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Schonach im Schwarzwald, Germany

World's Largest Cuckoo Clock

A Black Forest cuckoo clock theme park features one timepiece big enough to walk inside.
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Partnach Memorial

A memorial dedicated to those who lost their lives working in what is now a massive tourist attraction.
Mörsdorf, Germany

Hängeseilbrücke Geierlay

Germany's longest suspension rope bridge.
San Antonio, Texas

World's Largest Cowboy Boots

These boots are made for selfies.
Dachau, Germany

Dachau Concentration Camp

The prototype for all Nazi concentration camps.
Munich, Germany

Viscardigasse

Golden cobblestones remember a time when this small alley was used to avoid having to give a Nazi salute.
Munich, Germany

Asamkirche

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

Rathaus-Glockenspiel

Daily jousts and dancing barrel makers in Munich's mechanical clock.
Munich, Germany

Jeweled Skeleton of Saint Munditia

The patron saint of spinsters grasps a container of dried blood.
Munich, Germany

Eisbachwelle

Go surfing on this urban wave, "hacked" by local surfers.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Partnachklamm (Partnach Gorge)

Walk inside a half mile long crevice right outside the town of Garmisch Partenkirchen.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
San Antonio, Texas

Comanche Lookout Park

One of the highest points in Bexar county offers birdseye views of San Antonio and a four-story stone tower.
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberger Bergbahnen

This historic funicular system combines the old with the new while offering delightful views over the surrounding valley.
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Bridge Monkey

It's good luck to be mocked by this monkey.
Dannenfels, Germany

Adlerbogen (Eagle Arch)

A triumphal steel arch on the side of a German mountain.
Cologne, Germany

Cologne's Love Locks Bridge

Thousands of tourists and residents in Cologne affix "love padlocks" on the Hohenzollernbrücke Bridge to symbolize their affections.
Trier, Germany

Porta Nigra

The last bastion of Roman presence north of the Alps looms over a German town.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The vast, legendary catacombs hold secrets much stranger than stacked bones.
Bad Dürkheim, Germany

Dürkheim Giant Wine Barrel

World's largest barrel containing an inn.
Paris, France

Carousel of Extinct and Endangered Animals

Known as the "Dodo Manège," this carousel features a herd of animals that have disappeared—or may be gone soon.
Paris, France

‘Dénicheur d’Oursons’

A gruesome combat between a hunter and a furious momma bear.
Paris, France

Le Stryge

This demon atop the Notre-Dame de Paris looks utterly bored.