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Jawor, Poland

Jawor Peace Church

This dazzling wooden church was constructed as part of an elaborate peace project after the Thirty Years' War.
Gozo, Malta

Our Lady of Hope

One of Malta’s most popular beaches features a seemingly out-of-place statue of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus.
Leiden, Netherlands

Het Roze Huisje (Pink House)

This 17th-century house has a long and colorful history.
Nice, France

L'Ange de la Baie

A memorial to honor those who were killed in a Bastille Day terror attack in Nice.
Cologne, Germany

Shrine of the Three Kings

The bones of the Biblical Magi traveled to Constantinople and Milan before landing in their current home inside an elaborate golden reliquary in the Cologne Cathedral.
London, England

George Inn

It may be a historic 17th-century coaching inn, but the George Inn still functions like a modern pub.
Paphos, Cyprus

St. Paul's Pillar

Legend holds that St. Paul was flogged for preaching Christianity at this pillar.
Naples, Italy

Bar Nilo

Locals pay their respects at a shrine to soccer player Diego Maradona—which claims to contain a real lock of his hair.
Venice, Italy

Palazzo Dario

Those who own or stay at this 500-year-old, allegedly cursed house often meet terrible fates.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Lost Third Column

Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.
Venice, Italy

Monument to Niccolò Tommaseo

The pile of books behind the dignified writer gave the statue a most undignified nickname.
Venice, Italy

Portrait of the Four Tetrarchs

This Roman statue is missing a limb from when the Venetians stole it from Constantinople during the Crusades.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower (Torre dell'Orologio)

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
Venice, Italy

Church of Santa Margherita

This deconsecrated church has seen many uses, from a tobacco storehouse to a cinema.
Chioggia, Italy

St. Andrew Tower Clock (Orologio della Torre di Sant'Andrea)

One of the oldest still-working clocks in the world sits on an ancient tower.
Chioggia, Italy

Vigo Bridge

A bridge to rival those in nearby Venice but without the crowds.
Comacchio, Italy

Ponte dei Trepponti (Trepponti Bridge)

This uniquely designed bridge served as the city gate for Comacchio.
Porto Tolle, Italy

Polesine Camerini Power Station

The chimney of a shuttered power station in the Po Delta is the second-tallest structure in Italy.
Ravenna, Italy

Flooded Crypt of San Francesco

Filled with goldfish swimming in a shallow pool of sea water, this ancient crypt is more wishing well than burial site.
Ravenna, Italy

Arian Baptistry

A medieval, mosaic-lined baptistry built by a heretical Christian sect.
Ravenna, Italy

Mausoleum of Theoderic

The roof of this ancient mausoleum is made from a single Istrian stone weighing a massive 230 tons.
Ravenna, Italy

Dante's Tomb

Italian poet Dante Alighieri is entombed in this small mausoleum in Ravenna, and his hometown of Florence has never been too happy about it.
Ravenna, Italy

Baptistery of Neon

Psychoanalyst Carl Jung reported a paranormal experience after visiting this mosaic-lined Roman baptistry.
Ravenna, Italy

Mausoleum of Galla Placidia

An incredible mosaic-lined monument said to have held the remains of an ancient Roman empress.