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Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg Astronomical Clock

There has been an astronomical clock on this spot since the 14th century.
Munich, Germany

'Sweet Brown Snail'

A giant snail sculpture looking longingly at the German traffic museum.
Munich, Germany

Jeweled Skeleton of Saint Munditia

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

Deutsches Jagd und Fischereimuseum (German Museum of Hunting and Fishing)

Housed in an old church, this hunting museum holds a collection of mythical bird-rabbit creatures.
Ibsheway, Egypt

Wadi al-Hitan (Valley of the Whales)

Egyptian treasure trove of fossils documenting the whale's transition from land mammal to sea creature.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Maskeron

Gargoyle head that brings good luck.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Ski Dubai

This indoor ski resort has a mountain contained inside a mall.
Vatican City

Vatican City Walls

Historic fortifications form the boundary of Vatican City, but it’s not entirely surrounded by walls.
Mainz, Germany

The Chagall Windows of St. Stephan’s

A famed artist's inspiring work of peace and tolerance.
Mainz, Germany

Mainzelmännchen Traffic Lights

While you wait to cross the street at a traffic light in Mainz, you might notice that the light is staring back at you.
Mannheim, Germany

Mannheim Quadratestadt

In this German city center, the streets have no names.
Worms, Germany

Hagendenkmal

A statue dedicated to the antihero of the Nibelung legend.
Worms, Germany

Jewish Cemetery in Worms

The oldest Jewish cemetery in Europe survived Hitler's Germany.
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg Cathedral's Antique Graffiti

Visitors dating back to the 1600s carved their marks in the stones of the iconic tower.
Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Schloss Vaduz

Liechtenstein's royal family calls this medieval alpine castle home.
Vaduz, Liechtenstein

The Prince of Liechtenstein's Vineyard and Wine Cellar

In one of the world's smallest countries, a royal's personal winery is open to the public.
Frankfurt, Germany

Bockenheimer Warte Subway Station Entrance

The entrance to this Frankfurt subway station looks like an old tram car crashed into the concrete sidewalk.
Frankfurt, Germany

Eiserner Steg (Iron Bridge)

Fantastic views and thousands of love locks.
Victoria, British Columbia

Fan Tan Alley

The narrowest street in Canada was once a spot for dastardly doings, now a historic piece of Chinatown.
Cairo, Egypt

The Hanging Church

Standing atop 2nd-century Roman ruins, this church is one of the oldest and most iconic in Old Cairo.
Cairo, Egypt

Citadel of Saladin

The medieval center of the Islamic world was also once the seat of Saladin's sultanate.
Cairo, Egypt

Monastery of Saint Simon

The massive cave church of Cairo's Zabbaleen community is one of the largest Christian churches in the Middle East.
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo’s Garbage City

Slum Settlement Filled With Mountains of Garbage.
Cairo, Egypt

The Aquarium Grotto Garden

A strange aquarium with stuffed fish, and almost no water for them to swim in.