valeriahollenstein's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Boge, Sweden

Tjelvar's Grave

A Bronze Age stone ship said to be the grave of the mythical founder of Gotland.
Landskrona, Sweden

Hven

This Scandinavian island is the site of the first modern observatory.
Stockholm, Sweden

Katarina Elevator

This gem from the industrial age helps visitors and residents alike traverse hilly Stockholm.
Stockholm, Sweden

Hey STHLM

A Japanese video game arcade hides in the back of a Swedish pool hall.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Malm Whale

One of the world's few mounted blue whales, its jaws are hinged open allowing visitors to descend into a lounge.
Stockholm, Sweden

Birthplace of the Stockholm Syndrome

Now a hotel, this former bank was the site of a robbery that spawned a psychological phenomenon.
Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden Solar System

The world's largest model of our planetary system.
Stockholm, Sweden

Storkyrkobadet

A hidden bathhouse in one of Stockholm's oldest and busiest neighborhoods is open to anyone who can find it.
Oulu, Finland

Paska Kaupunni

This misspelled graffiti reappears every time it is removed.
Pyhäranta, Finland

Elk Garden

A Finnish artist's unique fauna statuary.
Oulu, Finland

Air Guitar World Championships

The grandest stage for the world's foremost masters of invisible instruments.
Hailuoto, Finland

Hailuoto Church

This modernist island church incorporates the Finnish nature into its worship practices.
Leppävirta, Finland

Orinoro Gorge

Hidden deep in a forest is this geological wonder carved by glaciers.
Helsinki, Finland

Kamppi Chapel

An alien church provides much needed silence in the midst of a Finland shopping center.
Virolahti, Finland

Abandoned Bunkers of Salpalinja

Fortifications built for a Soviet invasion that never came now sit abandoned in a losing battle against nature.