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Madrid, Spain

The Still Automatons of Teatro Albéniz

Automatons that were once removed after one fell from the building.
Madrid, Spain

'La Plaza de la Luna'

In the fictional world of Kcymaerxthaere, celestial wonders marked a portal to a powerful route of travel at this site in Madrid, Spain.
Madrid, Spain

El Oso y el Madroño (The Bear and the Strawberry Tree)

This sweet-toothed bear searching for snacks has been a symbol of Madrid for decades.
Madrid, Spain

The Sun on The Floor of La Puerta del Sol

This little sun pays homage to a massive gate that once stood at this location.
Madrid, Spain

Kilometre Zero

A stone slab in Madrid marks the point from which the distances of Spain's national roads are measured.
Madrid, Spain

Tío Pepe Sign

For decades, Puerta del Sol has been illuminated by a giant, guitar-wielding bottle of sherry.
Madrid, Spain

Palacio de Cristal

Madrid's romantically ornate crystal palace has been offering shelter to plants and art for over a century.
Madrid, Spain

House of Beasts of Retiro Park

The remains of the second-oldest zoo in Europe can be seen within these library gardens.
Madrid, Spain

Fisherman's House

Once a resting spot for King Fernando VII.
Madrid, Spain

Ermita de San Pelayo y San Isidoro (Hermitage of Saint Pelagius and Saint Isidore)

The remains of this misplaced church were moved here stone by stone.
Madrid, Spain

Dolmen de Dalí

The only urban monument in the world designed by the great surrealist painter Salvador Dalí.
Singapore

Long Ya Men

A replica of the lost rock cliff that was once significant in Singapore's maritime history.
Singapore

Tortoises of Kusu Island

Legend holds that a tortoise turned itself into this island to save two shipwrecked sailors.
Prague, Czechia

Žižkov Tower

Looming communist pillar with a Czech twist.
Prague, Czechia

Trifot

An Orwellian sculpture with eyeball cameras watches passersby.
Prague, Czechia

David Černý's Embryo

One of the famous Czech artist's lesser-known Prague installations appears to be a glowing fetus affixed to a drainpipe.
Prague, Czechia

'Babies'

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

'Il Commendatore' ('Cloak of Conscience')

This spooky statue sits outside a famous Prague theater.
Prague, Czechia

Černy's Buried Soviet Tank

A half-buried vehicle in Prague's is the latest iteration in a long-running piece by Czech artist David Černý.
Prague, Czechia

Grotta

This artificial cave looks like something out of a fairytale.
Prague, Czechia

Kabourek

A grumpy old water goblin guarding an old mill on the Devil’s Stream in Prague.
Prague, Czechia

Lennon Wall

Despite attempts by local police to discourage it, Beatles-inspired graffiti has been a means for artists to air grievances for decades.
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

Velvet Revolution Monument

Nine bronze hands protruding from a wall honor the student uprising that led to the fall of Czechoslovakia's Communist government.