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Östersund V, Sweden

Storsjon's Highway Ice Bridge

Winter roadtrips are a little more exciting on this seasonal, slippery expansion of Sweden's national highway system.
Karlskrona Ö, Sweden

Whiskey on the Rocks

A plaque on this tiny Swedish island commemorates an unusual Cold War standoff of Soviet submarine intrigue.
Visby, Sweden

Sankt Göransporten Arrow Slit

A catapult rock from Gotland’s 13th-century civil war is still lodged in Scandinavia's best-preserved medieval city wall.
Innerstaden, Sweden

The Maiden's Tower

Known locally as the Jungfrutornet, this Medieval tower hides a dark legend.
Visby, Sweden

Trojaborg

Legend has it that this large rock maze in Sweden was created as punishment by the daughter of a wealthy captain.
Kneippen, Sweden

Villa Villekulla

Visit the home of Sweden's beloved fictional character, Pippi Longstocking.
Sweden

Lummelunda Cave

This fantastic cave remained unexplored until 1948 when three schoolboys discovered a hidden entrance.
Gnisvärd, Sweden

Gnisvärd Stone Ships

Ancient stone graves shaped like ships provided a Viking-like burial to carry the dead to the afterlife.
Esbjerg, Denmark

Man Meets The Sea

Four alabaster giants contemplate the tides on the shore of Denmark.
London, England

Seven Noses of Soho

Several plaster noses are hidden in plain sight around London's Soho neighborhood.
London, England

Goodwin's Court

An easily overlooked stretch of ornate window fronts and gaslight lamps that could be right from the pages of Dickens.
Lund, Sweden

Skyddsmantelmadonnan

A modern, secular take on a traditional Virgin Mary motif.
Borgholm, Sweden

Trollskogen (The Troll Forest)

Crooked windswept pines give this old forest an enchanted and magical look.
Bergdala, Sweden

Bergdala Glastekniska Museum

The machines behind the famous handblown glass from Sweden's "Kingdom of Crystal."
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Elephant Gate

Pre-Nazi swastikas adorn the sculpted pachyderms flanking this brewhouse portal.
Linköping, Sweden

Cirkulation II

This simple roadside art installation ended up sparking a folk art movement and a controversy of international proportions.
Linköping, Sweden

Winter Lights

For a couple of months each year this Swedish city turns into a festive neon phantasmagoria.
Stockholm, Sweden

Vasa Museum

It houses the remains of a 17th-century version of the Titanic.
Stockholm, Sweden

Love Locks of Västerbron

A former suicide bridge is now accumulating symbols of love instead of a body count.
Forsby, Sweden

Forsby-Köping Limestone Cableway

The remnants of a record-setting industrial bucket system can still be found dotting the Swedish countryside.
Västerås, Sweden

Utter Inn

A floating underwater hotel, created by a Swedish artist.
London, England

The Theatre

Two plaques commemorate the site of Shakespeare's first theatre.
Helsingør, Denmark

Kronborg Castle (Elsinore)

Old Danish castle immortalized in Shakespeare's Hamlet.