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Skørping, Denmark

Thingbæk Kalkminer

An old limestone mine transformed into a beautiful and unusual sculpture museum.
Hals, Denmark

Hals Whale Jaws

A small Denmark town displays a pair of titanic jaw bones as their community symbol.
Aalborg, Denmark

Aalborg Tower

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

The Singing Trees

Dozens of musicians have planted trees in this Danish park, and donated songs to go with them.
Læsø, Denmark

Museumsgården

This antique farmhouse is one of Læsø's rare seaweed houses.
Norresundby, Denmark

Lindholm Høje

This Danish rock field is actually a sprawling ancient cemetery holding the bodies of 700 Vikings.
Sæby, Denmark

Minibyen Sæby

Residents of this seaside village are building a miniature 1:10 scale version of their historic town.
Sæby, Denmark

Nellemann's Have

This historic orchard contains northern Europe's largest collection of paradise apple trees.
Frederikshavn, Denmark

Cloos Tower

Plans for this local observation tower were debated for so long, the allocated funds lost value and the design had to be changed.
Løkken-Vrå, Denmark

Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse

An abandoned lighthouse awaits its destiny: being buried under shifting sand.
Skagen, Denmark

The Sand-Covered Church

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

Grenen

The northernmost point in Denmark is a turbulent sandbar created by two clashing seas.
Stor-Elvdal, Norway

Storelgen (The Big Moose)

The world's largest moose statue towers above the highway between Oslo and Trondheim.
Sandefjord, Norway

Sandefjord Museum

Europe's only museum solely dedicated to the history of whaling still has a fully-functioning whaling ship.
Oslo, Norway

'She Lies'

This floating sculpture of ice is a poignant reminder of nature's power.
Oslo, Norway

Oslo Opera House

The design of this beautifully crafted building was inspired by Norwegian glaciers.
Oslo, Norway

The Devil of Oslo

In downtown Oslo, a menacing and terrifying relief clings to a church wall.
Oslo, Norway

Edvard Munch's Grave

The painter of "The Scream" is laid to rest under a stoic bust of himself in the humble corner of an Oslo cemetery.
Oslo, Norway

Vigeland Sculpture Park

One man's exploration of the human form, including the bizarre and delightful "Man Attacked by Babies."
Kristiansand, Norway

Kristiansand Kanonmuseum

The last fully functional fortress of Germany's World War II Atlantikwall.
Kristiansand, Norway

Executed Russian POWs' Memorial Graves

Five soviet prisoners of war were executed at this spot just days before the liberation of Norway.
Stavanger, Norway

Sverd I Fjell

Monuments don't get much more metal than these three giant viking swords planted in a Nordic hill.
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger Cathedral

Norway's oldest cathedral still in use.
Stavanger, Norway

Norwegian Petroleum Museum

An impressive museum dedicated to the resource that made the Scandinavian country rich.