There are so many variations of amazing sandwiches just here in the U.S. — fried chicken, roast beef, grilled cheese, a classic sub, and so on — that even contemplating what the rest of the world has on the menu can feel overwhelming. But contemplate it you should, because there are some stellar sandwich offerings across the world. From open-faced Scandinavian works of art to Asian versions that tick off most of the food groups and then some, here are 25 sandwiches that you might not be able to pronounce, but you’ll definitely want to eat.

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Panino di Lampredotto3 / 26
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Braaibroodjie4 / 26
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Doner Kebab7 / 26
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Banh Mi8 / 26
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Croque Monsieur9 / 26
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Grilled Halloumi Sandwich10 / 26
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Pickled Herring Smørrebrød11 / 26
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Chicken Shawarma12 / 26
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Toast Hawaii13 / 26
Toast Hawaii by Rainer_Zenz (CC BY-SA)
pesto sandwich14 / 26
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Zapiekanka15 / 26
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torta16 / 26
torta by stu_spivack (CC BY-SA)
Francesinha17 / 26
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Lomito Completo18 / 26
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Gua Bao19 / 26
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Bifanas20 / 26
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Sabich21 / 26
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Kaya Toast | Singapore22 / 26
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Vada Pav23 / 26
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Patacón Maracucho24 / 26
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Cubano25 / 26
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Reuben26 / 26
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