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Hamburg, Germany

Beatles-Platz (Beatles Square)

This red light district plaza memorializes the Fab Four and their historic connection to the area.
Hamburg, Germany

'Luchs'

A charming and enigmatic sculpture of a lynx haunts the park of Kellinghusen.
Hamburg, Germany

Museum of Medical History Hamburg

Wax models of disease and deformity are on display at this German medical museum.
Hamburg, Germany

St. Pauli Elbtunnel

Hamburgers are intensely proud of their tunnel beneath the river.
Grünwald, Germany

Bavaria Filmstadt

This German version of Universal Studios holds a vault of treasures from the NeverEnding Story.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava Old Town Hall's Cannonball

Launched by Napoleon's soldiers more than 200 years ago, a cannonball remains embedded in the tower wall.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Fountain of Union

The largest fountain in Bratislava.
Riga, Latvia

P. Stradins Museum for History of Medicine

Medical museum that houses most notably the taxidermied remains of Vladimir Demikhov's famous two-headed dog experiment.
Riga, Latvia

The Corner House

A former Latvian headquarters of the brutal KGB secret police is now open as a grim reminder of their atrocities.
Bristol, England

The Llandoger Trow

A historic, reportedly haunted pub that provided inspiration for several famous adventure novels.
Hamburg, Germany

St. Nicholas' Church

Once the tallest building in the world, this abandoned church is now a monument to the destruction of WWII.
Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

Model Trains and Much More in Hamburg.
Schwangau, Germany

MarienBrücke (Maria Bridge)

A unique bridge with an equally unique view.
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
Tallinn, Estonia

Telliskivi Creative City

Estonia's largest creative city is a vibrant bohemian hub located within a former industrial complex.
Riga, Latvia

Big Christopher

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

Herbertstraße

Hamburg's first legal sex work is relegated to a gated street that still does not allow pedestrian women.
Moscow, Russia

'Worker and Kolkhoz Woman'

An iconic Soviet statue of working-class people.
Tallinn, Estonia

Maarjamäe Memorial Complex

This striking memorial is one of Estonia’s most controversial Soviet leftovers.
Tallinn, Estonia

The "Russalka" Memorial

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

Soviet Statue Graveyard

Relics from an era long gone, sit idle outside this Estonian museum.
Tallinn, Estonia

Kadriorg Palace

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

Goodwin's Court

An easily overlooked stretch of ornate window fronts and gaslight lamps that could be right from the pages of Dickens.
London, England

Coade Stone Caryatids

A measuring mishap led to these artificial stone ladies losing their stomachs.