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Hammerfest, Norway

Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society

This one-room museum is dedicated to Norwegian history and jokes.
Nordkapp, Norway

North Cape, Norway

At the very tippity-top of Europe is a cliff from which you can view the midnight sun.
Averøy, Norway

Atlantic Road

A serpentine highway twists and turns over the treacherous Norwegian Sea.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Throne of Denmark

Opulence and fantasy collide in this royal chair which is supposedly made with unicorn horns.
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Genetically Modified Little Mermaid

Hans Christian Andersen for the postmodern world.
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Little Mermaid

The de facto symbol of Copenhagen is this bronze fairytale which cannot seem to keep its head for very long.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
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.
Stockholm, Sweden

Vasa Museum

It houses the remains of a 17th-century version of the Titanic.
Warsaw, Poland

'Greetings from Jerusalem Avenue'

An artificial date palm stands as a memorial to Warsaw's Jewish community.
Warsaw, Poland

Mermaid of Warsaw

The Polish capital has had a deep connection to its guardian mermaid for almost a millennium now.
Warsaw, Poland

The Warsaw Basilisk

A menacing statue of this mythical creature can be seen at the legendary site of the monster's lair.
Warsaw, Poland

Mały Powstaniec (The Little Insurrectionist)

A statue honors the children who fought Nazis in Poland.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Uprising Monument

A tribute to the Polish insurgents who fought in the failed attempt to end their city's Nazi occupation.
Juodkrantė, Lithuania

Hill of Witches

Lithuania's outdoor sculpture trail of wooden folk art.
Riga, Latvia

Jauniela (New Street)

This charming Latvian lane doubled as Baker Street on the Soviet Union’s version of Sherlock Holmes.
Riga, Latvia

The Three Brothers

The oldest housing complex in Riga is a mini timeline of architectural trends.
Riga, Latvia

Black Cat of Riga

A black cat protests the City Guild in Riga's Old Town.
Riga, Latvia

Art Nouveau in Riga

Flamboyant architecture from the turn of 20th century.
Riga, Latvia

Riga Central Market

3,000 market stands in five former Zeppelin hangars.
Tallinn, Estonia

Old Thomas

The Guardian of Tallinn.
Belize

Great Blue Hole

A massive underwater sinkhole made famous by Jacques Cousteau.
Copán Ruinas, Honduras

Rosalila Temple

A full-size replica of this well-preserved temple lets you take a walk through the Mayan age.
Copán Ruinas, Honduras

Hieroglyphic Stairway of Copán

This staircase full of Mayan hieroglyphics is perhaps the largest single text in the world.