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Tromsø, Norway

Arctic Cathedral (Ishavskatedralen)

This functioning parish church is also the site of many concert performances due to its wonderful acoustics.
Tromsø, Norway

Polaria

The world's northernmost aquarium looks like it has fallen over.
Tromsø, Norway

Roald Amundsen Monument

The great polar explorer is remembered in this far northern town, where he embarked on his final expedition.
Hailuoto, Finland

Hailuoto Church

This modernist island church incorporates the Finnish nature into its worship practices.
Helsinki, Finland

The National Library of Finland

Architecturally stunning library serves as the hub of Finnish scholarly life and culture.
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki Observatory

Finland's oldest astronomical observatory once played a crucial role in seafaring and timekeeping.
Luderitz, Namibia

Shark Island

This deceptively beautiful island was once home to a German concentration camp and known as "Death Island."
Elizabeth Bay, Namibia

Elizabeth Bay Ghost Town

The ruins of this mining boom town stand like skeletal reminders of the settlement's dark history.
Namibia

Kolmanskop Ghost Town

The remains of diamond fever taken over by the desert.
Chobe, Botswana

African Quadripoint

There is only one place in the world where the corners of four nations come together.
Windhoek, Namibia

The Gibeon Meteorites

A public display of prehistoric space rocks is named for the Namibian village where they were found.
Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine

An underground city of salt.
Oravský Podzámok, Slovakia

Orava Castle

The 700-year-old fortress was the site of Count Orlok's castle in "Nosferatu."
Oswiecim, Poland

Auschwitz Concentration Camp

The former Nazi concentration camp stands as a museum to remember this dark chapter in European history.
Krakow, Poland

Wawel Dragon's Den

This Polish cave has housed a dragon, a brothel, and an enduring legend.
Krakow, Poland

The Bones of the Wawel Dragon

Real bones which are said to have belonged to a Polish dragon.
Krakow, Poland

Rynek Underground

Beneath Kraków Old Town's main square lies a hologram-filled medieval market vampire graveyard wonderland.
Porvoo, Finland

Söderskär Lighthouse

A rare octagonal brick beacon on an isolated island in the Baltic.
Helsinki, Finland

Pohjola Insurance Building

This insurance company building reminds customers that witches, bears, and gnomes are out there, best be insured.
Helsinki, Finland

Kruunuvuori

Villas that once served as playgrounds for the rich now fall away in decay.
Helsinki, Finland

Kamppi Chapel

An alien church provides much needed silence in the midst of a Finland shopping center.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb's Museum of Broken Relationships

Where the lovelorn find a home for their sentimental keepsakes.
Postojna, Slovenia

Olm

The "dragon babies" of southeastern Europe.