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Bern, Switzerland

The Child Eater of Bern

A nearly 500 year old sculpture depicts a man eating a sack of babies, and no one is sure why.
Beatenberg, Switzerland

St. Beatus Cave

Caves famous for the dragon-slaying saint who lived there.
Mülenen, Switzerland

The Niesenbahn

Traversing steep Alpine slopes, this engineering marvel is one of the longest and highest funiculars in the world.
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Schilthorn Piz Gloria

A cablecar station-turned-revolving restaurant with 360-degree views of the Swiss skyline.
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Sphinx Observatory

Historic observatory precariously perched at the "Top of Europe."
Schattenhalb, Switzerland

The Reichenbach Falls

The alpine falls where Sherlock Holmes apparently met his demise can actually be visited.
Gadmen, Switzerland

Trift Bridge

This amazing pedestrian suspension bridge in the Swiss Alps would give Indiana Jones nightmares.
Andermatt, Switzerland

Teufelsbrucke

A breathtaking bridge that crosses a vast gorge over a river's torrents, and has a tale of a devil architect attached.
Stockholm, Sweden

Skansen Open Air Museum

Sweden's "good old days" painstakingly re-created in a model village.
Stockholm, Sweden

Vasa Museum

Remains of a 17th-century version of the Titanic.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Metro Art Gallery

Stockholm's decidedly unique public transit system has doubled as the world's longest art gallery for decades.
Stockholm, Sweden

Rag and Bone

This homeless brass fox tugs at your heartstrings from the foot of a Stockholm bridge.
Stockholm, Sweden

Kastellet Stockholm

The Swedish flag over this small naval fort signals that the nation is at peace.
Iceland

Fjaðrárgljúfur

Strange rock formations tower above the river that snakes through this enchanting Icelandic canyon.
Vik, Iceland

Reynisdrangar

Three columns of volcanic rock shoot out of the ocean.
Iceland

Svartifoss

The unique waterfall in Iceland's south features a backdrop of geometric black lava columns.
Iceland

Jökulsárlón

Iceland's largest lagoon is home to stunning multi-colored icebergs.
Stöðvarfjörður, Iceland

Petra's Stone and Mineral Collection

One woman's lifelong collection is on display in this unassuming house on an Icelandic fjord.
Iceland

Dettifoss

The most powerful waterfall in all of Europe.
Iceland

Krafla

This tumultuous Icelandic lava field looks so alien European researchers want to use it as a stand-in for Mars.
Iceland

Dimmuborgir

These ominous lava formations were said to be an entrance to the netherworld so of course they inspired a famous metal band.
Iceland

Godafoss

This elegant arc of a waterfall marks a religious turning point.
Iceland

Abandoned Djúpavík Herring Factory

This rusting remnant of the local herring industry is being given a second life.
Hólmavík, Iceland

The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft

Staves, storm-calling, and of course, necropants.