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Thessaloniki, Greece

'The Umbrellas'

One of the most photographed locations in the entire city.
Bottrop, Germany

Tetrahedron in Bottrop

This massive steel pyramid can be entered by a set of jagged steps that let visitors stand in its heart.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'Callum'

This painting of a beloved dog will be on display at the Scottish National Gallery at long as the museum exists.
Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany

Bernd Rosemeyer Memorial

A memorial for a racecar driver who died while trying to set a land speed record on the autobahn.
Altaussee, Austria

Altaussee Salt Mines

During World War II, Austria's oldest salt mine was used to store thousands of pieces of stolen artwork.
Budapest, Hungary

Righteous Among the Nations Memorial

A plaque bearing the names of those who dedicated themselves to protecting Budapest's Jewish population during World War II.
Wiesbaden, Germany

Gebr. Stern GmbH's Giant Cuckoo Clock

This tremendous timepiece was once the largest cuckoo clock in the world.
Budapest, Hungary

The Citadella

From Austrians to Nazis to Soviets, this historic Budapest fortress has a history as complex as the city itself.
Budapest, Hungary

Zero Kilometer Stone

The geographical center of Budapest is marked with a 10-foot-tall stylized zero.
Bruges, Belgium

Smallest Gothic Window in Bruges

You can spot this teeny tiny stained-glass window from the Bonifacius bridge.
Brussels, Belgium

Everard t'Serclaes Monument

A shining memorial to a Belgian hero is said to bring luck to anyone who touches it.
Munich, Germany

Herz-Jesu-Kirche

On high feast days, the entire blue-glass front of this modern church opens up to reveal the small wooden church inside.
Berlin, Germany

Käthe Paulus Memorial

A plaque marks the former home of Käthe Paulus, an aerial acrobat who invented the modern folding parachute.
Cádiz, Spain

Electricity Pylons of Cadiz

The world's most elegant power lines.
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Haus zum Walfisch

A psychedelic, late Gothic building-turned bank once housed Erasmus for over a decade before becoming a set location for a cult-classic horror film.
Hastings, England

Hasting's Net Shops

During the heyday of fishing in Hastings, there were more than 100 of these storage facilities.
Munich, Germany

Wolfsbrunnen

Oddly enough, a pair of Wolfs funded the construction of this Little Red Riding Hood sculpture.
Prague, Czechia

Vinárna Čertovka

This walkway is so narrow it needs its own light to stop pedestrian traffic jams.
Prague, Czechia

Dripstone Wall

Countless grotesque faces stare out from this eerie Prague art wall.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Aletta Henrïette Jacobs

This plaque marks the former home of one of the first women physicians in the Netherlands.
Siena, Italy

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

First founded in 1472, this is the oldest bank in the world. Its history may explain why we call financial institutions "banks."
Karlsruhe, Germany

Platz der Grundrechte (Square of Fundamental Rights)

A thought-provoking outdoor art installation sits in the seat of German law.
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt Wishing Wells

Carved fountains poignantly placed in parks and in front of special monuments.
Mexico City, Mexico

Palacio Postal

Gilded heaven for philatelists and architecture freaks, still in full working order despite sitting atop tremulous ground.