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Budapest, Hungary

The Hungarian Geological Institute Building

This hidden art nouveau gem was designed by an architect in search of a national style.
Warsaw, Poland

Gnojna Góra (Dung Hill Lookout Point)

Catch a scenic view of Warsaw's Old Town from the top of a centuries-old dumping ground.
Tallinn, Estonia

The "Russalka" Memorial

The first monument in Estonia that was made by an Estonian sculptor.
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn Black Angus Sculpture

A unique sculpture calls the outside of this steakhouse home.
Tallinn, Estonia

Saint Olaf's Church

During the Soviet era, the spire of this longstanding church was used as a radio transmission tower.
Tallinn, Estonia

Hellemann Tower and City Walls

Walk along the medieval fortifications that have been protecting Tallinn since the 14th century.
Tallinn, Estonia

Kadriorg Palace

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

St Catherine's Passage

A medieval setting reimagined into a unique art alley.
Tallinn, Estonia

St Nicholas' Church Danse Macabre

Only a fragment of this 15th-century Dance of Death survives today.
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn Kiek in de Kök

This medieval Estonian tower provides access to a series of tunnels that have been home to soldiers, punks, and fine art.
Tallinn, Estonia

Seaplane Harbour

Disused seaplane hangar gets a second life as the jaw-dropping home of Estonia's museum of maritime history.
Tallinn, Estonia

Linnahall

An empty relic of the Moscow Olympics crumbles away in Estonia's capital.
Vilnius, Lithuania

'Sėkmės pilvas' ('Lucky Belly')

Rub it for a bit of good luck.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Church of St. Casimir

A miraculous three-handed portrait of a saint can be found inside this church.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Tony Soprano Statue

A 15-foot-tall statue of the head of the Sopranos family greets passengers at a train station in southeastern Lithuania.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Literatų Gatvė (Literature Street)

Plaques celebrating Lithuanian writers freckle a wall of this picture-perfect path.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Stebuklas Miracle Tile

While this monument tile is shrouded in mystery it also marks the end of the longest ever human chain.
Riga, Latvia

Monument to the Latvian Riflemen

A statue built to honor the elite soldiers who fought for Latvia during World War I.
Riga, Latvia

Statue of Prince Mikhail Andreas Barclay de Tolly

The former Field Marshall and Minister of War to the Russian Imperial Army.
Riga, Latvia

Freedom Monument

This celebration of Latvia’s freedom and independence avoided demolition over half a century of Soviet occupation.
Riga, Latvia

Big Christopher

The statue of a legendary giant who carried Christ and shouldered the world's sins.
Riga, Latvia

House of the Blackheads

The reconstruction of this prominent building fulfilled a long-written command.
Riga, Latvia

Castle of Light

Latvia's symbolic mountain-shaped national library is home to millions of cultural tomes.
Riga, Latvia

Black Cat of Riga

A black cat protests the City Guild in Riga's Old Town.