyard.
Prague, Czechia

'Llamas (He and She)'

The rusted creatures wait to be discovered in Prague's botanical garden.
Prague, Czechia

Rozhledna Doubravka

A massive, abstract lookout tower providing a panoramic view of Prague.
Prague, Czechia

Bohnický Hřbitov Cemetery (Cemetery of Fools)

An old asylum graveyard that's been abandoned for half a century attracts those seeking a dark thrill.
Kamenický Šenov, Czechia

Panská Skála

Tall columns of volcanic basalt make up this improbable-seeming rock formation.
Blatce, Czechia

Houska Castle

Folklore says this medieval fortress was plopped atop a portal to hell to trap the demons below.
Kryštofovo Údolí, Czechia

Astronomical Clock in Kryštofov Valley

Abandoned substation turned village treasure.
Liberec, Czechia

Hotel Ještěd

This unusually shaped mountaintop tower looks like a UFO floating over the city.