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Capri, Italy

Arco Naturale (Natural Arch)

This clifftop arch is a natural stunner.
Landsberg am Lech, Germany

Landsberg Prison

The prison where Hitler wrote "Mein Kampf," and 278 Nazis were later executed for war crimes.
Landsberg am Lech, Germany

Leper's Chapel and Ossuary

A graveyard and memorial chapel for victims of leprosy.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Prague, Czechia

'Il Commendatore' ('Cloak of Conscience')

This spooky statue sits outside a famous Prague theater.
Prague, Czechia

Hlava Franze Kafky (Franz Kafka's Head)

A bust of Franz Kafka spins in pieces, reflecting the writer's inner torment.
Prague, Czechia

Memorial to the Victims of Communism

Increasingly decayed figures stand as a powerful reminder of the human costs of Czech Communism.
Prague, Czechia

The Penguins at Kampa Park

A series of playful yellow penguins share a serious message about the environment.
Prague, Czechia

Lennon Wall

Despite attempts by local police to discourage it, Beatles-inspired graffiti has been a means for artists to air grievances for decades.
Prague, Czechia

Statue of Franz Kafka

A surreal statue honoring Prague's favorite literary son.
Vysoký Újezd, Czechia

Velka Amerika

This former quarry is now a picturesque gorge that hides a sunken lake.
Vaduz, Liechtenstein

The Prince of Liechtenstein's Vineyard and Wine Cellar

In one of the world's smallest countries, a royal's personal winery is open to the public.
Feucht, Germany

Hermann Oberth Space Travel Museum

Small museum dedicated to one of the founding fathers of modern astronautics.
Jasenovac, Croatia

Stone Flower

Croatia's towering concrete blossom grows from the site of a World War II concentration camp.
Podgarić, Croatia

Podgaric Monument

This stunning, out-of-the-way Croatian monument commemorates a community's uprising against occupying fascist forces.
Dera, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Kozara Memorial Monument

This brutalist monument is inscribed with 9921 names of Yugoslav partisans who perished during WWII.
Florence, Italy

Vasari Corridor

This private skyway is filled with art and was expanded explicitly so that Hitler could appreciate a river.
San Gimignano, Italy

Towers of San Gimignano

These medieval skyscrapers dominate the skyline of this small Tuscan town.
Ferrara di Monte Baldo, Italy

Santuario Madonna della Corona

This centuries-old Italian chapel hangs midway down a sheer cliffside.
Austin, Texas

Larry Monroe Forever Bridge

To honor a beloved Austin radio DJ a neighborhood bridge has been covered in a loving mosaic.
Austin, Texas

Casa Neverlandia

This eclectic, mosaic-clad home includes a bamboo ping-pong loft and a "Whispermaphones" intercom.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Cumil the Sewer Worker

This Slovakian statue of an emerging sewer worker might just be a bronze peeping tom.
Alberobello, Italy

Alberobello

Southern Italy's spinning top village.
Realmonte, Italy

Scala dei Turchi

"Stairs of the Turks", a chalky white cliff eroded conveniently into stairs, allowing for easy pillaging.