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Los Angeles, California

‘Corporate Head’

This sculpture presents commentary on a life in pursuit of profits.
Warsaw, Poland

The Blue Palace

Once home to some 250,000 volumes and priceless art artifacts, this Polish estate was a target of bombing during World War II.
Warsaw, Poland

Keret House

The world’s narrowest house makes for an awkward, four-foot-wide living space.
Warsaw, Poland

Oberża Pod Czerwonym Wieprzem

Order “Proletariat’s Cutlet” at this communist-themed restaurant allegedly once visited by Lenin.
Warsaw, Poland

Tchorek Plaques

These plaques found across Warsaw commemorate the sites where executions or battles took place during the German occupation.
Warsaw, Poland

Battle of Grunwald Painting

This enormous 32-foot painting depicts Poland's greatest medieval battle in glorious detail.
Warsaw, Poland

Gallery of Medieval Art

One of the world's largest collections of medieval religious art.
Warsaw, Poland

'Greetings from Jerusalem Avenue'

An artificial date palm stands as a memorial to Warsaw's Jewish community.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Pegasus Sculptures

This colorful and quirky set of pegasus sculptures celebrate the works of poet Zbigniew Herbert.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Uprising Monument

A tribute to the Polish insurgents who fought in the failed attempt to end their city's Nazi occupation.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw's Chopin Benches

Special benches that play Chopin's music are scattered throughout his native city.
Warsaw, Poland

Mały Powstaniec (The Little Insurrectionist)

A statue honors the children who fought Nazis in Poland.
Warsaw, Poland

St John’s Arch Cathedral

The last king of Poland was interred in this church nearly 200 years after his death.
Warsaw, Poland

Mieszko the Stone Bear

Legend says this is actually a heartbroken prince waiting for his true love's kiss.
Warsaw, Poland

Mermaid of Warsaw

The Polish capital has had a deep connection to its guardian mermaid for almost a millennium now.
Warsaw, Poland

The Warsaw Basilisk

A menacing statue of this mythical creature can be seen at the legendary site of the monster's lair.
Warsaw, Poland

Old Town Wishing Bell

This bell stars in a tragic love tale and is said to make wishes come true.
Budapest, Hungary

Carl Lutz Memorial

This sculpture honors the man who was known as the "Righteous Among the Nations."
Budapest, Hungary

Holocaust Tree of Life Memorial

The metal leaves on this tree are engraved with the names of Holocaust victims.
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.
Budapest, Hungary

Columbo Statue

Uh, pardon me, ma'am, but I couldn't help noticing that there's a Columbo statue in the middle of Budapest.
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.
Budapest, Hungary

Bullet Hole Markers at the Ministry of Agriculture Building

This easily overlooked memorial immortalizes the scars from the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.
Budapest, Hungary

Adria Palace

This building has survived for more than a century and remains virtually untouched.