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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Haus zum Walfisch

This Late Gothic building that once housed Erasmus is now known as the filming location of "Suspiria."
Poppi, Italy

Castello di Poppi

During World War II, a number of important sculptures and paintings were moved to this castle for safekeeping.
Les Trois-Moutiers, France

Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers

A 2017 crowdfunding campaign saved this historic castle from being destroyed.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava Old Town Hall's Cannonball

Launched by Napoleon's soldiers more than 200 years ago, a cannonball remains embedded in the tower wall.
Soufriere, Saint Lucia

Gros Piton

The larger of two volcanic peaks rising out of the crystalline waters of the Caribbean.
Rome, Italy

Pasticceria Boccione

In Rome’s Jewish ghetto, a 200-year-old bakery still makes the neighborhood’s historic sweets.
Budapest, Hungary

Prince of Buda and Princess of Pest Statue

On Gellért Hill, this statue depicts the tragic tale of lovers divided by the Danube.
Budapest, Hungary

Paul Street Boys Monument

A scene from one of Hungary's most famous novels.
Budapest, Hungary

Righteous Among the Nations Memorial

A plaque bearing the names of those who dedicated themselves to protecting Budapest's Jewish population during World War II.
Verona, Italy

Castelvecchio Museum

This medieval castle was reconstructed by Carlo Scarpa.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Lukiškės Prison

A century-old prison in the heart of Vilnius is now a lively bar, dance club, and artist residency.
Naples, Italy

Fontana del Gigante

This monumental fountain has moved around the city multiple times.
Verona, Italy

Scaliger Tombs

These elaborate gothic monuments honor Verona's medieval lords.
Verona, Italy

House of Romeo

Not far from the more famous House of Juliet, visitors will find the supposed residence of her lover.
Amersfoort, Netherlands

Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren (The Tower of Our Lady)

At the base of this tower, a plaque marks the original center point of the Netherlands.
Tallinn, Estonia

Kadriorg Palace

A spectacular Petrine Baroque summer palace commissioned for Catherine I by Peter the Great.
Percé, Québec

Northern Gannet Colonies

More than 50,000 gannets claim the cliffs of Bonaventure Island.
Montreal, Québec

St. Patrick's Basilica

Its columns were all carved from the same white oak tree.
Québec City, Québec

Old Québec Funicular

This steep cable railway has been hoisting passengers in the heart of Québec City for over a century.
Val-des-Sources, Québec

Asbestos Mine

Little remains of the once flourishing Asbestos' asbestos mine.
London, England

Lincoln's Inn

This inn of the court provides a fascinating window into London’s legal and architectural history.
Moab, Utah

Gemini Bridges

It's safe—and permitted—to walk across these twin natural sandstone arches.
Mantua, Italy

Imprisoned Bell Tower

Inside the small garden of two mid-century apartment buildings stands a centuries-old bell tower, separated from its original church and hidden from view.
Soufriere, Saint Lucia

Sulphur Springs

Come for the springs; stay for the mud bath.