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Ystad, Sweden

Ales Stenar

According to legend, this boat-shaped henge is built over the grave of a mythic king.
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Altalena Memorial

This site honors an Israeli cargo ship that was destroyed by the government in 1948.
Lund NO, Sweden

Gryteskogen Troll Trees

This collection of Dwarf beech trees were once believed to be enchanted trolls in disguise.
Berlin, Germany

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

An imperial church bombed to ruins during WWII now stands as a jagged memorial.
Malmö, Sweden

Tiny Mouse Shops of Malmö

Swedish mice can dine at the Nuts of Life restaurant or take a date to the amousement park.
Warsaw, Poland

Mermaid of Warsaw

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

Normaal Amsterdams Peil (Amsterdam Ordnance Datum)

Europe's official "zero-level," the equator of elevation.
Tbilisi, Georgia

Berikaoba Sculpture Group

A lively circle of dancers in the Georgian capital commemorates an ancient rite of spring.
Tbilisi, Georgia

The Iveria

Luxury hotel turned into a refugee camp, then turned back into a luxury hotel.
Città di San Marino, San Marino

Montale

The smaller of the three towers of San Marino is a former prison inaccessible from the ground level.
Città di San Marino, San Marino

Prisoner Art of Guaita Tower

High in the clouds of San Marino sits an ancient tower with some curious prisoner graffiti.
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Uprising Monument

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

Snösätra Wall of Fame

Street artists transformed this abandoned industrial neighborhood into one of Europe's largest graffiti exhibitions.
Stockholm, Sweden

'Highway'

Locals rallied to save this beloved mural after someone mistakenly attempted to cover it.
Stockholm, Sweden

Pompes Grav (Pompe the Dog's Grave)

A tombstone on the grounds of the royal castle marks the burial site of a Swedish king's beloved dog.
Stockholm, Sweden

Carl XII's Oak

An ancient tree that was once the favorite of a young Swedish royal.
Stockholm, Sweden

Tantolunden Flak Position

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

Entombed Cross

This giant crucifix is like U2's Joshua Tree for Swedish death metal fans.
Stockholm, Sweden

The First Grave of René Descartes

Inside this church, a monument honors the first burial site of the famed philosopher.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Meteorological Station

One of the world's oldest continuously operating meteorological stations sits on a hill in Stockholm.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Observatory

When this 18th-century observatory's meridian was moved, it set Sweden's time back by 0.04 seconds.
Stockholm, Sweden

Normalhöjdpunkten

Hidden in plain sight, Sweden's official ordnance datum is now abandoned.
Stockholm, Sweden

Last Home of Descartes

A plaque marks the house in Stockholm where the French philosopher René Descartes lived up until his death.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Metro Ventilation Art

Small Easter eggs are hidden in the ventilation holes of the city's newest trains.