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Singapore

Merlion

This statue once earned the distinction as one of the "Three Major Disappointments of the World."
Singapore

Henderson Waves

The highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore looks like a series of undulating waves rising between two public parks.
Stockholm, Sweden

Västra Skogen Escalator

A Stockholm metro station is home to an escalator that is not only the longest in Sweden, but among the longest in the world.
Tbilisi, Georgia

'Chronicle of Georgia'

This extraordinary, multi-pillared monument depicts the fascinating history of Georgia.
Tbilisi, Georgia

Bridge of Peace

With over 10,000 lights, this feat of engineering marvel lights up the city after dark.
Narva, Estonia

Monument to Paul Keres

Visitors can sit and study the board with this Estonian chess legend and International Grandmaster.
Narva, Estonia

Narva Lenin

A statue of the Soviet leader still stands in a quiet corner of Estonia’s most Russian city.
Rakvere, Estonia

Rakvere Aurochs Statue

This behemoth bovine guards an Estonian town and is a memorial to the lost species.
Valaste, Estonia

Valaste Waterfall

This stunning limestone waterfall is the highest in Estonia.
Tallinn, Estonia

Maarjamäe Memorial Complex

This striking memorial is one of Estonia’s most controversial Soviet leftovers.
Ämari, Estonia

Ämari Pilots’ Cemetery

This soviet pilot's graveyard is filled with headstones made of airplane fins.
Tallinn, Estonia

Raeapteek

The oldest continuously operating pharmacy in Europe.
Tallinn, Estonia

Soviet Statue Graveyard

Relics from an era long gone, sit idle outside this Estonian museum.
Tartu, Estonia

Noora

The labyrinthine home of the National Archives of Estonia is an experimental blend of architecture, art, and history.
Järva-Jaani, Estonia

Museum of Soviet Vehicles

Rusted cars, trucks, and buses form a fascinating collection of Soviet-era machinery.
Estonia

Hara Submarine Base

A decommissioned submarine base makes a great space for graffiti art.
Tallinn, Estonia

Haunted Guest House

Spend your honeymoon where the Devil had his wedding.
Ridala Parish, Estonia

Ungru Manor

The gutted remains of this Estonian mansion are a monument to a tragic love.
Tallinn, Estonia

Ichthus Art Gallery

A secluded art gallery hidden within the cellars beneath Tallinn’s medieval monastery.
Kaali, Estonia

Kaali Meteorite Crater Field

Mysterious craters may have been home to an ancient cult.
Rummu, Estonia

Rummu Underwater Prison

The ruins of an Estonian prison are drowning in the quarry lake where the convicts were once forced to work.
Riga, Latvia

Victory Memorial to Soviet Army

This controversial monument was designed to lionize the Red Army, but also disheartened the Latvian people.
Riga, Latvia

Freedom Monument

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

Daugavpils Shot Tower

This Latvian shot factory is still used twice a year to manufacture bullets the old-fashioned way.