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Billund, Denmark

Lego House

An enormous playhouse designed to look like 21 stacked Lego bricks, with another 25 million colorful Legos inside.
Chernobyl, Ukraine

Canteen 19

The dining hall that nourishes workers in Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone is also open to visitors.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Electric Ladyland: The Museum of Fluorescent Art

The world's only museum devoted to the wonders of fluorescence.
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Türkmenbaşy Ruhy Mosque

The controversial final resting place of the equally controversial first president of Turkmenistan.
Stockholm, Sweden

Östermalm Echo Dome

Sound travels strangely in this underground whispering gallery.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Betondorp

This 1920s Amsterdam neighborhood was built as a giant experiment in concrete construction.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bijbels Museum

A collection of biblical memorabilia.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Ordnance Datum

This large copper bolt represents the benchmark for measuring sea levels in most of Europe.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Pianola Museum

A unique collection of gilded age mechanical pianos.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam

Established in 1638 to battle the Black Death, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam is a treasure trove of rare flora.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Grand Hotel Amrâth Paternoster Lift

This unusual elevator doesn’t stop or slow down.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Kleine Trippenhuis

One of Amsterdam's narrowest houses is located right across the canal from its widest.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Gable Stones

In the days before house numbers, these colorful signs held clues about various buildings' purposes.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tiny Hidden Houses on Westerstraat

Seven mini rowhouses fill the gap between 54 and 70 Westerstraat.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Huddesteen

The last of Amsterdam's original sea level markers remaining in place.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

A'DAM Lookout and Over The Edge Swing

This 22-floor tower's Skydeck offers panoramic views of Amsterdam.
Gasadalur Village, Faroe Islands

Gásadalur Village

This remote island village was in danger of depopulating completely until a tunnel was built to connect it to the rest of the world .
Faroe Islands

Lake Sørvágsvatn

The largest lake in the Faroe Islands seems to be held hundreds of feet above sea level thanks to an optical illusion.
Kirkjubøur, Faroe Islands

St. Magnus Cathedral

This mysterious, medieval cathedral remains unbuilt but fiercely protected.
Faroe Islands

The Nykur of Sørvágsvatn

In Faroese legend, this sinister horse-shaped beast lures unsuspecting passersby only to drown them in the lake.
Múli, Faroe Islands

Múli

Despite only finally receiving electricity in 1970 this tiny town is already deserted.
Trøllanes, Faroe Islands

Kallur Lighthouse

The isolated structure beckons adventurers with sublime views of the Faroe Islands.
Kunoy, Faroe Islands

Skarð

The abandoned village of Skarð aptly illustrates the idiom "Don't put all your eggs in one basket."
Oyndarfjørður, Faroe Islands

Rinkusteinar

Two massive boulders, rocking back and forth with the ebbing of the sea.