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Budapest, Hungary

Anna Kéthly Statue

A stone woman in a stylized dress honors a courageous politician.
Tekija, Serbia

Tabula Traiana

A Roman monument to their own civil engineering prowess.
Bucharest, Romania

The House of Ceaușescu

The kitsch mansion of the former Romanian president Nicolae Ceaușescu features a golden bathroom.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Cheese Museum

This cheese shop also houses a museum devoted to Dutch dairy.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Oersoep

A Dutch passageway's artistic, aquatic-themed makeover pays tribute to the capital city's famed waterways.
Carthage, Tunisia

Byrsa Hill

An ancient Phoenician citadel once stood at the site where Queen Dido first landed, according to legend.
White Rock, British Columbia

The Great White Rock

Bird dung painted this huge boulder which in turn inspired the name of a city.
San Marino, San Marino

Cava dei Balestrieri

Where members of the Crossbow Corps of San Marino demonstrate their skills.
San Marino, San Marino

Montale Tunnel

The San Marino-Rimini railroad was short-lived but this tunnel once provided shelter for hundreds of refugees during World War II.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Hans Christian Andersen Statue

A sculpture of the beloved author surrounded by characters from his fairy tales.
Ushuaia, Argentina

Postal del Fin del Mundo

The southernmost postal office in South America.
Foz do Iguaçu, Argentina

Iguazu Falls

A series of waterfalls so massive they straddle the border of Argentina and Brazil.
Sydney, Australia

'Forgotten Songs' Sound Sculpture

A collaboration of art and ornithology mourns the calls of Sydney's lost birds.
Civitavecchia, Italy

Fort Michelangelo

The famous sculptor had a hand in this imposing fortress.
Civitavecchia, Italy

Falcone and Borsellino and Mafia Victims Memorial

An image of two murdered magistrates became iconic and is reproduced in metal as a memorial on the Civitavecchia sea front.
Palma, Spain

Tren de Sóller

This historic electric train has operated with regularity since the early 1900s.
San Jose, California

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

An extensive collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts and mummies.
San Jose, California

Rosicrucian Park

The headquarters of a secretive order is also a beautifully-designed park.
Belgrade, Serbia

Pobednik (The Victor) Monument

A towering spire in the fortress of Kalemegdan honors the victorious armies of Serbia during their struggles against the Ottoman Empire.
Belgrade, Serbia

'Roman Well' of the Belgrade Fortress

A misnamed well, with a deep dark past.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Schöner Náci

A sculpture of a beloved local figure, who tipped his top hat to everyone he passed on the streets of Bratislava.
Budapest, Hungary

William Shakespeare Statue in Budapest

How did an Australian statue of the Bard of Avon end up in the Hungarian capital?
Antarctica

Deception Island

An abandoned whaling station on an active volcano offers hot springs in Antarctica, surrounded by ruined giants of industry.
Antarctica

Antarctic Exploration Museum & Post Office

The best place to send your postcards home from Antarctica.