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Amsterdam, Netherlands

Brouwerij’t IJ

This bird-loving brewery is situated in an old municipal bathhouse, nestled beside a 300-year-old windmill.
Dusseldorf, Germany

Düsseldorf-Reisholz Rhine Powerline Crossing

An electrical pylon under whose legs a normal gauge train can run.
Berlin, Germany

Soviet Memorial (Sowjetisches Ehrenmal)

For patriotic Russians, this memorial honoring defenders who died in the 1945 Battle of Berlin is the most sacred location outside of Russia.
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb's Museum of Broken Relationships

Where the lovelorn find a home for their sentimental keepsakes.
Athens, Greece

Stones of Frederica

Elaborate stone houses constructed from the ruins of war.
Athens, Greece

Klafthmonos Square Parking Structure Fortification Walls

Preserved portions of Athens's ancient defenses are on display in a subterranean parking garage.
Athens, Greece

Numismatic Museum of Athens

One of the greatest collections of coins in the world is housed in the former mansion of an archeological pioneer.
Heraklion, Greece

Phaistos Disc

This famous archeological mystery may be an ancient example of movable type.
Inachori, Greece

Elafonisi (Deer Island)

A small island with shimmering pink sands, home to loggerhead turtles and rare plants.
Athens, Greece

Church of Agia Kyriaki

A tiny Greek Orthodox church from the Ottoman era hides on a busy city street.
Chios, Greece

Nea Moni

This 11th-century Greek monastery has renowned mosaics and relics of a brutal past.
Isthmia, Greece

Isthmia Prime Hotel

A closer look at this somewhat faded hotel by the Corinth Canal reveals the architectural undertones of a genius.
Penteli, Greece

Monastery Penteli

The heads and relics of 179 monks slaughtered by pirates are on display within this Ceonobic Monastery.
Athens, Greece

Tzistarakis Mosque

Legend says it was constructed with the destroyed pillar of an ancient Greek Temple.
Perissa, Greece

Paralia Perissa

This black sand beach was crafted from volcanic explosions including the historic Minoan eruption.
Kavala, Greece

The Aqueduct of Kavala

This ancient structure appears Roman, but was constructed during the 16th century and was utilized until 1911.
Athens, Greece

Poulopoulos Hat Factory

This graffitied 19th-century building was a prototype of European industrial architecture.
Greece

Archeological Exhibit at Athens International Airport

These artifacts were discovered during the construction of the airport, with some dating back to the Neolithic period.
Athens, Greece

The Olive Tree of the Acropolis

Legend says this sacred tree was a gift from goddess Athena.
Athens, Greece

Zappeion

A man's head is enshrined beneath a statue near the first building constructed for the modern Olympic Games.
Markopoulo Mesogeas, Greece

Temple of Artemis Brauronia

This seaside sanctuary was once one of the most important religious sites for women in ancient Greece.
Kalarrites, Greece

Holy Kipinas Monastery

This 13th-century monastery chiseled into the side of a mountain is equipped with a bridge that can be lifted to protect against raids.
Athens, Greece

Church of Agios Dimitrios Loumbardiaris (Saint Demetrius the Bombardier)

A Byzantine-era church hidden in a wooded area below the Acropolis.
Pirgi, Greece

Pyrgi

This medieval "painted village" is famous for its geometric facades.