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Amsterdam, Netherlands

Red Light Secrets

This museum housed in a former brothel explores the past and present of sex work in Amsterdam.
Halsteren, Netherlands

Mozesbrug (Moses Bridge)

Invisible bridge parts the waters, invoking biblical images and preserving the ominous feel of an ancient moat.
Santorini, Greece

Prehistoric Town of Akrotiri

A Bronze age settlement on the Greek island of Santorini might have been the inspiration for Plato's Atlantis.
Moscow, Russia

Twin Stars Diner

This Russian diner is staffed entirely by twins.
Moscow, Russia

Muzey Kino

For lovers of Soviet cinema, this museum is home to a vast collection of artifacts and costumes.
John o' Groats, Scotland

John o' Groats Marker

The sign marks one of the endpoints to mainland Britain's longest overland travel route.
Moscow, Russia

Sokol

An early-20th-century "dacha" village of quaint cottages curiously located in a modern part of Moscow.
Berlin, Germany

Dahlem-Dorf U-Bahn Station Benches

A traditional U-Bahn station in Berlin gets a string of rather untraditional benches.
Berlin, Germany

Hall of Mirrors in Clärchens Ballhaus

This classic restaurant features a gorgeous mirror-clad room.
Bolivia

Laguna Verde

This lake’s emerald green waters are a spectacular sight, but it’s not a great place for a swim.
Oía, Greece

Atlantis Books

A quirky bookstore hidden beneath a sea of whitewashed Greek villas.
Dinant, Belgium

The Charles de Gaulle Saxophone Bridge

A whimsical bridge uses saxophones to pay tribute to two great men and the European Union.
Maras, Peru

Salt Pans of Maras

This Peruvian canyon is filled with geometric salt pools that have been being harvested since the Incan empire.
Potosi, Bolivia

Potosí Silver Mines

Mountain of unimaginable riches that bankrolled the Spanish Empire, complete with its own underworld god.
Paju, South Korea

Dorasan Station

South Korea's largely symbolic, barely used gateway to the North.
Dublin, Ireland

The Famine Memorial in Dublin

The somber sculptures commemorating Irish Famine on the river Liffey in Dublin.
Dublin, Ireland

Saint Audoen's Gate

The enchanting archway is the only surviving portal into Dublin's lost medieval wall.
Dublin, Ireland

Statue of Oscar Wilde

The comedy and tragedy of Oscar Wilde is preserved in a Dublin park, captured in a sculpture of colorful stone.
Dublin, Ireland

Oddities of Christ Church Cathedral

The mummified heart of a saint beats in the basement - or did, until someone took it.
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
Rovaniemi, Finland

Santa Claus' Main Post Office

Roughly 17 million letters to Santa have found their way to this Arctic Circle post office.
Helsinki, Finland

Fortress of Suomenlinna

This irregularly shaped sea fortress has defended not one but three different sovereign states.
Helsinki, Finland

Temppeliaukio Church

A subterranean house of worship carved right out of the bedrock.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.