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Postojna, Slovenia

Olm

The "dragon babies" of southeastern Europe.
Stahovica, Slovenia

Velika Planina

An otherworldly alpine pasture with its own unique microculture that recalls Middle Earth.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Metelkova

This abandoned Slovenian military barracks has become a punky-political art squat.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dragon Bridge

A whimsical bridge adorned with decorative dragons.
Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna caves

A miniature train-ride through Slovenia's largest cave system.
Bled, Slovenia

Bled Island and Castle

This one-time health resort was used by aristocrats around the world.
Predjama, Slovenia

Predjama Castle

Castle and secret tunnel withstood a siege until its owner was killed by the Holy Roman Empire, while sitting on the toilet.
Naumburg, Germany

Statue of Uta von Ballenstedt

Is this statue at Naumberg Cathedral the fairest of them all?
Wernigerode, Germany

The Brocken

On the highest peak in the Harz Mountains, science and the occult faced off in a failed attempt to turn a goat into a boy.
Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

Model Trains and Much More in Hamburg.
Berlin, Germany

Stolpersteine Holocaust Memorials

Tiny memorials honor individual victims of the Holocaust.
Quedlinburg, Germany

Quedlinburg Abbey

The medieval institution is home to the precious treasure stolen in World War II in one of the greatest art thefts of the 20th century.
Thale, Germany

Hexentanzplatz (Witches' Dance Floor)

This enchanting mountain plateau celebrates spooky local folklore.
Blankenburg (Harz), Germany

Teufelsmauer (The Devil's Wall)

A strange rock formation with numerous legends trying to explain it.
Augsburg, Germany

Fuggerei

In this truly magical place, rent hasn't been raised since the year 1520.
Hamburg, Germany

St. Nicholas' Church

Once the tallest building in the world, this abandoned church is now a monument to the destruction of WWII.
Wuppertal, Germany

Schwebebahn Wuppertal

This "floating railway" is one of the world's oldest monorail systems.
Lohmen, Germany

The Bastei

Ruins of a German Castle on top of a towering stone pillar.
Berlin, Germany

Berliner Unterwelten (Subterranean Berlin)

A tour of underground Berlin takes you through WWII air raid shelters and tunnels used to smuggle people out of East Germany.
Berlin, Germany

Platform 17 Memorial

This platform is now a memorial dedicated to those who were deported during the Holocaust.
Berlin, Germany

Alliierten Museum

This museum is home to a sugar sculpture of the Berlin Airlift Memorial.
Berlin, Germany

Tegel Creek Water Buffaloes

The non-native bovine herd was brought in to help conserve these Berlin wetlands.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin Victory Column

A monument to the three wars that led to German unification towers within a Berlin traffic circle.
Berlin, Germany

Schöneberg Gasometer

The skeletal frame of a decommissioned gas-pumping station offers breathtaking views of greater Berlin.