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Malmö, Sweden

Øresund Bridge

This chimerical bridge/tunnel appears to dead end right into the sea.
Forsby, Sweden

Forsby-Köping Limestone Cableway

The remnants of a record-setting industrial bucket system can still be found dotting the Swedish countryside.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Slottsskogen pacifier tree

There are no crying babies in this neck of the woods.
Sandefjord, Norway

Sandefjord Museum

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

Korketrekkeren

Oslo's historic toboggan run has been letting thrill seekers slide from train stop to train stop for over a century.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo Roses

A number of craters left by fatal mortar strikes have been filled with red resin to remember those lost during the Siege of Sarajevo.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bascarsija

Oriental bazaar in the heart of Sarajevo.
Stockholm, Sweden

Jumbo Stay

Frequent fliers welcome in this airplane hotel.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Metelkova

This abandoned Slovenian military barracks has become a punky-political art squat.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dragon Bridge

A whimsical bridge adorned with decorative dragons.
Kyiv, Ukraine

Peeing Colors in Kyiv

When you've got to go, you've got to go.
Ivankivs'kyi district, Ukraine

Duga 'Russian Woodpecker' Radar

This derelict superstructure was a very important warning system for the Soviet military.
Pripyat, Ukraine

Abandoned City of Pripyat

The ghost town left by the worst nuclear disaster of all time is being taken over by nature and urban explorers.
Pripyat, Ukraine

Pripyat Amusement Park

Radioactive amusement park abandoned after the Chernobyl disaster.
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb's Museum of Broken Relationships

Where the lovelorn find a home for their sentimental keepsakes.
Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden Solar System

The world's largest model of our planetary system.
Stockholm, Sweden

Vasa Museum

It houses the remains of a 17th-century version of the Titanic.
Strängnäs, Sweden

The Lion of Gripsholm Castle

This wonky bit of historical taxidermy is experiencing a second life online.
Oslo, Norway

Vigeland Sculpture Park

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

Maritiman

The world's biggest floating museum in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Gnosjö S, Sweden

High Chaparral Wild West Theme Park

The lost American era of gunfighters, bandits, Indians and steam trains is recreated in Sweden.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg Medical History Museum

A 200-year-old collection of medical paraphernalia in a historic house.