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Inside the entertainment complex
Astana, Kazakhstan

Khan Shatyr

An entertainment center in a huge transparent tent.
51.1202, 71.4013
Astana, Kazakhstan

Bayterek Tower

A modern tower, symbolizing the legend of a golden egg on top of the tree of life.
51.1283, 71.4305
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.
51.1224, 71.4682
Moscow, Russia

Red Gates skyscraper

Stalinist skyscraper built with help of cryotechnology.
55.7695, 37.6489
Moscow, Russia

Lubyanka

Former headquarters of the KGB.
55.7599, 37.6259
Broken section of the bell.
Moscow, Russia

Tsar Bell

World's largest bell sits on the grounds of the Kremlin in Moscow.
55.7517, 37.6183
Athens Olympic Sports Complex
Marousi, Greece

Athens Olympic Sports Complex

What once sat in the world’s spotlight is today a largely disused ghost complex.
38.0379, 23.7849
Ancient Agora, Athens
Athens, Greece

The Athenian Agora

This ancient Greek place of assembly and marketplace is being revealed layer by layer below the modern Athens cityscape.
37.9758, 23.7247
Pico, Portugal

Mount Pico

As the highest point in the Mid-Atlantic range this stratovolcano offers spectacular views.
38.4580, -28.3228
Bucharest, Romania

Curtea Veche (Old Princely Court)

The bust of Romania’s most notorious ruler, Vlad Dracula aka "Vlad the Impaler," keeps watch over the ruins of his medieval court.
44.4300, 26.1012
Arch of Triumph, Bucharest, Romania. (Liliana Suruceanu/AtlasObscura)
Bucharest, Romania

Arcul de Triumf

Romania's triumphal arch looks out over Bucharest.
44.4377, 26.0974
The Garden of Philosophy
Budapest, Hungary

The Garden of Philosophy

Tucked away near more famous landmarks lies a statue meant to symbolize the confluence and continuing development of human culture.
47.4893, 19.0394
Shoes on the Danube
Budapest, Hungary

Shoes on the Danube Promenade

A trail of iron footwear stands as a monument to the thousands executed along this riverbank during WWII.
47.5040, 19.0448
The National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Sofia, Bulgaria

National Palace of Culture

A vast Communist-era exhibition space in the Bulgarian capital.
42.6847, 23.3189
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia
Sofia, Bulgaria

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

A striking symbol of the Bulgarian capital.
42.6958, 23.3330
The Largo Party House.
Sofia, Bulgaria

The Largo

Sofia's legislative center is continuously reinventing itself.
42.6976, 23.3250
Statue of Sveta Sofia
Sofia, Bulgaria

Statue of Sveta Sofia

"Holy Wisdom" overlooks the city that became its namesake.
42.6978, 23.3215
View of the Cable Car from below (Wikimedia Commons)
Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon

Jounieh Cable Car

An intimate look into the apartments of Jounieh via cable car.
33.9877, 35.6389
Upper Cave
Jitta, Lebanon

Jeita Grotto

A monumental underground karstic wonderland is also the water source for over a million citizens of Beirut.
33.9437, 35.6398
Nicosia International Airport
Egkomi, Cyprus

Nicosia International Airport

This former Cyprus flight hub is now a crumbling, abandoned ghost complex.
35.1486, 33.2801
A scene from the beauty contest between Cassiopeia and the Nereids seen in the House of Aion.
Paphos, Cyprus

The Mosaics of Paphos

The ancient mosaics here are considered among the finest in the world, and serve as a stunning record of Greco-Roman daily life.
34.7561, 32.4083
Tombs of the Kings
Paphos, Cyprus

Tombs of the Kings

An ancient necropolis of magnificent tombs.
34.7748, 32.4050
Famagusta, Cyprus

Varosha Beach Resort

A 1970s resort city now stands abandoned, caught in the middle of a divided island.
35.1165, 33.9590
The Mad Colored Houses of Burano
Venice, Italy

The Mad Colored Houses of Burano

The community on a small Venetian island has taken to painting their houses in bright neon hues.
45.4855, 12.4172