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Frankfurt, Germany

Pinkelbaum (Peeing Tree)

After years of being casually peed on by humans, this tree is peeing back.
Frankfurt, Germany

Frau Rauscher Fountain

This German fountain of a legendary apple wine-loving drink thief will spit on you.
Garching bei München, Germany

Lego Extremely Large Telescope

A miniature model of what will be the world's largest telescope.
Garching bei München, Germany

Lego Very Large Telescope

A surprisingly detailed model of one of the most powerful telescopes in the world.
Munich, Germany

Asamkirche

Among the ostentatious rococo ornamentation of this church, an image of death cuts the life-thread.
Bingen, Germany

Stockschleifern

The many—66 to be exact—faces of the German forest.
Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany

Jeweled Skeletons of the Fürstenfeld Abbey

These blingy, baubled skeletons lie in glass boxes inside a baroque Bavarian church.
Berlin, Germany

'Molecule Man'

This monumental work of art symbolizes the coming together of a previously divided city.
Potsdam, Germany

Griebnitzsee Rauchschwalben (Griebnitzsee Station Swallows)

A local train station entrance hall doubles as a sanctuary for barn swallows.
Berlin, Germany

The DDR Museum

A fascinating insight into daily life in the Eastern Bloc.
Berlin, Germany

Schwerbelastungskörper

Super-heavy Nazi architectural experiment.
Potsdam, Germany

Hiroshima-Nagasaki Platz

A memorial commemorating the place where Truman gave the order to deploy the first nuclear bombs on Japan.
Potsdam, Germany

Truman Villa

The home of president Truman during the Potsdam Conference, and the place from which the atomic bomb strike on Japan was triggered.
Berlin, Germany

Soviet Memorial (Sowjetisches Ehrenmal)

For patriotic Russians, this memorial honoring the Soviet soldiers who died liberating Berlin in 1945 is the most sacred location outside of Russia.
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.
Berlin, Germany

Stadtbahn Viaduct World War II Damage

Reminders of the Battle of Berlin still scar the railway.
Berlin, Germany

‘Trains to Life – Trains to Death’

A haunting contrast of trains that both saved and took the lives of Jewish children in Nazi Germany.
Berlin, Germany

The Bebelplatz

The site of the famous Nazi book burning campaign of 1933 remembers its "Night of Shame".
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain.
Berlin, Germany

Stolpersteine Holocaust Memorials

Tiny memorials honor individual victims of the Holocaust.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Sinti and Roma Victims of National Socialism

Dedicated to the European Sinti and Roma peoples murdered during the Holocaust.
Potsdam, Germany

Sanssouci Palace

The "Prussian Versailles" that is as glorious today as when it was built.
Potsdam, Germany

Dampfmaschinenhaus (The Royal Pumphouse)

Designed to resemble foreign architecture, this mosque-looking structure was used to pump water to a royal fountain.
Potsdam, Germany

Einsteinturm

Solar observatory doubles as a daring display of Expressionist architecture, much to Einstein's chagrin.