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Berlin, Germany

Berlin Victory Column

A monument to the three wars that led to German unification towers within a Berlin traffic circle.
Ripponden, England

Stott Hall Farm

The house in the middle of the motorway.
Lincoln, England

Lincoln Tank Memorial

The world's first military tank was designed in this English city amid the stalemate of WWI trench warfare.
Lincoln, England

Newport Arch

Modern commuters still pass through this 2,000-year-old Roman archway.
Nottinghamshire, England

1960s Hyperbolic Paraboloid Gas Station Canopy

One of the earliest large-scale "hyper" roofs in the U.K. is now a derelict roadside attraction.
Lincoln, England

High Bridge

The oldest of the three remaining bridges in England with buildings on top of them.
Nottingham, England

The Flying Horse

A 15th-century former coaching inn forms the implausibly grand entrance to a 1980s shopping mall.
Nottingham, England

Birthplace of Herbert Kilpin

The founder of the A.C. Milan football club was actually from England.
Los Angeles, California

Feral Cat Colonies of Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Dozens of feral felines rule a segment of Hollywood's only graveyard.
Schiphol, Netherlands

Schiphol Clock

It appears as if a man is standing behind this giant airport clock, painting the hands in real time.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Central Station Bicycle Parking

The world's largest bicycle shelter can hold more than 12,500 bikes.
Utrecht, Netherlands

The UFO of Inktpot

Atop this former dutch railway office sits an interstellar work of art.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Poem With No End

'The Letters of Utrecht' lays out a ribbon of poetry one letter at a time, with no final verse in sight.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Rietveld-Schröder House

This still-celebrated home was a radical architectural experiment in 3D De Stijl.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Sonnenborgh Observatory

A historic observatory now an astronomy museum beautifully situated at the moat of the Middle Age city centre.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Museum Speelklok

This Netherlands museum holds a gloriously mechanical collection of ornate musical automata.
Northumberland, England

Holy Island Boat Sheds

These upturned herring boats make nifty storage sheds for fishing goods.
County Durham, England

Beamish, the Living Museum of the North

Journey through this open museum where even employees remain true to period.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Singel 7

The world's narrowest house facade is also a monument to 17th-century tax evasion.
Leiden, Netherlands

Burcht van Leiden

This 11th-century castle sits so low you can't see it behind the surrounding buildings.
Leiden, Netherlands

Café De Vergulde Kruik (The Gilded Jar Café)

One of the Leiden's oldest pubs is also the birthplace of the Heineken star.
Leiden, Netherlands

Leiden Stones

A trio of red, white, and blue stones embedded in the streets of Leiden are markers of medieval territory and law.
Leiden, Netherlands

The Wall Poems of Leiden

The works of poetry's biggest names grace the walls of the city of Leiden, all carefully painted by hand.
Leiden, Netherlands

Leiden’s Wall Formulae

Science meets wall art to highlight the beauty of famous mathematical equations.