pontop's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Free iron-on Atlas Obscura badge when you preorder our new kids’ book. Shop now.
Leaderboard Highlights
pontop's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Skagen, Denmark
1st
Places added to Odense, Denmark
1st
Places edited in Odense, Denmark
2nd
Places added to Denmark
4th
Places visited in Denmark
Loading map...
Svartifoss
Iceland

Svartifoss

The unique waterfall in Iceland's south features a backdrop of geometric black lava columns.
64.0210, -16.9816
Þingvellir Church
Valhallarvegur, Iceland

Þingvellir Church

This beautiful, historic church looks like something out of a simpler past.
64.2572, -21.1211
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

The tallest building in Iceland, and certainly one of the most visually impressive.
64.1417, -21.9266
A Strokkur geyser eruption
Iceland

Haukadalur Geothermal Field

This valley of hot springs and boiling mud pots is home to the record-holding "Geysir," which originated the English word.
64.3104, -20.3023
Dettifoss waterfall.
Iceland

Dettifoss

The most powerful waterfall in all of Europe.
65.8153, -16.3854
Statue of Sveta Sofia
Sofia, Bulgaria

Statue of Sveta Sofia

"Holy Wisdom" overlooks the city that became its namesake.
42.6978, 23.3215
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia
Sofia, Bulgaria

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

A striking symbol of the Bulgarian capital.
42.6958, 23.3330
Laboe Naval Memorial
Laboe, Germany

Laboe Naval Memorial

This monument to those fallen in the World Wars is accompanied by a U-boat that Germany bought for a Deutsche Mark.
54.4122, 10.2307
Oslo, Norway

Vigeland Sculpture Park

One man's exploration of the human form, including the bizarre and delightful "Man Attacked by Babies."
59.9245, 10.7075
A walkable Africa
Hobro, Denmark

Verdenskortet

A walkable map of the world, made from soil and stone by one man.
56.5904, 9.6393
Elia with scaffolding.
Herning, Denmark

Elia

This huge industrial sculpture looks like a UFO and a factory had a baby.
56.1295, 9.0271
The Jelling stones, encased behind glass.
Jelling, Denmark

Jelling Viking Monuments

Mounds, rune stones, and a thousand-year-old church left behind by Denmark's first two kings.
55.7567, 9.4197
Close up of the Haraldskaer mummy
Vejle Municipality, Denmark

Haraldskær Woman

Bog body on display in Danish church.
55.7074, 9.5343
One of the relics, restored to her former glory. (sort of)
Roskilde, Denmark

Roskilde Viking Ship Museum

Nordic giants resurrected from the sea and restored to their former greatness.
55.6496, 12.0780
Møns Klint
Borre, Denmark

Møns Klint

A natural wonder in south Denmark.
54.9842, 12.5434
The Sand-Covered Church
Skagen, Denmark

The Sand-Covered Church

Tiring of digging out the door to this historic church for every service it was eventually abandoned to the sands.
57.7135, 10.5509
Løkken-Vrå, Denmark

Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse

An abandoned lighthouse awaits its destiny: being buried under shifting sand.
57.3743, 9.7141
Las Puntas, Spain

Hotel Punta Grande

Teeny tiny hotel on the coast of the Canary Islands.
27.7971, -17.9921
Agnete and the Merman
Copenhagen, Denmark

Agnete and the Merman

Beneath Denmark's Højbro bridge, a bronze merman and his seven sons forever mourn for the mother and wife who left them for land.
55.6776, 12.5803
The Little Mermaid
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.
55.6929, 12.5992
Odense, Denmark

Odinstårnet (Odin Tower)

A model memorial to the original Odin Tower, the second highest tower in Europe before it was sabotaged by Danish Nazis.
55.3939, 10.3315
Odense, Denmark

Danmarks Jernbanemuseum (Danish Railway Museum)

An exhibition of preserved locomotives housed in a 1950s depot shows the history of Denmark's railway.
55.4027, 10.3865
Cell phone light trails illuminating the caves of Mønsted Kalkgruber.
Stoholm, Denmark

Mønsted Kalkgruber

Nearly 40 miles and 1,000 years of limestone mines under Denmark.
56.4561, 9.1662
Camp 2
Oswiecim, Poland

Auschwitz Concentration Camp

The former Nazi concentration camp stands as a museum to remember this dark chapter in Germany's history.
50.0276, 19.2021