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Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial museum in Germany.
52.5212, 13.3969
Details from the garden façade
Potsdam, Germany

Sanssouci Palace

The "Prussian Versailles" that is as glorious today as when it was built.
52.4047, 13.0353
The Blue Planet
Kastrup, Denmark

The Blue Planet

Vortex-shaped aquarium hosts Europe's largest school of piranhas and other ocean creatures.
55.6383, 12.6557
Colour by Numbers
Stockholm, Sweden

Colour by Numbers

This Stockholm light tower can be controlled by anyone with a smartphone.
59.2981, 17.9925
Plaster cast of a dog at Pompeii.
Pompei, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
40.7516, 14.4903
(Kuriositas)
Pompei, Italy

Thermopolia of Pompeii

Ancient snack bar of the Roman Empire re-opened.
40.7507, 14.4841
Herculaneum
Ercolano, Italy

Herculaneum

Pompeii's less famous neighbor is still revealing her secrets.
40.8062, 14.3475
Grenen
Skagen, Denmark

Grenen

The northernmost point in Denmark is a turbulent sandbar created by two clashing seas.
57.7439, 10.6475
Skansen
Stockholm, Sweden

Skansen Open Air Museum

Sweden's "good old days" painstakingly re-created in a model village.
59.3244, 18.1013
Skvader
Stockholm, Sweden

Biologiska Museet

Early habitat dioramas and home of the elusive gaff, the skvader.
59.3271, 18.0978
Stockholm, Sweden

Vasa Museum

Remains of a 17th-century version of the Titanic.
59.3280, 18.0914
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
"Pusher Street" in 2007, after eviction of the hash stands. A "no photo sign" remains. The hash stands have since returned. (Wikimedia Commons)
Copenhagen, Denmark

Freetown Christiania

Danish tourist destination well known for open stalls where vendors sell marijuana on the street.
55.6735, 12.5958
Geological Museum
Copenhagen, Denmark

Geological Museum

Museum on earth sciences featuring a recreation of a famous curiosity cabinet.
55.6872, 12.5771
Tivoli carousel.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
55.6747, 12.5657
Wrecks at low tide
Hamburg, Germany

Blankenese Shipwrecks

Remnants of an exploded schooner and wrecked submarines form a breakwater.
53.5589, 9.7881
St. Nicholas' Church
Hamburg, Germany

St. Nicholas' Church

Once the tallest building in the world, this abandoned church is now a monument to the destruction of WWII.
53.5475, 9.9910
Civil unrest on a small scale.
Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

Model Trains and Much More in Hamburg.
53.5439, 9.9884
Rote Flora
Hamburg, Germany

Rote Flora

This contentious squat has stood through fire, violence, and government intervention as a hotbed of leftist protest.
53.5621, 9.9615