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Krakow, Poland

Wawel Chakra

This grubby wall is said to be one of the Earth's esoteric energy centers.
Krakow, Poland

St. Mary's Basilica

St. Mary's features one of the most spectacularly decorated cathedral interiors in all of Europe.
Warsaw, Poland

Polish Army Museum

This extensive collection covers thousands of years of Polish military history.
Dresden, Germany

Yenidze

Tourists often confuse this beautifully ornate former cigarette factory for a mosque.
Budapest, Hungary

The Citadella

From Austrians to Nazis to Soviets, this historic Budapest fortress has a history as complex as the city itself.
Budapest, Hungary

Shoes on the Danube Promenade

A trail of iron footwear stands as a monument to the thousands executed along this riverbank during WWII.
Iceland

U.S. Navy DC-3 Wreckage

This wrecked airplane husk has been sitting on a black sand beach since the 1970s.
Reykjavík, Iceland

South Iceland's Bra Fence

Along this wire fence, travelers have been leaving a particular memento since 2012.
Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine

An underground city of salt.
Ludwigsburg, Germany

Antiquariat Alt-Hoheneck

This outdoor library provides around-the-clock access to around 7,000 books.
Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart Cable Car

This old wooden funicular railway leads to a cemetery in the forest.
Iceland

Laufskálavarða

Cairns built to bring travelers good luck stretch across the land like miniature stone mountains.
Saint Peter's, Montserrat

Montserrat's City of Ash

A city continually buried under the ash of a volcano that has been erupting for more than 15 years.
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri Heart-Shaped Traffic Lights

Instead of solid circles, the stoplights in this northern Icelandic town have glowing red hearts.
Grindavík, Iceland

Blue Lagoon

Medicinal spa created with the discharge from a geothermal energy plant.
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.
Warsaw, Poland

'Greetings from Jerusalem Avenue'

An artificial date palm stands as a memorial to Warsaw's Jewish community.
Warsaw, Poland

Mermaid of Warsaw

The Polish capital has had a deep connection to its guardian mermaid for almost a millennium now.
Warsaw, Poland

Nicolaus Copernicus Monument

The giant statue and its model solar system honor the native Pole who declared that the Earth revolves around the Sun.
Panenský Týnec, Czechia

The Unfinished Gothic Church of Panenský Týnec

The 14th-century ruins are said to contain healing powers.
Kutna Hora, Czechia

Saint Barbara's Church

An enormous and lavish Gothic church in Czechia.
Chernobyl, Ukraine

'Monument of the Third Angel'

The biblical sculpture honors those who died combating the Chernobyl disaster.
Krakow, Poland

The Bones of the Wawel Dragon

Real bones which are said to have belonged to a Polish dragon.
Xanten, Germany

Xanten Archaeological Park

Take a walk in a recreation of ancient Rome.