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Toledo, Spain

Pozo Amargo (Bitter Well)

The water of this well in Toledo lost its sweetness after the death of a young love.
Toledo, Spain

The Roman Baths of Toledo

The fragmented remains of a massive public bath connected to the city's water supply.
Toledo, Spain

The Smallest Window in the World

At least according to the Guinness World Records.
Cologny, Switzerland

Villa Diodati

Where Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" and John William Polidori's "The Vampyre" were born.
Annecy, France

Palais de l’Île

A fortified palace in the shape of a ship on the Thiou river.
Vatican City

Vatican City Walls

Historic fortifications form the boundary of Vatican City, but it’s not entirely surrounded by walls.
Geneva, Switzerland

Mère Royaume

On the side of a building, a depiction of the woman who became a local legend by tossing soup out her window.
Geneva, Switzerland

Brunswick Monument

An opulent monument built for a duke who donated his entire fortune to the city of Geneva.
Geneva, Switzerland

Repère Pierre du Niton

This stone in Lake Geneva was once the reference point used to determine altitude in Switzerland.
Geneva, Switzerland

L’horloge Fleurie (The Flower Clock)

The world's largest second-hand graces a clock surrounded by constantly changing flower beds. 
Geneva, Switzerland

John Calvin's Chair

A plain wooden seat that once belonged to one of the most prominent figures of the Protestant Reformation.
Geneva, Switzerland

Treille Promenade

One of the longest wooden benches in the world snakes around Geneva's Treille Promenade.
Geneva, Switzerland

Statue of Frankenstein's Monster

One of the most historical literary characters continues to stroll his hometown.
Geneva, Switzerland

Gravestone of Jorge Luis Borges

This famous writer's tombstone is a literary pilgrimage site that was publicly defiled by a rival.
Montpellier, France

Promenade du Peyrou

This plaza is home to a number of works, including Montpellier‘s own Arc de Triomphe.
Toulouse, France

Church of the Jacobins' Little Crushed Man

There is a strange little carving of a person seemingly crushed by a pillar behind the remains of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Carcassonne, France

La Cité Médiévale de Carcassonne

Historic medieval fortified city in southwest France.
Paracuellos de Jarama, Spain

Paracuellos Massacres Cross at the Madrid Airport

The mysterious large white cross visible from the runway is a memorial to a massacre during Spanish Civil War.
Guadalajara, Spain

Osborne Bull

Originally used to sell brandy, the bull-shaped billboard became an iconic symbol of Spain.
Consuegra, Spain

Consuegra Windmills

This line of 12 tower mills described in the story of Don Quixote is among the most iconic landscapes in Spain.
Seville, Spain

Royal Shipyards of Seville

Its appearance in "Game of Thrones" may spur on the long-awaited restoration of this medieval shipyard.
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his brother.
Seville, Spain

Metropol Parasol

The world's largest wooden structure.
Madrid, Spain

Statue of Diana the Huntress

Artist Natividad Sánchez wrote a new ending for one of Roman mythology's tragic love stories.