CoolCrab's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Kräftskiva
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Kräftskiva

Don your party hat, sing, and chow down at these seasonal Swedish crayfish feasts.
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Leiden, Netherlands

Bibliotheca Thysiana

This public library and its impressive collection of academic books have not changed since the 17th century.
Stockholm, Sweden

Lappis Scream

Every Tuesday, students let off steam by screaming into the night air.
Leiden, Netherlands

Hidden Basement in Smit

A retail shop has preserved the 17th-century food cellar from the old building it now occupies.
Stockholm, Sweden

Järnpojke

Stockholm's tiniest statue is of a small boy looking at the Moon.
Stockholm, Sweden

Ribbinska Huset

It is said that each of the white stones in the red facade of this medieval house represents the head of a murdered Swedish noble.
Vakantiekaas
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Vakantiekaas

Dutch travelers who want the taste of home can always pack “vacation cheese.”
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Drop Shot
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Drop Shot

With this Dutch liqueur, you can now drink licorice.
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Raw Herring Ice Cream
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Sweets

Raw Herring Ice Cream

Even its creator says to stick to one scoop.
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Oliebollen
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Oliebollen

These Dutch doughnuts are classic New Year's treats.
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Breña Baja, Spain

Pirámide de Vandama

A pre-Hispanic pyramid in the middle of a tourist district in the Canary Islands.
Stockholm, Sweden

AlbaNova Telescope

Sweden's largest optical telescope sits on a rooftop in Stockholm.
Leiden, Netherlands

Temple of Taffeh

An ancient Egyptian temple sits within a modern European museum.
Stockholm, Sweden

Uppland Runic Inscription 53

An ancient Viking runestone hidden in plain view in Stockholm's old town.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholms Spelmuseum

It's always game time at Stockholm's only museum devoted solely to video games.
Leiden, Netherlands

Leiden’s Wall Formulae

Science meets wall art to highlight the beauty of famous mathematical equations.
Leiden, Netherlands

Café De Vergulde Kruik (The Gilded Jar Café)

One of the Leiden's oldest pubs is also the birthplace of the Heineken star.
Leiden, Netherlands

Willebrord Snellius' Grave

One of the great math minds of the 17th century is underfoot in this 900 year old Dutch church.
Leiden, Netherlands

Hooglandse Kerk Clock

Once housed in the towers of this Gothic church, this 17th century clock still ticks today.
Leiden, Netherlands

Masonic Temple Loge La Vertu

One of the oldest masonic temples in the Netherlands, built in 1757.
Noordwijk, Netherlands

European Space Research and Technology Centre

The birthplace of most all of Europe's space missions is here on the Dutch coast.
Göttingen, Germany

Grave of Carl Friedrich Gauss

The man who gave his name to magnetic measurement is buried in the city where he did his best work.
Göttingen, Germany

Gänseliesel

The Goose Girl of Göttingen, Germany might well be the most kissed girl in the world.
Buinen, Netherlands

LOFAR Superterp

The nerve center of a massive, state-of-the art radio telescope that spans across western Europe.