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Paris, France

Medici Column

The spiral staircase hidden inside this giant Parisian column was likely built for Catherine de Medici's astrologer.
Paris, France

Museum of the History of Medicine

One of the oldest medical collections in Europe focusing on rare surgical instruments.
Oxford, England

Magdalen College Gargoyles

A cornucopia of gargoyles adorns the oldest portion of Oxford’s Magdalen College.
Manchester, England

Afflecks

Over 70 independent businesses have set up shop in this former Victorian department store.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Torture Museum

Museum preserving torture methods from the past.
Hamburg, Germany

Beatles-Platz (Beatles Square)

This red light district plaza memorializes the Fab Four and their historic connection to the area.
Hamburg, Germany

'Luchs'

A charming and enigmatic sculpture of a lynx haunts the park of Kellinghusen.
Hamburg, Germany

Der Pudel auf dem Dach (The Poodle on the Roof)

Hidden in plain sight on a gable between two towers on the roof of shipping firm F. Laeisz' headquarter in Hamburg sits an unexpected bronze sculpture.
Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

Model Trains and Much More in Hamburg.
Hamburg, Germany

Museum of Medical History Hamburg

Wax models of disease and deformity are on display at this German medical museum.
Hamburg, Germany

St. Pauli Elbtunnel

Hamburgers are intensely proud of their tunnel beneath the river.
Hamburg, Germany

St. Nicholas' Church

Once the tallest building in the world, this abandoned church is now a monument to the destruction of WWII.
Berlin, Germany

Pressecafé Mural

A prime example of socialist modernist architecture, wrapped in a enormous fresco about the media.
Berlin, Germany

Haus des Lehrers

A socialist building dedicated to teachers showcases one of the largest Soviet mosaics in the world.
Berlin, Germany

'Molecule Man'

This monumental work of art symbolizes the coming together of a previously divided city.
Berlin, Germany

Teufelsberg

An abandoned NSA listening post on Berlin's "Devil's Mountain."
Berlin, Germany

Marx and Engels Forum

One of downtown Berlin's last reminders of its Communist past.
Berlin, Germany

David Hasselhoff Museum

What started as a tongue-in-cheek shrine is now a full-blown museum celebrating "The Hoff" and his longtime love affair with Berlin.
Berlin, Germany

The DDR Museum

A fascinating insight into daily life in the Eastern Bloc.
Berlin, Germany

Haus Schwarzenberg Street Art Alley

A narrow passage next to a cafe leads to a courtyard exploding with murals, tags, and paste-ups.
Berlin, Germany

Design Panoptikum

A surreal museum of extraordinary industrial objects.
Paris, France

Au Pied de Cochon

Offal and flawless onion soup are on the menu at this restaurant that once catered to the workers of Les Halles.
New York, New York

Caffe Reggio

Sip a cappuccino in the historic cafe that introduced them to the United States.
Paris, France

The Bears of Gobelins

During the summer months, giant teddy bears take over Paris near Les Gobelins metro station.