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Helsingør, Denmark

Kronborg Castle (Elsinore)

Old Danish castle immortalized in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Sweden

Øresund Bridge

This chimerical bridge/tunnel appears to dead end right into the sea.
Kastrup, Denmark

The Blue Planet

Vortex-shaped aquarium hosts Europe's largest school of piranhas and other ocean creatures.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Superkilen

An ultra-modern diversity park in Denmark has turned an entire city block electric pink.
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Little Mermaid

The de facto symbol of Copenhagen is this bronze fairytale which cannot seem to keep its head for very long.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Elephant Gate

Pre-Nazi swastikas adorn the sculpted pachyderms flanking this brewhouse portal.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Leif Sonne's Bottled Beer Collection

The largest bottled beer collection in the world holds over 20,000 unique beer bottles.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Freetown Christiania

Danish tourist destination well known for open stalls where vendors sell marijuana on the street.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Rundetårn

Old observatory in Copenhagen with a spiral corridor used as a racetrack.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Xinyi District, Taiwan

Tuned Mass Damper of Taipei 101

Enormous pendulum helps keep Taiwan's tallest building from swaying.
Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen

Founded as a refugee camp, now a popular tourist spot.
Fez, Morocco

Chouara Leather Tannery

Traditional 11th-century outdoor tannery.
Fez, Morocco

The Blue Gate of Fes

The other side is actually green.
Meknes, Morocco

Volubilis Archaeological Site

Mosaics, storks, and brothels—this ancient city has it all.
Fez, Morocco

Fes el-Bali

Thousands of narrow alleyways in an ancient medieval city make up what's believed to be the world's largest car-free urban zone.
Essaouira, Morocco

Tide Pools of Essaouira

Vast stretch of tide-pools with a unique Moroccan charm.
Shiraz, Iran

Eram Garden

Named after a legendary garden called Eram in southern Arabia, built by order of Shaddad, an Arab king who wanted to compete with Paradise.
Shiraz, Iran

Shah Cheragh

Mirrors and glass shards cover every inch of this arrestingly beautiful mosque.
Fars Province, Iran

The Ruins of Persepolis

The palace of the King of Kings, burned by Alexander the Great.
Isfahan, Iran

Sheikh Lotfallah Mosque

17th century mosque for Shah Abbas' harem.
Newtown, Australia

Gould's Book Arcade

Australia's largest second-hand bookstore.
Millers Point, Australia

Sydney Observatory

This historic observatory contains the world's oldest refracting lens telescope.
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!