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Prague, Czechia

Kabourek

A grumpy old water goblin guarding an old mill on the Devil’s Stream in Prague.
Maldon, England

Statue of Byrhtnoth

This statue commemorates one of medieval England’s most courageous heroes.
Berlin, Germany

The Clock of Flowing Time

An astonishingly accurate water clock that doubles as an hourly spectacle in this Berlin shopping area.
Paris, France

Bouillon Chartier

For more than a century, Parisians have come for affordable dishes in a grand converted train station.
Bucharest, Romania

The House of Ceaușescu

The kitsch mansion of the former Romanian president Nicolae Ceaușescu features a golden bathroom.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Het Wittehuis

The oldest skyscraper of Europe now stands dwarfed by the surrounding structures.
Gdańsk, Poland

Archaeological Remains at Hala Targowa (Market Hall)

Several 12th-century ruins can be found inside this historical market.
London, England

Endangered Species Doorway

An archway adorned with vulnerable flora and fauna.
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit

An unexpected must-see for fans of Star Wars who find themselves on the beautiful island of Sint Maarten.
Birmingham, England

Library of Birmingham

The largest public library in the United Kingdom was designed to reflect the industrial and artistic history of the city where it stands.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Parque De Las Palomas (Pigeon Park)

A park where people have been going to feed friendly pigeons since the 18th century
San Juan, Puerto Rico

La Puerta de San Juan

This colorful gate stands as an entrance to the walled city of Old San Juan.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud (Chapel of the Holy Christ of Health)

This chapel on a cliff is renowned for its healing powers and was founded on the site of a supposed divine intervention.
Istanbul, Turkey

Column of Marcian

The only Roman honorific column in Istanbul.
Wrocław, Poland

Wrocław’s Former City Prison

This ex-prison dates back to the Middle Ages.
Geneva, Switzerland

Repère Pierre du Niton

This stone in Lake Geneva was once the reference point used to determine altitude in Switzerland.
Paris, France

Étienne-Gaspard Robertson's Tomb

A phantasmagoric tomb honors a Belgian artist-scientist's contributions to the world of spooky entertainment.
Southampton, England

Mulberry Harbour Wreckage

Some of the last remaining relics of one of World War II's most important invasions.
London, England

Nimrud Lens

Despite the name, this ancient piece of crystal may not have been a lens at all.
Berlin, Germany

Pressecafé Mural

A prime example of socialist modernist architecture, wrapped in a enormous fresco about the media.
London, England

Britain’s Oldest Door

At almost 1,000 years old, this is the oldest known door in all of Britain.
Qaqortoq, Greenland

Mindebrønden

No longer the only, but definitely the oldest, fountain in Greenland.
Qaqortoq, Greenland

Stone & Man

One Greenland town turned itself into an open air sculpture gallery with the help of a series of traditional stone artworks.
Qaqortoq, Greenland

Qaqortoq Road

In a country where driving from one town to another is literally impossible, this small stretch of gravel is a remarkable feat.