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Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
Paris, France

Paris Bird Market

For one day a week a famed French flower district turns into an avian bazaar.
Barcelona, Spain

Palau Dalmases

This former Baroque palace on the historic Calle Montcada is a rare architectural gem and was once the meeting place of an aristocratic scholarly society.
Barcelona, Spain

Saint Joseph Oriol Plaque

Saint Joseph was said to heal the deaf and blind, but it was a much smaller miracle that got him canonized.
Barcelona, Spain

The Giants of Santa Maria del Pi

The oldest giants in Catalonia are now displayed in a 14th-century Gothic church.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Totalitarian Art Gallery

This basement museum explores the art and artistry of fascism.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Theater Tuschinski

A beautifully eclectic mix of architectural styles.
Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial, museum in Germany.
Berlin, Germany

Monster Kabinett

Part art gallery, part haunted house, this robotic art display is a terrifying experience.
Berlin, Germany

Design Panoptikum

A surreal museum of extraordinary industrial objects.
Lainate, Italy

Ninfeo di Villa Litta

An ancient artistic garden parlor full of hidden water wonders.
Cislano, Italy

Pyramids of Zone

A unique form of erosion created an uncanny landscape of boulders perched atop slender columns of clay.
Gardone Riviera, Italy

Vittoriale Degli Italiani (Shrine of Italian Victories)

A military museum, art park, mausoleum, and architectural oddity all on one fascist's estate.
Ferrara di Monte Baldo, Italy

Santuario Madonna della Corona

This centuries-old Italian chapel hangs midway down a sheer cliffside.
San Martino della Battaglia, Italy

Ossario di San Martino

The skulls and bones of thousands of soldiers line the walls of this small Italian chapel.
Verona, Italy

Whale Bone of Arco della Costa

A whale rib has been mysteriously suspended from the arch since at least the 1700s, and no one knows how it got there.
Verona, Italy

Juliet's Balcony

Pilgrimage site for star-crossed lovers.
Vigevano, Italy

Cathedral of St. Ambrose

The Cathedral of St. Ambrose has been hiding a special parishioner within its walls.
Milan, Italy

San Bernardino alle Ossa

An ossuary built in 1210 to collect bones from the Ospedale Maggiore of Milan.
Milan, Italy

Santa Maria presso San Satiro

Small on the outside, big on the inside, this church is an astonishing act of visual deception.
Milan, Italy

The Devil's Column

The mark of the Devil's horns on a marble column in Milan.
Milan, Italy

Loggia dei Mercanti Whispering Gallery

The secret medieval communication system will whisk your words above the noise of the crowd.
Milan, Italy

L.O.V.E.

This giant middle finger statue sends an unambiguous message to Italy's bankers.
Milan, Italy

Bosco Verticale

Two very green residential towers cleaning the air in one of Europe's most polluted cities.