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The Hague, Netherlands

Museum de Gevangenpoort (The Prison Gate Museum)

A seven-century-old jail tells a not-so-pleasant history of crime and punishment.
Stockholm, Sweden

Skansen Open Air Museum

Sweden's "good old days" painstakingly re-created in a model village.
Stockholm, Sweden

Birthplace of the Stockholm Syndrome

Now a hotel, this former bank was the site of a robbery that spawned a psychological phenomenon.
Brussels, Belgium

Jeanneke Pis

Brussels' favorite peeing boy has a sister.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Polaroid

An enormous Polaroid picture adds an artistic flair to Rotterdam.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Floating Farm

The world's first floating farm is staffed by one human, three robots, and 35 cows.
Schiedam, Netherlands

Noletmolen

Wind power station for making famous Ketel One vodka.
Oudenbosch, Netherlands

Basiliek Oudenbosch

Scale model of St. Peter's Cathedral (Rome) in the middle of a small Dutch town.
Leiden, Netherlands

Temple of Taffeh

An ancient Egyptian temple sits within a modern European museum.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Giant Of Rotterdam

A statue of the second-tallest Dutchman in history.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Kleine Trippenhuis

One of Amsterdam's narrowest houses is located right across the canal from its widest.
Maidstone, England

Maidstone Mummy

This 2,700-year-old woman is the jewel of the Maidstone Museum's Egyptian collection.
Maidstone, England

Kent County Lunatic Asylum (Oakwood Hospital)

This former abandoned hospital, a complex of stunning 19th century buildings, once housed 2,000 psychiatric patients.
Kent, England

Dog Collar Museum

A showcase of canine neckwear spanning five centuries of doggie fashion and function.
Medway, England

Rochester Castle

This foreboding medieval castle was twice besieged by barons rebelling against the English king.
Surrey, England

'The Martian'

An enormous alien invades Woking, England, as an homage to the H.G. Wells classic "The War of the Worlds."
Spijkenisse, Netherlands

Spijkenisser Eurobruggen (Euro Banknote Bridges)

The bridges portrayed on EU currency aren't fictional anymore.
Cusco, Peru

Tambomachay

An Inca spa, military outpost or maybe… both?
Cusco, Peru

Coricancha

A Christian monastery stands on what was once a holy Incan temple.
Stockholm, Sweden

Aifur

Dine on food tied to Viking history and legend at this subterranean Stockholm spot.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

West Kruiskade Teapot

A huge image of a teapot lights up a home for the elderly.
Cusco, Peru

Cusco Cathedral

Situated on a sacred Inca site, this 16th-century cathedral took nearly 100 years to build.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu Durbar Square

This historic square in Nepal is home to temples dating back to the third century.
Keetmanshoop, Namibia

Quiver Tree Forest

A rare cluster of alien-like plants grows along a dusty highway.