CoolCrab's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Stockholm, Sweden

'Highway'

Locals rallied to save this beloved mural after someone mistakenly attempted to cover it.
Strängnäs, Sweden

The Lion of Gripsholm Castle

This wonky bit of historical taxidermy is experiencing a second life online.
Frontera, Spain

El Pozo de Los Padrones (Well of Los Padrones)

A well drilled into the side of a cliff supplies most of the water consumed on the island of El Hierro.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Cueva Volcánica de Orchilla (Orchilla Lava Tube)

An untouched lava tube accessible to the adventurers.
Villa de Valverde, Spain

Monumento a la Sabina de El Hierro

Windswept juniper trees resemble surrealistic artwork, however, this juniper is actually a work of art.
Breña Alta, Spain

Dragos Gemelos

Behind this pair of dragon trees, there is a tragic story of lost love.
Güímar, Spain

Teide Observatory

A large collection of solar and night-time telescopes dot a small area on the Teide mountain range.
Las Puntas, Spain

Hotel Punta Grande

Teeny tiny hotel on the coast of the Canary Islands.
Frontera, Spain

El Hierro

This Canary island is a quintessential example of nature’s beauty, and its unbridled fury.
Las Puntas, Spain

Ecomuseo de Guinea (Ethnographic Museum of Guinea)

An open-air museum showing how people on El Hierro lived from the time of the first settlers until the late 20th century.
Santa Cruz de la Palma, Spain

Monumento a el Enano (Monument to the Dwarf)

A statue commemorating the island's tradition of dancing dwarves in Napoleon hats.
Stockholm, Sweden

Hallwylska Museet (Hallwyl Museum)

The 19th-century home of Count and Countess von Hallwyl is now a museum.
Stockholm, Sweden

'Moby dick'

A statue that stood at the center of a long copyright battle.
Täby Kyrkby, Sweden

Täby kyrka (Täby Church)

A medieval church that contains murals from famed artist Albertus Pictor.
Stockholm, Sweden

Den Optiska Telegrafen (The Optical Telegraph)

The fastest way to send a message before electricity was invented.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

De Brandgrens (The Blaze Boundary)

These lights mark the area of Rotterdam that was bombed and burned in 1940.
Stockholm, Sweden

'Humor'

This unique sculpture is often overlooked by pedestrians.
Alkmaar, Netherlands

J. Boom

A museum-like shop that has been producing clogs, brushes, and ropes for nearly 200 years.
Spijkenisse, Netherlands

'Saved by a Whale’s Tail'

This unique sculpture proved invaluable when it saved a train from careening off the tracks.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oost-Indisch Huis

The former headquarters of history's oldest megacorporation.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Metro Ventilation Art

Small Easter eggs are hidden in the ventilation holes of the city's newest trains.
Älvdalen S, Sweden

Njupeskärs Vattenfall

Believed to be the country's tallest waterfall, the Njupeskär is actually much smaller.
Älvdalen N, Sweden

Nipgubben

This tiny Swedish troll protects the land and all who wander within it.
Älvdalen N, Sweden

Trollvägen Magic Hill

Gravity seems to fail at this intriguing Swedish attraction.