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Tjentište, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Tjentiste War Memorial

These warring psychedelic crags commemorate an unsuccessful military operation.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bascarsija

Oriental bazaar in the heart of Sarajevo.
Porto Seguro, Brazil

Marco do Descobrimento (Discovery Landmark)

This stone monument marks the beginning of Portugal's presence in Brazil.
Bermuda

Royal Navy Docks

Once a strategically imperative naval base, portions of this Bermuda dock complex now serve cruise ships.
Nassau, Bahamas

Queen's Staircase

This staircase in a lush tropical grotto was built by enslaved laborers and renamed to honor Queen Victoria's role in ending slavery in the British Empire.
Belgrade, Serbia

Igrali Se Konji Vrani (Black Horses at Play)

The unusual sculptures are believed to be powerful political symbols.
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade Milestone

This small bronze pyramid marks the center of Belgrade, but some say it is a Masonic symbol.
Belgrade, Serbia

Pobednik (The Victor) Monument

A towering spire in the fortress of Kalemegdan honors the victorious armies of Serbia during their struggles against the Ottoman Empire.
Belgrade, Serbia

Western City Gate of Belgrade

A pair of connected skyscrapers form this symbolic gateway.
Montenegro

Ostrog Monastery

A curious cave church carved into the face of a cliff.
Niksic, Montenegro

Monument to Fallen Fighters of WWII

An exquisite monument dedicated to fallen Partisan soldiers and anti-fascist fighters of Yugoslavia through symbols of gears and flowers.
Kotor, Montenegro

Fortifications of Kotor

These historic defenses ensured the city within would survive hundreds of years of occupations, sieges, and invasions.
Raičevići, Montenegro

Mausoleum of Petar II Petrovic-Njegos

A beautiful mountaintop mausoleum devoted to a Montenegrin icon can't seem to make everyone happy.
Sveti Stefan, Montenegro

Sveti Stefan

This exclusive resort has completely covered a tiny Balkan island in a 5-star warren of guest rooms.
Podgorica, Montenegro

Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ

Its frescoes depict the likeness of Marshal Tito, Karl Marx, and Friedrich Engels burning in hell.
Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Itaipu Dam

As one of the world's largest hydroelectric dams this plant took two countries to get built.
Foz do Iguaçu, Argentina

Iguazu Falls

A series of waterfalls so massive they straddle the border of Argentina and Brazil.
Curitiba, Brazil

Curitiba Botanical Gardens

Solitary monument dedicated to the beauty of nature.
São Paulo, Brazil

Beco do Batman

One of São Paulo's tight urban intersections has become a haven for graffiti artists ever since a single Batman started the trend.
São Paulo, Brazil

Museu de Arte de São Paulo

This singular art museum in São Paulo is unique inside and out.
Naples, Italy

Funicolare Centrale

In a city that boasts four separate inclined cable railways, this is one of the busiest funicular lines in the world.
Ronda, Spain

Puente Nuevo

One of the most spectacular bridges in Spain spans a narrow chasm that divides the city of Ronda.
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his brother.
Seville, Spain

Metropol Parasol

The world's largest wooden structure.