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Chełmno, Poland

Pieces of St. Valentine's Skull

The relics are stored in a silver reliquary, where they can be seen through glass.
Czestochowa, Poland

The World's Tallest Pope Statue

Brought to you by the makers of fiberglass dinosaurs.
Krakow, Poland

Wojtek the Soldier Bear Statue

A memorial to the beloved brown bear that served in the Polish army during World War II.
Wrocław, Poland

Monument In Honor of the Slaughtered Animals

In the center of Wrocław's old meat market stands a somber tribute to the city's livestock.
Wrocław, Poland

The Train to Heaven

A 90-ton, gravity-defiant steam locomotive shoots for the skies in this bizarrely beautiful public artwork.
Treblinka, Poland

Muzeum Treblinka

A somber memorial honors the hundreds of thousands of lives lost at this labor and extermination camp.
Gablenz, Germany

Rakotzbrücke Devil's Bridge

This jaw-dropping 19th-century bridge uses its reflection to form what appears to be a perfect circle.
Zalipie, Poland

The Painted Village of Zalipie

This uber-quaint Polish village is known for its habit of painting elaborate floral motifs on just about everything.
Żagań, Poland

Stalag Luft III Prisoner Camp Museum

The site of one of the largest prison escapes of World War II.
Rathen, Germany

Rathen Open Air Stage

This stone amphitheater was once part of Nazi Germany's plan to promote propaganda.
Usedom, Germany

Karnin Vertical Lift Bridge

A section of destroyed vertical lift bridge stands alone in the Peene river.
Strausberg, Germany

Straussee Ferry

A unique, free-floating electric ferry may be the only of its kind in Europe.
Děčín, Czechia

Hunger Stones of Děčín

When the river dries up, these stones start talking.
Schipkau, Germany

Bagger 258: The "Blue Wonder"

The industrial monstrosity known as Bagger 258 is a colossal mining machine built in the DDR - but now left for dead in a German field.
Berlin, Germany

DDR Watch Tower

This watchtower once presided over the Berlin Wall.
Bydgoszcz, Poland

The Exploseum

An abandoned Nazi explosives plant founded by the inventor of dynamite is now an underground museum.
Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

'Comic Fountain'

An abstract and eyecatching clock/fountain is the centerpiece of this little-known German city.
Świebodzin, Poland

Internet Antennas of Christ the King

This towering statue of Jesus provided internet to the surrounding area.
Gryfino, Poland

Crooked Forest

Countless stories attempt to explain Poland's mysterious J-shaped trees.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Pegasus Sculptures

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

Gallery of Medieval Art

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

Nierozpoznani

A cluster of headless, armless sculptures looms within a popular Polish park.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to Homosexuals Persecuted Under Nazism

A memorial in the Tiergarten is a reminder of the suffering inflicted on homosexuals by the Nazi regime.
Moscow, Russia

'Worker and Kolkhoz Woman'

An iconic Soviet statue of working-class people.