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Stockholm, Sweden

Olof Palme Memorial Plaque

A golden plaque marks the site of the mysterious unsolved assassination of the former Swedish prime minister.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo Spite House

Inat Kuća, or "House of Spite," is more than just an oddly named restaurant.
Riga, Latvia

Riga Central Market

3,000 market stands in five former Zeppelin hangars.
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.
Stockholm, Sweden

Skansen Open Air Museum

Sweden's "good old days" painstakingly re-created in a model village.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stomatol Sign

Sweden's oldest animated sign is still lighting up the skyline today.
Ystad, Sweden

Ales Stenar

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