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Oulu, Finland

Air Guitar World Championships

The grandest stage for the world's foremost masters of invisible instruments.
Stockholm, Sweden

'The Battle of Gotland 1361' Exhibit

This grisly exhibit houses skeletons and weapons from a devastating 14th-century clash.
Stockholm, Sweden

The Royal Armoury

A king's bloodstained shirt is among the gruesome collection of artifacts displayed below Stockholm's Royal Palace.
Dala-järna, Sweden

Café i Fårhus

This restaurant gives a new meaning to farm-to-table cuisine.
Älvdalen N, Sweden

Trollvägen Magic Hill

Gravity seems to fail at this intriguing Swedish attraction.
Älvdalen N, Sweden

Nipgubben

This tiny Swedish troll protects the land and all who wander within it.
Linköping, Sweden

'The Swedish Melancholy'

Look closely, and you'll see this rusty man is crying.
Öjebyn, Sweden

Paltzerian

A tiny village is home to the world's only diner completely devoted to the many varieties of traditional Swedish dumplings.
Stockholm, Sweden

Tantolunden Flak Position

Tucked away in a downtown Stockholm park are the remains of a World War II defense position.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Brouwerij’t IJ

This bird-loving brewery is situated in an old municipal bathhouse, nestled beside a 300-year-old windmill.
Innerstaden-Östermalm, Sweden

Shopping

The world's first purpose-built indoor shopping mall opened in Sweden in 1955.
Visby, Sweden

Galgberget Gallows

This trio of stone spires claims to be the only preserved medieval execution site in Europe.
Visby, Sweden

Trojaborg

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

The Maiden's Tower

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

Villa Villekulla

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

Gnisvärd Stone Ships

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

Tjelvar's Grave

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

Gotland

Largest island in the Baltic Sea experiences such idyllic weather that roses bloom in the middle of December.
Sweden

Lummelunda Cave

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

Esrange Rocket Shelters

The wilderness of northern Sweden is full of shelters to protect people from sounding rockets returning from space.
Enontekiö, Finland

Treriksröset

This lake-bound geographical marker sits at the point where three European countries intersect.
Norway

Mount Halti Peak

Citizens of Norway want to gift the peak of Mount Halti to Finland for its 100th birthday.
Tromsø, Norway

Siste Skanse

The world's most charming instant portrait studio also happens to be its smallest.
Narvik, Norway

Z2 Georg Thiele Shipwreck

The rusted hull of a WWII German destroyer pokes above the surface in a Norwegian fjord.