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Vatican City

Vatican City Walls

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

Torre Velasca (Velasca Tower)

A brutalist gem towering over the heart of Milan.
Madrid, Spain

Salt Street Watchmaker

An automaton perched above an classic clock and watch store
Cambridge, England

Corpus Clock & Chronophage

Numberless clock creates a meal of time for the dreaded, insectile Chronophage.
New York, New York

One Times Square

This historic address is home to the beloved ball and is an almost totally empty building among the most expensive real estate in the world.
Alcobendas, Spain

Castilla-La Mancha Park 3D-Printed Bridge

This technological marvel is one of the world's first 3D-printed bridges.
Madrid, Spain

Paco de Lucía Metro Station

Guitarist Paco de Lucía overlooks travelers as they pass through this train station dedicated to his legacy.
Madrid, Spain

Tiflológico Museum

A unique exhibit lets blind people experience famous works of art and architecture with their hands.
Madrid, Spain

Edificio Mirador

This postmodern apartment block was designed to be a vertical neighborhood.
Bristol, England

Victoria Font

Designed to celebrate the queen's 40th birthday.
Albacete, Spain

Albacete Fairgrounds

This uniquely shaped 17th-century structure comes alive in early September.
La Fatarella, Spain

The Hermitage of la Mare de Deu del Carme

The bell that resides above this small chapel is actually a converted bomb.
Melbourne, Australia

The Nicholas Building

A beautiful 1920s tower filled with local hidden gems.
Las Rozas de Madrid, Spain

Welcome to Fabulous Las Matas Sign

An ode to the famous Las Vegas signage.
Madrid, Spain

Air Crash

A whimsical brother of the nearby Fallen Angel statue takes the falling part quite literally.
Madrid, Spain

San Antonio de los Alemanes

The little church's beautifully frescoed ceiling has earned it the nickname “the Sistine Chapel of Madrid.”
Mexico City, Mexico

La Casa Azul

Frida Kahlo's childhood home, now a museum of her life and works.
Lisbon, Portugal

National Museum of Ancient Art

This little-known national museum houses over 40,000 works of art from across the world.
Barcelona, Spain

Palau Dalmases

This former Baroque palace on the historic Calle Montcada is a rare architectural gem and was once the meeting place of an aristocratic scholarly society.
Barcelona, Spain

Basilica of Saints Justus and Pastor

Possibly the oldest church in Barcelona, this basilica has its pagan and Christian mythologies all mixed up.
Barcelona, Spain

Inquisition's Blazon

On the wall of this medieval square, a symbol of the Spanish Inquisition.
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona Erotic Museum

An unusual stroll through gentlemen's erotica demonstrates that pornography is timeless.
Barcelona, Spain

Caelum

This cafe offers a curated collection of treats and tipples made by monks and nuns.
Barcelona, Spain

The Giants of Santa Maria del Pi

The oldest giants in Catalonia are now displayed in a 14th-century Gothic church.