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Seattle, Washington

Union Station

Though strikingly beautiful, Seattle's other railway station is now largely forgotten.
São Miguel, Portugal

Chapel of Nossa Senhora das Vitórias

This fairy-tale, neo-Gothic church in the Azores is a world of magical realism.
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under a Seattle bridge overpass.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Elephant Gate

Pre-Nazi swastikas adorn the sculpted pachyderms flanking this brewhouse portal.
Gudhjem, Denmark

Christiansø

This remote island, home to the easternmost point in Denmark, once hosted pirates and a military fortress.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Jorck's Passage

Site of the first radio and telephone broadcasting companies in Copenhagen.
Odense, Denmark

St. Canute's Cathedral

The last Viking king of Denmark is buried inside the crypt of this cathedral.
Odense, Denmark

Odinstårnet (Odin Tower)

A model memorial to the original Odin Tower, the second highest tower in Europe before it was sabotaged by Danish Nazis.
Odense, Denmark

Tidens Samling

This museum is a portal to 20th-century Denmark.
Skørping, Denmark

Rebild National Park

This Danish park has celebrated the American independence day since 1912.
Tølløse, Denmark

Brorfelde Observatory

Built after WWII, the observatory site for the University of Copenhagen exhibits once world-class instruments.
Hvide Sande, Denmark

The Wind Turbine Beach

Along this stretch of beach in Denmark resides several massive bastions of energy.
Odense, Denmark

Danmarks Jernbanemuseum (Danish Railway Museum)

An exhibition of preserved locomotives housed in a 1950s depot shows the history of Denmark's railway.
Læsø, Denmark

Museumsgården

This antique farmhouse is one of Læsø's rare seaweed houses.
Rønne, Denmark

Slau's Stones

A whimsical sculpture garden right out of a children's storybook.
Herning, Denmark

Elia

This huge industrial sculpture looks like a UFO and a factory had a baby.
Gudhjem, Denmark

Østerlars Church

The largest of Denmark's seven mysterious round churches stands on an island in the Baltic Sea.
Ry, Denmark

Himmelbjerget

Denmark's famous pseudo-hill.
Hellerup, Denmark

Tuborgflasken

Danish observation tower designed to look like a giant beer bottle.
Kibæk, Denmark

Deep Forest Artland ​Skovsnogen

This Danish art forest places loud works of contemporary art among the pensive silence of nature.
Blåvand, Denmark

Blåvand Beach Bunker Mules

These old World War II fortifications have been transformed into an unusual equine attraction.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Toga Vin & Ølstue

An old Danish political institution where members of government can grab a drink off the record.
Aarhus, Denmark

Den Uendelige Bro (The Infinite Bridge)

Denmark’s never-ending bridge.
Holmegaard, Denmark

BonBon Land

The greatest amusement park in the world is wall-to-wall farting dogs, puking rats, and cows with exposed breasts for the whole family.