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Meyrin, Switzerland

Nataraj Statue

This statue of a Hindu cosmic dancer at CERN is a metaphor for modern physics.
Feldbach, Switzerland

Synergy Village

A communal oasis on Lake Zurich.
Bodio, Switzerland

Gotthard Base Tunnel

The world's longest and deepest train tunnel.
Bern, Switzerland

Bärengraben

The bears of Bern have been a city highlight for over 500 years.
Andermatt, Switzerland

Teufelsbrucke

A breathtaking bridge that crosses a vast gorge over a river's torrents, and has a tale of a devil architect attached.
Schattenhalb, Switzerland

The Reichenbach Falls

The alpine falls where Sherlock Holmes apparently met his demise can actually be visited.
Bärnbach, Austria

Church of St. Barbara

Bizarrely-painted church designed by a controversial artist.
Vienna, Austria

Hofpavillon Hietzing

An ornate private entrance to the Vienna subway built specifically for the emperor.
Vienna, Austria

Boltzmann's Grave

Physicist’s epitaph provides final confirmation to a career of turmoil.
Vienna, Austria

Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Austrian National Library)

The beautiful baroque library of the Hapsburg empire.
La Palma, Spain

The Naval Museum of Santa Cruz de La Palma

This replica of Columbus's famous ship houses the history of La Palma's maritime importance during the Age of Exploration.
La Palma, Spain

Roque de los Muchachos Helicopter Pads

The four landings commemorate a royal visit to Europe's biggest observatory.
Segovia, Spain

Civil War Bunkers of Alto del León

These Bullet-scarred bunkers are haunting reminders of the Spanish Civil War.
Mollina, Spain

Museo Internacional de Arte Belenista (International Museum of Nativity Art)

More than 70 detailed dioramas—including some rather nontraditional ones—fill this charming museum.
Camelle, Spain

Museum of the German

Open air sculptures by an eccentric and loin-clothed hermit.
Los Santos de Maimona, Spain

House of Francisco González

A Spanish artist builds his own castle.
Buendía, Spain

La Ruta de las Caras: The Route of Faces

Numerous sculptures set along hiking trails symbolize and idealize the relationship between man and nature.