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Berlin, Germany

Wunderkammer Olbricht at me Collectors Room

A remarkable cabinet of curiosities in an art space in the center of Berlin.
Berlin, Germany

Schwerbelastungskörper

Super-heavy Nazi architectural experiment.
Berlin, Germany

Buchstabenmuseum

A collection of abandoned typographic signs from Berlin and beyond.
Berlin, Germany

Design Panoptikum

A surreal museum of extraordinary industrial objects.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Termoelektrarna Toplarna Ljubljana

Colorful power station with a chimney equipped with a gallery for exhaust monitoring equipment.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Cyanometer

Martin Bricelj Baraga's monolithic sculpture measures the blueness of the sky, and changes color to match it.
Moscow, Russia

Peter the Great Statue

One of the world's tallest statues is also one of its most hated.
Moscow, Russia

Red Gates skyscraper

Stalinist skyscraper built with help of cryotechnology.
Moscow, Russia

Aquarelle Train on The Moscow Metro

Museum design and public transportation meet in this unique Russian train car.
Moscow, Russia

Sokol

An early-20th-century "dacha" village of quaint cottages curiously located in a modern part of Moscow.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Vavilov Research Institute of Plant Industry

Inside the world's largest seed bank, WWII botanists elected to starve to death rather than compromise their collection.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Chizhik Pyzhik

Perhaps the tiniest sculpture in Saint Petersburg is a little bronze finch inspired by a song.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Mosaic Courtyard

A city block packed with whimsical sculptures that seem to be plucked from a tiled fantasy world.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Ghost Swastikas

The art museum is decorated with creatively remodeled pre-Nazi swastikas.
Lisbon, Portugal

Rhinoceros of Belem Tower

A king's pet, a pope's gift, an artist's inspiration, and a tragic shipwreck.