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Malmö, Sweden

Turning Torso

Swedish skyscraper with a 90° twist.
55.6132, 12.9762
The Sand-Covered Church
Skagen, Denmark

The Sand-Covered Church

Tiring of digging out the door to this historic church for every service it was eventually abandoned to the sands.
57.7135, 10.5509
Grenen
Skagen, Denmark

Grenen

The northernmost point in Denmark is a turbulent sandbar created by two clashing seas.
57.7439, 10.6475
The Aalborg Tower
Aalborg, Denmark

Aalborg Tower

This modernist tower was saved by a fraternity with a 500-year-old penchant for shooting at wooden parrots.
57.0393, 9.9055
The Singing Trees
Aalborg, Denmark

The Singing Trees

Dozens of musicians have planted trees in this Danish park, and donated songs to go with them.
57.0437, 9.9155
Hachikō at the station
Tokyo, Japan

Hachiko

After a profound show of devotion for his master, a dog becomes the symbol of loyalty for an entire nation.
35.7180, 139.7788
Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
Paris, France

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution

Natural history museum celebrating biodiversity with a parade of taxidermy animals.
48.8417, 2.3564
Royal Botanic Gardens
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
-33.8646, 151.2198
An Osborne bull among poppies.
Guadalajara, Spain

Osborne Bull

Originally used to sell brandy, the bull-shaped billboard became an iconic symbol of Spain.
40.6262, -3.1849
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos."
37.5968, -112.2085
An abandoned blockhouse.
Capbreton, France

Capbreton Blockhouses

Abandoned blockhouses from Nazi Germany's Atlantic Wall erode into the sea on a French beach.
43.6436, -1.4469
Entrance to the Building
Helsinki, Finland

Pohjola Insurance Building

This insurance company building reminds customers that witches, bears, and gnomes are out there, best be insured.
60.1688, 24.9458
Kamppi Chapel
Helsinki, Finland

Kamppi Chapel

An alien church provides much needed silence in the midst of a Finland shopping center.
60.1694, 24.9360
Helsinki, Finland

Temppeliaukio Church

A subterranean house of worship carved right out of the bedrock.
60.1730, 24.9250
Hellerup, Denmark

Tuborgflasken

Danish observation tower designed to look like a giant beer bottle.
55.7233, 12.5788
The Blue Planet
Kastrup, Denmark

The Blue Planet

Vortex-shaped aquarium hosts Europe's largest school of piranhas and other ocean creatures.
55.6383, 12.6557
Kastrup Sea Bath
Kastrup, Denmark

Kastrup Sea Bath

This ultra-modern wooden boardwalk turns the ocean into a swimming pool.
55.6453, 12.6494
Re-chiseled swastika
Copenhagen, Denmark

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Ghost Swastikas

The art museum is decorated with creatively remodeled pre-Nazi swastikas.
55.6729, 12.5725
Ingmar Cronhammar's 2015 exhibition in the Cisternerne, "H."
Frederiksberg, Denmark

Cisternerne

A 19th century subterranean reservoir repurposed as a contemporary art cave.
55.6695, 12.5249
Bakken
Klampenborg, Denmark

Dyrehavsbakken

The oldest amusement park in the world has been providing a nice spot to have some fun since the 1500s.
55.7749, 12.5794
Kronborg Castle. (Wikimedia Commons)
Helsingør, Denmark

Kronborg Castle (Elsinore)

Old Danish castle immortalized in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
56.0386, 12.6219
The Nasothek
Copenhagen, Denmark

Nasothek Nose Collection

A collection of noses tucked inside an art museum reveals how times have changed.
55.6725, 12.5719
Leif Sonne's Bottled Beer Collection
Copenhagen, Denmark

Leif Sonne's Bottled Beer Collection

The largest bottled beer collection in the world holds over 20,000 unique beer bottles.
55.6673, 12.5350
Dettifoss waterfall.
Iceland

Dettifoss

The most powerful waterfall in all of Europe.
65.8153, -16.3854