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Heidelberg, Germany

Robert Bunsen Statue

A larger-than-life monument to the inventor of the Bunsen burner.
Saint Leonards-on-sea, England

Marine Court

This seaside property, an example of Art Deco Streamline Moderne style, was designed to embody the curves of a great ship.
Beaune, France

Ramparts of Beaune

These ramparts, once lined with towers, were constructed in defense of Beaune.
Dijon, France

The Magic Owl of Dijon

For over 300 years this little carving has been the city’s good luck charm.
La Seyne-sur-Mer, France

Pont Basculant de la Seyne-sur-Mer

Former bridge turned into an observation tower.
Genoa, Italy

The Lighthouse of Genoa

Depending on how it is measured, this lighthouse can claim to be the tallest in Europe and the tallest conventional lighthouse in the world.
Paris, France

Le Moulin de la Galette

Montmartre's sole surviving windmill became an iconic landmark for 19th-century painters, artists, and bohemians.
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt Book Burning Memorial

Somber memorial to the May 10, 1933, book-burning which took place on this spot.
Milan, Italy

Dancing Bull of Good Fortune

Third time's a charm, or in this case, two testicles are.
Glasgow, Scotland

George Square Imperial Measurements

A small collection of objects of a bygone era hide in plain view.
Marseille, France

Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations

This modern museum of Mediterranean culture is surrounded by a surreal concrete honeycomb.
Lyon, France

Metallic Tower of Fourvière

Lyon's miniature version of the Eiffel Tower was built as a statement in support of French secularism.
Lyon, France

Ancient Roman Theaters of Lyon

Lyon, France is home to two remarkably preserved Roman theaters, one dating back to 15 BCE.
Lyon, France

Astronomical Clock of Lyon

For hundreds of years, automatons moving to metallic music have been marking the passage of time.
Lyon, France

Traboules Secret Passages

Hundreds of hidden passageways weave through the old quarters of Lyon.
Nice, France

Fontaine du Soleil (The Sun Fountain)

This saucy statue once caused outrage among locals.
Rome, Italy

Tomb of Eurysaces the Baker

A freedman baker’s lavish tomb has a relief showing various stages of Roman bread making.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Hlavni Nadrazi Vestibule

A historic and beautiful Art Nouveau chamber in a historic railway station.
London, England

Byward Tower Hand

A mysterious suspended hand greets unsuspecting visitors at the Tower of London.
Prague, Czechia

Rotonde Saint-Martin (St Martin’s Rotunda)

The largest and best-preserved rotunda in Prague.
Athens, Greece

Church of the Holy Apostle Philip at Vlassarous

This church was constructed on the site where St. Philip the Apostle preached to the ancient Athenians.
Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Haus zum Goldenen Ochsen (House of the Golden Ox) Oriel

Explore the five senses depicted on this protruding Gothic window.
Bath, England

Head of Sulis Minerva

The accidental discovery of this gilt bronze head led archaeologists to find the Roman Baths in the city of Bath
Madrid, Spain

Royal Palace of Madrid Statues

After the queen of Spain had a dream where these statues fell and crushed her, they were removed from the palace and given new homes around Madrid.