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Stockholm, Sweden

Gamla Riksbanken (The Old National Bank)

One of the world's first dedicated bank buildings in the world is now the oldest one.
Riga, Latvia

Freedom Monument

This celebration of Latvia’s freedom and independence avoided demolition over half a century of Soviet occupation.
Washington, D.C.

Birthing Figure

This fertility idol of questionable authenticity inspired an iconic Indiana Jones artifact.
Stockholm, Sweden

Källargränd urinoar (Källargränd Urinal)

A 130-year-old urinal is the oldest of Stockholm and perhaps all of Sweden.
Liège, Belgium

Tour Cybernétique (Cybernetic Tower)

Nicolas Schöffer's massive interactive sculpture was assembled in 1961 and brought back online in 2016.
Paris, France

The Bouquinistes of Paris

The tradition of open-air secondhand and antiquarian bookselling in Paris dates back to the Renaissance.
Sofia, Bulgaria

DZI Sofia Center

This building has two facades of clashing architectural designs.
Berlin, Germany

Old City Wall of Berlin

The last remnants of a massive medieval wall that once encompassed the city of Berlin.
Il-Birgu, Malta

Prison in Fort Saint Angelo

This almost-forgotten underground dungeon housed several convicts over the years, including Caravaggio.
Glasgow, Scotland

Templeton on the Green

The former home of the world-famous Templeton Carpet Factory.
Rīga, Latvia

House of the Blackheads

The reconstruction of this prominent building fulfilled a long-written command.
Glasgow, Scotland

Hamilton Crescent

The site of the first international football match.
Seville, Spain

Hospital de las Cinco Llagas (Hospital of the Five Holy Wounds)

The current seat of the Parliament of Andalusia was once the epicenter of the Great Plague of Seville.
Toronto, Ontario

Graffiti Alley

A fantastic place to see murals, and an important location in the history of Toronto's legal street art scene.
Capelle aan den IJssel, Netherlands

Gouwe Aqueduct

Yup, that's a 330-foot yacht passing over the highway.
The Hague, Netherlands

Madurodam

A miniature city, once ruled by the Queen of the Netherlands.
The Hague, Netherlands

Mauritstoren

The location of the world's first telescope demonstration.
Barrow Hill, England

Barrow Hill Roundhouse

The last surviving roundhouse in the United Kingdom also plays host to a popular annual beer and music festival.
Rabat, Morocco

Kasbah of the Udayas

Morocco’s modern capital was once a haven for Barbary pirates, who went so far as to establish a republic of their own.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Tovertunnel (Magic Tunnel)

This colorfully-painted tunnel links two distinct parts of a historic neighborhood.
Istanbul, Turkey

Column of the Goths

This column celebrates Rome's victory over the Goths, and may be the oldest Roman monument in Istanbul.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Keith Haring Mural

This massive mural by famed pop-artist Keith Haring was hidden for almost 30 years until its 2018 rediscovery.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Hotel New York

This hotel was once home to a steamliner company and became the final rest stop for Europeans heading to the New World.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rotterdam's Old City Wall

Inside this metro station is a section of the city's former medieval fortification.