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Vienna, Austria

Wotruba Church

This cubist Vienna church building looks like some sort of alien stonehenge.
Vienna, Austria

Stock im Eisen Nail Tree

Legends surround an ancient tree trunk riddled with nails for good luck.
Vienna, Austria

Gasometer Town

Apartment complexes built into huge repurposed natural gas tanks.
Vienna, Austria

Wolf and Cow Playing Backgammon Mural

A silly medieval mural preserved on the side of a Viennese house.
Vienna, Austria

Bestattungsmuseum (Vienna Undertakers' Museum)

Collection dedicated to funeral rites, equipment, and mourning rituals of the Viennese.
Vienna, Austria

Karl Marx-Hof

The housing complex served as an anti-fascist fortress during the Austrian Civil War.
Berlin, Germany

Buchstabenmuseum

A collection of abandoned typographic signs from Berlin and beyond.
Berlin, Germany

Gärten der Welt (Gardens of the World)

Gardens representing parts of Asia, Europe, and the Mid East are tucked away among the Soviet-style buildings in East Berlin.
Gräfenhainichen, Germany

Ferropolis

Retirement home for giant obsolete machines.
Usedom, Germany

Karnin Vertical Lift Bridge

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

Tropical Islands Resort

It's always summer at the beach inside this former airship hangar.
Prague, Czechia

'Llamas (He and She)'

The rusted creatures wait to be discovered in Prague's botanical garden.
Brno, Czechia

Nuclear Shelter 10-Z

A former top secret nuclear fallout shelter now operates like a hotel stuck in the Cold War.
Prague, Czechia

Jan Palach Memorial

Monument to a suicide protesting the Soviet invasion.
Prague, Czechia

Gulliver Airship

What looks like a crashed Zeppelin is actually a bright, airy reading room perched atop a modern museum.
Prague, Czechia

Trifot

An Orwellian sculpture with eyeball cameras watches passersby.
Prague, Czechia

Hrdlička Museum of Anthropology

Bone collection from the man who theorized that "No one is superior and all people are equal."
Prague, Czechia

Olšany Cemetery

Walk through Czech history in Prague's largest graveyard.
Prague, Czechia

Hlava Franze Kafky (Franz Kafka's Head)

A bust of Franz Kafka spins in pieces, reflecting the writer's inner torment.
Prague, Czechia

Idiom Installation

A Jenga-style cylindrical tower of books that appears to go on forever.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Tokyo, Japan

Odaiba Statue of Liberty

This little replica of Lady Liberty provides a bit of NYC in a Japanese city.
Tokyo, Japan

Hachiko

After a profound show of devotion for his master, a dog becomes the symbol of loyalty for an entire nation.
Tokyo, Japan

Giant GUNDAM Robot

A 20-meter (65-foot) robot towers over Tokyo Bay.