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Berlin, Germany

Café Strauss

Berliners take their coffee and cake in one of the city’s most restful spaces: a cemetery.
Prague, Czechia

Palladium Shopping Mall

Throughout this shopping mall are medieval ruins that were discovered during the mall's construction.
Prague, Czechia

'Babies'

Straight out of a nightmare, barcode-faced babies climb up and down Prague's television tower.
Prague, Czechia

Location of Saint John of Nepomuk's Martyrdom

A plaque marks the spot where the saint was shoved off the Charles Bridge and into the river.
Prague, Czechia

Memento Mori: 'Of One's Own Volition'

A controversial artwork draws attention to the dark history of Prague's "Suicide Bridge."
Prague, Czechia

The Thief's Arm at Kostel Sv. Jakuba Vetsiho

A 400-year-old mummified arm dangles from the ceiling of St. James the Greater, serving as a warning to thieves.
Prague, Czechia

Brown-Nosers

The risqué mixed-media sculptures are supposedly a metaphor for Czech politics.
Cuevas, Spain

La Cuevona

A road that winds through this natural cave is the only way to access the small, appropriately-named village of Cuevas.
Salamanca, Spain

Casa de las Conchas

The facade of this 16th-century building is decorated with carvings of 300 seashells.
Segovia, Spain

Sirenas de Segovia

These "mermaids" that surround a plaza in Segovia are rather sphinx-like.
Toledo, Spain

Sinagoga El Transito

Once the grandest synagogue in medieval Spain, it now stands as a memorial of the 15th-century Jewish exile.
Pedraza, Spain

Los Prados Gnacien (Gnacien Paddock)

A site outside Pedraza, Spain where a plaque tells a tale of seven-legged creatures that were said to have once lived in the area.
Benalmádena, Spain

Castillo Monumento Colomares

A New York–based physician returned home to Spain to build his own elaborate monument to Christopher Columbus.
Toledo, Spain

The Roman Baths of Toledo

The fragmented remains of a massive public bath connected to the city's water supply.
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Silla de Felipe II (Phillip II’s Chair)

According to tradition, King Phillip II supervised construction of the seat of his empire from this seat carved into rock.
Santander, Spain

Magdalena Peninsula

This beautiful spit of land was once the summer playground of the king of Spain.
Madrid, Spain

The Lady of Cerro de los Santos

This enigmatic artifact is a rare depiction of an ancient Iberian noblewoman.
Madrid, Spain

Panteón de Hombres Ilustres (Pantheon of Illustrious Men)

The unfinished final resting place of some of Spain's most prominent politicians.
La Coruña, Spain

Elevador del Monte de San Pedro

This panoramic lift provides a futuristic ride up San Pedro Mountain.
Madrid, Spain

Relics of St. Valentine at Iglesia de San Antón

Inside this church are the alleged remains of the patron saint of lovers, epileptics, and beekeepers.
Bilbao, Spain

Fountain of Dogs

This 19th-century fountain's namesake animal isn't what you think it is.
Segovia, Spain

Alcázar de Segovia

This magnificent castle grew from a small Moorish fortress, and reportedly inspired two iconic Disney castles.
Cabezón de la Sal, Spain

Bosque De Secuoyas (Redwood Forest)

An out-of-place grove of sequoias thrives in northern Spain.
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his brother.