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Tokyo, Japan

Akihabara Electric Town

Once a black market electronics marketplace, now an otaku shopper's paradise.
Gislövshammar, Sweden

Gislövshammar

These mysterious circular formations are actually remnants of 19th century gristmills.
Ystad, Sweden

Ales Stenar

According to legend, this boat-shaped henge is built over the grave of a mythic king.
Trelleborg Ö, Sweden

Smygehuk Utkiksplats (Sweden's Southernmost Point)

Sweden's southernmost point is located in this charming fishing village.
Sweden

On the Way

Enigmatic bug-like sculptures mystify drivers along a Swedish highway.
Grimeton, Sweden

Grimeton VLF Transmitter

A Very Low Frequency transmitter you can tune in on your PC.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo Museum

The place to be if you love vintage Swedish cars.
Tanumshede, Sweden

Rock Carvings in Tanum

Despite the groans of archaeologists, this astounding groups of Bronze Age petroglyphs have been painted red for tourists.
Stockholm, Sweden

'Svampen'

A concrete mushroom that divided Stockholm residents for nearly a century.
Stockholm, Sweden

Cedergrenska Tower

Despite dreams of constructing this fairytale mansion, Albert Gotthard Nestor Cedergren never saw its completion.
Stockholm, Sweden

Love Locks of Västerbron

A former suicide bridge is now accumulating symbols of love instead of a body count.
Stockholm, Sweden

Bromma Blocks

These airport hangars are now a bustling shopping center with only hints of its past still lingering.
Täby Kyrkby, Sweden

Täby kyrka (Täby Church)

A medieval church that contains murals from famed artist Albertus Pictor.
Avesta, Sweden

Dalahästen

The world's biggest version of the popular Swedish souvenir.
Falun, Sweden

Falu Gruva (Falun Mine)

A centuries-old copper mine that once provided two thirds of the world's copper supply.
Mora, Sweden

Zorn Museum

The city that saw the birth of Sweden is now home to an impressive collection of work from its favorite artist.
Älvdalen S, Sweden

Old Tjikko

The world's oldest individual clonal tree looks like a wimp despite standing tall for 9,550 years.
Älvdalen S, Sweden

Njupeskärs Vattenfall

Believed to be the country's tallest waterfall, the Njupeskär is actually much smaller.
Robertsfors N, Sweden

World's Largest Cheese Slicer

The cheese slicer may be a Norwegian invention, but the biggest ones in the world are found in Sweden.
Öjebyn, Sweden

Paltzerian

A tiny village is home to the world's only diner completely devoted to the many varieties of traditional Swedish dumplings.
Pajala N, Sweden

Lovikkavanten (Lovikka Mitten Statue)

The world’s largest knitted mitten is displayed in one of Sweden’s smallest Arctic villages.
Kiruna, Sweden

LKAB’s Visitor Center

The world's largest underground iron ore mine.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Malm Whale

One of the world's few mounted blue whales, its jaws are hinged open allowing visitors to descend into a lounge.
Borås, Sweden

Walking to Boras

A colossal strolling Pinocchio that was greeted with more outrage than whimsy.